Marie Curie Fellow
Sam Stranks joined ONE Lab in October 2014 as a Marie Curie IOF Fellow. His post is jointly held at MIT with Professor Vladimir Bulovic and at the University of Cambridge with Professor Richard Friend. He received a B.Sc.(Hons) and B.A. from the University of Adelaide. He completed his PhD in 2012 as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, working on carbon nanotube/polymer blends with Prof. Robin Nicholas. He then worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Prof. Henry Snaith’s group at the University of Oxford, where he was also a Junior Research Fellow at Worcester College and a Lecturer in Physics at Corpus Christi College. He was elected a TED Fellow in 2016.
Current Research: Optical and electronic characterization of emerging photovoltaics, particularly hybrid perovskite systems
Subgroup: Solar Technologies, Excitonics
Personal Interests: Travel, Australian Rules football, Energy