Dipti Jasrasaria

  • Program Year: 4
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Chemistry (Physical - Theory)
  • Academic Advisor: Eran Rabani
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    M.Phil. Scientific Computing, University of Cambridge, 2017; B.A. Chemistry, Harvard University, 2016


M. J. Enright, D. Jasrasaria, M. M. Hanchard, D. R. Needell, M. Phelan, D. Weinberg, B. M. McDowell, H.-W. Hsiao, H. Akbari, M. Kottwitz, M. M. Potter, J. Wong, J.-M. Zuo, H. A. Atwater, E. Rabani, R. G. Nuzzo. Role of atomic structure on exciton dynamics and photoluminescence in NIR emissive InAs/InP/ZnSe quantum dots. J. Phys. Chem. C In press (2022).

D. Jasrasaria, E. Rabani. Interplay of surface and interior modes in exciton-phonon coupling at the nanoscale. Nano Lett. 21, 8741 (2021).

A. Banerjee, D. Jasrasaria, S. P. Niblett, D. J. Wales. Crystal structure prediction for benzene using basin-hopping global optimization. J. Phys. Chem. A 125, 3776 (2021).

B. Guzelturk, B. L. Cotts, D. Jasrasaria, J. P. Philbin, D. A. Hanifi, B. A. Koscher, A. D. Balan, E. Curling, M. Zajac, S. Park, N. Yazdani, C. Nyby, V. Kamysbayev, S. Fischer, Z. Nett, X. Shen, M. E. Kozina, M.-F. Lin, A. H. Reid, S. P. Weathersby, R. D. Schaller, V. Wood, X. Wang, J. A. Dionne, D. V. Talapin, A. P. Alivisatos, A. Salleo, E. Rabani, A. M. Lindenberg. Dynamic lattice distortions driven by surface trapping in semiconductor nanocrystals. Nat. Commun. 12, 1860 (2021).

C. Yan, D. Weinberg, D. Jasrasaria, M. A. Kolaczkowsi, Z.-J. Liu, J. P. Philbin, A. D. Balan, Y. Liu, A. M. Schwartzberg, E. Rabani, A. P. Alivisatos. Uncovering the role of hole traps in promoting hole transfer from multi-excitonic quantum dots to molecular acceptors. ACS Nano 15, 2281 (2021).

D. Jasrasaria, J. P. Philbin, C. Yan, D. Weinberg, A. P. Alivisatos, E. Rabani. Sub-bandgap Photoinduced Transient Absorption Features in CdSe Nanostructures: The Role of Trapped Holes. J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 17372(2020).

D. Jasrasaria, E. Pyzer-Knapp. Dynamic Control of Explore/Exploit Trade-Off in Bayesian Optimization. Adv. in Intell. Syst. Comput. 858, 1 (2019).

D. Jasrasaria, E. Pyzer-Knapp, D. Rappoport, A. Aspuru-Guzik. Space-Filling Curves as a Novel Crystal Structure Representation for Machine Learning Models. arxiv: 1608.05747 (2016).


ACS COMP Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award (2022)

UC Berkeley College of Chemistry Graduate Diversity Program Award (2021)

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (2018)

NDSEG Fellowship (2018 - Declined)

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention (2017, 2016)

Herchel Smith Postgraduate Fellowship (2016)

Herchel Smith Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2015)

David Rockefeller International Experience Grant (2014)

Harvard Origins of Life Undergraduate Research Award (2013, 2014)