Anderson Duraes


Duke University
Department of Chemistry
124 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708

Phone:  919-660-1583


Anderson Duraes received his B.Sc. in Chemistry with additional coursework in Advanced Mathematics from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) in 2014. Following his science degree, Duraes joined the Doctoral Program in Chemistry at Duke University and, currently, is a member of Professor Weitao Yang's research group.  

Research Interests

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Density Functional Theory
  • Electronic Structure Theory

Honors & Awards

  • 2011-2014 - Opportunity Funds, provided by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
  • 2013 - Inducted into the Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honorary Society
  • 2012-2013 - Brazil Science Without Borders Undergraduate Program Scholarship