Renewable Energy Systems

Dr Majid Aleyassin
Mechanics of offshore structures; Modelling subsea integrity; Modelling renewable energy systems (hydrogen fuel cells and wind)

Dr Masood Hajian
Power electronics; Renewable energies; HVDC transmission systems; High power DC/DC converters; Electrical motor drives

Prof Dragan Jovcic
Power electronics,HVDC Transmission; Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS); Interconnection of renewable energy; Power system modelling and control

Prof Paul Mitchell
Energy science; Techno-economic assessment; Biomass & bioenergy; Offshore wind; Energy policy and policy instruments

Prof Jo Smith
Carbon sequestration; Soil organic matter and nutrient modelling; Greenhouse gas emissions; Small scale anaerobic digestion; Optimising uses of organic wastes in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

 

Integration, Storage, Stability and Transmission

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Murilo Baptista
Stability, resilience, dynamics and collective behaviour of the energy distribution system

 

 

Bioenergy

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Davide Dionisi
Innovative processes for bioethanol production; Biological wastewater treatment

Dr Oliver Ebenhoeh
Mathematical models of photosynthesis and the metabolism of photosynthetic organisms; Sustainable biofuel energy

Prof Paul Mitchell
Energy science; Techno-economic assessment; Biomass & bioenergy; Offshore wind; Energy policy and policy instruments

Prof David Salt
Energy crops; Second generation biofuels from lignocellulosic feed stock; Genomic tools applied to research into development of new energy crops

Prof Pete Smith
Greenhouse gas mitigation potential; Fossil fuel offsets; Bioenergy (including BECCS) - environmental impact

 

 

Alternative Fuels

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Davide Dionisi
Innovative processes for bioethanol production; Biological wastewater treatment

Dr Abbie Mclaughlin
Synthesis and characterisation of novel solid oxide fuel cell electrolytes; Photocatalytic perovskites; Rietveld refinement of X-ray and neutron powder diffraction data; Magnetic structure determination

Prof David Salt
Energy crops; Second generation biofuels from lignocellulosic feed stock; Genomic tools applied to research into development of new energy crops