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Dr Timothy Hele

Theoretical Chemistry and Chemical Physics

"I research quantum mechanics, the motion of atoms and electrons, applying this to improve solar cells and understand quantized systems."

Academic interests

Timothy Hele's academic interests include:

  • Electronic structure theory and chromophore design
  • Quantum dynamics (Born-Oppenheimer and non-adiabatic), quantum transition-state theory, and computation of thermal time correlation functions.

Degrees obtained

  • MChem, Oxon.
  • PhD, Cantab.

Awards and prizes

  • Gibbs Prize, University of Oxford, 2010.
  • Honorary External Research Studentship, Trinity College, Cambridge, 2011-2014.
  • Coulson Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014.
  • Longuet-Higgins Early Career Researcher Prize, Molecular Physics, 2016

Other interests

Road cycling.

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Publications, links and resources

See a list of Timothy Hele's publications on Google Scholar

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