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.



Creamer A, Lo Fiego A, Agliano A, et al., 2023, Modular synthesis of semiconducting graft co-polymers to achieve ‘clickable’ fluorescent nanoparticles with long circulation and specific cancer targeting, Advanced Materials, ISSN:0935-9648

He Q, Basu A, Cha H, et al., 2023, Ultra-Narrowband Near-Infrared Responsive J-Aggregates of Fused Quinoidal Tetracyanoindacenodithiophene, Advanced Materials, ISSN:0935-9648

Anies F, Nugraha MI, Fall A, et al., 2023, In Situ Generation of n-Type Dopants by Thermal Decarboxylation, Advanced Functional Materials, ISSN:1616-301X

Aniés F, Furlan F, Qiao Z, et al., 2023, A comparison of para, meta, and ortho-carborane centred non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Hu X, Basu A, Rimmele M, et al., 2022, N-type polymer semiconductors incorporating heteroannulated benzothiadiazole, Polymer Chemistry, Vol:14, ISSN:1759-9954, Pages:469-476

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