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Electronic and Photonic Molecular Materials Group

department of physics and astronomy

Dr Samuele Lilliu

Photo of Samuele Lilliu at the XMaS beamline, Grenoble.

Above: Samuele Lilliu at the XMaS beamline (BM28, the UK CRG, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France).


Samuele Lilliu studied for both his BEng and MEng in electronics at the University of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy), with a thesis on machine learning applied to nuclear fusion. After spending several months at Siemens (Erlangen, Germany) working on organic photodiodes, he moved to Cardiff University for a PhD in physics (2008-2011) on organic solar cells.

In 2012, after a short experience at the CNRS (Marseille, France), he moved to Masdar Institute (Abu Dhabi, UAE) where he set up and managed the first laboratory in the country exclusively focussed on organic electronics and perovskite photovoltaics.

Samuele joined the EPMM group in late 2015. His interests include synchrotron X-ray diffraction, big data, device optimization, spectroscopy, and software development.

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