Herchel Smith Professor of Physics
Fellow of St John's College
JJ Thomson Avenue,
Cambridge CB3 0HE
Benjamin Simons is a theoretician with research interests both in the physics of interacting quantum systems, and in the application of statistical approaches to biologically-inspired problems in stem cell and developmental biology. He has held a faculty position at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge since 1995, and currently holds the Herchel Smith Chair in Physics. He is also an associate of the Wellcome Trust-CRUK Gurdon Institute.
- Biophysics of stem and developmental cell biology
- Quantum mesosocpic compounds: from weak localisation to quantum chaos
- Bose-Einstein condensation and non-equilibrium phenomena in ultracold atomic gases