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Isaac Abrahams

Dr Isaac Abrahams

Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry
Head of Department of Chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London
+44 20 7882 3235

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/isaacabrahams.html

Solid State Ionics, Defect structure, Neutron diffraction, Structural chemistry, Ferroelectrics, Inorganic glasses

David Ayuso

David Ayuso

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

Owen Benton

Dr Owen Benton

Lecturer in Computational Condensed Matter

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/jobenton.html

Condensed Matter, Theoretical Physics, Quantum Magnetism, Spin Liquids, Frustrated systems

Adrian Bevan

Prof Adrian Bevan

Professor of Physics
Head of School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/ajbevan.html
Ulla Blumenschein

Dr Ulla Blumenschein

Senior Lecturer of Particle Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/ublumenschein.html

Higgs boson decays to fermions, Z bosons + c/b quarks, Search for heavy Higgs bosons, MC generators, SM precision measurements, Calorimeter triggers

Marcella Bona

Dr Marcella Bona

Reader in Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/mbona.html

Flavour Physics, Dark Matter Search, Machine Learning, Phenomenology, Pollution Studies

Jochen Brandt

Dr Jochen Brandt

Royal Society University Research Fellow

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/jbrandt.html

Helicenes, CISS, Chirality, Radicals, Spin

Enrico Camporeale

Dr Enrico Camporeale

Senior Lecturer in Digital Environment

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/enricocamporeale.html

Machine Learning, Space Physics, Space Weather, Plasma Physics, Computational methods

Gregory Chass

Dr Gregory Chass

Reader in Computational Chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/gregorychass.html

Infrastructure & Disordered Functional Materials, Entropic Contributions to Functionality, Modelling & Simulation (nano-to-engineering scales), Neutron Scattering (Elastic, QENS, INS)

Linda Cremonesi

Dr Linda Cremonesi

Lecturer in Particle Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/cremonesi-linda.html

Particle Physics, Neutrinos, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Ian Dawson

Dr Ian Dawson

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/research-staff/profiles/idawson.html
Devis Di Tommaso

Dr Devis Di Tommaso

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director of Graduate Studies

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/devisditommaso.html

Computational chemistry, Theoretical catalysis, CO2 conversion, Machine learning, Nucleation and growth

Stoichko Dimitrov

Dr Stoichko Dimitrov

Senior Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Taught Studies of SPCS

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.dimitrovlab.co.uk/

Laser spectroscopy, Printed solar cells, Perovskite photovoltaics, Organic photovoltaics, Photophysics, Semiconductors

Alan Drew

Prof Alan Drew

Professor of Experimental Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/ajdrew.html
David Dunstan

Prof David Dunstan

Professor of Experimental Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/ddunstan.html
Marc Fernandez-Yague

Dr Marc Fernandez-Yague

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/mfernandez-yague.html

Mechanotransduction, Focal Adhesions, Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Bioelectricity, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials

William Gillin

Prof William Gillin

Professor of Experimental Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/wgillin.html
Cristina Giordano

Dr Cristina Giordano

Reader in Chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/cristinagiordano.html
Jonathan Hays

Prof Jonathan Hays

Professor of Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/jhays.html
Heli Hietala

Dr Heli Hietala

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/hhietala.html
Peter Hobson

Prof Peter Hobson

Professor of Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/phobson.html

Particle physics, Radiation sensors, Scintillators, Monte Carlo, Optical ray-tracing, Optical holography

Michael Jie

Dr Michael Jie

Senior Lecturer

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/xjie.html

Microwave Catalysis, Plastic waste upcycling, Hydrogen technology, CO2 Utilisation, Low carbon Technology, Functional Materials synthesis

Junjie Liu

Dr Junjie Liu

Lecturer in Quantum Technology

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

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Yao Lu

Dr Yao Lu

Senior Lecturer
Tutor Abroad

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

yaolulab.com/

Surface science, Nanomaterials, Low carbon manufacturing

Nicola McConkey

Dr Nicola McConkey

Ernest Rutherford Fellow and Lecturer in Particle Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/nmcconkey.html

Neutrino Physics, Quantum Technology, Detector Development

Scott Melville

Dr Scott Melville

Lecturer of Cosmology

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/smelville.html

Cosmology, Gravity, Quantum Field Theory

Alston Misquitta

Dr Alston Misquitta

Senior Lecturer

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/ajmisquitta.html
Jan Mol

Prof Jan Mol

Professor of Physics
Director of Research

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/jmolqmulacuk.html

quantum materials and devices, nanoscale thermodynamics, molecular electronics, solid-state nanopores, quantum sensing, atomically precise engineering

Christian Nielsen

Dr Christian Nielsen

Reader in Organic Materials

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/christiannielsen.html

organic electronics, organic bioelectronics, semiconducting polymers

Matteo Palma

Prof Matteo Palma

Professor of Physical Chemistry and Nanomaterials

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

research.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/m.palma/index.html

Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Nanohybrids, Heterostructures, Biosensors

Anthony Phillips

Dr Anthony Phillips

Reader in Physics and Chemistry of Materials

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/aephillips.html
Marina Resmini

Prof Marina Resmini

Professor of Materials Chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/marinaresmini.html

nanogels, thermoresponsive polymers, microplastics, environmental impact, drug delivery

Eram Rizvi

Prof Eram Rizvi

Professor in Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/erizvi.html
Andrei Sapelkin

Dr Andrei Sapelkin

Senior Lecturer

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/asapelkin.html
James Thomas

Dr James Thomas

Lecturer in Quantum Technologies

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

Kostya Trachenko

Prof Kostya Trachenko

Professor of Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London
ccmmp.ph.qmul.ac.uk/~kostya

theory of states of matter including theory of liquids and supercritical fluids, links between fundamental physical constants and system properties, theory of melting, high pressure, glasses, radiation damage in nuclear and fusion energy and waste forms

Antonin Vlcek

Prof Antonin Vlcek

professor of inorganic chemistry

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/avlcek.html

photophysics, photochemistry, electron transfer, ultrafast spectroscopy, transition metal complexes, energy conversion

Abigail Waldron

Dr Abigail Waldron

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/awaldron.html
Ji Wu

Ji Wu

Research Manager

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/professional-services/profiles/jiwu.html
Ali Zarbakhsh

Dr Ali Zarbakhsh

Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry
Director of School Admission

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/alizarbakhsh.html

Neutron Reflectometry, Surfactant and Lipid Multilayers, Amphiphiles and Adsorption, Structural Studies of Complex Mixtures, Structures at fluid-fluid interfaces, Drugs and DNA/RNA delivery

Seth Zenz

Dr Seth Zenz

Senior Lecturer in Experimental Particle Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/spcs/staff/academics/profiles/szenz.html

Particle physics, Large Hadron Collider, Higgs boson, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence