Dr Andrew Pike
Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

  • Email: andrew.pike@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7061
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 6929
  • Personal Website: http://www.andrewpikeresearch.com
  • Address: Chemical Nanoscience Laboratory
    Bedson Building
    School of Chemistry
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 7RU

Roles and Responsibilities

  • School of Chemistry Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
  • School of Chemistry Library Liaison Officer
  • Chair of Admissions and Recruitment Committee
  • University Social Media Forum

Qualifications

  • BSc Medicinal Chemistry, Newcastle University (1994)
  • MSc Molecular Functional Chemistry, Hokkaido University, Japan (1998)
  • PhD Redox active DNA immobilised on Silicon, Newcastle University (2001)

Previous Positions

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Newcastle University, 2002-2004
  • Research Team Leader, INEX, Newcastle 2004-2005
  • RCUK Academic Fellow, Newcastle University, 2005-2010 
  • Lecturer, Newcastle University, 2010-2014 

Research Interests

Pike Group Research Page

  • Molecular electronics based on conductive polymers
  • DNA origami for 2D-functional nanomaterials
  • Modified nulceosides and nucleotides
  • Silicon surface chemistry for biosensing applications
  • DNA based systems for electronic interconnects and sensing

 

Postgraduate Supervision

Current research group members:

  • PDRA Dr Carl Young  
  • PDRA Dr Bee-Min Goh
  • PhD Yr2 Colette Whitfield
  • PhD Yr1 Samanthan Lunn
  • PhD Yr1 Tom Bamford

Funding

  •  £365,00 TSB
  • £1,440 Wellcome Trust, 2011
  • £1,440 Nuffield Foundation, 2011
  • €638,005 European Union FP7, (CI with other members of Chem Nano Lab), 2010
  • £1,440 Nuffield Foundation, 2010
  • £1,440 Newcastle University, 2009
  • £5,000 Newcastle University, 2005
  • £3,000 Daiwa Anglo Foundation, 2002

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Stage 1 CHY1301 Inorganic Chemistry; Molecular and Atomic Orbtial Theory
  • Stage 2 CHY2003 Topics in Chemistry; Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Stage 3 BGM3039 Medical Biotechnology