People

PhD Students

 

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Louis Longley (ll435@cam.ac.uk)

Louis studied at the University of Cambridge, gaining a 1st class MSci degree in Natural Sciences, specialising in Materials Science. He will start a PhD in October 2017.

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Christopher Ashling (chrisashling@hotmail.co.uk)

Christoper worked on a MChem project at Cardiff University with Dr. Timothy Easun, and will start a PhD here in October 2017, focused on MOF-liquids, gels and glasses. The project is in conjunction with CSIRO Melbourne.

Jiayan Zhang

Jiayan Zhang (jia_yan_zhang@126.com)

Jiayan currently pursues a PhD at the Wuhan Institute of Technology, China, and works on the synthesis and structural characterization of hybrid glasses. Her supervisors are Professor Yuanzheng Yue and Dr. Thomas Bennett.

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Ang Qiao  (qiaoang@whut.edu.cn)

Ang is also studying for a PhD at the Wuhan Institute of Technology, China, and works on the shaping of MOFs. His supervisors are Professor Yuanzheng Yue and Dr. Thomas Bennett.

MSci / Part III Students

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Sammy Shaker (ss2374@cam.ac.uk)

We are delighted to welcome Sammy from the University of Minnesota, who has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship to visit for one year. Sammy is undertaking a project joint with Professor Anthony Cheetham.

Wubin He

Wubin He (hewubin0823@163.com)

Wubin is pursuing a MSci degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, looking at the synthesis of new MOF glasses.

Yuefeng Hua

Yuefeng Hua (huayue0321@163.com)

Yuefeng is pursuing a MSci degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, looking at the temperature / pressure behaviour of ZIFs.

Kaihui Li

Kaihui Li (18925231817@163.com)

Kaihui is pursuing a MSci degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, looking at anomalous thermal responses of ZIFs.

Haoyue Zhang

Haoyue Zhang (haoyue@whut.edu.cn)

Haoyue is pursuing a MSci degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, looking at the synthesis and characterization of ZIFs.

Yueru Zhang

Yueru Zhang (zhangyueru09@163.com)

Yueru is pursuing a MSci degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, looking at the synthesis, characterization and properties of ZIFs.

Visiting Academics

Neng Li

Neng Li (lineng@whut.edu.cn)

Dr. Neng Li has joined us in November2016, from the Wuhan Institute of Technology (China), on a CSC fellowship, to work on computational elucidation of MOF responses to pressure.

Chao Zhou (czh@bio.aau.dk)

Chao joins us from Aalborg University for a 6 month period at the end of his PhD, to look at enthalpy relaxation in Hybrid Glasses.

Alumni

 

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Tom Richards –  2014/2015

Tom completed a Part III project on the mechanical properties of crystalline MOFs. Congratulations for a brilliant project, and 1st in your final degree year!

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Charles Ghesquiere (KU Leuven)

Charles worked with the group for 2 months in 2016, on a visit from the group of Prof. Dirk De Vos in Leuven.

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Niels Van Velthoven (niels.vanvelthoven@student.kuleuven.be)

After completing a MSci Degree at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with Professor Dirk De Vos, and spending some time in the group in 2015, Niels is continuing on to a PhD with Dr. Dirk De Vos.

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Dr. Aaron Thornton (Aaron.Thornton@csiro.au )

His website gives more information on his fascinating research on using computational tools to shed more light on the behaviour of MOFs.