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Research interests

I have a keen interest in leveraging the field of photonics, with a specific emphasis on the development and application of micro- and nanolasers for a wide range of sensing and captivating biological and medical applications.

I aim to enhance the efficiency, tunability, and versatility of small lasers. Harnessing the unique properties of light from compact and efficient laser sources which can be tailored and integrated into various sensing platforms.

Small lasers have been employed for highly sensitive and specific detection of biomolecules, with the potential to impact early disease diagnosis and monitoring. They can also be utilised in cutting-edge imaging techniques, enabling researchers to explore the intricacies of cellular and molecular processes.

In essence, my research represents a multidisciplinary approach, amalgamating nanofabrication, chemistry, and photonics, all converging to advance our understanding and application of these technologies in the realms of biology and medicine.

 

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am willing to supervise doctoral students.

I am open to exploring PhD projects that may not be explicitly listed, as well as interests that may diverge from my own, please get in touch.

I welcome both summer students and internship holders, fostering an environment that encourages exploration and engagement.

For 2024 entry the following projects were avaliable but are now closed.

EPSRC DTP PhD project: Dynamic subcellular analysis of novel integrative biomaterials

Metamaterial-based chiroptical spectroscopy for bio-analysis

 

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, Doctor of Philosophy, Random lasing action from biocompatible materials, King’s College London

1 Jul 201431 Jan 2018

Award Date: 1 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • Whispering Gallery Mode
  • Microlasers
  • Nanofabrication
  • Biosensing
  • Photonics
  • Biophotonics

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