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Biography

I took up my current position in 2007. Prior to this I completed a PhD in Computational Solid State Chemistry with Prof SC Parker before undertaking postdoctoral research in Bath and in the Materials Science department in Cambridge, where I was part of a consortium modelling the interface of biological molecules with mineral surfaces.

In addition to teaching physical chemistry, I am actively involved in researching many aspects of solid state chemistry, particularly mineral surfaces, using computer modelling techniques as part of the Catalysis Research Centre in the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Computational Solid State Chemistry
  • Bulk and Surface Defects
  • Interfaces
  • Crystal Growth

Research Degree Supervision

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PhD Studentships in Materials Science 

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Projects

The Post-Disposal Behaviour of C-14 and Irradiated Graphite

Humphreys, P., Cooke, D., Bond, G., Heard, P., Bligh Scott, T. & Eccles, H.

1/11/1131/10/15

Project: Research

Research Output

  • 27 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article

The Energetics of Carbonated PuO2 Surfaces Affects Nanoparticle Morphology: A DFT+U Study

Moxon, S., Symington, A. R., Tse, J., Dawson, J., Flitcroft, J., Parker, S. C., Cooke, D., Harker, R. M. & Molinari, M., 11 Mar 2020, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Mechanism of Carbon Dioxide and Water Incorporation in Ba2TiO4: A Joint Computational and Experimental Study

    McSloy, A. J., Trussov, I., Jarvis, A., Cooke, D. J., Slater, P. R. & Panchmatia, P. M., 18 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 2, p. 1061-1069 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Ruthenium-containing Linear Helicates and Mesocates with Tuneable p53 Selective Cytotoxicity in Colorectal Cancer Cells.

    Allison, S., Cooke, D., Davidson, F. S., Elliott, P., Faulkner, R., Griffiths, H., Harper, O., Hussain, O., Owen-Lynch, P., Phillips, R., Rice, C., Shepherd, S. & Wheelhouse, R. T., 26 Jul 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 31, p. 9799-9804 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Ferrous Iron Binding Key to Mms6 Magnetite Biomineralisation: A Mechanistic Study to Understand Magnetite Formation Using pH Titration and NMR Spectroscopy

    Rawlings, A. E., Bramble, J. P., Hounslow, A. M., Williamson, M. P., Monnington, A. E., Cooke, D. J. & Staniland, S. S., Jun 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 23, p. 7885-7894 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 20 Citations (Scopus)

    Photochemistry of [Ru(pytz)(btz)2] 2+ and Characterization of a κ1 ‑btz Ligand-Loss Intermediate

    Scattergood, P. A., Khushnood, U., Tariq, A., Cooke, D. J., Rice, C. R. & Elliott, P. I. P., 1 Aug 2016, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 55, 15, p. 7787-7796 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 1 Oral presentation

    The Nebuchadnezzar effect: Dreaming of Sustainable Software through Sustainable Software Architectures

    Colin C. Venters (Speaker), M.K. Griffiths (Speaker), Violeta Holmes (Speaker), Rupert Ward (Speaker), David Cooke (Speaker)
    16 Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation