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Congratulations to Dr Tahmida Huq on passing her viva!

23 May 2023

18 May 2023. Many congratulations to Tahmida Huq upon passing her PhD viva (with minor corrections). Tahmida’s thesis was on: " Developing next-generation, non-toxic, inorganic materials for photovoltaics and thin-film transistors ”. More specifically, she worked on the PV materials BiOI, which we she showed (with...

PhD student Muireann at University Freiburg

17 May 2023

Many thanks to Prof. Ulrike Wallrabe for hosting Muireann de h-Óra during her secondment at Voxalytic, University of Freiburg. Also thanks to Hidelberto Macedo-Zamudio for helping Muireann model her 3D nanostructures using COMSOL. These secondments are part of the BeMAGIC project that focuses on magnetoelectric materials...

Press release by former student Rob Jagt

11 May 2023

10 May: We are happy to announce a press release on a paper published by a former PhD student in the group, Rob Jagt. It is on his work on a new very sensitive X-ray detector material - .

Judith welcomes Dr. Wang from Applied Materials

8 May 2023

8-10 May: Judith was very pleased to welcome to Cambridge Dr. Connie Wang from Applied Materials. We had wide ranging discussions on many energy and electronic topics.

Group celebrates the Coronation at Trinity College

6 May 2023

6 May: Many group members were very happy to celebrate King Charles III’s coronation together. We met at Trinity College and toasted the King with champagne, a new special Trinity College Coronation pie and ice cream.

Meeting and visit by Intrinsic Semiconductor

3 May 2023

28/4/23: We were pleased to welcome Intrinsic Semiconductor to discuss collaborations and to show them all the growth tools and interesting materials we are studying for memory and neuromorphic computing. An example is the photo showing Dr Babak Bakhit , who has a prestigious Swedish Fellowship to work in the Driscoll...

Judith's Distinguished Lecture organised by Nankai University

27 April 2023

Judith gave an online Distinguished Lecture in China to an audience of around 17500 people. The lecture was organised by Prof. Wei Li at Nankai University.

PhD student Thomas Sun awarded impulse programme scholarship

26 April 2023

Congratulations to our PhD student Thomas Sun, who has been awarded a Royce@Cambridge scholarship on the impulse programme for tech innovators at the Maxwell Centre (impulse programme LinkedIn page )!