Group Members

Name
e-mail
Mail Address Elena Besley
Ms. Katherine Wickham
PhD student Year 4
joint with Prof. Nick Besley (Chemistry)
Mail Wickham
Mr. Joseph Glover
PhD student Year 4
Mail Glover
Mr. Joshua Baptiste
PhD student Year 4
Mail Baptiste
Mr. Matthew Halstead
Part-time PhD student Year 4
Mail Halstead
Mr. Edward Mortimer
PhD student Year 3
joint with Prof. Paul Brown (Engineering)
Mail Mortimer
Ms. Abigail Miller
PhD student Year 2
Mail Miller
Ms. Isabel Cooley
PhD student Year 1
Mail Cooley
Mr. Callum Davies-Keogh
MSci student
Ms. Hollie Richards
MSci student
Mr. Connor Williamson
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. Anton Nizovtsev (2017-2019), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: research scientist, Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia

Dr. Harriet Åhlgren (2015-2019), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: FWF Lise Meitner Fellowship, University of Vienna, Austria

Dr. Ivan Derbenev (2015-2018), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Jonathan Hirst, University of Nottingham

Dr. Stephen Skowron (2016-2018), postdoc.
Subsequent destination: postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Andrei Khlobystov, University of Nottingham

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

Mr. John Fox (2019)
Project: "Electrostatic manipulation of nano-scale objects in planetary environments"

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"