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Emily Smith

Experimental Officer - Manager of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy facility in School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Contact

  • workRoom B16 /B11 NMRC Cripps South Building, School of Chemistry, University Park
    University Park
    Nottingham
    NG7 2RD
    UK
  • work0115 7486384
  • fax0115 95 13555

Biography

Emily is an Experimental Officer with responsibility for managing the new Kratos AXIS ULTRA X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy instrument, part of the Centre for Surface Chemical Analysis. She is also registered as a part time PhD student with Professor Rob Jones. (Working project title ' Anything as long as it's XPS') She graduated with a BSc(hons) 2(i) in Physics with Mathematics at the University of Reading in 1990. She spent four years with Prof Phil Woodruffs Surface Physics Group at the University of Warwick before moving into accountancy with KPMG and spending three years ' out of science'. She returned to the fold in 1997 when she took a post at the Banbury Laboratories working for Alcan International Ltd. In 2003 she joined the Centre for Surface Chemical Analysis in the School of Chemistry at Nottingham.

Research Summary

Emily works with many research groups throughout The University of Nottingham. These include several within the Schools of Chemistry, ScHEME - School of Chemical Engineering and Mining Engineering,… read more

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Current Research

Emily works with many research groups throughout The University of Nottingham. These include several within the Schools of Chemistry, ScHEME - School of Chemical Engineering and Mining Engineering, Pharmacy, Physics and 3MEM - 'Materials', and collaborative work with several outside groups in Belfast (via Chemistry), Manchester (via Pharmacy) and Leuven (also via Pharmacy) . Concentrating on surface analysis and data interpretation.

Her own work is predominantly based on the new, exciting and rapidly expanding analysis of ionic liquids in ultra-high vacuum, with Dr Peter Licence, Professor Robert Jones and Professor David Briggs.

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