Imperial College London
Research Project: Mesoscopic electric field predictions and specimen shape measurements to improve reconstruction in atom probe tomography
Supervisors: Baptiste Gault (ICL), Michele Conroy (ICL), Finn Giuliani (ICL)
Geri graduated from the University of Manchester with an MEng in Materials Science in Engineering, with a focus on functional materials and devices and nanomaterial characterisation. His research at Imperial focuses on doing correlative studies of (Scanning) Transmission Electron Microscopy or (S)TEM and Atom Probe Tomography (APT) in order to study the magnetism and polarisation relationship in thin film multiferroic materials, with potential uses in low-energy electronic devices. These materials are difficult to digitally reconstruct using APT due to their complex layered nanostructure, thus the aim is to improve APT reconstruction algorithms by aiding the analysis with additional structural data acquired with (S)TEM.
Studying my PhD as part of the ACM CDT not only provided me with valuable training courses and workshops on characterisation techniques, but also regular academic seminars, team activities, and discussions to help expand my interests, both inside and outside of research.