Professor Peter Haynes, FREng is Vice-Provost (Education and Student Experience)

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Professor Peter Haynes, FREng

The Vice-Provost (Education and Student Experience) is responsible for facilitating and supporting the provision of high-quality education and delivering an exceptional student experience.  Within this remit, the Vice-Provost (Education and Student Experience) provides advice to the President, Provost, University Management Board and Senate on all matters relating to education.

Professor Peter Haynes joined the College in 2007, and is currently a Professor of Theory and Simulation of Materials, a post held jointly between the departments of Materials and Physics and associated with the Thomas Young Centre.

Professor Haynes’ research interests focus on the development of new methods for performing first-principles quantum-mechanical simulations and their application to materials science, nanotechnology and biological systems. Recently these have expanded to include methods for simulating molecules and materials on emerging quantum computers, in collaboration with the Imperial Centre for Quantum Engineering, Science and Technology and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology.