We are always looking for talented Postdoctoral and PhD researchers to join the team.

The current QUEST group members are

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Andy Teale
Group Leader

Andy's research interests are in electronic structure theory, particularly density-functional theory and its applications.

Tom Irons
Postdoctoral Researcher

As a founding researcher on the QUEST code Tom's interests span the full range of ab initio and DFT electronic structure methods.

Grégoire David
Postdoctoral Researcher

Grégoire’s interests are focused on the treatment of various magnetic phenomena in molecules through mean-field-based approaches.

Meilani Wibowo
Postdoctoral Researcher

Meilani focuses on development and application of real-time time-dependent electronic structure methods for excited states and spectroscopy.

Benjamin Speake
Postgraduate Researcher

Benjamin’s interests are in electronic structure theory, particularly in embedded fragment methods for materials in magnetic fields.

Adam Garner
MRes Student

Adam's project studies molecular structure and optimization techniques in strong magnetic fields using electronic structure methods.

Benjamin Ennifer
Benjamin Ennifer
MSci Student
Hannah Wood
Hannah Wood
MSci Student
Miles Pemberton
Miles Pemberton
MSci Student


We are grateful to all of our alumni, many of whom have contributed to the QUEST code and our publications

  • James Furness (MSci and PhD Student)
  • Jan Zemen (Postdoctoral Researcher)
  • Matt Ryley (PhD Student)
  • Michael Withnall (MSci Student)
  • Jack Elsdon (MSci Student)
  • Lucy Spence (MSci Student)
  • Andrew Johnson (MSci Student)
  • Joachim Verbeke (MSci Student)
  • Chi Cheng (MSci Student)
  • Imran Shafi (MSci Student)
  • Joseph Ryan Thickpenny (MSci Student)
  • Sam Gaughan (MSci Student)