The Info List - David Clary

--- Advertisement ---

FRS Foreign Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Royal Society
Royal Society
of Chemistry: Meldola Medal and Prize, Marlow Award, Corday-Morgan Prize, Chemical Dynamics Award, Polanyi medal, Tilden Prize, Liversidge award. Annual Medal of International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science. Knight Batchelor.

Website www.magd.ox.ac.uk/member-of-staff/david-clary/

Scientific career

Fields Theoretical Chemistry

Institutions IBM
San Jose California. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. University of Cambridge. University College London. University of Oxford. Magdalen College Oxford. Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Sir David Charles Clary, FRS (born 14 January 1953) is a British theoretical chemist. He has been President of Magdalen College, Oxford, since 2005.[2] Life[edit] He was born in Halesworth, Suffolk and attended Colchester Royal Grammar School from 1964–71. He has a BSc (1974) from the University of Sussex and a PhD (1977) and ScD (1997) from the University of Cambridge, where he was at Corpus Christi College. He undertook post-doctoral research at IBM
in San Jose, California, and at the University of Manchester. In 1980, he was appointed Lecturer at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). In 1983, he was appointed Lecturer and then Reader in Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge where he was Fellow and Senior Tutor of Magdalene College. In 1996, he was Director of the Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry and Professor at University College London. In 2002, he moved to the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
where he was Head of the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Professorial Fellow of St John's College. Professor Clary was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
Fellow of the Royal Society
for his development of the quantum theory for chemical reactions.[3] He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry
Royal Society of Chemistry
(RSC) and the Institute of Physics; Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science. He received an Honorary DSc from the University of Sussex
University of Sussex
and was elected an Honorary Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is Editor of Chemical Physics Letters and was a reviewing editor of Science. He has held numerous visiting fellowships and given several named lectures. From 2009-13 he was the first Chief Scientific Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.[4] Clary was knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to international science.[5][6] References[edit]

^ "CLARY, Prof. Sir David Charles". Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press. (subscription required) ^ http://www.magd.ox.ac.uk/member-of-staff/david-clary/ ^ https://royalsociety.org/people/david-clary-11232/ ^ http://www.sciencediplomacy.org/editorial/2013/scientist-in-foreign-office ^ "No. 61608". The London Gazette
The London Gazette
(Supplement). 11 June 2016. p. B2.  ^ https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528701/birthday_honours_2016_overseas_higher_awards_notes.pdf

External links[edit]

Biography at Magdalen College Oxford University biography Biography at the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science Royal Society
Royal Society

Academic offices

Preceded by Anthony Smith President of Magdalen College, Oxford 2005– Succeeded by incumbent

v t e

Heads of Houses of the University of Oxford


All Souls: Sir John Vickers Balliol: Sir Drummond Bone Brasenose: John Bowers Christ Church: Martyn Percy Corpus Christi: Steven Cowley Exeter: Sir Rick Trainor Green Templeton: Denise Lievesley Harris Manchester: Ralph Waller Hertford: Will Hutton Jesus: Sir Nigel Shadbolt Keble: Sir Jonathan Phillips Kellogg: Jonathan Michie Lady Margaret Hall: Alan Rusbridger Linacre: Nick Brown Lincoln: Henry Woudhuysen Magdalen: David Clary Mansfield: Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws Merton: Sir Martin J. Taylor New College: Miles Young Nuffield: Sir Andrew Dilnot Oriel: Moira Wallace Pembroke: Dame Lynne Brindley Queen's: Paul Madden St Anne's: Helen King St Antony's: Margaret MacMillan St Catherine's: Roger Ainsworth St Cross: Carole Souter St Edmund Hall: Keith Gull St Hilda's: Sir Gordon Duff St Hugh's: Dame Elish Angiolini St John's: Maggie Snowling St Peter's: Mark Damazer Somerville: Alice Prochaska Trinity: Dame Hilary Boulding University: Sir Ivor Crewe Wadham: Lord Macdonald of River Glaven Wolfson: Dame Hermione Lee Worcester: Sir Jonathan Bate

Permanent Private Halls

Blackfriars: Simon Francis Gaine Campion Hall: James Hanvey Regent's Park College: Robert Ellis St Benet's Hall: Werner Jeanrond St Stephen's House: Robin Ward Wycliffe Hall: Michael Lloyd

Recognised Independent Centres

Buddhist Studies: Richard Gombrich Energy Studies: Bassam Fattouh Hebrew and Jewish Studies: Martin Goodman Hindu Studies: Shaunaka Rishi Das Islamic Studies: Farhan Nizami