For a copy of my CV click here.


  1. Carbon nanotube synthesis

  2. Controlled synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials, plasmonic nanoparticles & catalysts

  3. Smart chemistry with non-exotic materials

  4. Circular economy & smart carbon


2007 - 2013        Rice University, Houston TX, USA

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemistry Graduate Program, GPA: 4.0

  • Master of Arts, Chemistry Graduate Program, GPA: 3.91

2006             International Space University, Strasbourg, France

  • Certificate in Space Studies, Summer Session Programme (SSP'06)

1999 - 2003         National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland    

  • B.Sc. Experimental Physics, General Science Program


Professional Appointments

2016 - Present       Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK

  • Senior Lecturer, College of Engineering

2014 - 2016 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • Postdoctoral Scholar



2017 - Present       Sêr Cymru II Fellow

  • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with Welsh Government