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Dr Sara Sangtarash

Dr. Sangtarash is an Assistant Professor in Nanoelectronics and Leverhulme Fellow in the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick. She obtained her PhD from Lancaster University as a Marie-Curie Early Stage Researcher, developing the theory of nanoscale transport, within the EU Innovative Training Network MOLESCO“Molecular-scale Electronics: Concepts, Contacts and Stability” . She was awarded the Lancaster JUNO Prize for research excellence in 2016. After finishing her PhD, she became a Senior Research Associate at Physics department, Lancaster University and in 2018 she awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship working on material engineering for high-performance molecular-scale thermoelectricity. Dr Sangtarash joined the University of Warwick in 2020.

Research Area

  • Graphene-like molecules

  • Graphene nanoribbons

  • Quantum interference

  • Biological sensing

  • Spintronics

  • Deep learning

Research Overview


Magic ratios and mid gap theory for molecular electronics

Magic ratio theory provides a simple but accurate design tool to predict electrical codncutance and thermoelectricity in graphene like molecules.

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Graphene nanoribbon electronics

Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) are quasi one-dimensional single-atom-thin carbon-based nanostructures. Their electronic properties can be controlled by engineering their shape and edge structure which makes them attractive for nanoelectronic applications.

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Quantum interference for molecular electronics

Quantum interference can be used to enhance electronic properties of molecular junctions at room temperature.

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Teaching

  • ES195: Materials for Engineering