Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Organic Materials



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Martin Heeney is a Professor of Organic Materials  in the department of chemistry at Imperial College. His research concentrates upon 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. His research is highly multi-disciplinary and collaborative covering aspects of organic, polymer and materials chemistry with a central theme of establishing relationships between molecular design, synthetic methodology, processing and performance.

More details can be found at the group website.

Applications from potential PhD candidates are welcome.



Ding B, Le V, Yu H, et al., 2024, Development of Synthetically Accessible Glycolated Polythiophenes for High-Performance Organic Electrochemical Transistors, Advanced Electronic Materials

Huang Y-T, Nodari D, Furlan F, et al., 2023, Fast Near-Infrared Photodetectors Based on Nontoxic and Solution-Processable AgBiS<sub>2</sub>, Small, ISSN:1613-6810

Henderson C, Luke J, Bicalho I, et al., 2023, Charge transfer complex formation between organic interlayers drives light-soaking in large area perovskite solar cells, Energy and Environmental Science, Vol:16, ISSN:1754-5692, Pages:5891-5903

Ding B, Bhosale M, Bennett T, et al., 2023, Reducing undesired solubility of squarephaneic tetraimide for use as an organic battery electrode material, Faraday Discussions, ISSN:1359-6640

Nanayakkara MPA, He Q, Ruseckas A, et al., 2023, Tissue Equivalent Curved Organic X-ray Detectors Utilizing High Atomic Number Polythiophene Analogues, Advanced Science

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