Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Associate



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Academic appointments:

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Imperial College London, Feb 2014 -
  • EngD Student, University College London, Sep 2009 - Sep 2013
  • Summer research worker, Bangor University, Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

Current Research:

As a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the CSP group of Claire S. Adjiman and Constantinos C. Pantelides, I carry out research in the area of crystal structure prediction algorithms, covering theory, implementation and application to industrial problems. More specifically, my research involves the maintenance, improvement and utilisation of the CrystalPredictor I, CrystalPredictor II and CrystalOptimizer codes

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Reilly AM, Cooper RI, Adjiman CS, et al., 2016, Report on the sixth blind test of organic crystal structure prediction methods., Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials, Vol:72, ISSN:2052-5206, Pages:439-459

Habgood M, Sugden IJ, Kazantsev AV, et al., 2015, Efficient handling of molecular flexibility in ab initio generation of crystal structures, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Vol:11, ISSN:1549-9618, Pages:1957-1969

Sugden IJ, Plant DF, Bell RG, 2013, Thermal rearrangement mechanisms in icosahedral carboranes and metallocarboranes, Chemical Communications, Vol:49, ISSN:1359-7345, Pages:975-977

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