Presentations and Videos

Electrification of vehicle powertrains

Dr Gregory Offer gives his talk titled 'Electrification of vehicle powertrains, from the fundamental electrochemistry of batteries, supercapacitors and fuel cells, to systems engineering and integration'. Recorded at the National Physical Laboratory on 16 April 2014.

From the fundamental electrochemistry to systems engineering

Electrification of vehicle powertrains

Dr Gregory Offer speaks on the electrification of vehicle powertrains.

Dr Gregory Offer gives his talk titled 'Electrification of vehicle powertrains, from the fundamental electrochemistry of batteries, supercapacitors and fuel cells, to systems engineering and integration'. Recorded at the National Physical Laboratory on 16 April 2014.

London Climate Forum 2012 - Fuelling the Future

London Climate Forum 2012 - Fuelling the Future

Professor Nigel Brandon discusses fuelling our future with Jeremy Leggett and Dr Ling Ge.

Professor Nigel Brandon, Director of Energy Futures Lab, Imperial College, London, Jeremy Leggett, Founder and Chairman, Solarcentury and SolarAid, and Dr Ling Ge, Research Fellow, Imperial College, London discuss fuelling our future.
 
London Climate Forum 2013 was co-ordinated by Imperial Hub; Imperial Hub is the focal point for charity and volunteering at Imperial College. If you care about making a difference, Imperial Hub can help you get informed about the issues that matter through conferences, events and opportunities. Find out more and get involved at http://www.imperialhub.org/
 
 
 
 
How Supercapacitors Work - A step by step guide

How Supercapacitors Work - A step by step guide

Our group alumni, Dr Wasim Sarwar gives a guide to how supercapacitors work.

Our group alumni, Dr Wasim Sarwar gives a guide on the working principles of a supercapacitor.

Surface cooling vs Tab Cooling in Lithium-Ion Cells

Surface cooling vs Tab Cooling in Lithium-Ion Cells

Our latest research on how thermal management of lithium-ion batteries affect the degradation.

Research paper: "Surface Cooling Causes Accelerated Degradation Compared to Tab Cooling for Lithium-Ion Pouch Cells" Ian A. Hunt, Yan Zhao, Yatish Patel and G. J. Offer http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/163/9/A1846
 
 
 
Hydrogen fuel cell powered guitar

Hydrogen fuel cell powered guitar

Dr Michael Parkes, PhD Alumni, plays electric guitar powered by a fuel cell system he helped design.

Imperial College London showcase their zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-supercapacitor power generator at the H2Supergen BBQ at Imperial College Union. Electricity is generated through the direct conversion of hydrogen and oxygen in the air, with the only by-product being water and heat.

Small, smart turbines - a low carbon need

Small, smart turbines - a low carbon need

Inaugural lecture by Professor Ricardo Martinez-Botas on downsizing the internal combustion engine

Downsizing the internal combustion engine may be the key to low carbon vehicles, says Professor Ricardo Martinez-Botas (Mechanical Engineering) in his inaugural lecture.

 

Lithium-sulfur Batteries Conference 2017 Opening

Lithium-sulfur Batteries Conference 2017 Opening

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Materials, Modelling and Mechanisms 2017 introduction.

Dr Gregory Offer and Dr David Ainsworth speak during the Lithium-sulfur Batteries Conference 2017 (Li-SM3 2017) at the IET in London. Affiliations: OXIS Energy and Imperial College London. For more information: see www.lism3.org

 
 
 
 
Improving the performance of Li-S cells in real conditions

Improving the performance of Li-S cells in real conditions

Dr Monica Marinescu speaks on the modelling of lithium-sulfur batteries.

Dr Monica Marinescu speaks on the modelling of lithium-sulfur batteries to improve the performance of lithium-sulfur cells in real conditions.