November 25, 2022
Nahmkang presented his PhD research at the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Imperial student-led chapter seminar, on the topic of ‘Synthesis of Ni and NiMo electrodes for alkaline water electrolysis via electrodeposition’. It was a lovely event and hopefully there will be more like it in future!
October 7, 2022
It was really nice to be awarded this by the Chem Eng Department for 10+ years of service to the College :-) Its a great place to be!!!
September 23, 2022
Well done Nahmkang Banjong for winning a prize from Dr Rob Leah of Ceres Power for his poster on 'Making Ni-based electrodes for alkaline H2O electrolysis via electrodeposition' in the category of 'Engineering & Devices' at the Imperial Electrochemistry Network Industry Day! Read more about this event here.
August 18, 2022
Massive congratulations to Dr Xiaochu Wei, who successfully defended her PhD thesis today - with outstanding feedback! Huge thanks go to Professor Emma Kendrick of the University of Birmingham and Professor Magda Titirici from Imperial Chem Eng for doing the examination! Thesis title: ‘Recovering materials from end-of-life lithium-ion batteries’.
August 17, 2022
Today Inyoung Jang delived a brilliant presentation on 'Structural effects on performances of solid oxide electrochemical reactors with 3D printed Ni(O)-YSZ pillared negative electrodes' at the International Society of Electrochmistry (ISE) Regional Meeting in Prague. Abstract here.
August 1, 2022
Mengya Yang successfully passes her Early Stage Assessment and enters second year of PhD studies. Congratulations Mengya!
July 18, 2022
Zhixu (Derek) Zhu successfully passes his Early Stage Assessment and enters second year of PhD studies. Congratulations Derek!
July 7-8, 2022
I was a great pleasure to participate in the one-of-a-kind 2022 EPSRC Fundamental Electrochemistry Workshop in Gregynog Hall in Wales. Here we discussed the current status and future outlook of electrochemistry research in the UK.
July 4, 2022
We are super excited to welcome Haiyi Wang (Dept of Chemistry) and Bohui (aka Robert) Tang (Chem Eng) for their Summer UROP projects! :-)
June 18-19, 2022
Our campus was buzzing with excitemet this weekend as Imperial College London & collaborators hosted the Great Exhibition Road Festival (GERF). Our group teamed up with the Eslava reseach group to host a stall on Solar Hydrogen. Nahmkang and I also supported Science Communitaor Dan Plane in delivering four science shows! Check out some photos from this trip in the Gallery.
June 8-9, 2022
We had a wonderful trip to St Andrews for the H2SUPERGEN conference. Well done Nahmnkang for presenting your poster on 'Making Ni-based electrodes for alkaline H2O electrolysis via electrodeposition'. Check out some photos from this trip in the
December 21, 2021
Its a joy and an honour to have received the Frontiers in Chemical Engineering 2021 Outstanding Associate Editors Award. Thank you Frontiers!!!
December 13, 2021
Its great to have been featured in the Innovations for Sustainable Energy e-Book this month for our work on Photoelectrochemical Reactor Development. Check it out!
December 10, 2021
We are delighted to welcome Mengya Yang to our group!!!! Mengya is starting a PhD on 'Synthesis and scale-up of photoelectrode materials for solar water splitting' jointly with the Applied Energy Materials research group of Dr Salvador Eslava :-) Its great to have you on the team!!
November 26, 2021
Huge congratulations to Dr Samara Sadeek, who successfully defended her PhD thesis today - with outstanding feedback! Unreserved thanks go to Gareth Hinds of the National Physical Laboratory and Paul Luckham from Imperial Chem Eng for doing the examination! Thesis title: ‘Electrochemical behaviour of carbon steel in aqueous amine solvents for post combustion carbon capture’.
November 11, 2021
Really enjoyed giving a talk at the Functional Materials Development Center (CDMF), based in Brazil, as part of the 'Mat & Sci' e-meeting. Thank you so much for the very kind invitation and the thoughtful questions!
October 4, 2021
We are delighted to welcome Zhixu (Derek) Zhu to our group!!!! Derek is starting a PhD on 'CO2 utilisation in carbon nanotube production'. Its great to have you on the team :-)
September 2, 2021
It was an honour to give an invited talk at the 72nd Annual International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Meeting - Symposium 21 on Electrochemical Solar Energy Conversion and Storage: from Fundamentals to Applications. The talk was on the topic of 'Combined model of light & dark currents at semiconductor liquid interfaces' (extended version now available on YouTube - in the inset on the left).
July 28, 2021
Delighted to be awarded the Research Enablement Grant by the Royal Society of Chemistry to support the advancement of a PhD project on ‘Material recovery from end-of-life lithium batteries’.
July 7, 2021
Many thanks to my Department for highlighting my research on photoelectrode characterisation via an article called 'Study of photoelectrode characterisation could improve solar fuel production', posted today on the Departmental website. Many thanks to Lily Shepherd (author) and Sara West for this publication!
July 5, 2021
Delighted to welcome Heather Page and Elton Lam, both Undegraduate students from the Department of Chemical Engineering, for their Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP) placements in the Electrochemical Systems Laboratory!
June 28, 2021
We welcome Sharwari Dixit, an Undegraduate student from the Department of Chemical Engineering, for her 6 week Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP) placement in the Electrochemical Systems Laboratory!!!
June 23, 2021
It is International Women in Engineering Day (INWED)! It was very nice to have been featured in the departmental highlights via a video (below), posts on Twitter and some photos on Instagram!
May 15, 2021
Delighted to have been invited to give a talk at the Centre for Innovation on New Energies (CINE), based in Brazil, as part of a workshop on Dense Energy Carriers (DEC) & Advanced Energy Storage (AES). The talk was on the topic of 'Photoelectrochemical reactor design' (click to access the recording, which starts at approx. 59 mins into the video). Thank you very much for the very kind invitation!
March 10, 2021
Thrilled to receive the 'keys' to the newly refurbished Electrochemical Systems Laboratory. Its empty now, but soon it will full of useful equipment and will be buzzing with research activities. :-)
May 6, 2020
Jatuporn (Nahmkang) Banjong successfully passes his Early Stage Assessment and enters his second year of PhD studies. Congratulations Nahmkang!
April 1, 2020
Dr Anna Hankin joins the Department of Chemical Engineering as a Lecturer/Assistant Professor. The Electrochemical Systems Laboratory group is established.