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.



Aniés F, Qiao Z, Nugraha MI, et al., 2022, N-type polymer semiconductors incorporating para, meta, and ortho-carborane in the conjugated backbone, Polymer, Vol:240, ISSN:0032-3861

Kim Y, Kim G, Ding B, et al., 2022, High-current-density organic electrochemical diodes enabled by asymmetric active layer design, Advanced Materials, ISSN:0935-9648

Loganathan K, Scaccabarozzi AD, Faber H, et al., 2022, 14 GHz schottky diodes using a p-doped organic polymer., Advanced Materials, ISSN:0935-9648, Pages:e2108524-e2108524

Hernández FJ, Fei Z, Osborne C, et al., 2022, Triplet Generation Dynamics in Si- and Ge-Bridged Conjugated Copolymers, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, ISSN:1932-7447

Liang X, Chen Y, Jiao X, et al., 2021, Vinylene Flanked Naphtho[1,2-c:5,6-c ']bis[1,2,5]thiadiazole Polymer for Low-Crystallinity Ambipolar Transistors, Macromolecules, ISSN:0024-9297

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