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Dr. Paolo Coppo

Paolo Coppo

Senior Teaching Fellow

Head of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry Teaching



Teaching Modules

CH 160. Introduction to inorganic chemistry

CH 267. transition metal chemistry

CH 3F8. Advanced coordination chemistry

CH 222: Chemistry laboratory year 2.

Chemical Education

"Lithium ion battery cathode materials as a case study to support the teaching of ionic solids" P. Coppo, J. Chem. Educ. 2017, 94, 1174.


A. Clark, L. Bayley, P. Coppo, AQA A-Level Chemistry Year 2 Student Book, Collins, London, 2016.

"Visualizing, rather than deriving Russell-Saunders terms: a classroom activity with quantum numbers" P. Coppo, J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93, 1085.

... And some selected previous research in organic electronics:

“Shining light on a pentacene derivative: the role of photo-induced cycloadditions” P. Coppo* and S. G. Yeates, Adv. Mater., 2005, 17, 3001.

“Cyclopentadithiophene based electroactive materials” P. Coppo, M. L. Turner*, J. Mater. Chem., 2005, 15, 1123. Feature Article and Issue Cover.

“White light emission from an assembly comprising luminescent iridium and europium complexes” P. Coppo. M. Duati, V. Kozhevnikov, J. W. Hofstraat, L. De Cola*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 1806 communication and internal cover.

“Tuning iridium (III) phenylpyridine complexes in the “almost blue” region” P. Coppo, E. A. Plummer, L. De Cola*, Chem. Commun., 2004, 1774.

“Synthetic Routes to Solution Processable polycyclopentadithiophenes” P. Coppo, D. C. Cupertino, S. G. Yeates, M. L. Turner*, Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 2705.