Prof. Graeme Ackland

Chair in Computer Simulation

School of Physics and Astronomy

Research Interests 

Computer simulation of systems of many particles, using both quantum mechanical and semi-empirical force field methods to investigate structure of materials: phase transformations, liquid crystals, condensed molecular phases, crystal defects, alloy formation and microstructure.

Email Address 


School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh, James Clerk Maxwell Building (Room 2502), Peter Guthrie Tait Road, The King's Buildings Edinburgh, EH9 3FD


+44 (0)131 650 5299


+44 (0)131 650 7165