Current Position

2015-present Advanced Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK

Research Experience

2009-2013 Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow, Cambridge University, UK.

2009 Visiting Scholar, Hyderabad University, India.

2007-2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Supervisor: Prof. Guglielmo Lanzani


2003-2007 PhD in Physics, Cambridge University, UK. Supervisor: Prof. C. Silva.

1999-2003 MSci in Physics with a Year in Europe, Imperial College, London, UK.

Career Breaks

August 2012 - January 2015 maternity leave (2 children)

Fellowships and Awards

2014 University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship (5 years).

2010 Charles and Catherine Darwin Research Fellowship (3 years).

2009 Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship (4 years).

2004 European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) student award.

2003 EPSRC PhD studentship and Industrial Case Award (Seiko Epson UK, 3 years).