Computational Collaboration Project No 5 - Executive Comittee.

CCP5 People
CCP5 is actively managed by several committee members headed by a chairperson. These executive committee members are expertises in wide-range of scientific disciplines in areas of molecular simulations. Once a year, a large steering committee meets to discuss the project. Executive ommittee members are elected by vote from the CCP5 membership. 


Prof. Paola Carbone
School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science,
University of Manchester

CCP5 Steering Committee

Prof Sir Richard Catlow, Royal Society, University College London, University of Cardiff
Prof John Harding, University of Sheffield
Dr Barbara Montanari, STFC
Prof Peter Heynes, Imperial College London

Industry representative:

Dr. Misbah Sarwar,  Johnson Matthey Technology Centre
Dr Fausto Martelli, IBM Research

Theme leaders

Prof Karen Edler, University of Bath
Prof Gábor Csányi, University of Cambridge
Prof Fernado Bresme, Imperial College London
Prof David Quigley, University of Warwick 


CCP5 Executive Committee


Prof. Fernanda Duarte Gonzalez
Department of Chemistry
University of Oxford


Prof. Chris Lorenz Biological Physics & Soft Matter Group
Department of Physics, King’s College London
Strand Campus,Strand, London WC2R 2LS


Dr Andrew Logsdail
Cardiff Catalysis Institute
School of Chemistry
Cardiff University

Dr David Wilkins
School of Mathematics and Physics,
Queen's University Belfast


Prof Flor Siperstein
School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester

Dr Jonathan Skelton
School of Chemistry,
University of Manchester,


Industry representative:
Prof Mark Storr, AWE

Daresbury Laboratory Support Staff - unfunded


Dr. John Purton
(DL_MONTE developer)

Dr. Michael Seaton
(DL_MESO developer)


Dr. Ilian Todorov
(DL_POLY developer)

Dr. Chin W Yong
(DL_FIELD & DL_ANALYSER developer)


Dr. Thomas Keal
(ChemShell developer)

Dr. Alin M Elena
(DL_POLY developer and CCP5 secretary)


Past CCP5 Chairpersons



Prof JHR Clarke (UMIST)(1982-1985)

Prof Sir CRA Catlow (Keele,London, Cardiff, Royal Society)(1985-1990)

Prof DJ Tildesley (Southampton)(1990-1993)


Prof MJ Gillan (Keele)(1993-1996)

Prof. MP Allen (Bristol)(1996-1998)

Prof DM Heyes (Royal Holloway)(1998-2000)


Prof JH Harding (London and Sheffield)(2000-2004)

Prof PM Roger (Warwick)(2004-2010)

Prof S.Parker (Bath)(2010-2014)

Past CCP5 Secretaries


Dr Steve Thompson (1980)
Prof David Heyes(1980-1983)
Prof. Bill Smith (1983-1993)
Dr Maurice Leslie (1993-2007)
Dr. John Purton (2007-2017)


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