Roman Krems

University of British Columbia

Roman Krems is associate professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of British Columbia. He graduated from Moscow State University, Russia, in 1999 and obtained a PhD in physical chemistry from Göteborg University, Sweden, in 2002. He was Smithsonian predoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in 2001–2002 and postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms in 2003–2005. His current research focuses on understanding the effects of electromagnetic fields on dynamics of molecules at low temperatures, the interaction properties of cold and ultracold molecules, ultracold chemistry and many-body dynamics of molecules in optical lattices.