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Dr Yiwei Sun
BSc, PhD

Dr Yiwei Sun

Teaching Fellow

+44 (0)20 7882 5301
Engineering 147, Mile End

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Expertise: Dr Yiwei Sun's research focuses on nanomechanics of graphene and environmental effect on graphene, answering questions as how thick is one layer of carbon atoms, do graphene devices perform the same around the world, why is graphite a lubricant? His technical expertise is on Raman spectroscopy, high pressure experiments, and ab initio calculations.
Affiliations: Member of American Physical Society, the European High Pressure Research Group, International Association for the Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology

Brief Biography

Dr Yiwei Sun obtained BSc in Physics at Fudan University, China and PhD in Physics at Queen Mary University of London, UK. As a postdoc, he joined Electrical Engineering department at Zhejiang University, China on graphene electrical devices and then Biochemical Engineering at University of Brimingham, UK on Graphene-virus biosensors.