Professor Jonathan D. Hirst

Prof. Jonathan D. Hirst

Contact Details:

Room A49
Telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 13478
Fax: +44 (0) 115 95 13562



Professor Jonathan Hirst obtained his B.A. in chemistry from Oxford University in 1990. He received his Ph. D. from London University in 1993, under the supervision of Dr. Michael Sternberg at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. He spent the following three years as a postdoctoral research associate in the United States with Professor Charles Brooks III, first at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, and subsequently at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, as a recipient of a Human Frontiers Long-term Fellowship. In 1996, he was promoted to Assistant Professor. In 1999, he was appointed as a Lecturer in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. In 2002, he was promoted to Reader and in 2004 to Professor in Computational Chemistry.

Research Interests