Robert Dryfe, CChem, MRSC


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Further information


  • Electrochemistry, electrodeposition, graphene, 2D materials, liquid-liquid interfaces, electrochemical sensors

Memberships of committees and professional bodies


  • Member of American Chemical Society
  • Member of International Society of Electrochemisty
  • Member of Royal Society of Chemistry




* DPhil, Oxford University (1992-1995)

* BSc (1st class), Edinburgh University (1988-1992)

My group



- Professor, Physical chemistry, University of Manchester (2008-present)

- Reader, University of Manchester (2006-2008)

- Senior Lecturer, UMIST/University of Manchester (2003-2006) - one year sabbatical, 2003/04, spent partly in Switzerland and US

- Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, UMIST (1997-2003)


Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Royal Society European Exchange Fellow, 1995-96) ; Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Lab at Oxford University (1851 Research Fellow, 1996-97)

Research interests

KEYWORDS: Electrochemistry, electrodeposition/electroless deposition, liquid-liquid interfaces, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical energy storage/conversion.


 Electrochemistry of Graphene and other 2D materials

Electrochemistry/electrocatalysis at the Liquid-Liquid Interface


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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Advanced materials
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute
  • Manchester Environmental Research Institute


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