Dale Lonsdale

PhD student

Melbourne Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

School of Chemistry

The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010

Australia

Room: 172 (Masson Building)

E-mail: dlonsdale AT student.unimelb.edu.au

 

Biography

2019 – present: PhD student, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

2017 – 2018: Master of Science (Chemistry), School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia

2013 – 2016: Bachelor of Science, The University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Awards

2019: Best poster award at DFT2019, Alicante, Spain

2019: Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Professional Memberships and Academic Service

2020 – present: PhD representative on the School of Chemistry Diversity & Equity Committee

2019 – present: student member of Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI)

2018 – 2019: Secretary of Chemistry Postgraduate Society, The University of Melbourne

2016 – 2018: Chemistry staff student liaison, School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne

 

Publications

1. D. R. Lonsdale, L. Goerigk, “The one-electron self-interaction error in 74 density functional approximations: a case study on hydrogenic mono- and dinuclear systems”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2020, 22, 15805-15830. DOI: 10.1039/D0CP01275K (Inaugural “PCCP Emerging Investigators” Themed Collection; 2020 Hot Article; front-cover article)

 

Presentations

3. 10/2019 – Poster: “The One-Electron Self-Interaction Error in 50 Density Functional Approximations”, APATCC 2019, Sydney, Australia.

2. 07/2019 – Poster: “The One-Electron Self-Interaction Error in 50 Density Functional Approximations”, DFT 2019, Alicante, Spain.

1. 12/2018 – Talk: “Fundamental insights to the Self-Interaction Error in current Density Functional Approximations”, QUACCS 2018, Kioloa, Australia.