People Professor Donal Bradley
Member, Management Committee
Head of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division
Professor Bradley was Vice-Provost for Research at Imperial College from October 2011 - August 2015. His championing of cross-faculty research has included coordination of impact acceleration activities, the successful launch of a pan-College PhD scholarships programme, pump-priming new research initiatives and overseeing the formation of 12 Imperial-led EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training.
Professor Bradley’s research interests focus on plastic electronics – encompassing fundamental studies on low-temperature/solution processed semiconductor materials and their application in a range of fields including energy efficient displays, lighting and solar panels. He is a co-inventor of conjugated polymer electroluminescence, co-founder of Cambridge Display Technology and Molecular Vision, has more than 25 patent families to his name, and is ranked in the top 1% of most highly cited physicists in the world.