sskinner Prof Stephen Skinner – ICL Director (Industry)
Professor in the Department of Materials at Imperial College
Research Areas:

  • Materials for new energy technologies including solid oxide fuel cell electrolytes and
    electrodes
  • Development of interstitial oxide ion conductors for fuel cell applications
  • Development of high temperature solid state electrolysers and permeation membranes
  • In-situ characterisation of materials as function of operating conditions
  • Understanding of degradation mechanisms and durability of electroceramic devices

For more information visit Stephen’s website

Dr Neil Curson - UCL Director Dr Neil Curson – UCL Director (Industry)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Controlled placement and imaging of dopants in semiconductors
  • Study and control of chemical reactions at surfaces
  • Development of scanning probe lithography techniques
  • Fabrication of novel materials by molecular manipulation

For more information visit Neil’s website

Dr David Payne Dr David Payne – Co Director ICL (Admissions)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Materials at Imperial College
Research Areas:

  • Investigation of the electronic structure of functional oxide materials, particularly post-transition metal oxides
  • Solar Water Splitting
  • Transparent Conducting Oxides (TCOs)
  • Lone-pair Materials
  • Spectroscopic characterisation methods, including soft and hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS and HAXPES), x-ray emission and absorption (XES and XAS), angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARPES), and especially high-pressure photoelectron spectroscopy (HiPPES)

For more information visit David’s website

Dorothy Duffy Dr Dorothy Duffy – Co Director UCL (Admissions)
Lecturer in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Radiation damage in materials
  • Biomineralization
  • Organic/inorganic interfaces
  • Crystal growth and inhibition
  • Effects of electronic excitations on radiation damage
  • Stress in nanostructures

For more information visit Dorothy’s website

Camille Dr Camille Petit – Co Director ICL (Curriculum)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at ICL
Research Areas:

  • Synthesis, Characterisation and Testing of Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications (e.g., CO2 capture and conversion, water purification and reuse)
  • Development of 3D and 2D nanomaterials (e.g., Metal Organic Framework, Graphite Oxide, Boron Nitride, Carbon Nitride)
  • Reactive Adsorption and Photocatalysis

For more information visit Camille’s website

Dr+Alex+Porter_July14-004+(0) Dr Alex Porter – Co Director ICL (Curriculum)
Reader in Bioimaging and Analysis in the Department of Materials at Imperial College
Research Areas:

  • Application of analytical and 3-D electron microscopy to characterise biointerface
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Bone grafting, disease and therapy
  • Cell penetrating nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

For more information visit Alex’s website

EdRomansProfile  Dr Ed Romans- Co Director UCL (Curriculum)
Lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Pulsed laser deposition of oxide materials
  • Superconducting thin films and devices
  • Nano-SQUIDs and their applications

For more information visit Ed’s website

GT Prof Geoff Thornton – Co Director UCL (Facilities)
Professor (ERC) in the Department of Chemistry at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Nanoscience and surface science of metal oxides
  • Developing single molecule spectroscopy on oxide surfaces, imaging single molecule chemistry, and nanofabrication of functional devices
  • Crystallography
  • STM/Atomic force microscopy
  • Synchrotron radiation
  • Diffraction

For more information visit Geoff’s website