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Dr Bartomeu Monserrat
  • Gianna Angelopoulos Lecturer in Computational Materials Science
Professor Chris J Pickard
  • Sir Alan Cottrell Professor of Materials Science
+44 (0)1223 334338


Ms Nichola Daily
  • Group Secretary, Administration
Dr Yun Liu
  • Postdoctoral research associate
Dr Joseph Nelson
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • AIMR Joint Centre Scientist
  • Postdoctoral By-Fellow, Churchill College
+44 (0)1223 334335

Graduate Students

Arjun Ashoka
  • PhD student, Gates Scholar and Winton Scholar
Alan Bowman
  • PhD student, Winton Scholar
Ivona Bravić
  • PhD student
+44(0)1223 3 36073
Siyu Chen
  • PhD student, EPSRC CDT in Computational Methods in Materials Science
Yuchen Hu
  • PhD student, EPSRC and Trinity Henry-Barlow Scholarship
Gunnar Lange
  • PhD student, Aker Scholar
Bo Peng
  • PhD student, Winton Scholar
Ben Shires
  • PhD student, EPSRC CDT in Computational Methods in Materials Science
+44 (0)1223 334335
Bonan Zhu
  • Affliated Member


Associate Professor Kazuto Akagi
  • Associate Professor, Materials Physics Group, M. Kotani Laboratory


Prof Defang Duan
  • Associate Professor of Jilin University
Dr. Hisao Nakamura
  • Senior Research Scientist, Research Center for Computational Design of Advanced Functional Materials, AIST, Japan
+44 (0)1223 334335
Dr Zhun-Yong Ong
  • Visiting Researcher
Dr Georg Schusteritsch
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
+44 (0)1223 334335
Dr John Trail
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

RSS Feed Latest news

Welcome to Dr Bartomeu Monserrat

Jan 10, 2020

The Materials Theory Group welcomes new faculty member and new group member Bartomeu Monserrat.

CASTEP: From research code to software product with Professor Chris Pickard

Jan 09, 2020

On 22 January 2020, Chris Pickard will give a talk followed by a Q&A session on commercialising software.

College Senior Scholarship for Ben

Nov 25, 2019

PhD student Ben Shires has been awarded a Fitzwilliam College Senior Scholarship.