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Professor Kenith Meissner

Professor Kenith Meissner

Executive Dean PVC - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Physics

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606453

Email address

Office - 504
Fifth Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Professor Kenith Meissner is head of the Physics Department at Swansea University.

The Meissner laboratory focuses on developing nano- and micro-structured materials and optical techniques for biomedical imaging and sensing applications. The research combines materials development with expertise in optical system design.

Materials work is anchored by microwave-assisted synthesis of nanostructures including nanoclusters, nanoparticles and nanorods. Coupled with expertise in optical spectroscopy and design, novel imaging and sensing techniques are developed through rational design.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Biomedical Optics,
  • Optical Spectroscopy,
  • Nanomaterials, Sensors,
  • Microscopy