Computational Modelling Group

Richard Gillams

Postgraduate Research Student
Chemistry (FNES)
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Ric is a final year PhD student combining simulation and experiments under the co-supervision of Dr Khalid and Prof Attard.

His research interests are focused on modelling the mechanical properties of lipids, both in bilayers and in liquid crystalline phases.

Research Interests

Life sciences simulation: Bioinformatics, Biomedical, Biomolecular Organisation, Biomolecular simulations, Nanoscale Assemblies, Structural biology, Systems biology

Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Biomechanics, Elasticity, Energy, Structural dynamics

Algorithms and computational methods: FFT, Molecular Dynamics, Molecular Mechanics

Simulation software: Gromacs

Visualisation and data handling software: VMD, Xmgrace

Software Engineering Tools: Emacs

Programming languages and libraries: C, Python

Computational platforms: Iridis, Linux, Mac OS X

Transdisciplinary tags: Complex Systems, HPC

Working with...

Syma Khalid
Principal Research Fellow, Chemistry (FNES)