John de Mello is a Professor of Nanomaterials in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College London and Scientific Director of NTNU Nano. He researches nanomaterials for use in electronic devices and sensors.
John obtained his Ph.D. in semiconductor physics from Cambridge University. In 2002, he co-founded Molecular Vision Ltd - a company specialising in the use of organic LEDs and photodiodes for chemical sensing. He has been awarded both a Royal Society Industry Fellowship and the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology. His research interests include flow chemistry, organic semiconductors, quantum dots, light-emitting diodes, solar cells and sensors. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience and the Journal of Organic Semiconductors.