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Professor Judith L MacManus-Driscoll

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I am a Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy at University of Cambridge and also a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies. My group's research is concerned with the nanoscale design and tuning of functional oxide thin film materials for energy efficient electronic applications. Our particular focus is oxide thin films  owing to their wide range of functionalities and their stability. However, their compositions tend to be complex, defects are prevalent, and interface effects play a strong role. Also, for many applications device structural dimensions are required down to nanometre length-scales. Together, all these factors produce exciting challenges for the materials scientist.

We collaborate with several groups, including those in Cambridge and others around the world. We also work with industries in the UK and across the world.

 

Positions and Awards

  • Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Editor-in-Chief of APL Materials journal from American Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • Long term visiting staff member of Los Alamos Laboratory
  • Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics
  • Fellow of the Materials Research Society
  • Recipient of the IOM3 Kroll Medal 2018
  • Recipient of the IEEE James Wong Award 2017
  • Recipient of the Institute of Physics Joule Medal and Prize 2015
  • Receipt of the Royal Academy of Engineering Armourers and Brasiers' Company Prize 2015
  • Professor Driscoll also plays an active role in many committees where she advises on matters concerning Energy and Advanced Materials. For more information about her advisory roles, click here.

 

 

 

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Prof. Driscoll outside the Wren Library in Trinity College
  

 

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Prof. Driscoll at the Fall MRS meeting in Boston, Dec. 2017, advertising the APL Materials meeting on “Interfaces in Energy Materials, 10-12 April, 2018, Trinity College, Cambridge, U.K.

Women in Science

Prof. Driscoll mentors several younger female researchers in science. In a minoroity situation, and often in a very competitive situations, she understands the great need for mentors and friends. If anyone (wherever you are!) has any concerns or queries about their position or career path or anything, she is always happy to chat. The best way to contact her is to email her at: jld35@cam.ac.uk and with subject header, “women in science”, She will not be not acting in any formal capacity or on behalf of any organisation. 

Further Information

Click here for Professor Driscoll's ResearchGate profile

For a full list of publications, please search Web of Knowledge for Author “MacManus-Dri* OR Macmanusdri* OR driscoll jlm OR macmanus jl

Professor Driscoll is grateful for receiving funds from the ERC, the EU, the EPSRC, Applied Materials, The Leverhulme Trust, UKIERI, The Royal Society, The Winton Programme and Deregallera

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Driscoll Group attends The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices Meeting at the Royal Society

Mar 10, 2020

Judith, Matt Wells, Adam Lovett and Bonan Zhu attended “The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices” meeting at the Royal Society in London. We presented 2 posters and gave an invited talk.

Judith attends IWAM 2020, UAE

Feb 22, 2020

Judith attended IWAM 2020 in Ras-Al-Khaimah, UAE, and had a very interesting visit. She delivered a talk on magnetoelectric memory. She also interacted a lot with young researchers from the middle east region, encouraging them to pursue careers in science.

Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day

Feb 12, 2020

Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day and exhibited her work at a booth. She spoke to interested delegates about her team’s work as part of her being awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies grant, on advanced memory materials.

Judith attends Heros Magnetonics Conference

Jan 27, 2020

Judith attended and spoke at the Heroes Magnetonics conference in Bad Honnef in Germany from 27-29 January, 2020.

Prof. Driscoll Invited to Stanford Univeristy

Jan 20, 2020

Prof. Driscoll was very pleased to talk at her old advisors’ 100th birthday conference at Stanford University.

Adam Lovett visits Universiteit Twente

Jan 19, 2020

Adam visited Prof. Mark Huijben's research group for 6 days at the University of Twente

Christmas Party

Dec 02, 2019

Thanks to everyone for the wonderful food. We all had a lovely relaxing day.

Interview candidates from Newham

Nov 30, 2019

Tahmida and Judith welcomed a group of students from Newham in London to discuss the interview process from Cambridge undergraduates.

Matias Acosta left the group

Nov 22, 2019

We say goodbye to Matias Acosta who was in our group as a Feodor Lynnen Fellow for 2.5. years.

Part III student Matt Webb

Nov 14, 2019

We are very pleased to be hosting Matt Webb in our group for his part III project. Matt is working on resistive switching.

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