Imperial College London

ProfessorMichaelFinnis

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Chair in Materials Theory and Simulation
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6812m.finnis Website

 
 
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Location

 

B342Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

  • EPSRC
  • EC STREP
  • EC COST
  • ESF PSIK network
  • Leverhulme Trust

Recent and current areas of research include i) Calculating the properties of point defects and interfaces in alumina and strontium titanate,  ii) Calculating the free energy of crystal-melt interfaces - methodology and applications,  iii) deriving models of interatomic forces based on the concepts developed in his recent book, iv) Thermodynamic properties of charged point defects, v) Thermodynamic properties of high temperature ceramics, vi) Theory of hydrogen embrittlement of metals.

Guest Lectures

The Van Horn Lectures (series of 3 on consecutive days), Case Western University Cleveland, Department of Engineering, 2012

Research Staff

Mellan,T