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Billal Sohail


Billal Sohail

Postgraduate Research Student

PhD student in the Maurer group with a focus on computational characterisation of donor-acceptor molecules interaction on metal surfaces.

Academic background:

MSci Chemistry Queen Mary, Universtiy of London. Achieving a First class with honours. 2014 - 2018.

MSci thesis title: 'A theoretical perspective on light harvesting in photosynthetic bacteria'. Supervised by Dr C. Duffy - Queen Mary, Univesity of London


I am an enthusiast of strength sports having competed in national and international competions in both the sports of olympic weightlifting and powerlifting. I love martial arts and compete in Brazilian JuiJitsu.


Alkali doping leads to charge transfer salt formation in a two-dimensional metal-organic framework -