Building on the success of last year’s challenge, first year PhD students from the CDT-ACM were asked to build working microscopes for just £100. Four teams competed to win a prize awarded by the staff and students from the CDT.
Congratulations to CDT-ACM students Nadir Basma and Mohamed Koronfel who have passed their final vivas and been awarded their PhDs. Mohamed is a student at Imperial College and presented his research on ‘understanding the in-vivo reactivity of orthopaedic implants’. Nadir is a student at UCL
Congratulations to Imperial College CDT-ACM student Sofia Marchesini has been awarded her PhD after passing her viva at Imperial College. Sofia’s research project was entitled 2D non-carbonaceous materials for chemical separations, and Sofia was sponsored throughout her PhD by industrial
Final year student Oscar Williams won the Best Oral Presentation Winner at the UCL-Peking University Symposium on Materials, Energy, and Catalysis in September 2018. Oscar’s presentation was entitled Observing the wanderings of gold atoms: A scanning tunnelling microscopy investigation. Both UCL and Peking University
Final year student Daphné Lubert-Perquel has published research findings which show that solar panels could be improved by arranging their molecules in predetermined patterns. The article entitled Identifying triplet pathways in dilute pentacene films is published in the October edition of Nature Communications. Daphné is
King’s College London has joined UCL and Imperial College London as a member of the London Centre of Nanotechnology. Following a launch event on 3 September 2018, addressed by the Deputy Mayor of London for Business Rajesh Agrawal as well as speakers
Congratulations to CDT-ACM students Tim Ellis and Roland Leber who have passed their final vivas and been awarded their PhDs. Tim is a student at Imperial College and presented his research on ‘pulmonary metallic therapeutics for the treatment of tuberculosis’. Roland
The CDT-ACM away day took place at the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University on Friday 3 August. Students were divided into teams and asked to design a material – a prototype technology or idea – that is currently in the
Congratulations to CDT-ACM student Jen Hack who cycled Stage 10 of the Tour de France on Sunday 8th July. The stage was 169 km long with 4017 m of elevation. Amazing!
Now in its eighth year, the Imperial festival, took place over two days on 28 and 29 April. Over 20,000 people visited the festival, which aimed to introduce the under-12s to science and technology. As part of the festival, Oscar