Current Projects

Part IIs 2020-2021

Name

College

Title

Supervisors

Anthony AKINWALE

STC

Atom probe and digital field ion microscopy for combined atomic-scale structure and chemistry

MPM/PAJB

Nathan BROWN

SEH

Evaporated molecular semiconductors for flexible electronics

HEA

Stephanie Budenberg

QNS

Mechanical properties of natural tissue

JTC

Will CONNOLLY

QNS

Processing of electrolytes for solid state batteries

RIT/MP

Calum CUNNINGHAM

STC

DFT modelling of SiC composites for jet engines

RJN/DEJA

Kristian CURTIS

SEH

Novel materials research for photonic computing based AI and/or artificial retinas

HB

Anna ELLIOTT

SEH

Measurement of ultrafine aerosol particles using single photon detection

JMS

Carrie FORSDYKE

STA

Characterising atomic scale microstructure in alloys designed for fission and fusion reactors

MPM/DEJA/PAJB

Florence GOODRICH

CCC

Understanding screw dislocation structures in BCC metals

PDN/DEJA/Haley

James GRACA-JONES

MAN

Software development for quantum experiments

Ares/GADB

Ben JAGGER

STA

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

CRMG/SCS

Helen LEUNG

CCC

Scalable HRTEM image simulation of nanoparticles for machine learning dataset generation

AIK/Huang

Ben LEVI

SEH

Calculating the magnetocrystalline anisotropy of cobalt-based magnets

JRY/CEP

Yingsi LIN

STC

Superconducting properties of MgB2 bulk magnet materials

SCS/CRMG

Rachel MATTHEWS

STA

Quantum dot solar cells

AARW

Emily MILAN

SEH

Joints in practical superconductors

CRMG/SCS

Sam MILLER

SEH

Lithium-rich anti-perovskite solid-electrlytes for all-solid-state Li-metal batteries

JRY/MP

Omer NALBANT

STA

Tunnelling in ion-doped oxide thin films

RSB/PRW

Charlie PEARSON

TRI

Predicting the performance and usefulness of near-term quantum computers

SCB

Agastya PISHARODY

SEH

Predicting and understanding the colours of crystals

JRY/Prentice

Kieran RIVERS

MAN

High entropy alloys for nuclear application

AJW/DEJA/Li

Rory ROSE

TRI

Ultrasonic fatigue testing

AJW/Gong

NicHolas SIM

CCC

Superconducting resonators for quantum device readout

Ares/GADB

Yixuan SONG

MAN

Quantum gates using engineered nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamond

JMS

Will STAUNTON

STC

Laser-written defects in wide band gap crystals for quantum technologies

JMS

Greta THOMPSON

QNS

Revealing the impact of vibrations on degradation in lithium ion batteries

RSW/MP

Jake TURNER

STA

Machine learning NMR spectra for disordered materials

JRY/Volker

Eloise VEYS

TRI

In-situ studies of the deformation of highly porous 3D CNT tube (CNTT) networks

TJM

Kara VOUILLOZ

MAN

In-situ studies of the damage in carbon-carbon composites for Gen IV nuclear energy

TJM

Jessica WEN

QNS

Atomically clean 2D material membranes for photoelectron spectroscopy of solid-liquid interfaces

RSW/HB

Xumo YANG

STC

Exploring new insights into the Si-SiO2 interface physics

RSB/PRW

Kaize YING

MAN

A model for radiation-curing of polymers

HEA

Amin ZOUINE

MAN

Boron nitride fibre laminate

NG/RCR

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