Keith McKenna, The University of York, UK
Title: Two-Dimensional Polaronic Behavior in the Binary Oxides m-HfO2 and m-ZrO2

Keith McKenna obtained his PhD in 2005 from the University of Leeds. From 2005-2009 he was employed as a Research Fellow at University College London, and from 2009-2011 as an Assistant Professor at Tohoku University. Since 2011 he has held a Lectureship in the Department of Physics at the University of York. His diverse research interests include the electronic properties of grain boundaries and dislocations, charge trapping and electron transfer in oxides, mechanisms of resistive switching and the structure and properties of nanoparticles.