Short CV/Education and training

  • 1959
    BA University of Cambridge

  • 1959 – 1961
    PhD Universtiy of Cambridge including one year at Cal Tech

Selected publications

  • R.M. Lynden-Bell, Lianjie Xue, George Tamas, and Edward Quitevis

    Local Structure and Intermolecular Dynamics of an Equimolar Benzene and 1,3-Dimethylimidazolium Bis[(trifluoromethane)sulfonyl]amide Mixture: Molecular Dynamics Simulations and OKE Spectroscopic Measurements, J. Chem. Phys. 141, 044506 (2014)

  • R.M.Lynden-Bell, A.I.Frolov and M. V. Fedorov, Electrode Screening by Ionic Liquids, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14 (2012) 2693-2701

  • R.M.Lynden-Bell, Towards understanding water: Simulation of modified water models J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 22 (2010) 284107

  • R.M.Lynden-Bell, M. G. Del P´opolo, T. G. A. Youngs, J. Kohanoff, C.G.Hanke, J. B. Harper and C. C. Pinilla, Simulations of ionic liquids, solutions and surfaces. Acc. Chem. Res., 40 (2007) 11381145

  • R.M.Lynden-Bell and R.K.Harris. ’Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy’.

    Nelson, London, 1969.

Selected projects

  • Computer Simulation of Ionic Liquids

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Secretary, Physical Chemistry Committee, IUPAC, 2005-9

  • Member, Board of Electors for the Coulson Chair at the University of Oxford, 2004-5

  • Member of EPSRC College, 2003-05, 1990-99

  • Chairman, Theoretical Chemistry group ( Royal Society of Chemistry), 2001-4

  • Member, Physical Chemistry Committee, IUPAC, 2001-9

  • Extern for Chair of Experimental Physics, Maynooth, 2001

  • Member of International Review Committee for Physical Chemistry, Swedish

    National Research Council, 2000

  • Editor (1 of 5), Molecular Physics, 1998-2003

  • External Assessor for the Chair of Physical Chemistry 2 at the University of

    Lund, Sweden, 1998

    Member, Board of Electors for Dr Lee’s Professorship of Chemistry at the

    University of Oxford, 1998-9

  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Chemical Physics, 1997-2000

  • Member of Board of Reviewing Editors – Science, 1995-8

  • Member of the Executive Committee, Molecular Physics, 1991-2005

  • Chairman, Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics group( Royal Society of Chemistry), 1991-4

  • Member of the Editorial Board, Chemical Physics Letters, 1990-2004

  • Member of the Editorial Board, Molecular Physics, 1968-83

Additional qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal Society

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

Women in Science

  • 1998 Founder member of Queen’s University Women’s Forum

  • 2000-3 Member of Mentoring steering group for the Queen’s Gender Initiative

  • 2000- Member of the Athena project Group for the Northern Ireland

    Universities and first convenor of the Northern Ireland LAWN (Local Academic Women’s Network)

  • 2003-2005 Member, WIPG committee, Institute of Physics

  • 2001-2003 Mentor with Queen’s Gender Initiative scheme

  • 2003-2008 Mentor with Mentorset Scheme (WISE)

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 2 children (born 1965 & 1968)


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