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Renata M. Wentzcovitch

Affiliated with: , Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics, , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

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BIOGRAPHY: Renata Wentzcovitch is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. Her research is devoted to computational quantum mechanical studies of materials at extreme conditions, especially planetary materials. She addresses electronic, structural, and vibrational properties from a fundamental and inter-related perspective.