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Research interests

Saiful grew up in Crouch End, North London, and obtained his BSc and PhD degrees from University College London, completing his PhD in 1987 under Professor Richard Catlow FRS. He then held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Eastman Kodak Labs in Rochester, New York, USA, working on oxide superconductors. Saiful returned to the UK in 1990 to become Lecturer, then Reader, at the University of Surrey before joining the University of Bath in January 2006 as Professor of Materials Chemistry.

He is the 2016 Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer. Recent awards include the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2013-2018); RSC Sustainable Energy Award (2013); and RSC Materials Chemistry Lecturer Award (2011).

Research Interests

  • Electrode materials for lithium and sodium batteries
  • Solid electrolytes for solid-state batteries
  • Hybrid and inorganic perovskites for solar cells

For more details please see the Materials Chemistry Group webpage.

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Defects Chemical Compounds
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Projects 2006 2021

Stable, scalable and eco-friendly perovskite solar cells

Islam, M.

1/04/1831/03/21

Project: Research council

Faraday Institute Call - Multi-Scale Modelling

Islam, M. & Morgan, B.

1/01/1831/12/20

Project: Research council

Fellowship: Pieremanuela Canepa

Islam, M.

1/10/1630/09/18

Project: UK charity

Enabling Next Generation Lithium Batteries

Islam, M.

21/10/1520/10/20

Project: Research council

Lithium batteries
Anodes
Electrodes
Lithium
Electrolytes

EOCOE

Islam, M.

1/10/1530/09/18

Project: EU Commission

Ecosystems
Sustainable development
Numerical methods
Fusion reactions
Hardware

Research Output 2001 2018

1 Citations

Atomic-Scale Influence of Grain Boundaries on Li-Ion Conduction in Solid Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Batteries

Dawson, J. A., Canepa, P., Famprikis, T., Masquelier, C. & Islam, M. S. 10 Jan 2018 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 1, p. 362-368 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solid electrolytes
Electrolytes
Grain boundaries
Ions
Molecular Dynamics Simulation

High voltage structural evolution and enhanced Na-ion diffusion in P2-Na2/3Ni1/3-: XMgxMn2/3O2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.2) cathodes from diffraction, electrochemical and ab initio studies

Tapia-Ruiz, N., Dose, W. M., Sharma, N., Chen, H., Heath, J., Somerville, J. W., Maitra, U., Islam, M. S. & Bruce, P. G. 1 Jun 2018 In : Energy and Environmental Science. 11, 6, p. 1470-1479 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diffraction
Cathodes
Diffraction
Ions
ion

Lead-Free Perovskite Semiconductors Based on Germanium-Tin Solid Solutions: Structural and Optoelectronic Properties

Nagane, S., Ghosh, D., Hoye, R. L. Z., Zhao, B., Ahmad, S., Walker, A. B., Saiful Islam, M., Ogale, S. & Sadhanala, A. 22 Mar 2018 In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 11, p. 5940-5947 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Germanium
Tin
Optoelectronic devices
Perovskite
Solid solutions

Particle Morphology and Lithium Segregation to Surfaces of the Li7La3Zr2O12 Solid Electrolyte

Canepa, P., Dawson, J. A., Sai Gautam, G., Statham, J. M., Parker, S. C. & Islam, M. S. 8 May 2018 In : Chemistry of Materials. 30, 9, p. 3019-3027 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solid electrolytes
Lithium
Energy storage
Solid state devices
Curbs

The Impact of Atmosphere on the Local Luminescence Properties of Metal Halide Perovskite Grains

Brenes, R., Eames, C., Bulović, V., Islam, M. S. & Stranks, S. D. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Materials. 1706208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal halides
Perovskite
Luminescence
Iodides
Passivation

Datasets

Raw Data for Azetidinium Lead Iodide for Perovskite Solar Cells

Pering, S. (Creator), Kubiak, P. (Creator), Deng, W. (Creator), Niemann, R. (Creator), Brivio, F. (Creator), Ghosh, D. (Creator), Troughton, J. R. (Creator), Jeffrey, F. (Creator), Johnson, A. (Creator), Lewis, S. (Creator), Walker, A. (Creator), Watson, T. M. (Creator), Islam, M. (Creator), Raithby, P. (Creator), Cameron, P. (Creator), University of Bath, 23 Jan 2018

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