Curriculum Vitae


 

Personal Details:


 

Lidunka Vočadlo


Department of Earth Sciences
University College London
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT

+44 20 7679 7919

email: l.vocadlo@ucl.ac.uk
http://www.es.ucl.ac.uk/people/lidunka


 

Education and Qualifications:


·       1988 BSc. Hons. Physics and Astronomy, UCL

·       1989 PGCE Institute of Education, London

·       1993 PhD in Geophysics, UCL

 

Positions held:

·       1993-1996 NERC PDRA
·       1996-1999 UCL Research Fellow
·       1999- 2008 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
·       2004- 2009 Reader in Mineral Physics
·       2009- Professor of Mineral Physics


Other Appointments/Affiliations:

·       Member of the Institute of Physics, Chartered Physicist  1995-

·       Member of the American Geophysical Union 1996-

·       Mineral Physics Group committee of the Mineralogical Society 2003-2007

·       NERC Peer Review College 2003-2006
·       Royal Society Rosalind Franklon Award Committee 2007-2009

·       Director of the UCL Centre for Planetary Sciences 2009-


Awards:
 
·       Doornbos Memorial Prize 1998

·       Mineralogical Society of Great Britain Max Hey Medal 2004


·       Elected Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America 2008

Research Funding:


·       NERC grant GR9/04220 of £27,309 (1999-2001) PI
·       Royal Society URF £581,286 (1999-2008) PI
·       NERC grant NER/O/S/2001/01260 DESMOND consortium £805,325.00 - UCL £253,069 (2002-2005)
·       PPARC grant PP/C501992/1of £238,512 (2005-2008) PI - Icy moons
·       NERC grant NE/C519662/1 of £163,562 (2005-2008) PI - Light elements in the Earth's core
·       NERC grant NE/H003541/1 of £806,917  (2010-2013) PI  - Effect of Ni on the Earth's core
·       NERC grant NE/J009520/1 of £668,861  (2012-2015) Co-I (PI Dobson)  - PPv analogues
·       STFC consolidated grant of £708,753 (2013-2016) Co-I (PI Wood) - The structure and dynamics of small planets and moons
·       NERC grant NE/M000125/1 of £132,330  (2014-2019) PI of UCL part of Volatiles programme: Volatile legacy of the early Earth
·       NERC grant NE/M00046X/1 of £1352,852  (2014-2019) Co-I (PI-Brodholt) Feedback between volatiles and mantle dynamics

·       Ongoing competitively won NERC facility time (ISIS neutron source)


Interns:

·       Clement Jakymiw - Perovskite fluoride phase transitions (2013)

·       Jean-Alexis Fernandez - High pressure stability of transition metals (2013)

·       Aditi Gupta - Pre-melting in simple metlas (2014)


PhD students:

·       Paula Martin - the Martian interior (2002)
·       Dominic Fortes - ammonium hydrates to high pressure (2004)
·       Emily Baldwin - lunar crustal evolution using the AUTODYN hydrodynamics code and D-CIXS data on SMART-1 (2008)
·       Helen Brand - Thermal evolution of the Jovian Moons (2009)
·       Alex Lindsay-Scott – Structures and properties of post-perovskite analogue phases (2011)
·       Lizzie Wann - iron alloys
·       Amy Edgington - interior of mercury

Postdocs:

·       Peter Grindrod
·       Alex Cote
·       Benjami Martorell Masip
·       Oliver Lord