The Eslava Group is developing new catalysts and photoelectrochemical cells to drive clean energy research.
The Barnes Group has created Driftfusion: A time dependent drift diffusion code for simulating solar cells in Matlab. The Group is also exploring other exciting areas such as neuromorphics.
Clotilde heads the nanoelectrochemistry group, whose work spans across the CPE's three research themes: Electrochemistry for energy storage conversion, structure, redox chemistry and conductivity in EC nanojunctions and electronic and atomic structure and low dimensional materials for heterostructuring of BP with metals low dimensional chiral nanosheets/nanowires.
Andrew Wadsworth's research interests mainly lie in the design and characterization of organic semiconducting materials for energy and sensing applications.
Anne Guilbert's research focuses on understanding the link between chemical structure and properties of organic semiconductors for solar energy applications with a particular emphasis on understanding how chemical structure and packing of the materials controls the material properties.
The Xie Group's research concerns novel nanomaterials synthesis and fabrication and their applications in energy and life sciences.
Florian Glöcklhofer's research interests lie in the field of π-conjugated organic compounds, with a focus on the design and synthesis of π-conjugated macrocycles for battery electrodes and on the development of new synthetic approaches to aromatics.
The Ratcliff Group's current research topics include the development of methods for treating large systems containing 1000s of atoms using density-functional theory and applications to organic LEDs, molecular ferroelectrics and simulating x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
Ludmilla Steier is leading a research programme on atomic engineering of photo- and electrocatalysts for the synthesis of energy-rich compounds.
The Durrant Group is interested in the development of new chemical approaches to solar energy conversion.
The Haque Group is focused upon the development of novel molecular architectures for solar energy conversion.
The Heeney Group concentrates on the design, synthesis and characterisation of organic semiconductor materials for a range of optoelectronic applications, including field effect transistors, photovoltaic devices, light emitting diodes and sensors.
Robert Hoye's research group is focused on the development of electronic materials for clean energy conversion, with applications including photovoltaics and light-emitting diodes.
The Kafizas Group develops light-activated coatings that can drive useful chemistry using sunlight.
The Materials Design Group led by Aron Walsh applies cutting-edge materials theory and simulation to problems across solid-state chemistry and physics, including materials for solar cells and fuels, batteries, thermoelectrics, and solid-state lighting.
The McCulloch Group's research focuses on the development of stable, high performance n- and p-type organic semiconductors.
The McLachlan Group's research is focused on the preparation of metal oxide-polymer composites, primarily for photovoltaic applications but extending to light-emitting and transistor applications.
The Nanoanalysis Group led by Ji-Seon Kim uses spectroscopy to study the arrangement, packing and interactions between molecules.
The Stingelin Group's current research interests encompass the broad field of organic functional materials, including organic electronics, multifunctional inorganic/organic hybrids, and smart, advanced optical systems based on organic matter.
The Nelson Group looks at energy access molecular electronics models and simulation for organic solar cells, polymer batteries and photocatalysis
Magda Titirici is Chair of Sustainable Energy Materials. Her group's research interests involve sustainable materials with focus on carbon and carbon hybrids.
Mary Ryan heads a group on applied electrochemistry and corrosion, with a focus on deposition of nanostructures and the study of self-forming nanocrystalline oxides; as well as fundamental work on degradation and stability of metal systems.
The Ultrafast Optoelectronics Group led by Artem Bakulin develops state-of-the-art spectroscopy methods and applies them to understand the behaviour of molecular and nanoscale systems.
Nicola Gasparini’s interest lies on the fundamental and application-oriented research in lab-scale and large-area printed electronics, in particular organic photovoltaics and photodetectors.