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Aliaksandra received her PhD in 2011 under the supervision of Professor John F. Donegan (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland). Her PhD work focused on the interactions of colloidal semiconductor quantum dots with various biomaterials, such as membrane proteins and photosynthetic reaction centres. Subsequently, she moved to the Physics Department of Imperial College London, where she worked as a Research Associate for 4 years with Professor Stefan Maier, before transitioning to the Royal Society University Research Fellowship. In October 2017, she joined the Physics Department of King’s College London as a Research Fellow and a Lecturer, where she currently remains.

Research interests 

  • Biomimetic nanophotonic systems
  • Use of nanoparticles for biomedical applications
  • Nano-enhanced biophotonic materials
  • Light-matter interactions in plasmonic systems
  • control and localisation of materials