Prof. Matt Probert
University of York
Matt is a professor in the York physics department, specialising in condensed matter physics. He is chair of the UK Car-Parrinello organisation, a high end consortium committed to developing 'first principles' techniques for atomistic systems.
Matt is also a key developer of CASTEP, one of the main DFT codes used in the UK. He specialises on the geometry optimisation and molecular dynamics modules in CASTEP.
Piero is a consultant working to help people develop areas of their effectiveness in the personal, interpersonal and team settings. Recent projects delivered have included a year-long change programme workshop for a leading insurance company, communication skills workshops for a regional development agency, interpersonal skills workshops for an educational charitable organization, facilitating assessment centres for a university recruitment programme and his continued work at over twenty universities in the UK and continental Europe, where he provides workshops and seminars at undergraduate, postgraduate and post doctoral levels.