Dr Alan Wiles
- Research Associate (School of Chemistry)
My research revolves around the theme of conversion and storage of clean renewable energy.
It is lead by the rational design of optoelectronic organic materials through computational methods (Gaussian, Spartan) and focuses on the synthesis and characterisation of functional organic materials (small molecules, frameworks and polymers).
These molecules are designed for their applications in a wide range of organic electronic devices:
- Energy Conversion: Organic photovoltaics (OPV), dye-sensitised solar cells (DSSCs)
- Energy Storage: Organic Redox Flow Batteries (ORFB), Organic Metal Ion Batteries (OMIB)
- Organic Light emitting diodes (OLED) and hybrid LEDs (down converting materials)
- Non-linear optics materials
- Organic memory devices
- CAM-IES and Superstore project for novel organic molecules in redox-flow batteries (02/18-01/19; further details to be added) £125.000
- 2nd year organic tutorials
- 3rd year organic tutorials
- 3rd year labs