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 […]
Chemical Physicist based at the University of Lincoln, UK.
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 […]
Matt Watkins visited Iain Bethune at the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC, the administrators of the national supercomputer, ARCHER). We recorded a webinar tutorial focusing on the recent work that Matt and […]
Matt Watkins visited the group of Keith McKenna, in the Department of Physics at University of York, and gave a snappily titled seminar “Using Scanning Probe Microscopes and Computational Spectroscopy to ‘see’ […]
Professor Lev Kantorovich from the King’s College London visits Dr Matthew Watkins and Dr Sergey Chulkov for a series of intensive workshops on 19-20 September 2016.
Matt Watkins recently published a combined experimental / computational study examining polarons near the surface of titanium dioxide in Physical Review Letters. A novel surface preparation technique, involving nearly 100 sputter/anneal cycles […]
In the final talk of CP2K Summer School 2016 (23rd – 26th August 2016, King’s College London)”Multiscale modelling – mixed hamiltonians and external fields in CP2K” Matt Watkins introduced TDDFT methods from ARCHER HPC eCSE work.
UK-Japan symposium on Atomic and Molecular manipulation, 15-16 December 2015, Nottingham, UK A talk by Matt Watkins on 15 December 2015: “Rapid and quantitative measurements of 3D force maps and the reconstruction […]
Why do materials melt? Because they get hot – this normally means that the atoms that make up the material vibrate so energetically that they escape their confined environment and start to […]