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Dr James Rice


James Rice

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Physics
01 716 2229
University College Dublin, School of Physics, Science Centre Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Rice is the founding member and principal investigator of the University College Dublin (UCD) NanoPhotonics and NanoImaging group. Following his BSc (Uni Sussex) and PhD (Queens College Belfast) Dr Rice worked at the Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford as and as a college physics tutor in Lady Margaret Hall and Wadham College. He also worked at the CNRS Lab Aime Cotton, University of Paris XI. Dr Rice has authored one book chapter, more than 80 articles, reports & letters and over 45 peer reviewed papers in in the fields of Optical properties of nanomaterials and in nanoscopy and nanoimaging. Dr Rice is a SFI PI researcher and has been PI on a number of SFI, Enterprise Ireland and international grants. James was awarded the Edmund Optics Research prize in 2011 and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Nanoscience.


  • Post Doc research fellow
    Oxford Univeristy30 Dec 1999
  • College tutor
    Oxford University Lad Margaret Hall/Wadham College30 Dec 1999
  • Post Doc researcher
    University of Paris (Lab Aime Cotton CNRS)30 Dec 1999


  • BSc
    University of Sussex
  • PhD
    Queen's University of Belfast