Matthias Vandichel

Group Leader

Matthias obtained his PhD at Ghent University in 2012. He enjoyed postdoctoral periods in Ghent University (2013-2015), IRCELYON (2015-2016), Chalmers (2016-2018) and Aalto University (2018-2019). Since Oct 2019, he is active as a lecturer (assistant professor) at the University of Limerick.

His main research interests are: computational materials and catalysis research, porous materials and inorganic interfaces.

Amin Koochaki


Amin is developing methods to describe gas sorption and separation within flexible porous materials. This project is in collaboration with Prof. Zaworotko’s group and is supported by the SFI-centre AMBER


PhD student

Lipin is developing methodologies to describe electrochemical reactions on metal-hydrides and other systems. His project is in collaboration with 6 other partners in Europe (H2020-FETproactive HERMES).