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Professor Michael Allen

Professor Michael Allen

Professor Michael Allen
M.A., D.Phil.(Oxon.)

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Area of research

Molecular simulation and theory of soft condensed matter

HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Research summary

My interests lie in computer simulations of condensed matter systems at the molecular level, with most activity focused on liquids and liquid crystals. 

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I was a Lecturer, Reader, and then Professor, at Bristol from 1985 to 2001. I moved to University of Warwick, and retired in 2014, returning to Bristol. In addition to my position here, I retain Emeritus Professor status at Warwick. 

Oxford University Press have published the second edition of our book Computer Simulation of Liquids, Michael P. Allen and Dominic J. Tildesley, 640pp (June 2017). Paperback ISBN: 9780198803201, hardback ISBN: 9780198803195, companion website.

In 2015 I was awarded the Lennard-Jones Prize and Lectureship by the Royal Society of Chemistry Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Group. The Lecture was delivered ...

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Recent publications

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