Current Projects

Part IIs 2019-2020

Name

College

Title

Supervisors

Luca AMERI

TRI

Batteries for grid scale energy storage

MP

Max BENNETT

TRI

Nacre-like alumina ceramics

RIT/NG

Arthur BERKLEY

CCC

Ab-initio energy considerations on molecular graphene defects

LB/Lambert

Jack BOWEN

STA

Laser written qubits in wide band gap crystals

JMS

Tanguy FERAUD

QNS

Nano-scratch testing: understanding fundamentals of wear

AJW/Kareer

Freddie FOLLOWS

TRI

Joints in practical superconductors

CRMG/SCS

Justin FUNG

CCC

Mechanical properties of solid state lithium ion batteries

DEJA/Darnbrough

Alex HERZOG

STA

Applications of ion charged dielectrics

PRW/Bonilla

Josh KING

MAN

Automated readout of semiconductor qubits

GADB/Ares

Owen KOSMAN

SEH

Production and mechanical testing of hierarchical composite structures by freeze casting for energy, thermal or structural applications

NG/RIT

Brooke LEAR

STA

Scalable HRTEM image simulation of nanoparticles for machine learning dataset generation

AIK

Tom LYNCH

CCC

Using DFT to interpret spectra from atomic vibrations in the electron microscope

JRY/RJN

Morris MA

STC

Microstructure of MgB2 bulk magnets

SCS/CRMG

Luke MALONE

STC

Dynamic mechanical analysis of natural tissues

JTC

Jess MASON

TRI

Phase separation and properties of polymer dispersed liquid crystals

HEA

Gota MATSUI

CCC

Characterisation of gas-barrier polymer films

HEA

Poppy MILLER

CCC

Novel texturing processes for silicon photovoltaics manufacturing

Bonilla/PRW

Tara MILNE

MAN

Active photonic materials for next-generation computing

HB

Dylan MURRAY

QNS

Deformation localisation around hydrides in zirconium

DEJA

Seb PEARSON

STA

Stress analysis for optimisation of freestyle scooter components

Hofmann/Tarleton

Johann PERERA

QNS

Building the batteries of the future – solid–state synthesis and electrochemical testing of superionic conductors for all-solid-state battery applications

PGB

Cai RICHARDS

QNS

All natural composites

JTC

Matthew RIDING

TRI

Understanding screw dislocation structures in BCC metals

PDN/DEJA

Rob SCALES

MAN

Macromechanical testing of high–entropy alloys for nuclear application

DEJA/AJW/Shiuan-Li

Dan SCOTSON

MAN

Fracture of novel graphites for next generation nuclear energy

TJM

Milo SHEN

STC

Investigating nanoscale solute cluster formation mechanisms in high-strength aluminium alloys by atom probe tomography

MPM/PAJB

Benjamin SHI

MAN

Modelling the imaging of bonding in materials by combining electron microscopy with density functional theory

PDN/JRY/RJN

Izzie SLATTERY

STA

The effect of nitrogen on the properties of thin film solid state electrolytes

CRMG/SCS/Zekoll

Jeremy STEED

SEH

Spray casting solid state electrolyte thin films

CRMG/SCS/Zekoll

Techin TUNGCHARERNPAISARN

CCC

Synthesis and application of ternary transition metal fluoride nanoparticles on carbon support structures

NG

Annabel VAN DER KOOY

MAN

Measuring atmospheric aerosols with microcavity sensors

JMS

Brad YOUNG

SEH

New Zr alloys for fusion applications

CRMG/DEJA

Tai ZHANG

SEH

DFT modelling of the effect of carbon additions on grain boundary toughness in alumina

JRY/RIT

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