Dr Ebinazar Namdas

Associate Professor

Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 53274


Dr Namdas is an Associate Professor and UQ Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Physics, at the University of Queensland. Dr. Namdas has a strong international track record in the field of organic optoelectronics materials and device research across several platforms including organic transistors, light emitting transistors, OLEDS, organic lasers, and sensors. He has published more than 90 papers in top international journals including Nature Material, Nature Photonics and Advanced Materials. Additionally, he has co-authored the first ever academic textbook on semiconducting and metallic polymers with Nobel Laureate Prof. Alan Heeger and Prof. Serdar Sariciftci. The book, titled Semiconducting and Metallic Polymers was published by Oxford University Press. Currently, Dr. Namdas is an Associate Editorial board member of Scientific Reports (nature.com)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Mumbai


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  • Heeger, Alan J., Sariciftci, Niyazi Serdar and Namdas, Ebinazar B. Semiconducting and metallic polymers. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Namdas, Ebinazar B. (2015). Light emitting transistor for lasers. In: 2015 20th Microoptics Conference (MOC). Microoptics Conference (MOC), Fukuoka, Japan, (). 25-28 October 2015. doi:10.1109/MOC.2015.7416399

  • Namdas, Ebinazar B. (2015). Light emitting transistors: A new route for display pixels. In: Organic Light Emitting Materials and Devices Xix. Conference on Organic Light Emitting Materials and Devices XIX, San Diego Ca, (). 9-11th August, 2015. doi:10.1117/12.2187708

  • Kim, Il Ku, Meredith, Paul, Burn, Paul L., Lo, Shih-Chun and Namdas, Ebinazar B. (2015). Solution-processed non-polymeric organic photodiodes. In: Organic Field-Effect Transistors Xiv; and Organic Sensors and Bioelectronics VIII. Conference on Organic Field-Effect Transistors XIV; and Organic Sensors and Bioelectronics VIII, San Diego, CA., United States, (). 09-12 August 2015. doi:10.1117/12.2187583

  • Meredith, P., Mostert, B., Gentle, I. R., Hanson, G., Tandy, K., Namdas, E., Pratt, F. and Powell, B. J. (2011). Is melanin a semiconductor: The mysteries of electrical conduction and melanin bioelectronics?. In: Abstracts. XXIst International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC): "Skin and Other Pigment Cells: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Science". ipcc2011: International Pigment Cell Conference. Skin and Other Pigment Cells: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Science, Bordeaux, France, (780-780). 20-24 September 2011. doi:10.1111/j.1755-148X.2011.00885.x

  • Tiwari, S. P., Rao, V. Ramgopal, Tan, Huei Shaun, Namdas, E. B. and Mhaisalkar, Subodh G. (2007). Pentacene organic field effect transistors on flexible substrates with polymer dielectrics. In: 2007 International Symposium on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA), Proceedings of technical papers. International Symposium on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications 2007, Hsinchu, Taiwan, (1-2). 23-25 April 2007. doi:10.1109/VTSA.2007.378948

  • Anthopoulos, T. D., Namdas, E. B., Ruseckas, A., Samuel, I. D. W., Lo, S. C. and Burn, P. L. (2005). Dendrimers: Efficient solution-processed phosphorescent OLED materials. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Display Research Conference. 25th International Display Research Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, (4-7). 19-22 September 2005.

  • Markham, Jonathan P. J., Anthopoulos, Thomas D., Namdas, Ebinazar B., Lo, Shih-Chun, Richards, Gary J., Frampton, Michael J., Salata, Olga, Burn, Paul L. and Samuel, I. D. W. (2004). Conjugated dendrimers: A modular approach to materials for full colour displays. In: Kafafi, ZH and Lane, PA, Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Conference on Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices VII, San Diego, CA, United States, (50-56). 4-6 August 2003. doi:10.1117/12.512062

  • Ruseckas, A., Namdas, E., Theander, M., Svensson, M., Yartsev, A., Zigmantas, D., Andersson, M. R., Inganas, O. and Sundstrom, V. (2001). Luminescence from inter-chain aggregates in polythiophene films. In: 16th International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals (ICSM 2000), Gastein, Austria, (603-604). 15-21 July 2000. doi:10.1016/S0379-6779(00)00721-9

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