Current Projects

Part IIs 2018-2019

Name

College

Title

Supervisors

Douglas ANDREW

STA

Carbon-carbon composites for next generation brake-pads

NG

Jack ASPINALL

MAN

Triggered single photon sources based on point defects in solids

JaMS/Trichet

Alex AUSTIN

MAN

“Cold sintering” of structural ceramics

RIT

Gil CHAMBERS

STC

Production of hierarchical structures by freeze-casting for energy, thermal or structural applications

NG/RIT

Josh DERU

CCC

Passivated contacts for silicon solar cells

PRW/Bonilla

Tom FAIRCLOUGH

CCC

Effect of thermal ageing on irradiation induced hardening nuclear steels

DEJA

Gemma FRANCIS

TRI

Evaporated molecular semiconductors for flexible electronics

HEA

Michael GOODE

SEH

Modelling electron scattering for atomic scale characterisation of materials

PDN

Henry HE

QNS

Half-Heusler alloys for thermoelectric applications

PAJB/MPM

Henry HODGSON

QNS

Superconducting thin films for highly efficient quantum resonators

SCS/CRMG

Inigo HOWE

STC

In-situ deformation of a polycrystalline thin foil

EKRT/Hofmann

Sam HUMPHREY

TRI

Speed of switching of various phase change materials at the nanoscale

HB/Cheng

Bilal HUSSAIN

STC

Characterisation of gas-barrier polymer films

HEA

Rachel KEALY

STA

Surface passivation for silicon solar cells

PRW/Bonilla

Steve KENCH

QNS

Novel deformation mechanism in aerospace engines

RCR/Barba

Jeremy LIANG*

STC

Electrical switching of novel phase change materials for photonic applications

Prof Hu (MIT)/HB

Yijun LIM

CCC

In-situ studies of graphene and carbon nanotube auxetic rubber bionic composites: Investigation of healing treatment on crack opening behaviour and fracture resistance using computed tomography and digital volume correlation

TJM

Nathan LOWE

SEH

DFT simulation of electron microscopy images

RJN/JRY/PDN

Matthew LYNCH

TRI

Synthesis and electrochemical characterisation of Li/Na ionic conductors for all-solid-state batteries

PGB

John ORBELL

SEH

Additive manufacturing of biological implants: testing and modelling

RCR/Barba

Oliver PADOVAN

SEH

Failure of armour ceramics in compression

RIT

Jit RAMESH*

STA

Designing Redox Couples for Energy Storage with Artificial Intelligence and First Principles Simulation

Prof. Kulik (MIT)/JRY

William ROBERTS

STC

Dislocation modelling of micro-seesaw experiments

EKRT/AJW

Claire SAXBY

STA

“Perfect” persistent mode joints for NbTi superconducting wire

CRMG/SCS

Brandon SEVERIN

STC

Hybrid microcavities for the study of nanoparticles

JaMS/Trichet

Dylan SMYTHE

TRI

In-situ studies of graphene and carbon nanotube auxetic rubber bionic composites: measurement of relations between pore geometry and strains by digital volume correlation of computed X--ray tomographs, recorded under load

TJM

Victoria STRUTT

STA

Atomic-scale characterisation of steels for fission reactors

MPM/PAJB

Matthew SYLVA

MAN

Mixed-metal fullerene molecular magnets

KP/NG

Laura WHEATLEY

TRI

Magnesium diboride bulk materials for medical applications

SCS/CRMG

Yuxin YIN*

MAN

Accurate models and predictions of quantum emitters with favourable quantum properties

Prof. Narang (Harvard)/RJN/JRY

Jetty ZHANG

STA

DFT modelling of atomic vibrations

RJN/JRY

Anita ZHOU

QNS

Novel processes for manufacturing silicon solar cells

PRW/Bonilla