Research

We study electrochemical systems at the nanoscale. We invent new techniques for measuring nanoscale electrochemical processes, use simulations to understand the electrochemical response of nanoscale systems, and characterize nano-structured electrochemically active materials..

Electrochemical Scanning Probe Microscopy

We develop new techniques which aim to improve the resolution and functionality of electrochemical scanning probe microscopy (EC-SPM), such as Scanning Electrochemical Cell Microscopy (SECCM), Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM), and Intermittent-Contact Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (IC-SECM).

Biological Applications of Nanoscale Electrochemistry

Applying electrochemical techniques to study biological and biophysical systems, including using electrodes to directly detect oxygen produced during photosynthesis, as well as using nanopores to detect single proteins excreted during intracellular signalling.

Simulation and Scientific Programming

Using mathematical simulation and computational modelling to understand the transport of chemical species on the nanoscale, and quantify the electrochemical response of electrochemical sensors.