Department of Materials Engineering,
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Bachelor of Science (Hons) and
University Medal 2000
Bachelor of Mathematics 1999
2011 FINALIST - YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD
Now working as a Research Associate in the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Chris conducts research to understand the operation of plastic solar cells, and the development and exploitation of synchrotron x-ray analysis for studying the microstructure of organic semiconductors.
His achievements and leadership in this field have been recognised with numerous fellowships, invitations to speak at international conferences and workshops, the chairing of a symposium on controlling and characterising the structure of organic semiconductor films in France.
Chris’ work in science recently featured in two x-ray facilities, The Advanced Light Source in California and the Swiss Light Source.
With 45 referred articles and slew of grants behind him, including the highly prestigious and competitive UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Advanced Research Fellowship, Chris was awarded a VESKI Innovation Fellowship by the Victorian Endowment for Knowledge, Science and Innovation.