2012-16: PhD in Chemistry, University of Bath, UK.

Lead Supervisor: Dr Andrew L. Johnson, Co-Supervisors: Prof. Laurence Peter, Prof. Mike Hill and Prof. Kieran Molloy.

Thesis title: An Inverstigation of Tin Chalcogenide Precursors and Thin Film Materials for Applications in Energy Harvesting Devices

2011-2012: MRes. in Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, UK.

2008-2011: BSc. in Natural Sciences, University of Bath, UK.

Research skills:

AA-CVD, AP-CVD and Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Air Sensitive Inorganic Synthesis, Single Crystal X-Ray Diffraction, Powder XRD, Electron Microscopy, Semiconductor photo-electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, Transient optoelectronic characterisations, Inorganic Thin Film Photovoltaics, and Solar water splitting.


4. Joachim Breternitz, René Gunder, Hannes Hempel, Silvia Binet, Ibbi Ahmet, and Susan Schorr. Facile Bulk Synthesis of π-Cubic SnS. Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, 56(19), pp. 11455-11457. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01623.

3.Joseph R. Thompson, Ibbi Y. Ahmet, Andrew L. Johnson and Gabriele Kociok-Kohn. Tin(IV) Chalcogenide Complexes: Single Source Precursors for SnS, SnSe and SnTe Nanoparticle Synthesis. Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesellschaft, 2016,  28, pp. 4711–4720. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600790

2. Antonio Noguera-Díaz, Nuno Bimbo, Leighton T. Holyfield, Ibbi Y. Ahmet, Valeska P Ting and Timothy J. Mays. Structure-property relationships in metal-organic frameworks for hydrogen storage. Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2015,  496, pp. 77-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.11.061.

1. Ibbi Y. Ahmet, Michael S. Hill, Andrew L. Johnson, Laurence M. Peter. Polymorph-Selective Deposition of High Purity SnS Thin Films from a Single Source Precursor. Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27(22), pp 7680–7688. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03220.


1. Title: 'Verfahren zur Oberflächenbehandlung einer Probe die mindestens eine Oberfläche eines Metalloxids aufweist und Metalloxid mit behandelter Oberfläche' (Deutsche)

'Method of surface treatment of TCO's and Metal oxide' (English Translation)

DPMA Application No.:  DE 10 2017 121 228.0. Filing Date: 01/09/2017. Country: Germany