Research


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (2015-present)

Departments of Chemistry and Applied Physics, Columbia University, USA and University of Rennes 1, France

Advisors: Prof Latha Venkataraman, Prof Phillip Hapiot

scanning tunnelling microscope-based break junction (STM-BJ), single-molecule electronics, self-assembled monolayers (Au, Ag, C), x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, surface chemistry (thiols, N-heterocyclic carbenes, electrografting), programming and data analysis (Igor)

TOC_FINAL“Reversible on-surface wiring of resistive circuits”, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 4340 [link]


Ph.D. Student and Research Associate (2008-15)

Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, UK

Advisors: Prof Nicholas J. Long, Dr Tim Albrecht

organometallic and coordination chemistry (synthesis), surface and solution electrochemistry, mixed valence complexes, STM (imaging, current-distance spectroscopy), programming and data analysis (MATLAB, Macro Scheduler), nanoscale charge transport, catalysis

nchem.2553-TOC“Oligomeric ferrocene rings”, Nature Chem., 2016, 8, 825 [link]

5-jacs-2015“New insights into single-molecule junctions using a robust, unsupervised approach to data collection and analysis”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 9971 [link]


Research Student (2007-8)

ICI Paints/AkzoNobel, Slough, UK

Advisors: Mr Tom Munhoven, Dr Manish Sarkar

heterogenous polymerization, paint and supramolecular (host-guest) chemistry