1994-97 Ph.D. at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  Research in the Theory of Condensed Matter Group at the Cavendish Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. M. C. Payne, and affiliated to the Microstructural Physics Group on a project entitled: Ab initio electron energy loss spectroscopy.
1991-94 Christ's College, University of Cambridge
1994 B.A. (Hons) in Physical Natural Sciences.
  Tripos Part II (First Class) in Theoretical Physics.
1993 Tripos Part IB (First Class) in Advanced Physics and Mathematics.
1992 Tripos Part IA (First Class) in Chemistry, Geology, Physics and Mathematics.