People in the spotlight

People in the Spotlight – Professor María Vallet-Regí

Professor María Vallet-Regí. María’s sustained outputs during a career spanning over 45 years have seen her publish over 800 peer-review papers that have been cited nearly 49,000 times.

People in the Spotlight – Professor Michel Aegerter

People in the Spotlight - Professor Michel Aegerter. Michel’s interests in sol-gel science and technology were sparked following his subsequent move to Brazil in 1978 to accept a full Professorship at the Institute for Physics and Chemistry of the University...

People in the Spotlight – Dr Carolina Rosero

People in the Spotlight - Dr Carolina Rosero. My current research is focused on the synthesis of sulfide and oxide solid electrolytes, and electrodes for all-solid-state lithium batteries

People in the Spotlight -Professor Mari-Ann Einarsrud

People in the Spotlight - Professor Mari-Ann Einarsrud. Mari-Ann’s achievements in materials science have led to the publication of 250 papers involving more than 160 collaborators from 24 countries.

People in the Spotlight – Dr Mathilde Laird

People in the Spotlight - Dr Mathilde Laird. My work focussed on the organisation of silsesquioxane networks from the molecular scale (oligomeric silsesquioxanes) to the mesoscale (xerogels and periodic mesoporous organosilicas (PMOs)).

People in the spotlight – Professor Sidney Ribeiro

Professor Sidney Ribeiro Sidney published his first sol-gel paper in 1992, combining his background in the electronic spectroscopy of lanthanides and the sol-gel processing of cassiterite SnO2 , with Eu 3+ ions substituted on Sn 4+ sites.

People in the spotlight – Professor David Avnir

Professor David Avnir David’s remarkable career has been recognised by several awards, including the Israel Chemical Society Excellence Prize (2011), the Life Achievement Award of the ISGS (2013) and election as a Distinguished Scientist by the Chinese Academy of Sciences...

People in the Spotlight – Dr Marco Faustini

People in the Spotlight - Dr Marco Faustini. Currently he is a Maître des Conferences at Sorbonne University (Assistant Professor).

A Focus on our PhD Students – Ken Ikigaki

A Focus on our PhD Students, Ken Ikigaki. Ken is focusing on the fabrication and application of oriented thin films of metal-organic frameworks (MOF) and covalent organic frameworks (COF).

People in the spotlight -Professor Maria Zaharescu

Professor Maria Zaharescu Maria’s scientific interests were focussed on the physical chemistry of oxide systems, including thermal phase equilibria, reaction mechanisms and structure-property correlations