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Quantum materials and devices group

 

Professor Jason Robinson

 

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Professional Career

October 2020 - Joint Head of the Department of Materials Science, Cambridge
October 2019 - Professor of Materials Physics
October 2016 - University Reader in Materials Physics
January 2015 - University Lecturer
October 2012 - Director of Studies in Materials Science, St John's College
October 2011 - College Lecturer and Teaching Fellow, St John’s College
October 2011 - Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Cambridge
October 2008 - October 2011: Junior Research Fellow, St John’s College

General Contributions (External)

General Contributions (Cambridge University)

  • Royce Technology Platform Lead (2022 - 2025)
  • Chair for the Schiff Foundation Fund (2020 -)
  • Chair of the Department of Materials Science EDI Committee (2020 -)
  • Radiation Protection Officer in Materials Science (2019 -)
  • Secretary for the Materials Science Research Committee (2017 - 2020)
  • Deputy Responsible officer in charge of graduate complaints (2016 -)
  • Director of Graduate Education in Materials Science (2013 -)
  • Director of the MASt in Materials Science (2015 - )
  • Director of Studies in Materials Science (St John's College; 2011 - )
  • Member of St John's College Council (2016 - 2020)
  • Tutor in St John's College (2017-2020)

Editorial Activities 

2018 -  Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)
2015 - 2016 Guest Editor, Special Issue on Topological Insulators in APL Materials

Conference Organisation

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2014

Research Grants

  • 2022
    • Ever Resource Ltd Industry Grant 
    • Roye Technology Platform Grant
       
  • 2021
    • Royce Equipment Grant to purchase a Quantum Design VSM with Dr Xavier Moya, Prof. Neil Mathur, Dr Nadia Stelmashenko
    • Quantum Motion Industry Grant (4 years) to develop silicon quantum dots
    • Leverhulme Trust Grant 
    • Royce Equipment Grant to purchase a QD Vibrating Sample Magnetometer with Prof. Neil Mathur and Dr Xavier Moya
    • Royce Equipment Grant to purchase Ion Gun with Prof. Neil Mathur, Dr Xavier Moya and Dr Nadia Stelmashenko
  • 2018
    • Royal Society Enhancement Grant (3 years)
    • British Council UK-Israel Synergy Programme Grant (1 year)
  • 2017
    • International network to explore novel superconductivity at advanced oxide superconductor/magnet interfaces and in nano devices (5 years), EPSRC-JSPS Core-to-Core Grant 
    • Nanoscale coherent hybrid devices for superconducting quantum technologies (5 years), European Commission COST Action (CA16218) 
    • Time-resolved gate-based sensing for scalable silicon-based quantum computing (1 year), Winton Trust (Pump Prime) with Dr Alessandro Rossi (Cavendish, Cambridge)
  • 2016
    • Superconducting Spintronics (3 years), Royal Society
    • Superspin (5 years), EPSRC Programme Grant
  • 2014
    • A spectroscopic study of spin-polarised superconductor proximity effects (3 years), Leverhulme Trust International Network 
    • Revealing quantum magnetism at oxide interfaces (3 years), Leverhulme Trust collaboration with Prof. Atature (Cavendish) 
    • Probing oxide interfaces via diamond-based nano-MRI (1 year), Winton Trust (Pump Prime) with Prof. Atature (Cavendish, Cambridge) 
  • 2012
    • Superconductor-Topological Insulator junctions (2 years), Royal Society
  • 2011
    • All-Oxide Superconductor / Ferromagnet junctions (3 years), Leverhulme Trust collaboration with Prof. Mark Blamire (Materials, Cambridge)
    • Superconductor / Topological Insulator Junctions (2 years), Royal Society 
    • Superconducting Spintronics (5 years), Royal Society Research Fellow
       

Awards & Prizes

2011 Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM)
2011 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
2010 Institute of Physics Brian Pippard Prize.
2008 Elected to a Junior Research Fellowship at St John's College, Cambridge
2004 Sir Henry Bessemer Medal, awarded by Imperial College
2003 The Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers scholarship for research in the Magnetic Materials and Devices Group at the MIT