The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL / Birkbeck

Prof Lidunka Vocadlo

Prof Lidunka Vocadlo

Professor of Mineral Physics

Dept of Earth Sciences

Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences

Joined UCL
1st Jul 1996

Research summary

Ab initio simulation of the thermoelastic, melting and dynamic properties of planetary forming materials; cryogenic-high T /high P experiments on planetary-forming materials; ab initio simulation of the high P/T properties of metals.

Teaching summary

GEOL1006 Foundations of Physical Geoscience 

GEOL2014 Global Geophysics


University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1993
University of London
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Postgraduate Certificate in Education | 1989
University College London
First Degree, Bachelor of Science (Honours) | 1988