Matt Watkins will be helping run the 2018 CP2K summer school. This will run from 19th-22nd June 2018 at the Science & Technology Facilities Council’s Daresbury Laboratory. Details here. If you would […]
Chemical Physicist based at the University of Lincoln, UK.
On 31st Jan two experts in multi-scale modelling visited to discuss simulating Atomic Force Microscopy in solution with Matt Watkins’ group and give the physics seminar. Gennady N. Chuev from the Institute […]
This week’s seminar will be jointly given by Dmitry Nerukh, Aston University and Gennady Chuev, visiting from the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia. It will be in […]
Jorge Kohanoff (Queen’s University Belfast) gave an overview of modelling irradiated materials, focussing on damage caused by electron capture. Some interesting observations concerned the inadvisability of taking a trip to Mars and […]
Matt Watkins enjoying homemade Glühwein with (Dr) Yannick Wimmer after Yannick’s successful PhD defence. Yannick is in Tibor Grasser’s group at TU Wien. His thesis was entitled ‘Hydrogen Related Defects in Amorphous SiO2 […]
Matt Watkins made a flying visit to the groups of Philipp Rahe and Michael Reichling at the Universität Osnabrück, Germany. Philipp has just been awarded a prestigious award from the Emmy Noether Programme to […]
On 23-24 October 2017 Professor Lev Kantorovich from the King’s College London is visiting Dr Matthew Watkins and Dr Sergey Chulkov for a collaborative work on CP2K.
Sergey Chulkov and Matt Watkins helped to deliver the 2017 CP2K user tutorial on ‘Advanced ab-initio MD methods’ at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. CP2K is a multinational open-source code for simulating […]
Matt Watkins and Andrea Floris gave talks at the Psi-k funded workshop “Atomic scale materials microscopy: theory meets experiment” held at the National Railway Museum in York, UK. Matt presented ‘3D molecular […]
Matt Watkins was external examiner for the PhD thesis of Mohammad Abdur Rashid, Department of Physics, University of Nottingham. His thesis was titled ‘Theoretical Interpretation of Scanning Probe Images of Molecules on […]