Our People » Andy Stewart

Office: AD3-016,
Analog Devices Building,
University of Limerick.

+ 353 61 23 7733



B.Sc.(Hons) in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Crystallography of nanocrystals (University of Glasgow)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Solving crystal structures and developing methods to enable more routine structure solution from nanocrystals.
  • Collaborations include groups from around the globe, Switzerland, Greece, USA, Germany, Japan, and Ireland, new collaborators always welcome.
  • Types of crystals handled range from Geological, Minerals phases, to Metal Organic Frameworks (MOF’s) and Covalent Organic Frameworks (COF’s) to Proteins.

Andy Stewart

2017 – present, Lecturer in Physics, University of Limerick, Ireland.

2014 – 2016, Research fellow at the University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, “Electron diffraction and structure solution of nanocrystals.”

2009-2013, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
“Development of Automated Diffraction Tomography for crystallography structure solution.”

2008-2009, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
“Development of exitwave reconstruction techniques for electron microscopy”

2005-2008, Postdoctoral Researcher
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
“Application of X-ray diffraction microscopy to frozen hydrated yeast cells”

2002-2005, Postdoctoral Researcher
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
“Three beam interference techniques applied to X-ray crystallography”

Additional Links

• Research Gate Publications
• UL Links

Ab initio structure determination of nanocrystals of organic pharmaceutical compounds by electron diffraction at room temperature using a Timepix quantum area direct electron detector

Structural and electronic properties of β – FeSi 2 nanoparticles: The role of stacking fault domains