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Nicky joined my group in Feb. 2018 as a Materials Development Engineer (KTP Associate), in partnership with ESR Technology. He is developing 2D-material lubricants. He was awarded his MChem (2007) in Chemistry from the University of Leicester and PhD (2012) in Chemistry from the University of East Anglia. He has also worked as a PDRA (2013-2016) at the University of Manchester and as a scientist (2016-2018) at Nanoco Technologies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The chemistry of gold with unsaturated organics: coordination, activation and catalysis, University of East Anglia

1 Jan 200931 Jan 2013

Award Date: 16 Jul 2013

Master of Chemistry, Chemistry, University of Leicester

1 Sept 200330 Jun 2007

Award Date: 10 Jul 2007

Areas of expertise

  • QD Chemistry
  • Organometallic
  • Coordination
  • Nanochemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Tribology
  • Thin Films
  • Semiconductors
  • Nanoparticles
  • Graphene
  • Synthesis

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • National Graphene Institute


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