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Dr David Glowacki

Dr David Glowacki

Dr David Glowacki
BSc(Penn.), MA(Manc.), PhD(Leeds)

Royal Society Senior Research Fellow

Area of research

Computational Science

Office W236
School of Chemistry,
Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7648

Research summary

My publications reflect my diverse interests:

(1) Computational simulation of classical and quantum molecular dynamics. Going all the way back to its roots in alchemy, chemistry is a science of transformation. And transformation is driven by chemical reactions, where rearrangment of atomic nuclei and electrons incorporates aspects of both classical and quantum mechanics. We try to better understand chemical and molecular dynamics by developing and applying computational tools for application to environmental and biological systems.

(2) Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics & energy transfer. The modern view of chemical transformation is that reactions occur on so-called 'energy landscapes', which are similar to the landscapes ...

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David Glowacki is from Milwaukee. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania (United States), his master of arts from the University of Manchester (UK), and his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds (U.K.). As a Royal Society Research Fellow and Philip Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Bristol, he heads up the Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL), an eclectic research group joint between the Centre for Computational Chemistry and the Department of Computer Science. He and his group work across a range of domains, including non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, classical & quantum molecular dynamics, digital aesthetics, human–computer ...

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