DR Gus Gray-Weale

DR Gus Gray-Weale


  • Glycogen, glucose metabolism and diabetes (glycogen polymer diabetes)
  • Mathematical models in chemistry, biophysics, and soft matter. (simulation molecular dynamics polymer hydrophobic effect)
  • The hydrophobic effect (hydrophobic effect colloid emulsion protein membrane lipid bilayer)
  • Thermal and transport properties of molten slags (slag molten salt ionic liquid)



  • Angus Gray-Weale studied chemistry and applied mathematics at the University of Sydney, and received his doctorate at the University of Oxford for work on the structures of fluids of polarisable ions with Prof. Paul Madden. He then returned to the University of Sydney as an Australian Postdoctoral Fellow, and started at the University of Melbourne as a Lecturer in Chemistry in 2011. He uses mathematical and computer models, and also some experiments, to study the interactions of atoms, molecules, and ions. Despite the unimaginable complexity of the motions of these particles, we can understand their collective behaviour with our models and computer simulations. Our calculations lead to discoveries about the microscopic world; they help us understand old experiments and design new ones. Simulations are used to design high-tech materials, to understand the machinery of life, and in many other areas of physics and chemistry.    


Member of

  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Chartered Chemist 2008 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • 2003-2004 Junior Research Fellow in Chemistry, Jesus College Oxford. 2005-2008 DP0560146 ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Sydney.   


Education and training

  • DPhil, University of Oxford 2005
  • BSc, University of Sydney 1997



Available for supervision

  • Y