Imperial College London

Prof. John de Mello

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Visiting Professor



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John de Mello is a Professor of Nanomaterials in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College. His research focuses on the synthesis, characterisation and application of nanomaterials, with a particular emphasis on their use in sensors and electronic devices. He was a co-recipient of the Royal Society''s Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology and previously held a Royal Society Industry Fellowship with Millennium Inorganic Chemicals. He was a co-founder of Molecular Vision Ltd. - a company specialising in the use of organic LEDs and photodiodes for chemical sensing.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bannock JH, Krishnadasan SH, Nightingale AM, et al., 2012, Continuous Synthesis of Device-Grade Semiconducting Polymers in Droplet-Based Microreactors, Advanced Functional Materials

Ong K-H, Lim S-L, Tan H-S, et al., 2011, A Versatile Low Bandgap Polymer for Air-Stable, High-Mobility Field-Effect Transistors and Efficient Polymer Solar Cells, Advanced Materials, Vol:23, ISSN:0935-9648, Pages:1409-1413

Leem D-S, Kim S, Kim JW, et al., 2010, Rapid Patterning of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Interlayer Lithography, Small, Vol:6, ISSN:1613-6810, Pages:2530-2534

Ooi ZE, Tam TL, Sellinger A, et al., 2008, Field dependent carrier generation in bulk heterojunction solar cells, Energy Environ. Sci.

Krishnadasan S, Brown RJC, deMello AJ, et al., 2007, Intelligent Routes to The Controlled Synthesis of Nanoparticles, Lab on a Chip

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