CV of Richard H Henchman







2019 Biomolecular structure: flexible but how flexible? Biopolis, AStar Institute, Singapore.
Multiscale method to determine the entropy of molecular systems RACI Physical Chemistry Conference, Perth, Australia.
2018 Liquid-phase entropy using multiscale cell theory Daresbury Research Laboratory, UK.
Liquid-phase entropy and hydrogen-bond stability Abdus Salam International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
Hierarchical method to determine the entropy of molecular systems 54th Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Halle, Germany.
Entropy of liquids computed from force-torque covariance and contacts Theoretical Chemistry Group Conference, Sheffield, UK.
10th Liblice Conference, Srni, Czech Republic.
Quantifying the wigglings and jigglings of flexible molecules Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Vienna, Austria.
2017 Dissecting the entropy change of molecular binding Statistical Mechanics in Soft Matter, Sydney, Australia.
Entropy of Liquid mixtures of flexible molecules from computer simulation CCPBiosim Conference on Frontiers of Biomolecular Simulation, Southampton, UK.
Disentangling the entropy of liquids of flexible molecules Thermodynamics 2017, Edinburgh, UK.
Theory for the entropy of liquid mixtures of flexible molecules WATOC, Munich, Germany.
Variable stability of hydrogen-oxygen interactions in liquid water Rome Tre Congress on Water under Extreme Conditions, Rome, Italy.
Computational quantification of the molecular flexibility and stability of liquids and solutions School of Applied Maths, Australian National University, Australia.
Total quantification of molecular flexibility and stability from computer simulation School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
2016 In liquid water when is a hydrogen bond not a hydrogen bond? Department of Physics, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Dissecting solution structure to determine solution entropy RESOLV Summer School, Bochum-Ruhr University, Germany.
Nature of the structure and dynamics of water Department of Physics, University of the Algarve, Portugal.
2015 Methods to classify and quantify molecular structure AMMA Molecular Modelling Meeting 2015, Sydney, Australia.
Defining disorder by feeling the force Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, Cambridge, UK.
Determining macromolecular entropy from force New Frontiers in the Characterization of Molecular Systems, Maxwell Foundation, Edinburgh, UK.
2014 Using the force to determine the stability of proteins Humboldt UK Annual General Meeting, Nottingham, UK.
  Understanding and determining entropy in terms of force CCP5 Annual Meeting, Harper Adams University, UK.
  Predicting the entropy of solutions, complexes and flexible molecules MGMS Annual Meeting, Glasgow, UK.
  Understanding and determining entropy in terms of the strengths and types of interactions School of Physics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.
  Evolving from cell to multicell theory to calculate hydration entropy CECAM Workshop on Entropy in Biomolecular Systems, Vienna, Austria.
2013 Water's non-tetrahedral side RSC Faraday Discussion 167, Bristol, UK.
  Accurately resolving hydrogen bonds is the key to determining the structure of water and aqueous solutions Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  Pharmacy, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany.
  Theoretical Biophysical Chemistry, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany.
  Biophysics, Bochum University, Bochum, Germany.
  Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.
  Energy wells and transition states in high dimensions RSC Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Nottingham, UK.
  Long-range structure in aqueous solutions ACS Symposium, New Orleans, USA.
  What determines the stability of proteins? Humboldt Network Meeting, Hannover, Germany.
  Structure of water and aqueous solutions Saarbrucken University, Saarbrucken, Germany.
2012 How much translational and rotational entropy do solvated molecules lose upon binding? Biological Thermodynamics, London, UK.
  Accurately resolving hydrogen bonds is the key to determining the structure of water and aqueous solutions Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.
  Continuing controversies of water structure Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg, Germany.
  Defining hydrogen bonds to determine the structure and dynamics of water University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
    Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
    Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel.
  Defining hydrogen bonds to determine the structure and dynamics of water and aqueous solutions Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India.
  Cell method to evaluate the entropy of liquids Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  That complex molecular bioassembly called water National Centre for Biomedical Sciences, Bangalore, India.
2011 Zooming in on the matrix of life Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna and Medical University of Vienna, Austria.
  Structure and dynamics of liquid water CECAM Meeting on Biomolecular Recognition, Paris, France.
  Navigating the potential energy surface of liquid water Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  Biopolis, Singapore
  NTU University, Singapore
  Materials, Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK.
2010 From diffusion in polymers to water CCP5 Workshop on Adsorption in Novel Porous Materials, UK.
  Navigating the potential energy surface of liquid water Molecular and Nanoscale Physics Group, University of Leeds, UK.
    Soft Materials and Slow Dynamics Meeting, Bath, UK.
  Getting a handle on the most slippery of molecular ensembles Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester, UK.
  Structure, dynamics and thermodynamics of liquid water CCP5 Annual Meeting, Sheffield, UK.
  Potential energy surface and free energy of aqueous solutions 8th Liblice Conference, Brno, Czech Republic.
  Entropic components of liquids and solutions Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany.
  Entropic components of solutions and complexes Entropy and Forces Workshop, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg, Germany.
2009 Solvation theory to provide a molecular interpretation of the hydrophobic entropy loss of noble gas hydration Thermodynamics 2009, London, UK.
  Entropic trends in aqueous solutions of the common functional groups Faraday Discussions 145, Physical Organic Chemistry, Cardiff, UK.
  Solution entropy of aqueous noble gases CECAM Meeting on Water at Interfaces, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  Hard-sphere free energies Symposium in Honour of Bill Hoover, Manchester, UK.
2008 A partition function for the liquid phase CCPB Biomolecular Simulation Meeting, Bristol, UK.
    Entropy in Biomolecular Systems, Split, Croatia.
    Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK.
  Quantum and classical partition functions of water from computer simulation Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK.
  Partition function of dilute aqueous solutions Computational Molecular Sciences, Cirencester, UK.
  Partition functions of liquid water and dilute aqueous solutions of noble gases from computer simulation CCP5 Annual Meeting, London, UK.
  Partition functions of aqueous solutions of simple non-polar solutes and ions CCP5 Meeting on Polyelectrolytes, Manchester, UK.
2007 A partition function for the liquid phase Chemistry, University of Surrey, UK.
  Liquid-state partition function using computer simulation Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK.
    CECAM Workshop, New Directions in Liquid State Theory, Lyon, France.
    AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, UK.
  Resurrecting a theory of the liquid state with computers Chemistry, University of Bath, UK.
2006 Solvent free energy from a single simulation via cell theory. Meeting for Recently Appointed Academics in Physical Chemistry, University of Nottingham, UK.
    1st European Chemistry Congress, Budapest, Hungary.
    Manchester Computing, University of Manchester, UK.
    Computational Science and Engineering, Daresbury Laboratory, UK.
    Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, UK.
  Discovery of a novel binding trench in HIV integrase. MGMS Conference, Southampton, UK.
2005 Asymmetric opening mechanism inferred from simulations of the nicotinic receptor. Pharmacology, University College London, London, UK.
  Molecular mechanisms from molecular dynamics: the case of the nicotinic receptor. Physical Chemistry, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
2004 Allosteric transitions in the α7 nicotinic receptor using molecular dynamics simulations. ACS Symposium, Anaheim, California, USA.
  Using simulations to predict allosteric changes in the α7 nicotinic receptor. Biochemistry, Oxford University, UK.
2002 The ARC/TAP hydration site method for studying water molecules around proteins. Physical Chemistry, ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland.
2000 Conformational stabilisation of amino acid derivatives by a macrobicycle host. CECAM Workshop on Challenges in Free Energy Calculations, Lyon, France.
    IWR, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
1998 Generation of OPLS-like charges from the molecular electrostatic potential using restraints. MGMS Young Modellers' Forum, London, UK.
1996 Diffusion of small molecules in glassy polymers. Australian Polymer Symposium, Adelaide, Australia.
    Royal Australian Chemical Institute Award Ceremony, Sydney, Australia.


Prizes and Awards

2013 Humboldt Fellowship
2012 Lady Davis Visiting Professor Fellowship
1998 MGMS Young Modellers' Forum, 3rd Prize.
1996 - 99 Commonwealth Scholarship in the United Kingdom.
1996 Australian Postgraduate Award.
  University Medal in Theoretical Chemistry for B. Sc.
  Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medal.
  George Harris Scholarship (University of Sydney).
  St Paul's College Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship.
  Council Prize (St Paul's College).
1995 NSW Polymer Group Royal Australia Chemical Institute Prize.
  Hush Prize in Theoretical Chemistry (University of Sydney).
  GS Caird Scholarship in Chemistry, Major (University of Sydney).
  Grainger Scholarship (St Paul's College).
1994 Dean's Honours List (3rd in Science, University of Sydney).
  Grainger Scholarship (St Paul's College).
1993 Science Foundation for Physics, Scholarship No. 1 (University of Sydney).
  Levey Scholarship No.2 in Chemistry (University of Sydney).
  Aspinall-Kemp Scholarship (St Paul's College).
1992 Liversidge Scholarship in Chemistry (University of Sydney).
  Canon Stephen Scholarship (St Paul's College).
  Premier's Certificate in Excellence in 4 Unit Science (1st in NSW).
  BHP Medal in Mathematics and Science (1st in NSW in combined Mathematics/Science).
  Australian Students Prize for Excellence (TER Score 99.95).
1990, 1991 General Merit Prize (Sydney Grammar School).
1986 - 91 Sir Leslie Herron Scholarship (Sydney Grammar School).
1986 Prox. Acc. (2nd in school, Sydney Grammar School).
1985 - 86 Sir Charles Mackerras Scholarship (cello, Sydney Grammar School).
1985 Open External Student Tuition Scholarship (cello, Sydney Conservatorium of Music).
1982, 1983 Dux of School (Sydney Grammar Edgecliff Preparatory School).