Thomas Ashton




PhD in Chemistry

Work History:

Current Job:

Post Doctoral Researcher


University College London

About Me

I am an energy materials Chemist working on sodium ion batteries.

My Work

My Typical Day

Get up. Have coffee. Train to work. More coffee. Wake up. Science!

My Interview

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Handsome. Funny. Modest.

Who is your favourite singer or band?

Jimi Hendrix.

What's your favourite food?

Chicken Madras (although deep fried pizza is a close second).

What is the most fun thing you've done?

White water rafting in the Caribbean.

What did you want to be after you left school?

I wanted to be an Egytptologist, I even learnt hieroglyphics. Unfortunately, it was nothing like Indiana Jones!

Were you ever in trouble at school?

Always. Just the depth that varied.

What was your favourite subject at school?

Lunch. Does lunch count?

My favourite CHRISTMAS LECTURE memory is:

Tell us a joke.

Other stuff

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