Short CV/Education and training

  • 1999 – 2004
    Chemistry studies at RWTH Aachen University

  • 2003
    Undergrad research project at the University of Colorado in Boulder, U.S., with J. Michl

  • 2004
    Diploma thesis at the RWTH Aachen University with A. Lüchow

  • 2004 – 2007
    Scientific staff at the RWTH Aachen University with A. Lüchow

  • 2008
    Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Colorado in Boulder, U.S., with J. Michl

  • 2008 – 2009
    Postdoctoral researcher at the Quantum Chemistry Research Institute, Kyoto, Japan, with H. Nakatsuji

  • 2010 – 2014
    Scientific staff at the University of Heidelberg, Theoretical Chemistry

  • Since 2014
    Junior Research Group Leader at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Institute of Methods for Material Development

Selected publications

  • "Controlled Energy-Selected Electron Capture and Release in Double Quantum Dots": F. M. Pont, A. Bande, L. S. Cederbaum, Phys. Rev. B 88, 241304(R), 1-5 (2013), DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.241304.

  • "Electron Dynamics of Interatomic Coulombic Decay in Quantum Dots Induced By a Laser Field", A. Bande, J. Chem. Phys. 138, 214104, 1-11 (2013) DOI:10.1063/1.4807611.

  • "LiH Potential Energy Curves for Ground and Excited States with the Free Complement Local Schrödinger Equation Method": A. Bande, H. Nakashima, and H. Nakatsuji, Chem. Phys. Lett. 496, 347-350 (2010) DOI:10.1016/j.cplett.2010.07.041.

  • "Conformational Dependence of σ-Electron Delocalization in Linear Chains: Permethylated Oligosilanes": A. Bande, J. Michl, Chem. Eur. J. 15, 8504-8517 (2009) DOI:10.1002/chem.200901521.

  • "Vanadium Oxide Compounds with Quantum Monte Carlo": A. Bande, A. Lüchow, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10, 3371-3376 (2008) DOI:10.1039/B803571G.

  • "Rydberg States with Quantum Monte Carlo": A. Bande, A. Lüchow, in Advances in Quantum Monte Carlo, ed.: J. B. Anderson, S. M. Rothstein (American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2007) pp 42-54, DOI:10.1021/bk-2007-0953.ch004

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Electrondynamics of ultrafast energy transfer processes induced by long-range electron correlation

  • Theoretical spectroscopy in liquids, solids, and at interfaces

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Chairwoman of the Humbold Club Heidelberg, 2014

  • German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (DBG); Chairwoman of the "AG Karriereforum", 2013

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Theoretische Chemie (AGTC – the German theoretical chemistry working group)

  • Women in Theoretical Chemistry web-directory

  • Alexander-von-Humboldt foundation

  • German Association of Humboldtians

  • JSPS Alumni Association, Germany

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Well-organized

  • Straight

  • Open-Minded

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Active Viola player (Orchestra and personal studies and leading rehearsals)

  • Discovering new places (incl. culture, foods, nature)

  • Family: married + two daughters (Nov. 2011, Aug. 2013)


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