PhD Students

Dario Filippini


Dario was born in Rome, Italy in 1996. In 2017 he obtained his BSc in biochemistry from Sapienza University of Rome under the supervision of Prof. Ingeborg Grgurina. In 2019 he obtained his MSc in organic chemistry from the same university under the supervision of Prof. Patrizia Gentili studying the synthesis and photostimulation of 2-(hydroxyimino)aldehydes through UV-LED sources. In January 2020 he moved to Nottingham to start a new experience as a PhD student in the group of Dr Mattia Silvi. In his spare time Dario enjoys doing sports such as swimming or sailing.


Project Students

Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts1

Joe is a fourth year Chemistry MSci student from Derbyshire that loves music, from Ludovico Einaudi to Kasabian. Joe likes to play guitar and loves surfing on the Cornish coast. Joe also play pool and snooker and have represented the university at a BUCS tournament. In his spare time Joe enjoies working on cars and for the past few years has been restoring an 86 mini mayfair from the ground up!