Dr Stephen Nesbitt, Honorary UCL Healthcare Biomagnetics and Nanomaterials Laboratory Manager.
2024 Dr Sara Abdel Gaber sponsored by The Academy of Medical Sciences/ Daniel Turnberg UK/ Middle East Travel Fellowship
2023 Dr Francesco Rossi, Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Italy
2023 Ms Valaria Gigli, Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
2023, Associate Professor Bengi Ozkahraman, Hitit University, Turkey.
Dr Liudmyla Storozhuk, EPSRC Research Associate, 2019-present
Dr Muhammad Imran Arshad, Pakistan HEC Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2023-2024
Ms Annie Regan, ACM (Advanced Characterisation of Materials) DTC UCL-Dublin studentship, 2019-2023
Mr Stanley Smith, EPSRC studentship, 2020-2024
Mr Samyog Adhikari ACM CDT UCL-Dublin, 2020-2024
Ms Jindapa Nampeng, Royal Thai Government studentship, 2021-2025
Mr Sergio Santander, UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship, 2021-2025
Mr Dongdong Guo, UCL studentship, 2021-2025
Ms Mingyi Zheng, 2022-2026
Ms Sofia Patri, ACM CDT UCL-Imperial, 2022-2026
Mr Xinkai Hu, UCL-CSC studentship, 2022-2026.
Ms Caroline O’Sullivan, ACM (Advanced Characterisation of Materials) DTC UCL-Dublin, 2023-2027
Mr Nuno Horando, EPSRC DTP studentship, 2023-2027.
Ms Rhai-Anne Etienne, UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship, 2023-2027
Mr Weiming Lyu, 2023-2027.
2022-2023 Mr Haoyu Wang, MSci in Physics
2022-2023 Mr Lewis Quin, MSci in Physics
2022-2023 Mr Arndy Tattersall, MSci in Physics
2023 Brian Duff studentship Preslav Asenov
GROUP PROJECT STUDENTS
2023: Preslav Asenov, Daniel Baig, Ergi Daci, Jasmine Ghamsari, Yiding Guo, Vila Andela Petrovic, Megduth Sanmukhiya, Yizhen Wang, and Yunjian Wei. 3rd poster prize.
Prof Lanry Yung, Univeristy of Singapore, 2014-2015
HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr Stefanos Mourdikoudis, 2019-2020
Dr Diane Ung, BBRSC Research Associate, 2007-2008
Dr Nasir Ahmad, Higher Education Commission Pakistan, 2007-2008
Dr Duy H. Nguyen, RAE Newton Fellow, 2015-2016
Dr Kuan Boone Tan, RS Newton Fellow, 2015-2017
Dr Pingyun Li, China Scholarship Council Fellow, 2016-2017
Dr ALec LaGrow, EPSRC Research Associate, 2016-2018
Dr Bengi Ozkahraman, RAE Newton Fellow, 2017-2018
Dr Stefanos Mourdikoudis, EPSRC Research Associate, 2016-2019
Dr Katerina Loizou, EPSRC Research Associate, 2016-2019
Dr Jun Chen, Royal Society- National Nature Science Foundation International Exchange Fellow, 2016-2019
Dr Max Besenhard, EPSRC Research Associate, 2016-2020
Dr Liman Sai, China Scholarship Council Fellow, 2019-2020
Dr Sayan Pal, EPSRC Research Associate, 2020-2021
Dr Ian Robinson, 2005-2009. First Employer: Unilever Ltd, UK
Dr Le Trong Lu, 2006-2010. First Employer: Vietnam National Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). Currently Vice Director of Institute for Tropical Technology, VAST.
Dr Trinh Thang Thuy, 2009-2012. First Employer: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Dr Luke Green, 2009-2013. First Employer: Malvern Instruments Ltd, UK
Dr Cristina Blanco-Andujar, 2009-2013. First Employer: Toyohashi University, Japan
Dr Blanco-Andujar won 2014 Marshall Stoneham Prize for the best PhD thesis in the 2014 UCL Condensed matter and Materials Physics (CMMP) group.
Dr Marianne Monteforte. 2011-2015. First Employer: Strategic Business Insights, UK
Dr Roger Molto Pallares, 2012-2016. UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship. First Employer: Northwestern University, USA.
Dr Pallares was awarded a Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Research Dean’s Commendations for 2016 for his outstanding performance in his PhD. He was also awarded Biophysics Prize for 2017.
Dr Valentina Mameli, 2013-2016. Joint PhD studentship with Sardina University, Italy. First Employer: Sardina University, Italy.
Dr Roxanne Hachani, 2012-2106 SLMS Grand Challenge Studentship. First Employer: Hopital Saint-Louis, Paris. France
Dr Razwan Baber, 2011-2015, EPSRC studentship. First Employer: Tes Global, UK
Dr Ana Estandardte, 2011-2015, EPSRC studentship. First Employer: University College London.
Dr Nick Hobson, 2012-2016, EPSRC studentship. First Employer: GW Pharmaceuticals plc, UK.
Dr Aziliz Hervault, 2013-2016, UCL-JAIST studentship. First Employer: Hutchinson Reserche & Innovation, France
Dr Xian Weng Jiang, UCL SLIM studentship, 2013-2016. First Employer: Lonza Biologics, UK.
Dr Georgios Kasparis, UCL studentship, 2015-2019
Ms Joyce Caoimhe, ACM DTC UCL-Imperial studentship, 2017-2021
Dr Le Thi Hong Phong, exchange PhD student from IMS, VAST, Vietnam, 2018.
Dr Pham Hong Nam, exchange PhD student from IMS, VAST, Vietnam, 2018.
Dr Simone Famiani, UCL-JAIST studentship, 2015-2019. First Employer: STERLING S.P.A. Pharmaceuticals, Italy.
Ms Naomi Fuller, BBSRC UCL-King’s rotation PhD student, 2019-2020
Miss Lilin Wang, Self-funded, 2014-2020
Dr Francesco Rossi, UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship, 2015-2020, First Employer: Ca’Foscari University of Venice (Lecturer)
Mr Andreas Sergides, ACM DTC UCL-Imperial studentship, 2015-2020
Dr Mateij Sebek, UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship, 2017-2022.
Outstanding postgraduate physics research in Biophysics was awarded to Matej Sebek in recognition of the exceptional contributions to the interdisciplinary fields of materials science, optoelectronics, and biophysics through his thesis “Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Optoelectronic Applications.”
Dr Diana Raie, Newton Mosharafa PhD studentship, 2017-2022
The first Postgraduate (PhD) Innovation and Enterprise prize was awarded to Diana Ahmed (UCL Physics and Astronomy). Her project was acknowledged for its exceptional innovation and its potential to make a positive economic and societal impact. The competition’s goal was to inspire entrepreneurial spirit among the students.
Dr Thithawat Trakoolwilaiwon, Royal Thai Government studentship, 2018-2022
Ms Elizabeth Storey, UCL-ASTAR Singapore studentship, 2018-2022
Ms Antonia Gucic, CDT in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies rotation student, 2022
ROTATION PhD STUDENTS
Ms Kristin Vassileva, BBSRC rotation PhD student, 2017
Ms Giota Chondrou, MRC-Biophysics studentship, 2017
Ms Giyun (Laura) Yoo, BBSRC UCL-King’s rotation PhD student, 2018
Mr Mark Hardmeir, UCL studentship 2019.
2007-2008 Ms Nicola Julie Kay, MChem
2007-2008 Mr Patrick John Moran, MChem
2008-2009 Mr Daniel Dawson, MChem
2008-2009 Mr Alex McLennan, MChem
2009-2010 Mr Yimeng Ma, MSc in Nanotechnology
2009-2010 Mr Joshua W Owen, MChem
2010-2011 Ms Tania Fritz, MSc in Biomedicine
2010-2011 Ms Maria Brooks-Barlett, MSci in Chemistry
2010-2011 Mr Fang Gao, MSc in Nanotechnology
2010-2011 Mr Jeffrey Tan, MSc in Nanotechnology
2010-2012 Ms Reshma Unadkat, MSci in Chemistry
2011-2012 Mr Shravan Suresh, MSc in Nanotech & Regenerative Medicine
2011-2013 Mr Niall Maclean, MRes
2012-2013 Mr Nathan Johnson MSc in Physics
2012-2013 Mr John-Mark Sisman, MSci in Physics
2012-2013 Mr Kingsley Hannah, MSci in Physics
2012-2013 Mr Charalambos Klitis, MSc in Nanotechnology
2013-2014 Mr Kadyrov Ilyas, MSc in Nanotechnology
2013-2014 Ms Sara Mahiddine, MSc in Nanotechnology
2015 Mr Paul Bonijol, MSc
2014-2015 Mr Sungmyung Kang, MSc in Nanotechnology
2014-2015 Mr Ben Bishop, MSc in Nanotechnology
2014-2015 Ms Anwaar Khabou, MSci in Nanotechnology
2015-2016 Ms Amanda Smyth, MSci in Physics
2015-2016 Mr James Dunworth-Crompton, MSc in Physics
2015-2016 Mr Frederick Brezina, MSc in Physics
2016-2017 Mr Max Zamblera, MSci in Physics
2016-2017 Mr Aritz Stern Erdocio, MSci in Physics
2016-2017 Mr Ervin Haihaj, MSci in Chemistry
2017-2018 Mr Gabriel Cheung, MSci in Physics
2017-2018 Ms Danitza Sithirangathan, MSci in Physics
2017-2018 Mr Horatio Cox, MSc Physics student
2017-2018 Ms Sarura Deeprasert, MSc Chemistry student
2018-2019 Mr James Gray, MSci in Physics
2018-2019 Ms Lisa Juurti, MSc in Physics
2018-2019 Ms Wu Yuting, MSc in Chemistry
2018-2019 Ms Nur Hanisah Abu Talib, MSc Chemistry
2018-2019 Mr Ioanis Tsonas, MSc in Engineering
2019-2020 Ms Ana Alvarez Prendes, MSc in Chemistry
2019-2020 Mr Mayank Pant, MSc in Physics
2019-2020 Ms Feng Lijin, MSci in Physics
2020-2021 Ms Xiao Hang, MSci in Physics
2020-2021 Ms Sara Pinto Ahmad, MSc in Physics
2021-2022 Mr Ayotunde Adeeyo, MSci in Physics
GROUP PROJECT STUDENTS
2022: Maria Avramidou, Joel Cummings, Prashant Dandiker, Junlin Qiu, Yoanna Sarmadzhieva, Kristina Shuka, Frank Jiang, Yunfan Xu and Chenyang Qiu, Hanpu Liu, Esther Liubarski, Kelland O’Reilly, Kourosh Gharbi, Zory Davoyan, Rikuo Hasegawa, Harry Gui.
2021: Ahmed, Mohshin; Bounous, Filippo Paolo; Capp, William Jack; Driscoll, Luke Peter; Rosli, Ilya Sarah; Tanase, Simona Maria and Wieser, Frederico Luis.
2019: Sean MacBride, Ivan Popov, Jennifer Lin, Grace Hymas, Amritpal Basi, Abigail Goh, Anja Rellstab and Wenhao Wu.
2018: Isabel Aldridge, Khadeejah Bepari, Ben Gayther, Augustine Mavor-Parker, Vinay Varsani, Jorge Vera Moreno, Nikolay Walters and M. Balla, J. Gannon, T. Inam-McDermott, R. Mason, W. Somogyi, L. Teh and N. Vekaria.
BSc HONOURS PROJECT STUDENTS
2005-2006 Mr Avinash Nanayakkara
2006-2007 Mr Richarch Pole
2006-2007 Mr Robert Harries
2007-2008 Mr Chao Liu
2007-2008 Ms Elizabeth Dowson
2008-2009 Ms Katherine Woodward
2008-2009 Ms Mohini Chauhan
2006 Mr Matthew Forster, 1st class MChem, Wellcome Trust VIP summer project
2006 Ms Jacqueline Wrench, MRC summer project student
2006 Mr Derek Cocker, MRC summer project
2006 Mr Christopher Bentley, IDBA summer project student
2006 Ms Marina Prewitz, IDBA summer project student
2007 Mr Isaac Bruce, Placement student
2008 Mr Daniel Dawson, Wellcome Trust Vacation Studentship
2008 Ms Elaine Wang, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2009 Mr Peter Edmunds, Wellcome Trust Vacation Studentship
2009 Mr Shaun Wood, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2009 Mr Paul Gorman, Nuffield Undergraduate Summer Studentship
2010 Mr Josh Owen, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2010 Mr Neel Makwana, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2010 Ms Ana Katrina C. Estandarte, University of Philippines Malina
2011 Mr Anthony Perera, Infonaut funded summer studentship
2012 Ms Jingyi Wang, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2013 Ms Victoria Gomez Murcia, Exchanged Summer Student from Spain
2014 Mr Stanislav Sokolov, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2014 Mr Benjamin Spanos, Condensed Matter & Materials Phys. studentship
2015 Mr Mohammed Fatah, Condensed Matter & Materials Phys. studentship
2016 Ms Hollie Packman, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2016 Mr Josh Tuffnell, IPLS Vacation Studentship
2017 Mr Markus Grueter, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2018 Ms Zuzana Hamasova, EPSRC Vacation Studentship
2018 Ms Ashely Kirs, IPLS Summer Studentship
2018 Ms Nur Hanisah Abu Talib, Summer Student
2018 Mr Christoforos Efstathiou, Summer Student
2019 Ms Sara Pinto Ahmad, Summer Student
2019 Ms Rachel Duran, Summer Student
2021 Ms Xiao Hang, Institute for the Physics of Living Systems (IPLS) Undergraduate Summer Research Studentship
2021 Ms Chiara Argenti, IPLS Undergraduate Summer Research Studentship
2021 Mr David Andrade Waisman, IPLS Undergraduate Summer Research Studentship
2022 Maria Yuffa, Brian Duff studentship
NUFFIELD SUMMER STUDENTS
2007 Mr Christopher Bingham
2007 Mr Jonathan Benwell
2007 Ms Charlotte Lynch
2008 Mr Luke McRedmond
2008 Mr Michael Ng
2008 Ms Charlotte Green
2009 Mr Connor Watts
2009 Mr Gabrielle Deehan
2010 Ms Shazeaa Ishamael
2014 Mr Jack McDermott
2014 Ms Mandy Elrayah
2014 Mr Fahim Islam
2015 M Mirusaire Ramarajaha
2015 Mr Omar Almubarak
2016 Ms Tobe Morkah
2016 Ms Georgina McCabe
2017 Ms Madelaine Donoher-Lamden
2017 Mr Abdulrahman Omar
2018 Mr Sayeed Ahmed
2018 Ms Afia Shakir
2019 Paramveer Singh
2019 Shania Waheed
PLACEMENT FOR OVER-SEA RESEARCHERS
2011 Dr Alaa Mohamed Ali
2011 Dr Aliaa Nassar, Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh)
2011 Dr Ziad Mansour
2013 – 2014 Mr Alex Dunn, University of New South Wales, Australia, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
2013 – 2014 Mr Douglas Dunn, University of New South Wales, Australia, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
2013 – 2014 Ms Ang Yan Shan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2016 Ms Maria Theodossiou, National Centre of Scientific research Demokritos, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanomaterials, Sol-Gel lab, Greece.
2018 Mr Francis Perton, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Materiaux de Strasbourg | IPCMS, Chemistry of Inorganic Materials, University of Strasbourg, France
2019 Mr Julian Bonello, Department of Physics, Universtiy of Malta, Malta.
2019 -2021 Mr Gianmarco Stati, Eramus+ student from Università “G. d’ Annunzio”, Chieti-Rescara, Italy.
2019-2020 Mr Zheming Niu, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Bonn, Germany
2020-2021 Assistant Professor Hooiling Lee, University of Science, Malaysia. The collaboration was carried out on line to due to COVID-19.
2020-2021 Dr Maria Ana Huergo, Theoretical and Applied Physical Chemistry Research Institute (INIFTA), National University of La Plata, Argentina. Due to COVID-19, the visit could not be taken.
2020-2021 Mr Leandro Benavides, Buenos Aires University, Argentina. Due to COVID-19, the visit could not be taken.
2020-2021 Dr Ali Hussain Kassim Al-Saadi, King’s College London, 2020-2021
2021 Dr Francesco Rossi, Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems, Ca’ Foscari University
2021 Dr Julian Bonello, Department of Physics, University of Malta
2022 Dr Senem Çitoğlu, Acıbadem University Biomaterials Center, Turkey
2022 Associate Professor Bengi Özkahraman, Faculty of Engineering at Hitit University, Turkey
2022 Ms Warinthorn Jidapasirikul, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Thailand
2022 Ms Chaniporn Punnanun, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Thailand