May 14 : Congratulations to Stefano Tagliaferri for the 1st place in the best poster design competition in the Materials Postgraduate day.
January 21: Our review on the Synthesis of emerging 2D layered magnetic materials is now published on Nanoscale.
January 12: Congratulations to Dr Maria Sokolikova for her 2nd place in the IoP Outstanding Thesis competition!
November 10: Our review on Direct ink writing of energy materials is now published on Materials Advanced.
October 1: We welcome Nagaraju Goli and Rachael Quintin-Baxendale as our new group members!
June 10: We contributed to the perspective article Toward Nanotechnology-Enabled Approaches against the COVID-19 Pandemic on ACS Nano led by Lucia Delogu.
May 17: Our review article on the metastable phases of 2D TMDs Direct synthesis of metastable phases of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides is now published in Chemical Society Reviews.
March 20: Many congratulations to Dr. Maria Sokolikova for The McLean Medal award to the postgraduate with the best published journal paper. Very well done Maria!
November 27: Our paper in collaboration with the Seneor and Dlubak's group titled "Band-Structure Spin-Filtering in Vertical Spin Valves Based on Chemical Vapor Deposited WS2" is out on ACS Nano!
October 10: Congratulations to Dr Maria Sokolikova for a successful Viva for her Ph.D. work! Great Job Maria!
September 19: Congratulations to Dr Pawel Palczynski for a successful Viva for his Ph.D. work! Great Job Pawel!
July 8: Our paper "Large-Area CVD MoS2/WS2 Heterojunctions as a Photoelectrocatalyst for Salt-Water Oxidation" is published on ACS Applied Energy Materials.
June 4: Our paper in collaboration with H.Bouchiat group, ATC Johnson group and A. Ouerghi group on the "Spin-orbit interaction induced in graphene by transition metal dichalcogenides" has been published in Physical Review B.
May 31: PhD Student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos presented his work on ‘’3D Printed microsupercapacitors from 2D material inks’’ at the E-MRS Spring Meeting 2019 in Nice, France.
May 30:PhD Student Mauro Och presented his poster titled "Hydrogen-Free Synthesis of WSe2 from Inorganic Precursors" at the E-MRS Spring Meeting 2019 in Nice, France.
May 27: Dr Cecilia Mattevi presented PhD Student Maria Sokolikova's work "Metastable metallic phase for HER: Direct bottom-up synthesis of the 1T’ WSe2” at the E-MRS Spring Meeting 2019 in Nice, France.
April 10: PhD Student Maria Sokolikova presented her work on “Metastable metallic phase for HER: Direct bottom-up synthesis of the 1T’ WSe2”at the Materials for Clean Energy Conference at NPL, Teddington.
April 9: PhD Student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos presented his work on ‘’3D Printed microsupercapacitors from 2D material inks’’ at the Materials for Clean Energy Conference at NPL, Teddington.
February 11: Our paper "Direct solution-phase synthesis of 1T’ WSe2 nanosheets" is publshed on Nature Communications.
January 15: We welcome Giualia Zoe Zemignani and Stefano Tagliaferri as internship students from Politecino di Milano and Univerista' Federico II.
October 1: We welcome our new PhD Student Mr Gang Cheng!
September 10: PhD Student Mauro Och gave an oral presentation titled "High-Mobility and High-Optical Quality Atomically Thin WS2 and WSe2" at the 2018 Graphene Week.
September 3-7, 13: PhD Student Maria Sokolikova presented her poster at Flatlands beyond Graphene in Leipzig, Germany, and at the 2018 Graphene Week in San Sebastian, Spain.
July 5: Ph.D. Student Maria Sokolikova demonstrated how to make Graphene with International High School Students as part of the 2018 Imperial Global Summer Shool. Great Job Maria!
July 5: Ph.D. Student Pawel Palczynski presented the two-dimensional materials groups work on behalf of Dr Mattevi as an invited speaker for 2D Materials Students Conference.
July 5: Ph.D. Student Mauro Och presented his poster on the growth and characterisation of 2D materials at UK Semiconductors 2018.
July 2-5: Ph.D. student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos presented his work on 3D printing transition metal dichalcogenides at Nanotexnology 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece!
April 5: Congratulations to Dr Peter Sherrell for winning the MRS Spring 2018 Science as Art Competition!
April 2-6: Ph.D. Student Maria Sokolikova and Dr Peter Sherrell presented their work at MRS Spring 2018 in Phoenix, AZ.
March 11: Our paper on the Strong Anisotropic Spin-Orbit Interaction Induced in Graphene by Monolayer WS2 in collaboration with Bouchiat group is published in Physical Review Letters
March 6: We welcome a new Ph.D. student - Mr Mauro Och to the Mattevi Group. Welcome Mauro!
February 21: Congratulations to Dr Chiara Grotta for a successful Viva for her Ph.D. work! Great Job Chiara!
November 2: Congratulations to Dr Francesco Reale for a successful Viva for his Ph.D. work! Great Job Francesco!
November 2: Our research on "High-Mobility and High-Optical Quality Atomically Thin WS2" is published online in Scientific Reports!
PhD studentship in our group on "Solar cells based on two-dimensional monolayer materials beyond graphene” at the CDT in Advanced Characterization of Materials (find out more: here)
September 8: Congratulations to Peter Sherrell for winning the 'Best Scientific Image' competition at the Imperial College London, Department of Materials, Postdoc Symposium
August 22-26th: Ph.D. student Chiara Grotta is presenting her work entitled "Three Dimensional Printing of TMDs Nanosheets for Energy Storage Devices" and Maria Sokolikova and Peter Sherrell are presenting posters entitled "Bottom-up room-temperature synthesis of Bi2Te3 nanosheets" and "Energy storage and conversion devices from 3D printed TiS2 nanosheets" respectively at chem2Dmat in Strasbourg, France.
July 13: Ph.D. Student Pawel Palczynski is presenting his work on the electrical and optical properties of WS2 at TMD-UK 17 in UK Semiconductors 17 in Sheffield
July 9 - 13: Ph.D. Students Chiara Grotta and Maria Sokolikova are presenting their work on 3D Printing of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide inks and Bi2Te3 at the 13th International Conference on Materials Chemistry in Liverpool.
June 27: Our research on "Room-Temperature Growth of Colloidal Bi2Te3 Nanosheets" is published online in Chemical Communications!
June 23 : Our research on "MoS2/WS2 heterojunction for photoelectrochemical water oxidation" is published online in ACS Catalysis!
March 20: Congratulations to Ms Maria Sokolikova for winning the best scientific content poster at the 2017 Imperial College London Post-Graduate day! Congratulations Maria!
March: The joint paper with Russo lab (Exeter University) is now published in Advanced Materials: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.201605598/full
March: Welcome to Ms Annemieke Janssen a final year project student in our group from the MSc Advanced Materials program
PhD studentships available!
Apply for our PhD project "Solar cells based on two-dimensional monolayer materials beyond graphene" at the CDT in Advanced Characterisation of Materials.
December: Farah has successfully completed and passed her PhD viva with her thesis: "Development of graphene oxide hollow fiber membranes for solution based applications", Congratulations!
December 7: Cecilia gives a seminar in the School of Engineering at University of Liverpool
November 30: Cecilia gives a seminar in the School of Chemistry at Nottingham University
November: We welcome in our group Charles Mauc, final year project student and Erasmus student from the University of Grenoble!
November: We welcome in our group Julian Buchinger and Wen Hao, final year project students (MEng)!
September 8: Cecilia gives a seminar at NEST, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter
July 19: Cecilia gives a seminar at ASRC, at City College of New York, CUNY.
July 13: Cecilia is giving an invited seminar at the Cambridge Nanomaterials Technology Ltd (CNT) meeting, Girton College, Cambridge
July 6-8: Kanudha is presenting a talk entitled "Electrochemical Nature of Ionic Liquid Gated Bi2Te3 Transistors" (Friday 8th July) and Jacopo is presenting a Poster at Flatlands 2016 in Slovenia!
June 17: Pawel Palczynski has been awarded a poster prize sponsored by Renishaw for research in Raman Spectroscopy for his poster 'Photoluminescence and Raman studies of CVD grown WS2 flakes using different precursors' at the Graphene Week 2016. Congratulations!
June 13-17: Our group presentations at Graphene Week 2016: Chiara and Francesco present their work of “3D printing of MoS2 with three blocks copolymer” (Thursday 16th June, Session 1) and “Water-assisted synthesis of large-area WS2 monolayers” (Wednesday 16th June, Session 2); Maria and Pawel present posters of their work "Photoanodes for photoelectrochemical cells based on exfoliated MoS2 and WS2 flakes" (3352649) and "Photoluminescence and Raman studies of CVD grown WS2flakes using different precursors" (3352930) respectively.
June 6: Welcome to Mr Jean Vergnet, Mr Zejun Zheng, Ms Weijie Wu, and Ms Mengnan Cao, final year students from MSc Advanced Materials program.
May 16: Welcome to Mr Rayan San Juan, Internship student from the Univeristy of Grenbole.
May 7: Welcome to Mr Kevin Legrand, final year masters student from the MRes Nanomaterials program.
April 6: Our review article "From bulk crystals to atomically thin layers of group VI-transition metal dichalcogenides vapour phase synthesis" has been featured in Materials Today!
March 21: Cecilia gives a talk entitled “Mesoscale design of multifunctional 3D graphene networks” at the biannual Royal Society Research Fellows' Conference.
March 20: Francesco and Chiara present their work of “Water-assisted synthesis of large-area WS2 monolayers for Optoelectronics” and “3D structuring of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides” at the Postgraduate Research Day in the Department of Materials.
March 14: Cecilia gives an invited talk on “Multifunctional 2D atomic layers“ at the UK-Canada Frontiers of Science meeting
February 24: Cecilia gives an invited talk entitled “Energy materials towards 2D devices” at the JST UK-Japan Workshop on Advanced Materials at the University of York.
February 15: Our research on "Direct Ink Writing of micrometric SiOC ceramic structures using a preceramic polymer" is published online in Journal of the European Ceramic Society!
January 30: Our research in collaboration with Prof. Saiz and Prof. Kinloch - "In situ thermally reduced graphene oxide/epoxy composites: thermal and mechanical properties" is published online in Applied Nanoscience today!
January 21: Our review article on "From bulk crystals to atomically thin layers of group VI-transition metal dichalcogenides vapour phase synthesis" is published online in Applied Materials Today!
January 19: Our review article on "Mesoscale design of multifunctional 3D graphene networks" is published online in Materials Today!