Robert Jack

Interdisciplinary Lecturer (Chemistry / DAMTP)
Fellow of Emmanuel College

Email: rlj22 AT cam.ac.uk

Links to: publications; some useful people.


News...

Sep-2021: Paper on random-field Ising model accepted by J. Stat Mech.
Aug-2021: Paper on epidemiological modelling appears in Royal Soc Open Sci.
Aug-2021: Congratulations to Jakub on submitting his PhD thesis !
Jul-2021: Preprint on cycle counting appears on arXiv.
Jul-2021: Paper on quantum large deviations appears in J Stat Phys.
Jul-2021: Preprint on a hard sphere phase transition appears on arXiv.


Research directions
  • How fast do complex systems change? Why do some fluids (like water) flow quickly while others (like honey) flow very slowly? How can biological systems build nano-scale ordered structures so quickly and reliably?

  • What statistical methods can we use to describe change in physical systems? In particular, what happens when motion takes place by localised rare events (cage hopping, avalanches, earthquakes...)?


Research group:
Current:
Kristian Thijssen (chemistry); Jakub Dolezal (damtp); Paul Rohrbach (damtp); Liheng Yao (damtp); Honghao Yu (chemistry).
Co-supervised:
James Mason (with Maria Bruna); Yann Keta (with Ludovic Berthier).

Recent (and some not-so-recent):
Dr. Hideki Kobayashi; Dr. Jules Guioth; Dr. Tobias Brewer; Dr. Lester Hedges; Dr. Chris Fullerton; Dr. James Grant; Dr. Marcus Kaiser; Dr. Daphne Klotsa; Dr. Clement Law; Dr. Ian Thompson; Ed Wastell; Jeremy O'Byrne; Ian Wu; Greg Wood; Jimin Li.


Links to...
RLJ @ DAMTP
RLJ @ Cambridge chemistry
... DAMTP home


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