Lab workThe Plastic Electronics CDT is fortunate to have several industrial partners who sponsor PhD projects. There are currently 16 projects receiving industry sponsorship, involving 10 companies. The complete list of industry-sponsored projects is shown below:

Ali Afshar (Cohort 6): “Mesoscopic & Thin Film Solar Cells based upon printable non-toxic Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) absorbers”
Supervisor: Dr Saif Haque (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Tata

Stefan Bachevillier (Cohort 6): “Solution-processed line and point defect waveguides/dielectric mirrors and coatings”
Supervisor: Prof Natalie Stingelin (Materials, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: BASF

Simon Hunter (Cohort 3): “High Performance Solution Processed Organic Transistors”
Supervisor: Prof Thomas Anthopoulos (Physics, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Plastic Logic

Sarah Holliday (Cohort 3): “Low LUMO Polymeric Electron Acceptors”
Supervisor: Prof Iain McCulloch (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: BASF

Barnaby Walker (Cohort 4): “Development of new electrode materials and processes”
Supervisor: Prof John de Mello (Chemistry, Imperial College) Industry Sponsor: Solar Press

Prospero Taroni Junior (Cohort 5): “Development of new electrode materials and processes”
Supervisor: Prof Emiliano Bilotti (QMUL)  Industry Sponsor: European Thermodynamics

Oliver Holmes (Cohort 6): “Controlling Microstructure of Organic Semiconductors via Solution Processing”
Supervisor: Prof Ji-Seon Kim (Physics, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: NPL

Rebecca Kilmurray (Cohort 6): “Developing AC-Hall as a Characterisation Tool for Organic Semiconductors”
Supervisor: Dr Martyn McLachlan (Materials, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Lake Shore

Adam Marsh (Cohort 6): “Investigations of Nido-Carboranes in Electronic Polymers”
Supervisor: Prof Martin Heeney (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: AWE

Ada Onwubiko (Cohort 6): “High Performance Organic Transistor Materials”
Supervisor: Prof Iain McCulloch (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: BASF

Sebastian Pont (Cohort 6): “Functional evaluation of new materials for solution processed organic solar cells
Supervisor: Prof James Durrant (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Solvay

Kevin Yuan (Cohort 6): “Solution-processed line and point defect waveguides/dielectric mirrors and coatings”
Supervisor: Prof Paul Stavrinou (Physics, Imperial College/Oxford University)  Industry Sponsor: BASF

Max Grell (Cohort 7): “Replacement for Spiro-OMeTAD and TiO2 in perovskite solar cells”
Supervisor: Prof Thomas Anthopoulos (Physics, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: PragmatIC

Thomas Hodsden (Cohort 7): “Synthesis of High Mobility Semiconducting Polymers”
Supervisor: Prof Martin Heeney (Chemistry, Imerial College)  Industry Sponsor: Merck

Saurav Limbu (Cohort 7): “Towards full device stability for organic and hybrid solar cells”
Supervisor: Prof Ji-Seon Kim (Physics, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Cambridge Display Technology

Andreea Otilia-Suiu (Cohort 7): “Functional bioelectronic polymers”
Supervisor: Prof Iain McCulloch (Chemistry, Imperial College)  Industry Sponsor: Cambridge Display Technology