Nick Mayhall was promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure in June 2021. Mayhall received his Ph.D. in Computational Chemistry from the University of Indiana and has been at Virginia Tech since 2015.
Mayhall was announced as a winner of the Sloan Research Fellowship in 2021. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the cohort is comprised of early career researchers who have been recognized for their creativity, leadership, and independent research achievements, according to the nonprofit.
Mayhall's research program focuses primarily on the development of novel quantum chemistry methods and the application of these methods to investigate the chemical foundations of renewable energy sources and quantum technologies.