Justin D. Holmes is Professor of Nanochemistry in the School of Chemistry at University College Cork (UCC). He leads the Materials Chemistry & Analysis Group (MCAG) conducting research on the development of chemical methods for synthesising and assembling nanostructured materials for electronic, catalytic, energy and environmental applications. Prof. Holmes is Principal Investigator at the Tyndall National Institute and the Environmental Research Institute at UCC, and within the Centre for Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) based at Trinity College Dublin. He is also a Principal Investigator and Deputy Director of the Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research Centre (AMBER) based at Trinity College Dublin.
Prof. Holmes has also been successful at commercialising research from his laboratory. He is co-founder and currently chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the UCC spin-out company Glantreo Ltd. He is an Advisory Board Member for the Royal Society of Chemistry publication Journal of Materials Chemistry C. Prof. Holmes was elected as a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2016 and is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.