Technologies for the future

Our researchers are developing novel technologies, processes and materials with the potential to transform the economic, environmental, and social landscape.

From precision plasma manufacturing, to plants that can devour toxins, fundamental research is being rapidly translated into real world solutions.

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Theme champion

Professor Thomas Krauss, research champion for Technologies for the Future

Thomas Krauss is Professor of Photonics in the Department of Physics. His research focuses on understanding and controlling the light-matter interaction in photonic nanostructures, with a particular interest in photonic crystals.

Read more about Professor Krauss's vision for Technologies for the Future