Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Research Associate







ChemistrySouth Kensington Campus





  I completed a BSc Hons (1st class) from the University of Edinburgh in 2014, where I was awarded the chemistry BSc prize.  After this, I moved to Imperial College for an MRes in green chemistry (Distinction) in 2015, followed by  a PhD in the Durrant group in 2020, working in collaboration with the Domen group (Univ. Tokyo). During this time I studied the the photochemistry and electronic structure of particulate photocatalysts used for light driven water splitting. For this work I was awarded the Imperial College Chemistry PhD prize.  

After my PhD, I decided to change fields to electrochemistry. I am currently working in both the Durrant group and Stephens groups to study the mechanisms of oxygen evolution electrocatalysis. I also run the open source spectroscopy project, which aims to make the construction of advanced spectroscopic instrumentation and the analysis of the resulting data sets accessible to all researchers.  



Moss B, Wang Q, Butler K, et al., 2021, Linking in situ charge accumulation to electronic structure in doped SrTiO3 reveals design principles for hydrogen-evolving photocatalysts, Nature Materials, Vol:20, ISSN:1476-1122, Pages:511-517

Corby S, Tecedor M-G, Tengeler S, et al., 2020, Separating bulk and surface processes in NiO(x)electrocatalysts for water oxidation, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Vol:4, ISSN:2398-4902, Pages:5024-5030

Mesa CA, Steier L, Moss B, et al., 2020, Impact of synthesis route on the water oxidation kinetics of hematite photoanodes, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Vol:11, ISSN:1948-7185, Pages:7285-7290

Moss B, Le H, Corby S, et al., 2020, Anisotropic electron transport limits performance of Bi2WO6 photoanodes, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol:124, ISSN:1932-7447, Pages:18859-18867

Moss B, Lim KK, Beltram A, et al., 2017, Comparing photoelectrochemical water oxidation, recombination kinetics and charge trapping in the three polymorphs of TiO2, Scientific Reports, Vol:7, ISSN:2045-2322

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