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.



Hu X, Datt R, He Q, et al., 2022, Facile synthesis of annulated benzothiadiazole derivatives and their application as medium band gap acceptors in organic photovoltaic devices, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, ISSN:2050-7526

Zhang C, Tan WL, Liu Z, et al., 2022, High-Performance Unipolar n-Type Conjugated Polymers Enabled by Highly Electron-Deficient Building Blocks Containing F and CN Groups, Macromolecules, ISSN:0024-9297

Firdaus Y, He Q, Muliani L, et al., 2022, Charge transport and recombination in wide-bandgap Y6 derivatives-based organic solar cells, Advances in Natural Sciences-nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol:13, ISSN:2043-6254

Jacoutot P, Scaccabarozzi AD, Zhang T, et al., 2022, Infrared organic photodetectors employing ultralow bandgap polymer and non-fullerene acceptors for biometric monitoring, Small, Vol:18, ISSN:1613-6810, Pages:1-10

Scaccabarozzi AD, Basu A, Anies F, et al., 2022, Doping Approaches for Organic Semiconductors, Chemical Reviews, Vol:122, ISSN:0009-2665, Pages:4420-4492

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