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Cohort 1

Cohort 1 MSc Graduation


MSc Graduation

The Butterworth Hall
Wednesday 20th January 2016

Cohort 1 Awards

DST MSc Awards 2014/15

Best Overall Performance:

Tom Scott (University of Oxford)

Most Improved Performance:

Ben Reed (Aberystwyth University)

Our Alumni

Our Cohort 1 students have now completed their PhD Research. See where they are now on our Careers & Alumi page.

Dr Sam Cobb

PhD Title: Development of Smart Diamond Windows for Electrochemical Sensing in Real Environments
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Julie Macpherson
Institution: University of Warwick

Dr Phil Diggle

PhD Title: Single Defect Imaging Studies of the synthesis and processing of diamond
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Mark Newton
Institution: University of Warwick

Dr Brani Dzepina

PhD Title: Influence of catalyst binder chemistry on the microstructure of polycrystalline diamond during liquid phase sintering
PhD Supervisor: Dr. Daniele Dini & Dr. Daniel Balint
Institution: Imperial College London

Dr Paul Hill

PhD Title: Heterogeneous integration of diamond photonic devices on non-native substrates
PhD Supervisor: Dr. Erdan Gu & Dr. Michael Strain
Institution: University of Strathclyde

Ryan Lewis

PhD Title: Novel multiphoton microscopy of living cells using nanodiamonds
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Paola Borri
Institution: Cardiff University

Dr Ed Mahoney

PhD Title: Understanding microwave-activated hydrogen(/methane/silane)-containing plasmas through optical diagnostic techniques
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Mike Ashfold
Institution: University of Bristol

Dr Callum Middleton

PhD Title: Diamond and Diamond-GaN Integration: Thermal Challenges
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Martin Kuball
Institution: University of Bristol

Enrik Nako

PhD Title: Hydrogen in diamond: Defects and Diffusion
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Mark Newton
Institution: University of Warwick

Dr Ben Reed

PhD Title: Diamond-graphene interfaces
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Andy Evans
Institution: Aberystwyth University

Dr Tom Scott

PhD Title: Influence of binders on microstructure and mechanical properties of polycrystalline diamond
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Richard Todd
Institution: University of Oxford