Herbert Fruchtl


  • KY16 9ST

    United Kingdom

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Research overview

We carry out computational studies of surfaces and materials, usually in collaboration with experimental groups. Recent projects involved investigation of graphene and its precursors, as well as molecular switches, on metal surfaces in collaboration with Renald Schaub, self-assembled monolayers and other molecular networks on metal surfaces with the groups of Manfred Buck and Chris Baddeley, and ionic charge transfer in solid-oxide fuel cell materials in collaboration with the groups of John Irvine and Richard Baker. Dr Früchtl is part of the Computational Chemistry Group at the School of Chemistry in St Andrews.


Other expertise

Dr Früchtl manages the MHD Cluster at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, as well as various computing resources in the School of Chemistry, which form part of the EaStCHEM Research Computing Facility.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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