Prof. Peter Skabara

Associate Editor

School of Chemistry
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom

Scientific career

2018 - present Professor (School of Chemistry), University of Glasgow
2005 - 2018 Professor of Materials Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
2005 - 2006 Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow
2000 - 2005 Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Materials Chemistry, University of Manchester
1995 - 2000 Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Sheffield Hallam University
1994 - 1995 Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
1994 Ph. D., University of Durham
1991 B. Sc. (Hons), Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London


Research areas

Research interests are based on the synthesis and characterisation of electroactive molecules and macromolecules: sensors, photoluminescent materials, field effect transistors, plastic solar cells, highly electroactive conjugated polymers, novel TTF structures, dihalogen adducts, and electrochromic polymers.


Thematic issue

Prof. Skabara edited the thematic issue in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry together with Prof. Marc Sallé:

Tetrathiafulvalene chemistry


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