Home Ryan Group Kennedy Group Singh Group Padrela Group Geaney Group PhD & Postdoctoral Researchers Dr. Killian StokesPostdoctoral Researcher (H2020)Research Interests: Nanomaterial synthesis and characterisation, Li-ion battery testingDr. Sheida IshkliMarie Curie Career Fit Fellow Research interests: Electrochemical energy storage, lithium ion batteries, polymer electrolytesDr. Vivek Verma Postdoctoral Researcher (SFI/EI) Joint with Dr L PadrelaResearch Interests: Continuous manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients, their isolation and formulationDr. Ibrahim AminuMarie Curie Fellow Research Interests: Novel Nanomaterial Synthesis, Li-ion Batteries, and Al-ion BatteriesDr Uma Ghorpade Postdoctoral Researcher (SFI)Research Interests: Nanomaterial synthesis, thin film solar cell, LEDDr. Laurent Perge Postdoctoral Researcher (EI) Joint with Dr. L PadrelaResearch Interests: Pharmaceutical Nanocrystals, Supercritical Fluids Dr Parimaladevi PalanisamyReseach Assistant (EI) joint with Dr L PadrelaResearch Interests: Continuous manufacturing of drug nanoparticles, screening of co-crystallization conditions of BCS II drugs Huan Ren PhD Student (SFI) Joint with Prof C. McCarthyDate of PhD start: 1st Jun, 2015Research Interests: Morphology control and polytypic studies in colloidal nanocrystalsFiona McGrathPhd Student (IRC/Intel) PhD Start date Jan 2016Research interests: Nanoparticle Synthesis, Materials for Sustainable Energy, PerovskitesBarry Long PhD Student (SFI/SSPC) joint with Dr L PadrelaPhD Student since 2016Current Role: PhD ResearcherResearch Interests: Supercritical Fluid Technology, Polymorphic Control, Nanocrystal SynthesisSeamus KilianPhD Student (SFI/M-ERA)PhD Start Date Oct 2017Research Interests: Nanomaterials for Li-ion Batteries, Si Nanowire Synthesis, Battery Testing, Nanomaterial Characterization. Kieran McCarthyPhD Student (IRC/Analog) joint with Dr T KennedyPhD Student since Jan 2018Research Interests: Nanomaterial synthesis & SMART estimation of Li-ion battery state parametersGearoid Collins PhD Student (IRC/Intel)PhD Start Jan 2018Research Interests: Renewable energy, energy storage, lithium-ion batteries, bottom-up synthesis, synthesis and applications of silicon and germanium nanostructures for use in LiB and FETsDylan Storan PhD Student (SFI)Date of PhD start: 1st June 2018Research Interests: Semiconductor nanowire synthesis, doping and device fabricationSumair ImtiazPhD Student (SFI MaREI)Date of PhD start: December, 2018Research Interests: Nanomaterials Synthesis and Characterisation for Li-ion and Beyond Li-ion BatteriesNilotpal Kapuria PhD Student (IRC Laureate)Date of PhD start: 23rd Oct’ 18Research Interests: Synthesis of anisotropic colloidal nanocrystals, characterization, and assemblyNandita Biswas Research Assistant (Joint with Dr Ning Liu)Date of start: 17th September, 2018Research Interests: Synthesizing and Aligning nanorods for LED applicationSaikat BhowmickMSc Student (Joint with Dr Ning Liu)Research Interest: Ordered assembly of nanocrystals and nanorods into multilayered structures by Electrophoretic DepositionEsther AdegokePhD Student (SFI Joint with Prof U Bangert)Date of PhD start: Jan, 2019Research Interests: High resolution and in-situ electron microscopy techniquesMaria Zubair PhD Student (SFI)Research interest: Material Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Colloidal SynthesisAbinaya Sankaran PhD Student (Si-Drive H2020) Joint with Dr H GeaneyPhD Student March 2019 Start Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Electrochemical Energy devices-Fuel cell and Batteries.Mohini Mishra Phd Student PhD Student Feb 2019 Start Research Interests: Synthesis of colloidal nanocrystals, characterization, and assembly.Adrian Hannon MSc Student Research Interests: Nanodevice Fabrication, Nanowire Synthesis, Charge Carrier Mechanisms & Behaviour, Materials Characterisation, Nano Deposition TechniquesMichela OttavianiVisiting PhD student from University of Rome PhD start: 1st November, 2017- Visiting UL May-Aug 2019Research Interests: Silicon nanowires as anodes for Lithium-ion batteries Keywords: Lithium ion Batteries, Silicon Anodes, Colloidal Nanocrystals, Nanorods, Nanowires, Silicon, Germanium, Cadmium Sulphide, Cadmium Selenide, Copper Indium Gallium Sulphide/selenide (CIGS), Dicopper-zinc-tin-tetrasulphide (CZTS), Nanorod Assembly, Electrophoretic Assembly, Charge based Assembly, Thin-films, Photoabsorbers, Pharmaceutical Nanocrystals.