I am interested in understanding how physical and chemical processes impact the behaviour of energy storage devices in applications. This involves identifying the mechanisms that limit behaviour under real conditions, which I do by building electrochemical and physical models. I use experimentally observed behaviour to parametrise and validate these models, and use them further to explore ways in which their performance can be improved. I also synthesise this knowledge into reduced order models, which can be used for control algorithms in a given application.
I am working on lithium ion batteries, lithium sulfur batteries, supercapacitors and Li-ion capacitors.
et al., 2021, Optimal cell tab design and cooling strategy for cylindrical lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:492, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:229594-229594
et al., 2021, A Shrinking-Core Model for the Degradation of High-Nickel Cathodes (NMC811) in Li-Ion Batteries: Passivation Layer Growth and Oxygen Evolution, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:168, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:020509-020509
et al., 2021, The prismatic surface cell cooling coefficient: A novel cell design optimisation tool & thermal parameterization method for a 3D discretised electro-thermal equivalent-circuit model, Etransportation, Vol:7
et al., 2020, Large-Format Bipolar and Parallel Solid-State Lithium-Metal Cell Stacks: A Thermally Coupled Model-Based Comparative Study, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:167, ISSN:0013-4651
et al., 2020, Voltage hysteresis model for silicon electrodes for lithium ion batteries, including multi-step phase transformations, crystallization and amorphization, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:167, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:1-9