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The development and application of computational techniques to study molecular mechanisms and the properties they produce in functional materials. The focus is on the following three key elements:

Professional Experience

January 2018
to date
Theme Lead in Computational Materials Design, Leverhulme Research Centre for Functional Materials Design, University of Liverpool, UK.
July 2012 -
December 2017
Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, UK.
April 2005 -
May 2012
Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, UK.
October 2007 -
May 2010
University Supervisor, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK.
March 2003 -
March 2005
Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany.
September 2001 -
January 2003
Associate Lecturer, School of Computing and Management Science, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.


November 1999 -
March 2003
PhD in Materials Modelling, Materials Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
September 1993 -
June 1998
First Class with Honours MSc in Molecular Physics, Department of Physics, Kiev Shevchenko University, Ukraine.