The Schmidt Group makes up part of the Molecular photonics laboratories at UNSW.

We perform research into fundamental aspects of molecular spectroscopy, with applications in renewable energy, medicine, atmospheric and interstellar chemistry.

ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

Since January 2017, the Schmidt Group has participated in the UNSW node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science.

Student opportunities

We are currently seeking PhD and Honours students to join our group. Students who are interested in both chemistry and physics are particularly encouraged. Prospective students should contact Professor Schmidt.


Do you have a first class degree and research publications? You may be competitive for a Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

Postdoctoral opportunities

We always welcome fellowship applicants.

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