alex g. squires


picture of alex I'm a post-doctoral researcher at University College London working in the Scanlon Materials Theory Group. My research interests revolve around defects and disorder in energy materials.

For a full list of my publications, click here.

software development

I have a particular interest in research software development. As part of this, I wrote py-sc-fermi, a python package for studying point defect thermodynamics in (semiconducting) materials along with my Ph.D. supervisor Dr Benjamin Morgan.

My other current software development projects are

My work on these tools is "on-the-side", and usually for my own entertainment, but if you would like to know more about them or need help understanding them, get in touch and I can help; it will also likely spur me on to make the codes more user friendly!