Group Members

Principal Investigator

Head of Group E-mail Phone no.
Prof. Jonathan Coleman 00 353 (1) 896 3859

Postdoctorate Research Fellows

Postdoctorate Research Fellows E-mail Phone no.
Dr Joseph Neilson 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Althaf Mohamed 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Kevin Synnatschke 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Jose Munuera 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Bharathi Konkena 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Harneet Kaur 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr. Adam Kelly 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr. Tian Carey 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Daniel O’Driscoll 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Cian Gabbett 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Bharathi Konkena 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dr Daniel O'Driscoll 00 353 (1) 896 2039


Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate Students E-mail Phone no.
Yumei Jiang
00 353 (1) 896 2039
Anthony Dawson
00 353 (1) 896 2039
Oran Cassidy 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Emmet Coleman 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Jack Maughan 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Luke Doolan 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Eoin Caffrey 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Dominik Horvath 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Mark McCrystall 00 353 (1) 896 2039
Shixin Liu 00 353 (1) 896 2039

Name Thesis Title
James Garcia Piezoresistive Properties of 2D based Nanocomposites for Strain Sensing 
Domhnall O'Suilleabhain Optimisation of Electrolytically-gated Thin Film Transistors made from Printed Nanosheet Networks
Yashaswi Nalawade Dielectric Networks from Solution-Processed 2D Nanomaterials
Aideen Griffin Spectroscopic and Microscopic Characterisation of Liquid Phase Exfoliated 2D Materials
Daniel O’Driscoll Viscoelastic Polymer Nanocomposite Materials for Sensing Applications
Cian Gabbett Electrical, Mechanical and Morphological Characterization of Nanosheet Networks
Dr. John Boland Liquid Phase Exfoliation of 2D Materials under Ambient Conditions
Dr. Sonia Biccai Exfoliation And Sensing Application of 2D Materials
Dr. Beata Syzslowska Size selection and Monolayer Enrichment in Liquid-Exfoliated Tungsten Disulphide Dispersions
Dr. David McAteer Nanostructured Electrodes as Catalysts for the Water Splitting Reaction
Dr. Adam Kelly Printed Electronics from Solution-Processed 2D Materials
Dr. Ivan Caffery Inferring the Surface Energy Distribution of Low Dimensional Materials
Dr. Andrew Harvey Liquid-Phase Exfoliation and Characterisation of Novel Layered Materials
Peter Lynch Nanostructured Electrochemically Active Electrodes for Applications in Energy Generation and Storage Devices
Sebastian Barwich A Study of Liquid Phase Exfoliation and Properties of 2D Nanomaterials
Damien Hanlon Liquid Phase Exfoliation of Novel 2D Nanomaterials
Conor Boland Multifaceted Sensors Based on Conductive Nanocomposites
Tom Higgins Electrochemical Energy Storage Properties of Solution-Processed Nanomaterial Networks
Graeme Cunningham Solution Processed Group VI Transition Metal Dichalcogenides A Study on Conductive Hybrids and Photoconductivity for Future Applications in Printed Electronics
Rónán Smith Liquid Phase Exfoliation and Dispersion of Two Dimensional Materials
Peter May Nanoscale Effects Governing Mechanical Reinforcement in Composite Materials
Sophie Sorel Study of the Properties of Networks of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Transparent Flexible Device Applications
Paul King Percolation Effects in Nanostructured Thin Films
Marguerite Hughes Factors Controlling the Dispersion of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Hexabenzocoronene in Liquid Media
Mustafa Lotya Exfoliation and Dispersion of Layered Materials Through Liquid Phase Processing
Karen Young Preparation and Characterisation of Carbon Nanotube Composites
David Rickard Photoluminescence Studies of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Phil Lyons Flexible Thin Films for Electronic Applications
Umar Khan Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Polymer-Nanotube Composites
Yenny Hernandez High-yield Exfoliation of Graphene
Ian O’Connor Post-production Treatment of Commercial Fibres
Fiona Blighe Preparation and characterisation of carbon nanotube films and composites
Helen Cathcart Understanding DNA dispersed single-walled carbon nanotube systems
Shane Bergin Dispersions and Solutions of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
David Blond Mechanical Properties of Biopolymers Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes
Denis Mc Carthy Inorganic Nanowire Based Composites


Name Contact
Dr Dan O'Dwyer
Dr Bharati Konkena
Dr Erxiong Ding
Dr. Ruiyuan Tian
Tingting Chen
Dr. Andrew Harvey
Dr. Zheng Ling
Dr. Conor Boland
Dr. Victor Vega
Dr. Sajad Esmaeily  
Dr. Ian Godwin
Dr. Claudia Backes
Dr. Zahra Gholamvand
Dr. Xiaoyun He
Dr. Eswaraiah Varrla
Dr. Shabo Xie
Dr Oana Istrate
Dr Rónán Smith
Dr Peter May
Dr Sophie Sorel
Dr Paul King
Dr Mustafa Lotya
Dr Phil Lyons
Dr Marguerite Hughes
Dr Sukanta De
Dr. Karen Young
Dr. Fiona Blighe
Dr. David Rickard
Dr. Toby Sainsbury
Dr Damien Aherne  
William Morton
Dr Shane Bergin  
Dr Helen Cathcart  
Dr Yenny Hernandez  
Dr Zhenyu Sun  
Dr Valeria Nicolosi