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PhD Students

Dr. Claudio Vallotto


Claudio Returned to Italy and works in the pharmaceutical industry

Dr. Angelo Frangeskou


Angelo Has continued to work with the group as a post doctoral researcher

Dr. Sinéad Mottishaw


Sinéad is having a well earned break whilst looking for jobs

Dr. Ben Breeze


Ben now works at at the University of Warwick as the spectroscopy platform manager

Dr. Matthew Dale


Matthew now works for the De Beers Group as a Research Scientist

Dr. Mika Tamski


Mika is now a research scientist at EPFL

Dr. Christopher Hartland


Chris has become a Patent Attorney at Potter Clarkson

Dr. Ben Green


Ben worked With Element Six Ltd before returning to the diamond group

Dr. Thomas Kai Yip Tam


Dr. Ulrika D'Haenens-Johansson


A research scientist at the Gemological Institute of America Laboratory in New York.

Dr. Stephanie Liggins


Principal Research Scientist at Element Six, Ltd.

Dr. Bianca Bardu


Bianca now is a Analyst at NATO Allied Command Transformation.

Dr. Brad Cann


Works for the De Beers Group as a Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Andrew Edmonds


Senior Research Scientist at Element Six, Ltd

Dr. Robin Cruddace


Author and games developer for Games Workshop

Dr. Claire Glover


Physics teacher



Prof. Junichi Isoya


Dr. James E Butler

(2006/6, 2008 & 2009)

Prof. V Nadolinny


Prof. Michael Baker

I. Aharonovich



Project Students

Féodor Blumentritt


High temperature PL measurments of Defect in diamond

Amy Hopper & John Butler


Magnetometry with an ensemble of nitrogen-vacancy centres in diamond

Emma Roberts & Rachel Reeves


Spin relaxation of the silcon vacancy defect in diamond

Nilaani Jeyachandran & Fazal Hussain


Nitrogen Vancancy defect in diamond for high sensitivity Magnetometry

Andreas Brøgger & Alex Ware


Quantitative Rapid Scan Electron Paramagnetic Resonance