Daniel Frenkel#


Daniel Frenkel
Email:df246 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:3551
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:dfrenkel
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www-frenkel.ch.cam.ac.uk





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 – present, Head of Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2007 – present, 1968 Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 1998 – 2013, Professor of Chemistry, University of Amsterdam, NL
  • 1987 – 2013, Group/Division Leader, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, NL
  • 1987 - 2007, Professor of Chemistry, Utrecht University, NL
  • 1981 – 1986. Lecturer/Reader in Physics, Utrecht University, NL
  • 1980 – 1981, Research Scientists, Shell Research, Amsterdam, NL
  • 1977 – 1980, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemistry, UCLA, CA, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computational chemistry
  • Soft matter science
  • Statistical mechanics
  • Nucleation phenomena
  • Monte Carlo methods

Honours and Awards
  • 2012: Associate Fellow of TWAS
  • 2012: Spiers Memorial Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2011: Joseph E Hirschfelder Prize, U. Wisconsin at Madison (USA)
  • 2011: Concurrent Professor, Nanjing University (China)
  • 2010: Soft Matter & Biophysical Chemistry Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2010: Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK).
  • 2008: Elected Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • 2008: Awarded ERC Advanced grant.
  • 2007: Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics of the American Physical Society
  • 2007: Honorary Doctorate, University of Edinburgh (UK)
  • 2007: Berni Alder-CECAM prize of the European Physical Society.
  • 2006: Elected Foreign Member Royal Society (London).
  • 2005: Honorary Professor, Beijing University of Chemical Technology (CN)
  • 2000: NWO Spinoza Award (NL)
  • 1999: Bourke lecturer & medallist, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK).
  • 1998: Elected member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (NL)

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