Prof Geoff Thornton

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Biography:

  • 1976 D.Phil.(Oxford)
  • 1976 - 1979 1851 Research Fellow, Universities of Oxford and California (Berkeley)
  • 1979 - 2003 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor, Chemistry Department, Manchester University
  • 1988- 1998 Deputy Director, IRC in Surface Science, Universities of Manchester and Liverpool
  • 2003 - Professor of Physical Chemistry, UCL

 

  • Editorial Board Surface Science (1999 - 2004), Surface Science Reports (1989 - )
  • Chair Scientific Advisory Committee Diamond Light Source (2007 - 2009)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Institute of Physics
  • 2010 European Research Council Advanced Grant
  • 2011 Surfaces and Interfaces Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2012 Humbolt Research Award
  • 2013 Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award

 

Research Highlights

Scientists at the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Liverpool University have used a combination of nanoscale techniques...