UCL Earth Sciences


Prof Dario Alfè

Condensed matter physics, geophysics, computer modelling, quantum mechanics simulations, density functional theory, quantum monte carlo, high performance computing

Professor of Physics


Prof Dario Alfe




Professor of PhysicsKathleen Lonsdale, 123

Courses Taught:

GEOL0046 Deep Earth and Planetary Modelling
PHASG473: Electronic Structure Methods for Materials Modelling

Research Group(s):

Crystallography and Mineral Physics 
Planetary Ices

Email Address:

Telephone Number:

d.alfe@ucl.ac.uk020 3108 6352 (56352)

Research Summary

Materials modelling with various first principles techniques, including density functional theory and quantum Monte Carlo. Material properties under high pressure and high temperature. Interactions between molecules and surfaces. Metal hydrides.