Dr Andrew S. Wills

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics

Dr Andrew S. Wills

Address: Department of Chemistry, UCL
Phone No: +44 (0)20 7679 4537
Fax No: +44 (0)20 7679 3569
Extension: 24537
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Research areas of interest include:

  • Magnetic Properties of Solid State Systems
  • Frustrated Magnetism
  • Application of Symmetry to Magnetic Structure Determination
  • Development of Polarised Neutron Scattering Techniques for Chemistry 

The Wills group maintains a separate website where more detailed information (and links to download software SARAh and VaList) can be found: 

Wills group website.

Summary

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Magnetism has always challenged accepted scientific understanding, demonstrating the presence of new physical properties and couplings.

The Wills group maintains a separate website where more detailed information about research highlights can be found: 

Wills group website.

Selected Publications

The Wills group maintains a separate website where more detailed information can be found: 

Wills group website.


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Education

  • 2006- Present. Reader in Physical Materials Chemistry, UCL Chemistry, London Centre for Nanotechnology
  • 2002- 2009. Royal Society University Research Fellow, UCL Chemistry
  • 2001-2002. Staff scientist on D3, Institut Max von Laue-Paul Langevin (ILL), France
  • 1998-2000. Individual Marie-Curie Fellowship, DRFMC, CENG- CEA, France
  • 1997-1998. NRC Fellowship, Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research, McMaster University, Canada
  • 1997-1997. Royal Society European Exchange Fellow, Institut Max von Laue-Paul Langevin, France
  • 1993-1997. Ph.D. in Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh
  • 1989-1993. BA in Chemistry (1st class), St John's College, The University of Oxford

Affiliations

  • 2008-Present. Member of the Neutron Scattering Group of the IOP, RSC
  • 2006-2009. Member of the Magnetism Group of the IOP, RSC
  • 2006-2009. CCLRC Representitive on the ILL Scientific Council
  • 2004-2009. Member of the Physical Crystallography Group/Structural and Structural Condensed Matter Physics Group of the IOP, BCA
  • Member if the Institute of Physics, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Member of the Royal Institution of Great Britain

Awards/ Honours :

  • 2008 Visiting Scientist at Osaka University, Japan
  • 2006 Visiting Professorship at the ENS Lyon, France
  • 2004 PANalytical Prize from the British Crystallographic Association
  • 2004 B.T.M. Willis Prize of the Neutron Scattering Group of the IoP, RSC
  • 1990 St. John's College Scholarship