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Peter Vanya MPhil

Peter Vanya, MPhil

PhD student

Office Phone: 074 037 505 20


BSc in theoretical physics, Imperial College

MPhil in scientific computing, Cambridge (focus on condensed matter)

Research Interests

PhD funded jointly by EPSRC and Johnson Matthey with the aim of understanding interactions in fuel cells.

My focus is on multiscale modelling of ionomer-catalyst interactions in fuel cells. I use quantum chemical calculations (DFT) to understand the properties of platinum and adsorption of water.


  • Polymers
  • Quantum Calculations

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MML welcomes new arrival!

Jun 28, 2018

Many congratulations to Thurid and John on the safe delivery of their baby boy, Justus, who arrived last week. We wish them well with the adventures of parenthood!

Triboluminescence flashes from high-speed ruptures in carbon nanotube Macro-Yarns

Dec 06, 2017

A new paper by Thurid S.Gspan, Nigel H. H. Ngern, Andrew Fowler, Alan H. Windle, Vincent B.C.Tan, James A. Elliott is published in Materials Letters.

Welcome Cesar to the MML Group

Sep 16, 2017

We hope everyone had a great summer. We would like to welcome a new MML group member: Dr Cesar Miranda-Reyes.

Congratulations to MML Group in NT17

Jun 28, 2017

MML group, including Prof. James Elliott, Dr Thurid Gspann, Dr Adarsh Kaniyoor, Dr Jerónimo Terrones Portas, attended the NT17 in Brzail and attracted significant attentions from the related scientific community.

Congratulations to (Prof) James Elliott

Jun 15, 2017

James Elliott will be made a Professor from 1st October 2017.

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