Peter Coveney#

Email:p.v.coveney 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:5078
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:pcoveney
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0002-8787-7256
Homepage: http://ccs.chem.ucl.ac.uk


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019 - 2014 Professor of Applied High Performance Computing, Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2010 Professor Adjunct, Medical School at Yale University
  • 2010 - 2014 Director of UCL Network in Computational Life and Medical Sciences
  • 2005 Honorary Professor of Computer Science, UCL
  • 2002 Professor of Physical Chemistry, Director of Centre for Computational Science, University College London
  • 1999 - 2002 Professor of Physical Chemistry, Director of Centre for Computational Science, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 1996 - 1999 Wolfson-Harwell Fellow, Theoretical Physics Department, University of Oxford
  • 1991 - 1998 Programme Leader & Senior Scientist, Schlumberger Cambridge Research, Cambridge
  • 1987 - 1990 Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, University of Wales, Bangor
  • 1984 - 1987 Sir Edward P. Abraham Junior Research Fellow, Keble College, University of Oxford
  • 1981 - 1982 Jane Eliza Procter Visiting Fellow, Department of Physics, Princeton University, U.S.A.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
  • Soft condensed matter modelling and simulation
  • Multiscale modelling and simulation
  • Ultra high performance computing including development of codes that run on the world's fastest supercomputers
  • High performance visualisation and steering for large scale simulations
  • Computational biomedicine
  • Advanced functional materials (2d nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites)

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 11th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge Award, Washington DC
  • 2008 Transformational Science & 5K Club Awards, NSF TeraGrid08
  • 2006 Life Sciences Award, International Supercomputing Conference (Dresden)
  • 2005 Inaugural HPC Analytics Challenge Award, Supercomputing (Seattle, USA)
  • 2004 Integrated Data and Information Management Award, International Supercomputing Conference (Heidelberg)
  • 2003 HPC Challenge Award, Supercomputing (Phoenix, USA)
  • 1996 Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Award, American Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • 1996 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, U.K.
  • 1997 Fellow of the Institute of Physics, U.K.


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