Robert J. Cave Funding

Plots of donor (D), bridge (B), and acceptor (A) diabatic wavefunctions for a three state delta function model. Note the extended tails and density at centers where each state is not primarily localized.

Plots of donor (D), bridge (B), and acceptor (A) diabatic wavefunctions for a three state delta function model. Note the extended tails and density at centers where each state is not primarily localized.

Sources of External Funding

Petroleum Research Fund: Two year, type G starter grant for $18,000. “Theoretical Studies of Gas-Phase Energy Transfer.” 1989-1992.

National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant: Two year grant for $53,500. “A Center for Computational Chemistry.” Co-PI, 1989-1992.

National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant: Two year grant for $50,000. “A Theoretical Investigation of Molecular Excited States.” 1990-1992.

Western Cluster Pew Science Program Collaborative Research Grant (with Richard J. Mawhorter, Pomona College): One year grant for $10,000. “The Problem of the Alkali Halide Dimer Structures: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach.” 1990-1991.

National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant: Three year grant for $129,000. “A Theoretical Investigation of Molecular Ground and Excited States.” 1993-1997. Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, $60,000. 1993-1998.

National Science Foundation Academic Research Infrastructure Grant: One year grant for $105,000. “Acquisition of a Multi-Purpose Facility for Computational Chemistry.” 1995-97.

Petroleum Research Fund Type B Grant: Two year grant for $25,000. “Theoretical Investigations of Electronic Coupling Elements in Electron Transfer Reactions.” 1997-99.

National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant: Three year grant for $142,700. “Theoretical Investigation of Electronic Coupling Elements in Electron Transfer Reactions.” 1998-2001.

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grant: Three year grant for $123,000, “National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Harvey Mudd College.” 1998-2000.

Petroleum Research Fund Type B Grant: Two year grant for $30,000. “Electron Correlation Effects on the Electronic Coupling Element for Electron Transfer Reactions.” 2000-02.

Petroleum Research Fund Type B Grant: Three year grant for $50,000. “Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Coupling Element in Electron Transfer Reactions.” 2002-05.

National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant: Three year grant for $255,000.    “Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Electronic Coupling in Metalloporphyrin Dimers and Trimers,” (H. Van Ryswyk and R. J. Cave co-PIs). 2004-2007.

National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant: Three year grant for $ 261,078. “Correlated Methods for Calculation of the Electronic Coupling Element,” 2016-2019.