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Research Interests

Ferroelectrics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Local electrochemistry in Batteries & Fuel cells, Nonlinear Optics


Funded Research Projects

Processing-Driven Nucleation Mediated Control for Manufacturing Phase-Pure Ferroelectric Hafnia (PI, The joint proposal across three countries is funded for £1.0 M in total)  Funded by DELNI/SFI/NSF (Grant No. USI 205), 2023-25.

Antiferroelectricity, Ferrielectricity and Ferroelectricity in the Archetypal Antiferroelectric PbZrO3 at small scale   (PI, The joint proposal across three countries is funded for £1.2M in total)  Funded by DELNI/SFI/NSF (Grant No. USI 211), 2022-26

Quantitative Hall Voltage mapping at conducting Ferroelectric domain walls: A novel approach to extracting conduction mechanisms on the nanoscale (PI ), Funded by EPSRC (Grant No. EP/S037179/1), 2019-20

- Far-from-Equilibrium Processing of ferroelectric thin films on glass and polymeric substrates   (PI, The joint proposal across three countries is funded for $ 1M in total)   Funded by DELNI/SFI/NSF (Grant No. USI 082), 2016-19

- Investigating Pressure induced conducting states on the nanoscale : A novel approach to  nano-circuitry (PI, £100K ), Funded by EPSRC (Grant No. EP/N018389/1), 2016-17

-Probing local ionic transport in Li-ion battery cathodes (PI, £13K)
 Funded by Royal Society (Grant No.  Royal Society RG130604), 2014-15





PHY 4029 (Synoptic Physics), 2014-

PHY 3012 (Solid State Physics), 2015

PHY 9032 (Materials Characterisation, Online MSc Course), 2015-

PHY 9033 (Materials Characterisation Case Study, Online MSc Course), 2015-

Physics Level 1,2 and 3 Labs for undergraduate students, 2013-

5 Level 4 MSci Projects, 2013-

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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