This site was last updated on 11th Feb 2019

Adresses

Electronic: alpha@alpha-lee.com

Department: Room 2.76, Maxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Ave., Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0HE (map)

Current Positions

Winton Advanced Research Fellow (Group Leader and PI), Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
Junior Research Fellow, St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge

Previous Employment

2016-2017

George F. Carrier Fellow in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

 

2015-2016

UK-US Fulbright Scholar in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Education

2013-2015

DPhil (PhD) in Mathematics

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

 

Thesis title: Statistical Physics of Bulk and Confined Ionic Liquids (pdf)

Supervisors: Profs Alain Goriely and Dominic Vella

Supported by a Leatherseller's Scholarship at St Catherine's College

2012-2013

MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, with Distinction (ranked 1st in the cohort) 

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

 

Supported by the Clarendon Scholarship

Awarded the G-Research 1st Prize

2009-2012

BSc in Chemistry, First Class Honours (ranked 1st in the cohort)

Imperial College London

Awarded the Governor’s Prize for Best BSc Student

Awarded the Departmental Prize for Excellence in Physical Chemistry (ranked 1st in Physical Chemistry amongst graduating Bachelor and Master Students)

Awards and Prizes 

  • Fulbright Scholarship (UK-US Fulbright Commission, 2015 -2016)

  • Leathersellers' Company Scholarship, St Catherine's College, Oxford (2013 - 2015)

  • G-Research 1st Prize (University of Oxford, awarded to the top student on the MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientitfic Computing, 2013)

  • College Prize (awarded by Mansfield College for achieving Distinction in the MSc course, 2013)

  • Clarendon Scholarship (University of Oxford, 2012-2013) 

  • Governor’s Prize for Best BSc Student (Imperial College, 2012) 

  • Departmental Prize for Excellence in Physical Chemistry (Imperial College, 2012) 

  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Vacation Bursary (Imperial College, Summer 2012) 

  • Nuffield Research Bursary (Summer research project under the guidance of Professor PJ Hore, University of Oxford, 2011) 

  • AstraZeneca Research Bursary (2010-2012, AstraZeneca Research Bursary is a merit-based scholarship awarded to top 14 undergraduate chemistry students annually in the UK)

Publications 

See publications.

Google Scholar somehow thinks that "Alpha" is not a name, so you might not find me listed as an author there! 

Seminars and Conference Presentations

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