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Biography David has a BSc (Hons) in chemistry and a PhD in quantum chemistry, thesis 'Extending the applicability of MCSCF methods', both from the University of Manchester. He has over 15 years of experience in developing and applying theoretical and computational chemistry techniques. In 2008 he was the recipient of a Carlsberg Foundation Fellowship while at the University of Copenhagen. He has published many peer-reviewed publications and has presented at international and national conferences. He has experience of teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and has extensive knowledge and experience of high-performance computing (HPC). He has helped maintain computational chemistry software on tier-3 HPC facilities during roles at the Universities of Edinburgh, Sheffield and Nottingham.
Research Interests Development of quantum chemical and computational chemistry methods and their application to problems in photo-chemistry, protein circular dichroism (CD), protein-ligand binding and dynamics, and materials for energy generation, transfer and storage.
Teaching and Learning Academic tutor for physical chemistry modules CHEM1011 and CHEM2017. Academic staff lab demonstrator for physical chemistry labs CHEM3005, CHEM3015 and CHEM3027. Academic marker for CHEM3027 literature projects. Project supervisor for module CHEM3011. Friendly expert for synoptic module NATS4001/LIBA3002.
Scopus Author ID 57214370903