Imperial College London

Dr William Hart

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Casual - Academic Professional



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915Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Current focus

I am the CTO & Co-Founder of Opvia, where we apply AI for biotech.

My research interests

  • World-first analytical methods for the life sciences
  • Imaging
  • Spectroscopy

Personal Interests

Climbing and fitness (even using standing desks!)



Hart WS, Panchal V, Melios C, et al., 2019, Highly resonant graphene plasmon hotspots in complex nanoresonator geometries, 2d Materials, Vol:6, ISSN:2053-1583

Hart WS, Bak AO, Phillips CC, 2018, Ultra low-loss super-resolution with extremely anisotropic semiconductor metamaterials, Aip Advances, Vol:8, ISSN:2158-3226

Amrania H, Drummond L, Coombes RC, et al., 2016, New IR imaging modalities for cancer detection and for intra-cell chemical mapping with a sub-diffraction mid-IR s-SNOM, Faraday Discussions, Vol:187, ISSN:1364-5498, Pages:539-553

Hart WS, Amrania H, Beckley A, et al., Label-Free Chemical Nano-Imaging of Intracellular Drug Binding Sites

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