William Smith

Adjunct Professor

Contact InformationWilliam Smith


Biography Summary

Mr. Smith supervises students in the Biophysics, Mathematics and Statistics, and Chemistry graduate programs at the University of Guelph, and in the Chemical Engineering program at the University of Waterloo.

Research Interests

  • Molecular-level simulation algorithms for the prediction of macroscopic thermodynamic and transport properties of matter
  • Computer simulation and mathematical modeling of phenomena in physics chemistry biology and chemical engineering


  • 1969, Doctorate, Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
  • 1967, Master of Science, Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
  • 1966, Master of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto
  • 1965, Bachelor of Applied Science, Engineering Science, University of Toronto

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Molecular simulation of caloric properties of fluids modelled by force fields with intramolecular contributions: Application to heat capacities (Accepted in 2017)
  • An overview of computational methods for chemical equilibrium and kinetic calculations for geochemical and reactive transport modeling (Accepted in 2017)
  • Recent progress in molecular simulation of aqueous electrolytes:Force fields, chemical potentials and solubility (Accepted in 2016)
  • Osmotic pressure of aqueous electrolyte solutions via molecular simulations of chemical potentials: Application to NaCl (Accepted in 2016)
  • Analytical representation of the density derivative of the Percus-Yevick hard-sphere radial distribution function (Accepted in 2016)