Lorna (Dr. Lorna Stimson)
Lorna was a graduate student in the group between October 1999 and January 2003. Lorna worked on developing models to understand the molecular structure in the bulk phase of side chain liquid crystalline polymers and liquid crystalline dendrimers.
Lorna’s work was sponsored by the UK research council EPSRC through a DTA studentship. After leaving the group, Lorna took up a PDRA position in the group of Prof. Demetri Photinos in Patras, Greece. She is currently working as a PDRA in Finland in the Biophysics and statistical mechanics group at the Helsinki University of Technology.
Lorna’s publications in the group
A coarse-graining approach to the simulation of polyphilic liquid crystalline dendrimers Hughes Z. E., Stimson L. M., and Wilson M. R. in press.
Molecular dynamics simulations of side chain liquid crystal polymer molecules in isotropic and liquid crystalline melts. Stimson L. M., and Wilson M. R. in press.
Computer simulations of liquid crystal polymers and dendrimers Wilson M. R., Ilnytskyi J. M., Stimson L. M., Hughes Z. E. in Computer Simulations of liquid crystals and polymers, eds Pasini P., Zannoni C. and Zŭmer S., (Kluwer 2004), 57-78.
Wilson M. R., Ilnytskyi J. M., Stimson L. M., Computer simulations of a liquid crystalline dendrimer in liquid crystalline solvents.
J. Chem. Phys., 2003, 119, 3509-3515.