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PhD projects

Various projects across the following themes: Solution-Processed Solar Cells Semi-Transparent Electrodes Novel Luminescent Nanoparticles


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Personal profile


Jacek Jasieniak completed a Bachelor of Science (1st Class Honours) from Flinders University (2003, University Medal) and PhD from the University of Melbourne (2008, Chancellor’s Prize) under the supervision of Prof. Paul Mulvaney. He then undertook a postdoctoral work at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) with Dr. Scott Watkins and Dr. Ezio Rizzardo (2008-11), and was a Fulbright Fellow with Prof. Alan Heeger at the University of California Santa Barbara (2011-12). In 2012 he returned to CSIRO, progressing to a Senior Research Scientist and then Group Leader. In 2015 he moved to Monash University as an Associate Professor, where he was also appointed Director of the cross-disciplinary Monash Energy Materials and Systems Institute. In 2020 he was promoted to Full Professor and also became the Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Engineering. His research interests include the development of nanomaterials and their use in various next-generation energy technologies.

Research area keywords

  • nanocrystals
  • colloids
  • quantum dots
  • thin films
  • solar cells
  • luminescence
  • interfaces


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