Rex Godby
Professor of Theoretical Physics

Profile

Career

MA, PhD (Cambridge), CPhys, FInstP

Summary of expertise

  • Quantum Dynamics of Interacting Electrons in Matter
  • Ab-initio Many-Body Theory
  • Density-Functional Theory

Research

Overview

Research group: Condensed Matter Physics

Research group(s)

Information on my group, our research topics, and a full list of our publications are available on my personal web page.

Available PhD research projects

PhD projects are usually available in one or more of the following areas of theoretical condensed-matter physics:

  • quantum dynamics of interacting electrons
  • fundamentals of density-functional theory
  • many-body perturbation theory

See my web site for information about our recent work in these areas.

Supervision

  • Dr Leopold Talirz (postdoctoral research fellow)
  • Mr Matt J.P. Hodgson (PhD student)
  • Mr Jack Wetherell (PhD student)
  • Mr Mike Entwistle (PhD student)
  • Summer students and project students as listed on my personal web page

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Statistical Mechanics (third-year undergraduate course)
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics (fourth-year undergraduate course)
  • First-year tutorials and problem classes in Newtonian Mechanics and Physics of Matter
  • Second-year tutorials and problem classes in Quantum Physics I and Solid State Physics
  • Frontiers of Research (third year)
  • Computer Algebra (part of Professional Skills I, first year)

Postgraduate

  • Advanced Solid State Physics I (Graduate course)

Rex Godby

Department of Physics
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
U.K.

rex.godby@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 322231
Fax: +44 (0)1904 322214
Web: Personal page
Room: P/CE06