Imperial College London

Professor Nigel Brandon OBE FREng

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Vice-Dean (Research), Director of Sustainable Gas Institute
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5704n.brandon Website

 
 
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Location

 

11 Princes Gardens10-12 Prince's GardensSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

  • Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London, May 2016-present
  • Director, Sustainable Gas Institute and BG Chair in Sustainable Gas, Imperial College London March 2014-present
  • Director Energy Futures Lab, Imperial College London 2005-January 2014
  • Professor of Sustainable Development in Energy, Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London 2004-present
  • Shell Chair in Sustainable Development in Energy, 2004-2009.
  • UK Focal point with China in climate change, energy and environment 2007-2011
  • Senior Research Fellow to the UK Research Councils energy programme 2006-2014
  • Senior Lecturer in Electrochemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College London  2001-2004
  • Senior Lecturer in Electrochemical Engineering, T.H. Huxley School of Environment, Imperial College London  1998-2000
  • Staff Technologist, Energy Conversion Group, Rolls-Royce Strategic Research Centre, Derby, UK  1992-1998
  • Senior Electrochemist, BP Research Centre, Sunbury on Thames, UK  1988-1992
  • Electrochemist, BP Research Centre, Sunbury on Thames, UK  1984-1988

Recent Measures of Esteem

  • 2016, Conference Chair, 12th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Electrolyser Forum, Lucerne, Switzerland, 5-8th July.
  • 2014 Francis Bacon Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2014, RISE (Recognising Inspirational Scientists and Engineers) Fellow
  • 2014, Co-Director, Energy SuperStore
  • 2014, Director Sustainable Gas Institute
  • 2012 Director Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Supergen Hub
  • 2012 Director Energy Storage Research Network
  • 2012 BRE Fellow
  • 2012 Visiting Professor, Energy Research Institute, NTU Singapore
  • 2011 Baker Medal, Institute of Civil Engineering
  • 2011 OBE for services to UK-China science
  • 2008 Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • 2008 Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute 
  • 2007 Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal
  • 2006 Chartered Engineer
  • 2006 Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
  • 2006 Fellow of the Energy Institute
  • 2006 Inaugural Energy Senior Research Fellow to the Research Councils Energy programme

Research Interests

Nigel Brandon's research is focused on electrochemical devices for energy applications, with a particular focus on fuel cells, electrolysers, and batteries. He is Director of the RC Energy programme funded Hydrogen and Fuel Cells SUPERGEN Hub (www.h2fcsupergen.com), and Co-Director of the SUPERGEN Energy Storage Hub (energysuperstore.org). He was the founding Director of the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College (www.imperial.ac.uk/energyfutureslab), and a founder of Ceres Power (www.cerespower.com), an AIM listed fuel cell company spun out from Imperial College in 2000. In 2014 he was appointed to the BG Chair in Sustainable Gas and as founder Director of the Sustainable Gas Institute at Imperial College (www.sustainablegasinstitute.org).

Invited Lectures and Presentations

 

 

Electrodes by design - towards the design of electrodes for electrochemical devices for energy applications, Keynote lecture, 67th Annual meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, The Hague, Netherlands, 21-26th August 2016.

Increasing energy storage capacity in the UK - key challenges and technology options. Invited lecture, Policy priorities for energy storage in the UK, Westminster Energy Forum, London, June 29th 2016.

Has the time for storage come?  Examing technologies and options, Invited lecture, Energy Ireland, Dublin, 16-17th June 2016.

Electrodes by Design - towards SOFC electrodes engineered for performance and lifetime.  Invited lecture, Korea-UK joint symposium on SOFC degradation, Daejeon, Korea, 19th April 2016.

Storage technologies and research: from physics and chemistry to engineering, Invited lecture, SolaStor, London, 12th April 2016.

Innovation in energy storage: technological challenges and commercial opportunities, Invited talk and panel member, Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum Keynote Seminar: UK energy security, supply, storage and resilience, London 15th March 2016.

The role of fuel cells and energy storage in low carbon energy systems, Invited lecture, University of Exeter, March 1st 2016.

Fuel Cell technologies for stationary power applications, Keynote lecture, IMechE Conference on Fuel Cells for Stationary Power Applications, London, 9th February 2016.  

Breakthough energy technologies, Invited Panel Member, World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi, 18-21 January, 2016.

The Role of Shale Gas in UK Energy Security, Invited lecture, Shale Gas Environmental Summit, London, Oct 26-27th, 2015.

Natural Gas in the UK - a stepping stone or an end point?  Invited lecture, BIEE Gas Seminar, London, 15th October 2015.


Electrochemistry in energy applications: policy drivers, commercial opportunities and research challenges, Conference plenary lecture, ECS conference on electrochemical energy conversion and storage, Glasgow, 26th to 31st July 2015.

Visualisation and quantification of microstructural change in battery electrodes, Invited lecture, ECS conference on electrochemical energy conversion and storage, Glasgow, 26th to 31st July 2015.

Application of 3D imaging to design better electrodes for fuel cells and flow cells, Invited lecture, Annual meeting of the STFC Global chellenge network in batteries and electrochemical devices, Oxford, 30th June to 1st July 2015.

An overview of the UK Energy Storage Research Network and the Supergen Energy Storage Hub, Invited lecture, 2nd symposium on Heat and Electricity Storage, PSI, Villigen, Switzerland, 5th May 2015.

Correlating Solid Oxide Cell Microstructure and Performance, Invited lecture, Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy, DTU Riso, Denmark, 15th April 2015.

Making Gas Greener, Invited lecture, Flame, Amsterdam, 14th April 2015.

Overview of energy storage technologies and options, Invited lecture, UK energy storage: The opportunities, Renewable Energy Association, London, 12th March 2015.

The role of fuel cells and energy storage in low carbon energy systems, Invited lecture, Midlands Energy Consortium, Nottingham, 11th March 2015.

Materials Engineering for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Electrolysers, Invited lecture, 9th International Symposium on Hydrogen and Energy, Emmetten, Switzerland, 25-30th January 2015.

Understanding electrodes in fuel cells and batteries, Invited lecture, University of Calgary, Canada, 20th November 2014.

The role and value of fuel cells and energy storage in low carbon energy systems, Zandmer Distinguished lecture, University of Calgary, Canada, 19th November 2014.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes - a design led approach, Invited lecture, Workshop on industrial and academic advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Imperial College, London, October 30th 2014.

UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research - an overview, Plenary lecture, 14th International Symposium on Metal-Hydrogen Systems, Salford, Manchester, 20-25th July 2014.

An overview of UK Fuel Cell Research, UK-Korea workshop on fuel cells, Seoul, South Korea, 17-18th July 2014.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - from concept to commercialisation, Francis Bacon Medal award lecture, 12th ASME Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Boston, USA, June 30th to July 2nd 2014.

Grid scale energy storage - a transformation, Invited lecture, 3rd annual Oxford Energy Conference, Oxford, June 17th 2014.

Developments in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Invited lecture, 3rd International symposium on solid oxide fuel cells for next generation power plants: gasifier-SOFC systems, Warsaw, Poland, June 2nd 2014.

3D Imaging and Analysis of SOFC Electrodes, Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, Amsterdam, 3-4th April, 2014. 

Fuel cells for Power and Heat, Invited lecture, Innovation in Energy, Royal academy of Engineering, London, 31st March, 2014.

Understanding SOFC Electrodes: characterisation, design and fabrication, 10th Int Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference, Birmingham, 26-27 March, 2014.

Advances in Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Electrolysers, Plenary lecture, International Conference on Nanotechnology, nanomaterials and thin films for energy applications, London, 19-21 February, 2014.

The Role of Renewable Energy, Invited speaker, Oxford Climate Forum,, Oxford, Feb 7-8th 2014.

Hydrogen - a key enabler for low carbon energy systems? Plenary lecture, Hydrogen: A vital element for our sustainable future, Bath University, Jan 30th 2014.

The role of hydrogen and fuel cell technology in low carbon energy systems, Invited lecture, H2FC Supergen research conference, University of Birmingham, Dec 16-18th, 2013.

The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell SUPERGEN Hub, Invited lecture, Royal Academy of Engineering - Chinese Academy of Engineering joint symposium on innovation in low carbon technologies, RAE, London, 26-27 November, 2013.

Developments in Long-term Sustainable Energy, Invited lecture, 100 Years and Beyond: Future Petroleum Science and Technology Drivers, Imperial College, London, 23-24th September, 2013.

Understanding performance and failure in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Electrolysers, Invited lecture, Aachen University, Germany, 5th July 2013.

Trends in fuel cell mCHP, Invited lecture, All-Energy, Aberdeen, 22-23rd May, 2013.

The role of fuel cell and energy storage technology in a low carbon energy future, Keynote lecture, Global Green Energy Hub, Incheon, Korea, 29-20th April, 2013.

Measurement and modelling of solid oxide fuel cell and lithium battery electrode microstructure in three dimensions, Plenary lecture, 10th Symposium on fuel cell and battery modelling and experimental validation, Bad Boll, Germany, March 19-20th, 2013. 

Regenerative liquid-gas fuel cells for energy storage applications, Invited lecture, US-UK workshop on grid-scale energy storage, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, California, USA, Mar 5-6th 2013.

Towards the in-situ characterisation of SOFCs, Invited lecture, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Production Symposium, Kyushu, Japan, 28th January 2013.

Opportunities for innovation in grid scale energy storage, Invited lecture, Symposium on Emerging technologies and Industries, Beijing, China, 19-20th Nov 2012.

The Role of fuel cell and energy storage technologies in low carbon energy future, 505th Nanqiang Lecture, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, Sep 27th 2012.

UK and China working together in Energy Research, Invited lecture, RCUK China 5 years and beyond, Beijing, China, 24th September 2012.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Power and Heat, Invited lecture, SOFC Industry day, Petroleum Club, Calgary, Canada, April 24th 2012.

The role of fuel cell technology in low carbon energy systems, Invited lecture, I-SEE lecture series,University of Calgary, Canada, April 23rd, 2012.

The role of fuel cell technology in low carbon energy systems, Invited lecture, I-SEE lecture series,University of Calgary, Canada, April 23rd, 2012.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Power and Heat, Invited lecture, SOFC Industry day, Petroleum Club, Calgary, Canada, April 24th 2012.

The prospects for fuel cells and batteries in low carbon transport, Invited lecture, Uk-Israel BIRAX programme,Tel Aviv University, Israel, March 27th, 2012.

Characterising battery microstructure in three dimensions at a range of length scales, Invited lecture, Gordon conference on Batteries, Ventura, California, USA, March 4-9th 2012.

A UK academic perpective on low carbon vehicles, Invited lecture, US-UK Low Carbon Vehicle Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 2nd, 2012.

Challenges and opportunities in delivering a low carbon energy system in the UK, Invited lecture, ETH Zurich, Dec 6th 2011.

Engineering a UK Low carbon economy, Invited lecture, UKM, Malaysia, Nov 24th, 2011.

A Low carbon economy for the UK, Invited lecture, Univ. Malaya, Malaysia, Nov 24th, 2011.

Engineering Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes, Plenary lecture, 3rd Int. Conf. on Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, Nov 22-23rd, 2011.

Progress in Fuel Cell and Battery Research, Invited lecture, NTU, Singapore, Nov 18th, 2011.

Engineering a UK Low Carbon Economy, Invited lecture, NUS, Singapore, Nov 18th, 2011.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes - factors influencing performance and durability, Keynote lecture, 62nd annual meeting Int. Soc. Electrochemistry, Niigata, Japan, Sep 11-16th, 2011.

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell electrochemistry in three dimensions, Plenary lecture, Electrochemistry Society of Japan annual meeting, Niigata, Japan, Sep 9-10th, 2011.

SOFC progress in the UK Supergen fuel cell programme, Invited lecture, SOFC Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, Sep 8th 2011.

Towards the in-situ study of SOFC materials, Invited lecture, NEDO Workshop on SOFC durability, Tokyo, Japan, Sep 7th 2011.

Modelling Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrochemistry in Three Dimensions, Keynote lecture, 219th ECS Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 1-6th 2011.

Three Dimensional Characterization of Battery Microstructures, Plenary lecture, 219th ECS Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 1-6th 2011.

UK and China Energy Research Landscape and Collaborations, Plenary lecture, UK-China energy workshop, Beijing, China, Mar 8-9th 2011.

Energy research and innovation at Imperial College London, Invited lecture, Technology World, 7-8th Dec, 2010, London, UK.

Modelling solid oxide fuel cells - from electrodes to stacks, Keynote lecture, 61st annual meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, 29th Sep to 1st Oct, 2010, Nice, France.

Thermal management issues in fuel cell technology, Invited lecture, 14th ASME International Heat Transfer Conference, Aug 8-13th 2010, Washington DC, USA.

Engineering solid oxide fuel cells, Invited lecture, ASME 8th International Fuel cell science, engineering and technology conference, June 14-16th 2010, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Understanding solid oxide fuel cell microstructure, Keynote lecture, 239th American Chemical Society, March 21-15th 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Alternative Energy:  Looking into the Future, Invited lecture as part of the British Consulate-General "10th anniversary lecture series" March 4th 2010, Chongqing, China.

Investing in a pipeline of innovators - a dual role for  universities and industry, Invited lecture, World Future Energy Summit, January 18-21 2010, Abu Dhabi.

Other Significant Activities

FIMM CEng

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kishimoto M, Lomberg M, Ruiz-Trejo E, et al., 2016, Numerical modeling of nickel-infiltrated gadolinium-doped ceria electrodes reconstructed with focused ion beam tomography, Electrochimica Acta, Vol:190, ISSN:0013-4686, Pages:178-185

Chen Z, Brandon N, 2016, Inkjet printing and nanoindentation of porous alumina multilayers, Ceramics International, Vol:42, ISSN:0272-8842, Pages:8316-8324

Merla Y, Wu B, Yufit V, et al., 2016, Novel application of differential thermal voltammetry as an in-depth state-of-health diagnosis method for lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:307, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:308-319

Dewage HH, Yufit V, Brandon NP, 2016, Study of Loss Mechanisms Using Half-Cell Measurements in a Regenerative Hydrogen Vanadium Fuel Cell, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:163, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A5236-A5243

Chen Z, Wang X, Atkinson A, et al., 2016, Spherical indentation of porous ceramics: Elasticity and hardness, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol:36, ISSN:0955-2219, Pages:1435-1445

Patsios C, Wu B, Chatzinikolaou E, et al., 2016, An integrated approach for the analysis and control of grid connected energy storage systems, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol:5, Pages:48-61

Teng F, Pudjianto D, Strbac G, et al., 2015, Potential value of energy storage in the UK electricity system, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-energy, Vol:168, ISSN:1751-4223, Pages:107-117

Rhazaoui K, Cai Q, Kishimoto M, et al., 2015, Towards the 3D Modelling of the Effective Conductivity of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes - Validation against experimental measurements and prediction of electrochemical performance, Electrochimica Acta, Vol:168, ISSN:0013-4686, Pages:139-147

Dewage HH, Wu B, Tsoi A, et al., 2015, A novel regenerative hydrogen cerium fuel cell for energy storage applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol:3, ISSN:2050-7488, Pages:9446-9450

Ruiz-Trejo E, Zhou Y, Brandon NP, 2015, On the manufacture of silver-BaCe0.5Zr0.3Y0.16Zn0.04O3-delta composites for hydrogen separation membranes, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:40, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:4146-4153

Ruiz-Trejo E, Atkinson A, Brandon NP, 2015, Metallizing porous scaffolds as an alternative fabrication method for solid oxide fuel cell anodes, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:280, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:81-89

Ruiz-Trejo E, Boldrin P, Medley-Hallam JL, et al., 2015, Partial oxidation of methane using silver/gadolinia-doped ceria composite membranes, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol:127, ISSN:0009-2509, Pages:269-275

Boldrin P, Ruiz-Trejo E, Yu J, et al., 2015, Nanoparticle scaffolds for syngas-fed solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol:3, ISSN:2050-7488, Pages:3011-3018

Wu B, Yufit V, Merla Y, et al., 2015, Differential thermal voltammetry for tracking of degradation in lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:273, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:495-501

Tariq F, Kishimoto M, Yufit V, et al., 2014, 3D imaging and quantification of interfaces in SOFC anodes, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol:34, ISSN:0955-2219, Pages:3755-3761

Kishimoto M, Lomberg M, Ruiz-Trejo E, et al., 2014, Enhanced triple-phase boundary density in infiltrated electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells demonstrated by high-resolution tomography, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:266, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:291-295

Ruiz-Trejo E, Boldrin P, Lubin A, et al., 2014, Novel Composite Cermet for Low-Metal-Content Oxygen Separation Membranes, Chemistry of Materials, Vol:26, ISSN:0897-4756, Pages:3887-3895

Tariq F, Yufit V, Eastwood DS, et al., 2014, In-Operando X-ray Tomography Study of Lithiation Induced Delamination of Si Based Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Ecs Electrochemistry Letters, Vol:3, ISSN:2162-8726, Pages:A76-A78

Duboviks V, Maher RC, Kishimoto M, et al., 2014, A Raman spectroscopic study of the carbon deposition mechanism on Ni/CGO electrodes during CO/CO2 electrolysis, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol:16, ISSN:1463-9076, Pages:13063-13068

Tariq F, Yufit V, Kishimoto M, et al., 2014, Three-dimensional high resolution X-ray imaging and quantification of lithium ion battery mesocarbon microbead anodes, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:248, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:1014-1020

Howey DA, Mitcheson PD, Yufit V, et al., 2014, Online Measurement of Battery Impedance Using Motor Controller Excitation, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol:63, ISSN:0018-9545, Pages:2557-2566

Chakrabarti MH, Brandon NP, Hajimolana SA, et al., 2014, Application of carbon materials in redox flow batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:253, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:150-166

Maher RC, Duboviks V, Offer GJ, et al., 2013, Raman Spectroscopy of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Technique Overview and Application to Carbon Deposition Analysis, Fuel Cells, Vol:13, ISSN:1615-6846, Pages:455-469

Wu B, Yufit V, Marinescu M, et al., 2013, Coupled thermal-electrochemical modelling of uneven heat generation in lithium-ion battery packs, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:243, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:544-554

Rhazaoui K, Cai Q, Adjiman CS, et al., 2013, Towards the 3D modeling of the effective conductivity of solid oxide fuel cell electrodes: I. Model development, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol:99, ISSN:0009-2509, Pages:161-170

Yufit V, Hale B, Matian M, et al., 2013, Development of a Regenerative Hydrogen-Vanadium Fuel Cell for Energy Storage Applications, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:160, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A856-A861

Shearing PR, Brandon NP, Gelb J, et al., 2012, Multi Length Scale Microstructural Investigations of a Commercially Available Li-Ion Battery Electrode, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:159, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A1023-A1027

Lorente E, Millan M, Brandon NP, 2012, Use of gasification syngas in SOFC: Impact of real tar on anode materials, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:37, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:7271-7278

Offer GJ, Yufit V, Howey DA, et al., 2012, Module design and fault diagnosis in electric vehicle batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:206, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:383-392

Somalu MR, Brandon NP, 2012, Rheological Studies of Nickel/Scandia-Stabilized-Zirconia Screen Printing Inks for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode Fabrication, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol:95, ISSN:0002-7820, Pages:1220-1228

Cai Q, Adjiman CS, Brandon NP, 2011, Investigation of the active thickness of solid oxide fuel cell electrodes using a 3D microstructure model, Electrochimica Acta, Vol:56, ISSN:0013-4686, Pages:10809-10819

Shearing PR, Bradley RS, Gelb J, et al., 2011, Using Synchrotron X-Ray Nano-CT to Characterize SOFC Electrode Microstructures in Three-Dimensions at Operating Temperature, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, Vol:14, ISSN:1099-0062, Pages:B117-B120

Yufit V, Shearing P, Hamilton RW, et al., 2011, Investigation of lithium-ion polymer battery cell failure using X-ray computed tomography, Electrochemistry Communications, Vol:13, ISSN:1388-2481, Pages:608-610

Cai Q, Adjiman CS, Brandon NP, 2011, Modelling the 3D microstructure and performance of solid oxide fuel cell electrodes: Computational parameters, Electrochimica Acta, Vol:56, ISSN:0013-4686, Pages:5804-5814

Offer GJ, Contestabile M, Howey DA, et al., 2011, Techno-economic and behavioural analysis of battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and hybrid vehicles in a future sustainable road transport system in the UK, Energy Policy, Vol:39, ISSN:0301-4215, Pages:1939-1950

Shearing PR, Brett DJL, Brandon NP, 2010, Towards intelligent engineering of SOFC electrodes: a review of advanced microstructural characterisation techniques, International Materials Reviews, Vol:55, ISSN:0950-6608, Pages:347-363

Shearing PR, Cai Q, Golbert JI, et al., 2010, Microstructural analysis of a solid oxide fuel cell anode using focused ion beam techniques coupled with electrochemical simulation, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:195, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:4804-4810

Shearing PR, Gelb J, Yi J, et al., 2010, Analysis of triple phase contact in Ni-YSZ microstructures using non-destructive X-ray tomography with synchrotron radiation, Electrochemistry Communications, Vol:12, ISSN:1388-2481, Pages:1021-1024

Shearing PR, Gelb J, Brandon NP, 2010, X-ray nano computerised tomography of SOFC electrodes using a focused ion beam sample-preparation technique, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol:30, ISSN:0955-2219, Pages:1809-1814

Shearing PR, Howard LE, Jorgensen PS, et al., 2010, Characterization of the 3-dimensional microstructure of a graphite negative electrode from a Li-ion battery, Electrochemistry Communications, Vol:12, ISSN:1388-2481, Pages:374-377

Offer GJ, Howey D, Contestabile M, et al., 2010, Comparative analysis of battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and hybrid vehicles in a future sustainable road transport system, Energy Policy, Vol:38, ISSN:0301-4215, Pages:24-29

Hawkes AD, Brett DJL, Brandon NP, 2009, Fuel cell micro-CHP techno-economics: Part 1-model concept and formulation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:34, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:9545-9557

Shearing PR, Golbert J, Chater RJ, et al., 2009, 3D reconstruction of SOFC anodes using a focused ion beam lift-out technique, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol:64, ISSN:0009-2509, Pages:3928-3933

Offer GJ, Mermelstein J, Brightman E, et al., 2009, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of the Interaction of Carbon and Sulfur with Solid Oxide fuel Cell Anodes, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol:92, ISSN:0002-7820, Pages:763-780

Bidault F, Brett DJL, Middleton PH, et al., 2009, Review of gas diffusion cathodes for alkaline fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:187, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:39-48

Hawkes A, Staffell I, Brett D, et al., 2009, Fuel cells for micro-combined heat and power generation, Energy & Environmental Science, Vol:2, ISSN:1754-5692, Pages:729-744

Golbert J, Adjiman CS, Brandon NP, 2008, Microstructural Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol:47, ISSN:0888-5885, Pages:7693-7699

Udagawa J, Aguiar P, Brandon NP, 2008, Hydrogen production through steam electrolysis: Model-based dynamic behaviour of a cathode-supported intermediate temperature solid oxide electrolysis cell, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:180, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:46-55

Maher RC, Cohen LF, 2008, Raman spectroscopy as a probe of temperature and oxidation state for gadolinium-doped ceria used in solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Vol:112, ISSN:1089-5639, Pages:1497-1501

Lohsoontorn P, Brett DJL, Brandon NP, 2008, Thermodynamic predictions of the impact of fuel composition on the propensity of sulphur to interact with Ni and ceria-based anodes for solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:175, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:60-67

Brett DJL, Atkinson A, Brandon NP, et al., 2008, Intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells, Chemical Society Reviews, Vol:37, ISSN:0306-0012, Pages:1568-1578

Udagawa J, Aguiar P, Brandon NP, 2007, Hydrogen production through steam electrolysis: Model-based steady state performance of a cathode-supported intermediate temperature solid oxide electrolysis cell, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:166, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:127-136

Brett DJL, Aguiar P, Brandon NP, et al., 2006, Concept and system design for a ZEBRA battery-intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell hybrid vehicle, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:157, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:782-798

Hawkes AD, Aguiar P, Hernandez-Aramburo CA, et al., 2006, Techno-economic modelling of a solid oxide fuel cell stack for micro combined heat and power, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:156, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:321-333

Aguiar P, Adjiman CS, Brandon NP, 2004, Anode-supported intermediate temperature direct internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell. I: model-based steady-state performance, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:138, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:120-136

Esquirol A, Kilner J, Brandon N, 2004, Oxygen transport in La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-delta/Ce0.8Ge0.2O2-x composite cathode for IT-SOFCs, Solid State Ionics, Vol:175, ISSN:0167-2738, Pages:63-67

Esquirol A, Brandon NP, Kilner JA, et al., 2004, Electrochemical characterization of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3 cathodes for intermediate-temperature SOFCs, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:151, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A1847-A1855

Brandon NP, Skinner S, Steele BCH, 2003, Recent advances in materials for fuel cells, Annual Review of Materials Research, Vol:33, ISSN:1531-7331, Pages:183-213

Zhao Y, Shah N, Brandon N, 2010, The Development and Application of a Novel Optimisation Strategy for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-Gas Turbine Hybrid Cycles, Fuel Cells, Vol:10, ISSN:1615-6846, Pages:181-193

Mermelstein J, Millan M, Brandon N, 2010, The impact of steam and current density on carbon formation from biomass gasification tar on Ni/YSZ, and Ni/CGO solid oxide fuel cell anodes, Journal of Power Sources, Vol:195, ISSN:0378-7753, Pages:1657-1666

Conference

Leah RT, Brandon NP, Aguiar P, 2005, Modelling of cells, stacks and systems based around metal-supported planar IT-SOFC cells with CGO electrolytes operating at 500-600 degrees C, Meeting on Fuel Cells Science and Technology, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, Pages:336-352, ISSN:0378-7753

Hart NT, Brandon NP, Day MJ, et al., 2002, Functionally graded composite cathodes for solid oxide fuel cells, 7th Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, Pages:42-50, ISSN:0378-7753

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