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Dr James Platts  -  BSc (Hons) PhD

Dr James Platts
Position:Reader in Computational Chemistry

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74950
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74030


Research Group: Biological and Organic Chemistry

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Research Interests

  • Theoretical studies of non-covalent interactions, including hydrogen bonding and π-stacking, and their role in biological and drug molecules
  • Molecular properties to describe and predict and inter- and intramolecular interactions
  • Prediction of solvation and transport of pharmaceutical and industrial compounds
  • Theoretical investigation of chemical bonding and reactivity in organic and inorganic compounds

For more information, click on the 'Research' tab above.


CH3204 Symmetry, Spectroscopy and Quantum Mechanics

CH3304 Advanced Physical Chemistry

CH3406 Theoretical Methods

CHT108 Modelling of Biological Macromolecules

CHT314 Exploring Selected Applications in Molecular Modelling