Dingchen is an PhD student at the University of Melbourne supervised by Prof. Paul Mulvaney. His PhD project focuses on developing novel synthesis protocols for III-V semiconductor nanocrystals and fine control of nanocrystal growth. He completed an Honours degree involving synthesising anisotropic magnetic nanoparticles and its alignment in magnetic field. He also looked at its optical properties at different orientations. 

Qualifications: 
BSc (Hons), The University of Melbourne
Centre Research Themes: 
1. Excitonic Systems for Solar Energy Conversion
3. Excitonic Systems for Security, Lighting and Sensing