Sustainable nanomanufacturing

In a world where environmental impact matters more than ever, we've taken a stand against hazardous chemical waste. Our research group has pivoted towards sustainable nanomanufacturing approaches that minimise the use of hazardous chemicals. We're committed to crafting a future where technology and nature coexist harmoniously. Our current research in the sustainable nanomanufacuturing focuses on the development of water-based lithography techniques and additive printing with natural materials such as silk. Furthermore, our work also involves applying these newly developed techniques for the construction of flexible functional electronic and photonic devices.

To fuel new ideas and the knowledge base in this fast moving area of research, we are looking for exceptionally motivated students with the ability to think analytically and work across various partners (for example within multiple EU- and EPSRC-funded projects within the research group). These DPhil studentships encompass several areas of research, from optics and electronics to nanofabrication, modeling and test-set-up building and programming. You must be willing to put in the effort to learn these skills in order to progress through the project. However, we are a thriving research group with a fun-loving and intensive work ethic that makes our students experts in their chosen field by the end of their DPhil.

An incoming DPhil student will have significant advantages: our experimental capability in this area is now set-up, and we have some of the most advanced instrumentation in the field. Our group has several individuals who can informally work with the student, so the student will not feel lost in their first few months.

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