Welcome to the Computational Materials and Nanoscience Group

June 2016. Hathersage Moor, The Peak District.

The Computational Materials and Nanoscience Group at Nottingham, headed by Professor Elena Besley, is home to theoretical and computational scientists who are interested in nanoscale phenomena. We work on the development of modelling approaches to a wide range of problems in condensed matter and materials science. Focus of our current research is on the behaviour, properties and manipulation of carbon nanomaterials and low dimensional systems.


We are part of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Division.

We encourage applications from students wishing to study for a PhD degree. If you are interested in computational chemistry and nanoscience, motivated and have a strong background in chemistry, physics and maths, we hope to hear from you.