AlumniResearch experience in the groupCurrent position
 YCL

 

Yanchi Liu studied MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London from October 2017 to September 2018. He received his B.Eng. degree from School of Chemical Engineering and Technology at Tianjin University in 2016. His research focuses on design, synthesis, and characterization of polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs). 

 
XYZ

Xinyu Zhang studied MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London from October 2017 to September 2018. He graduated from University of Birmingham and Beijing University of Chemical Technology and he was awarded Bachelor of Engineering degrees by both universities. His MSc project was on microporous membranes for separation applications.

SinoPec, China
 HM

Min Hu is a Master student and pursuing her M.Sc. Degree on Applied Chemistry at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) supervised by Prof. Tongwen Xu. Her MSc research project is on design and synthesis of polymer electrolyte membranes, particularly Anion Exchange Membranes (AEMs) for H2-O2 fuel cells. She visited the group from January to March 2018 to carry out research on developing novel ion exchange membranes for applications in electrochemical processes and advanced batteries. 

 USTC, China
Alicia Alicia Cheong is a final year MEng student in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Her final year research project was focused on ion-exchange membranes and electrodialysis process for CO2 capture linked with her intership at Shell (Amsterdam).  
Dale Dale Seddon is a final-year undergraduate student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. His research project is on developing organic redox flow batteries for energy storage.  
Tom Thomas Johnston is a final-year undergraduate student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. His research project is on developing organic redox flow batteries for energy storage.  
DW Dewang Zeng is a PhD student at Southeast University (Nanjing, China) supervised by Prof. Rui Xiao and Dr Qilei Song. His PhD research project is on design, synthesis, and characterisation of layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and derived nanostructured mixed metal oxides for applications in catalysis and chemical looping redox cycle processes for H2 production and CO2 capture and conversion.   SEU, Nanjing
 Hassan Hassan Azzan is an undergraduate student in the Dept. of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. He was awarded the Undergraduate Research Opportunity (UROP) bursary provided by the Faculty of Engineering. His UROP project was focused on Advanced Porous Membranes for Molecular Separations.  
Armand

Armand Brochard is an MEng student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. He wrote his Bachelor’s Thesis on the Mitigation of Fouling using Aerated Static Mixers within Ultrafiltration Membranes at the RWTH, Germany. He did final year research project on High-Performance Microporous Polymer Membranes for Gas Separation.

 
Kieran

Kieran Naylor is an MEng Chemical Engineering student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. He did final year research project on High-Performance Microporous Polymer Membranes for Gas Separation. Previously he has performed an investigation into reverse osmosis and nano-filtration (NF) membranes at a batch and pilot plant scale. 

Process Engineer, JGC, Japan.
Tianhe

Tianhe Zhang was an MSc student in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Imperial College from October 2016 to September 2017. Tianhe received her Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering at both University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and University of Nottingham Ningbo China with First degree in Jul 2016. Her MSc research was on microporous membranes for gas separation and water purification. 

Johnson & Johnson, Shanghai
Barbara

Barbara Primera Darwich was an MSc student in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Imperial College from October 2016 to September 2017. She completed BSc in Chemical Engineering and Minor in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University, New York, United States (2016), and Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Engineering from Rollins College, Florida, with a concentration in Chemistry (2016). Her MSc research project was on design and applications of nanostructured battery materials for energy conversion and storage. 

PhD student at EPFL
Zifeng

Zifeng Song is a final year undergraduate student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Tsinghua University (China). He was awarded the Faculty of Engineering International Research Opportunities Programme (IROP) award to visit us for an 8-week summer research project. He worked on synthesis of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and formation of adsorbents. 

Tsinghua University
Haoran

Haoran Xiong is a second-year MEng student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. He did UROP research on polymer membranes for separation applications.

MEng student in the department
Gao

Rongtan Gao is an MSc student at Peking University, Shenzhen Graduate School. Rongtan received his BSc in Chemistry at the College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering at Peking University in 2015.  His MSc research project is on all-solid-state Li-ion batteries for energy storage, in the group of Prof. Feng Pan in the School of Advanced Materials, Peking University. Rongtan visited our group from April to August 2017, working on a collaborative project on Li-ion battery and redox flow batteries for energy storage applications.  

MSc student at Peking University. 
Qiao

Qiao Zhang did MSc research in the department under the supervision of Dr. Qilei Song and Prof. Andrew Livingston from October 2015 to December 2016. Qiao received BSc in Molecular Science and Engineering at Nankai University (China) and BEng in Chemical Engineering at Tianjin University. Her MSc project was on research and development of in Polymer Membranes of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIMs) and studying selective water and ion transport properties for functional applications for water purification, desalination, and membrane separators in batteries.

Schlumberger, Shanghai, China
 Nan

Nan Ding (Linkedindid her MSc research in the group in 2016. She received her BEng in Chemical Engineering at Shanghai University. Her MSc project was on synthesis of layered double hydroxides materials and derived mixed metal oxides for chemical looping processes for energy applications including CO2 capture, under the supervision of Dr. Qilei Song and Prof. Paul Fennell. 

 

BASF, Shanghai, China. 

XL

Xiaoqi Li did her MSc research in the group in 2016. She received her BEng degree in Chemical Engineering at East China University of Science and Technology. Her MSc project was on synthesis of metal-organic framework materials and derived functional carbon materials for application in batteries for energy storage. 

Evonik, Shanghai China. 
Horace

Horace Ka Ho Chien (Linkedinwas an MSc student in Advanced Chemical Engineering, 2014-2015. He received MEng in Chemical Engineering at University College London. His MSc research project was on synthesis of layered double hydroxides and derived nanostructured mixed metal oxides for application in thermochemical looping processes for energy applications including CO2 capture. 

 

Senior officer at Hang Lung Properties,  Hong Kong.


Previous Group Photos

Group photo 2017July 2017. From left to right: Tony, Barbara, Anqi, Rongtan, Dewang, Haoran, Hassan, Zifeng, and Qilei

Group photo 2016

September 2016. From left to right: Xiaoqi, Qiao, Nan, and Qilei