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Post Nominals BA, PhD, CChem, FRSC
Biography Jonathan Hirst is Professor in Computational Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. In 2020, he was awarded a Chair in Emerging Technologies by the Royal Academy of Engineering, focusing on research that will empower the development of next-generation molecules that chemical engineers and chemists make, by using machine learning to augment human decision-making. His tenure as Head of School (2013-2017) saw some significant transformations under his leadership, including the building of the GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory and a successful bid for an Athena Swan Silver Award.
Research Interests Ongoing research includes applications of computational chemistry to the study of the structure, dynamics and spectroscopy of biological molecules and the development and application of computer-aided molecular design.
Teaching and Learning I have had 20+ years of teaching experience. My typical undergraduate teaching responsibilities have comprised lectures in modules such as Protein Folding & Biospectroscopy (3rd year undergrad), Computational Chemistry (4th year undergrad) and Molecular Modelling for Medicinal Chemistry (3rd year undergrad), Physical Chemistry Laboratory demonstration and tutorials.
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Scopus Author ID 7102628530