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.