Nicholas Boffi

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: Harvard University
  • Field of Study: Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Chris Rycroft
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2017)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Physics, Northwestern University, 2014


1) N. M. Boffi, M. Jain, A. Natan, "Asymptotic behavior and interpretation of virtual states: the effects of confinement and of basis sets," J. Chem. Phys. 144, 084104 (2016);

2) N. M. Boffi, M. Jain, A. Natan, "Efficient Computation of the Hartree–Fock Exchange in Real-Space with Projection Operators," J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2016, 12 (8), pp 3614–3622

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b003763) N. M. Boffi, J. C. Hill, M. G. Reuter, “Characterizing the inverses of block tridiagonal, block Toeplitz matrices,” Comput. Sci. Disc. 8, 015001 (2015).

4) M. G. Reuter, N. M. Boffi, M. A. Ratner, T. Seideman, “The Role of Dimensionality in the Decay of Surface Effects,” J. Chem. Phys. 138, 084707 (2013).


1) Fulbright Fellow, 2014-2015.
2) Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern Chapter, 2014.
3) Honorary Cambridge Trust Fellow (declined), 2014-2015.
4) Hypercube Award for excellence in theoretical chemistry research, 2013.