Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Chair in Polymer Materials



+44 (0)20 7594 5669i.mcculloch




RCS 1 M229ChemistrySouth Kensington Campus





Iain McCulloch is currently Professor of Polymer Materials in the Chemistry Department at Imperial College London, having joined in October 2007. His research focus is in the development of high performance organic semiconductor materials for application in organic field effect transistors (OFET) and organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices.These activities are carried out in collaboration with colleagues within both the Physics and Chemistry Departments at Imperial College.

Iain is co-inventor on over 50 patent families filed from these research activities, and has published over 150 publications in peer reviewed journals.

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Lin Y, Adilbekova B, Firdaus Y, et al., 2019, 17% Efficient Organic Solar Cells Based on Liquid Exfoliated WS2 as a Replacement for PEDOT:PSS, Advanced Materials, ISSN:0935-9648

Seitkhan A, Neophytou M, Kirkus M, et al., 2019, Use of the Phen-NaDPO:Sn(SCN)(2) Blend as Electron Transport Layer Results to Consistent Efficiency Improvements in Organic and Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Advanced Functional Materials, ISSN:1616-301X

Zheng Y, Wang G-JN, Kang J, et al., 2019, An Intrinsically Stretchable High-Performance Polymer Semiconductor with Low Crystallinity, Advanced Functional Materials, ISSN:1616-301X

Liao H, Xiao C, Ravva MK, et al., 2019, Fused Pyrazine- and Carbazole-Containing Azaacenes: Synthesis and Properties, Chempluschem, ISSN:2192-6506

Wustoni S, Combe C, Ohayon D, et al., 2019, Membrane-Free Detection of Metal Cations with an Organic Electrochemical Transistor, Advanced Functional Materials, ISSN:1616-301X

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