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Dr Michael A. Parkes

Senior Research Associate and Laboratory Manager

Summary
  Mike Parkes is a Senior Research Fellow and Laboratory Manager in the Physical Section providing support to the Head of the Section, Professor Helen Fielding. His role also involves organising physical laboratories for undergraduates. He has worked at UCL since 2007. Prior to this he studied for his PhD with Prof Richard Tuckett and Dr Christopher Mayhew at the University of Birmingham. 
Summary of research group
  Currently Mike's work with Professor Fielding focuses on the photochemistry of biologically important chromophore molecules.
Research highlights
 
  • Spectroscopy and Dynamics of the photoactive yellow protein chromophores
Research Facilities
   
Awards
   
Memberships
 
  • CCHEM MRSC
  • MIoP
Research interests
 

  • Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  • Ion Chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Spectroscopy
Teaching
 

  • CHEM3344/CHEMM304
  • CHEM160x
  • CHEM1301LAB
  • CHEM2301
  • CHEM2302