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Research project

Topological Engineering


Lead researcher
Other researchers

Professor Gill Reid


Research interests

  • Synthetic inorganic chemistry
  • Design and synthesis of new macrocyclic and multidentate ligands involving donor atoms from Groups 15 (P, As, Sb, Bi) and 16 (S, Se, Te)
  • Coordination chemistry with s-, p-, d- and f-block metal ions
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Emeritus Professor William Levason

Research interests

  • Coordination chemistry, group 15 and 16 donor ligands, early transition metal chemistry, main group metal chemistry 
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Professor Andrew Hector

Head of School

Research interests

  • Materials synthesis, including metal nitrides, thin film materials, sol-gel and solvothermal processes and porous structures.
  • Materials characterisation – powder and thin film diffraction, microscopy and spectroscopy techniques.
  • Electrochemistry, including charge storage in battery and supercapacitor type cells, and electrodeposition of various materials. 
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Professor Philip Bartlett

Professor of Chemistry

Research interests

  • Electrochemistry
  • Bioelectrochemistry
  • Templated electrodeposition of nanomaterials
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Dr Pier-John Sazio

Principal Research Fellow
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Joseph Spencer, John Nesbitt, Harrison Trewhitt, Reza J. Kashtiban, Gavin Bell, Victor G. Ivanov, Eric Faulques, Jeremy Sloan & David C. Smith, 2014, ACS Nano, 8(9), 9044-9052
Type: article
Fei Cheng, Kathryn George, Andrew L. Hector, Marek Jura, Anna Kroner, William Levason, John Nesbitt, Gillian Reid, David C. Smith & James W. Wilson, 2011, Chemistry of Materials, 23(23), 5217-5222
Type: article
William Levason, Gillian Reid & Wenjian Zhang, 2011, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 255(11-12), 1319-1341
Type: article