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Dr Steven Hepplestone

Senior Lecturer (E&R)


Telephone: 01392 723048

Extension: (Streatham) 3048


Steven Hepplestone is a theoretical physicist with a broad range of interests in quantum mechanics and its applications to materials, with a focus on the nanoscale.

Steven Hepplestone's current research areas are the physics and properties of:

Energy storage

  • Batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Collosal permittivity materials


Energy conversion

  • Thermoelectrics
  • Photocatalyst
  • Solar power


Physics of Interfaces

  • New material design
  • Fundamental physics
  • Electronic devices


Physics of Nanomaterials

  • Nanostructures
  • Two-dimensional systems
  • Growth and properties of nanostructures
  • Fundamentals of transport (heat and electronic) 



  • Memristors
  • Electrical contacts
  • Device Development.

More details can be found here

Please get in contact if you are interested in working on these projects.