Group Members

Mail Address Elena Besley
Dr. Ivan Derbenev
Innovate UK postdoctoral research fellow
Mail Derbenev
Dr. Harriet Åhlgren
Emil Aaltosen säätiö scholarship
Mail Harriet
Dr. Stephen Skowron
EPSRC postdoctoral research fellow
Mail Steve
Dr. Anton Nizovtsev
Leverhulme Trust postdoctoral research fellow
Mail Nizovtsev
Ms. Katherine Wickham
PhD student Year 4
joint with Prof. Nick Besley (Chemistry)
Mail Wickham
Mr. Joseph Glover
PhD student Year 3
Mail Glover
Mr. Joshua Baptiste
PhD student Year 3
Mail Baptiste
Mr. Matthew Halstead
Part-time PhD student Year 3
Mail Halstead
Mr. Edward Mortimer
PhD student Year 2
joint with Prof. Paul Brown (Engineering)
Mail Mortimer
Ms. Abigail Miller
PhD student Year 1
Mail Miller
Ms. Rebecca Heaton
MSci student
Mr. Aidan Manley
MSci student

Bologna, Italy. September 2017

Bologna 2017

Former Group Members

PhD Students

Mr. Jack Wadey (2013-2018), PhD student; PhD awarded 2018.

Ms. Michelle Bound (2013-2018), PhD student; PhD awarded 2018.

Mr. Eric Brazil Lindgren (2013-2017), PhD student; PhD awarded 2017.
Subsequent destination: postdoc in the Stamm's group, Department of Mathematics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

Mr. Stephen Skowron (2012-2016), PhD student; PhD awarded 2016.
Subsequent destination: postdoc in the E. Besley's group.

Mr. Gerardo Raggi (2011-2015), PhD student; PhD awarded 2015.
Subsequent destination: postdoc at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Applied Physics.

Mr. Adriano Santana Sanchez (2009-2014), PhD student; PhD awarded 2014.

Ms. Evgeniya Volkova (2010-2013), PhD student.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Alexander Markevich (2013-2018), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Toma Susi at the University of Vienna, Austria

Dr. Matteo Baldoni (2013-2017), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: scientific researcher, ISMN CNR Bologna, Italy

Dr. Matthew Lennox (2014-2016), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: assistant professor/lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, UK

Dr. Ho-Kei Chan (2013-2015), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: assistant professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China

Dr. Mikhail Suyetin (2011-2014), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: research scientist, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Navaratnarajah Kuganathan (2010-2011), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: postdoctoral fellow at UCL, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Tim Lillestolen (2009-2010), postdoc.

MSci Research Project Students

The titles of MSci research projects untertaken over the years in the group can be found here.

Summer Project Students

Ms. Abigail Miller (2018)
joint with Prof. Tony Stace (Chemistry)
Project: "Stability and fragmentation of multiply charged fullerene clusters"

Ms. Isabel Cooley (2018)
joint with Prof. Tony Stace (Chemistry)
Project: "Molecular dynamics simulations of ice particles aggregation"

Mr. Matthew Evans (2013), University of Manchester
Project: "Dense packing of fullerenes"

Ms. Alice Henley (2013)
Project: "Computational screening of functional groups for methane capture via weak hydrogen bonding in MOFs"

Mr. Eliot Jones (2012)
joint with Prof. Tony Stace (Chemistry) and Dr. Richard Hill (Physics)
Project: "Using magnetic levitation to measure interactions between macroscopic particles"


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