Justin D. Holmes is Professor of Nanochemistry at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. Since joining the Chemistry Department at UCC in October 1999, he has established an active research group in the synthesis, assembly and characterisation of nanoscale materials for electronic, energy, environmental and catalytic applications.
He is Group Leader of the Materials Chemistry and Analysis Group at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork, which incorporates the Electron Microscopy and Analysis Facility (EMAF). Prof Holmes is also a Principal Investigator within the Centre for Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), based at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), and holds an adjunct position within the School of Chemistry at TCD. He is co-founder and currently Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the UCC spin-out company Glantreo Ltd and an Associate Editor of the Royal Society of Chemistry publication ‘Journal of Materials Chemistry C’.
Prof Holmes’ work in AMBER is focused on the nanoscale manipulation of materials and surfaces for commercial applications.