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Angus completed his undergraduate degree at UWA in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science (Chemical) and Chemistry (Synthetic). He recieved Honours (first class) in 2017 with his thesis 'Synthesis of Photochromic Molecules for Applications in Molecular Electronics' and subsequently recieved a RTP scholarship to continue this project as a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. George Koutsantonis commencing in 2018.

Research interests

  • Design and synthesis of Dihydropyrene based molecules for applications in molecular electronics
  • Investigations of Dihydropyrene molecules as a ligand in organometallic complexes
  • Design and synthesis of anchoring groups for applications in single molecule electronics
  • Design and Snythesis of Dihydropyrene based molecules suitable for Large Area Ensembles 



Education/Academic qualification

Chemistry, BSc(Honours), Synthesis of Photochromic Molecules for Applications in Molecular Electronics, The University of Western Australia


Award Date: 31 Dec 2017

Industry keywords

  • Energy
  • Environmental

Research expertise keywords

  • Molecular Electronics
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Inorganic Synthesis
  • Photochromic Compounds
  • Molecular Switches
  • Single Molecule Junctions
  • Large Area Ensembles


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