sskinner Professor 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 Professor Neil Curson – UCL Director (Industry)
Professor 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

Professor Valeria Nicolosi – Trinity College Dublin Director 
Professor in the Department of Chemistry at TCD
Research Areas:

  • Dispersion and exfoliation of 1D and 2D nanomaterials
  • Aberration corrected electron microscopy characterisation of nano materials and devices
  • In-situ EM characterisation of nanomaterials and devices
  • Characterisation of MoSI Nanowires
  • Batteries and Supercapacitators based on nanomaterials
  • Development of energy storage devices additively manufactured

For more information visit Valeria’s website

Dr Anna Regoutz – Co Director UCL (Admissions)
Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Materials and interfaces in power electronics
  • Oxide materials for electronic devices
  • Sol-gel methods for thin films
  • Inorganic materials for biosensors
  • Hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • X-ray matter interactions

For more information visit Anna’s website

Dr Chris Howard – Co Director UCL (Curriculum)
Associate Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL
Research Areas:

  • Low dimensional materials (layered materials, 2D materials, nanotubes) and their manipulation via chemical doping
  • Exotic electronic ground states (superconductivity, charge density waves)
  • Physics of solutions and liquids
  • Advanced large scale facility scattering techniques (elastic and inelastic X-ray and neutron scattering, photoemission spectroscopy, quasi elastic neutron scattering)

For more information visit Chris’s website

Camille Dr Camille Petit – Co Director ICL (Curriculum)
Reader 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) Professor Alex Porter – Co Director ICL (Curriculum)
Professor 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

Dr Ifan Stephens – Co Director ICL (Curriculum)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Materials at Imperial College
Research Areas:

  • The catalysis of electrochemical devices for solar fuel production, batteries, chemical synthesis and fuel cells
  • Mitigating degradation in the next generation of batteries
  • The discovery of new functional interfaces by leveraging the interplay between electrochemical measurements, microscopy, surface science characterisation, first principles calculations and in operando spectroscopy

For more information visit Ifan’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

Dr Lewys Jones – Co Director Trinity College Dublin
Assistant Professor (Ussher) in the Department of Physics at TCD
Research Areas:

  • Scanning stability in the aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope (AC-STEM)
  • Applications of multi-frame STEM imaging and spectroscopy data
  • Hardware development for TEM (inc. emitters, holders, lenses & detectors)
  • Data analytics for low-dose imaging (inc. machine learning)

For more information visit Geoff’s website

hbibi Ms Hafiza Bibi – Centre Manager
Imperial College London
sandra Ms Sandra Ellis – Programme Manager 
Trinity College Dublin