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Associate Professor Fernando Dias, PhD

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Lecturer in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43733
Room number: 231

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Departmental Responsabilities


Fourth year undergraduate course in Optical Devices; Postgraduate course in Optical Spectroscopy; Level 1 Discovery Labs; Level 1 tutorials;Team Project; Level 4 project supervision.

PhD supervision: Rongjuan Huang and Piotr Pander.


Chair of the Health & Safety Committee; International Coordinator (Physics); Exchange Coordinator (Physics).

Research Interests

My research is broadly focused on the area of spectroscopy and photophysics of organic molecules for optoelectronic and photonic applications, focusing in particular on NIR emitters; room-temperature phosphorescence, termally activated delayed fluorescence, and energy transfer.

Research Groups

Centre for Materials Physics

Department of Physics

Selected Publications

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Selected Grants

  • 2018: RF040592: Dinuclear Metal Complexes for Near-Infrared Organic Light Emitting Diodes, EPSRC, £756058, 2018-12-01_2021-11-01