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Fraser Birks

PhD Candidate, Heterogeneous Systems CDT, University of Warwick

PhD title: How amorphous Carbon breaks: atomistic models and machine learning

PhD Supervisors: Professor James Kermode, Dr Albert Bartok-Partay

Academic Background

2021-2022 MSci Natural Sciences (Materials Science) University of Cambridge
2018-2021 BA Natural Sciences University of Cambridge

Research Interests

My current research involves the application of machine learned interatomic potentials to model the fracture behaviour of materials. Contributor to the matscipy python package.


GAP + (M)ACE Conference 2023 Poster Prize
M3S Conference 2023 Best Talk

Performing & Scientific Speaking

Performed solo science comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022 and 2023 about AI.

Passionate about scientific speaking and making science accessible!

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