Experts

   
   
 

Energy

  • Professor Michael Symonds

    Obesity. Brown adipose tissue and its role in energy balance. White adipose tissue. Nutrition in pregnancy and early life. Environmental influences on energy balance.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0610
    Energy Health and Medicine medical medicine Obesity nutrition pregnancy EARLY LIFE energy enviroment
  • Dr Tim Constantin-Teodosiu

    Skeletal and cardiac energy metabolism in health. Disease and exercise.
    +44 (0) 115 924 9924 ext 44629
    Energy Science Skeletal Cardiac metabolism health diseases exercise
  • Professor Paul Greenhaff

    Regulation of nutrient delivery/availability and energy production in skeletal muscle and the significance this has on muscle growth and function during exercise in health and disease.
    +44 (0) 115 823 0133
    Energy Science biology Skeleton muscle exercise health diseases
  • Dr Rachel Gomes

    Adaptive bioprocessing looking at sustainable resource use towards wastewater treatment and chemical processes, with a particular focus on bioactive chemicals.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8883
    Energy Engineering Engineering Manufacturing technology Research bioprocessing sustainable waste treatment chemicals Bioactive
  • Dr Christopher Wood

    Renewable energy systems. Novel ground source heat pump systems. Energy efficient heating systems and building energy simulation. Harnessing and storing solar heat. Low energy building design.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7673
    Energy Engineering energy Renewable heat efficient solar power low energy
  • Professor Edward Lester

    Coal combustion. Coal petrography and identification of world coals. Image analysis of particulates. Characterisation of biomass particularly with regards to energy conversion and the power sector.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4974 , +44 (0) 115 939 5715
    Energy Engineering Coal Combustion Petrography power energy biomass
  • Professor Seamus Garvey

    Rotordynamics. Rotor balancing. Vibration and noise in electrical machines and structures. High speed machines. Magnetic bearings. Electromagnetic design of machines.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3776
    Energy Engineering Engineering Rotordynamics Rotor vibration noise high speed machines Magnetic bearings electromagnetics
  • Professor Gavin Walker

    Hydrogen systems in particular hydrogen storage technology, including the preparation and processing of novel materials, materials characterisation and materials testing. Nanostructured materials.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3752
    Energy Engineering Engineering Materials testing Hydrogen
  • Dr Blasie Mempouo

    Sustainable development including environmental issues and affordable eco-housing and sustainable energy in Africa, China and the UK.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7132 , +44 (0) 7427 336 275
    Energy Engineering Engineering sustainable Environmental affordable Housing eco-houses energy Africa China uk
  • Professor Saffa Riffat

    Renewable energy and energy efficient systems. Air quality and pollution. Building environment. Refrigeration. Air conditioning. Heat pumps. Absorption systems. Ventilation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3158
    Energy Engineering Engineering energy efficient air quality pollution Environment building refrigerators air conditioning heat pumps ventilation
  • Professor Robert Jones

    Solid and Liquid surfaces in ultra-high vacuum. Surface techniques generally, low energy electron diffraction (LEED), ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS), angle resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARUPS or ARPES), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), work function measurements, temperature programmed desorption (TPD). Ultra-high vacuum technology. Surface reactivity and kinetics. Developing new methods involving "line of sight mass spectrometry" techniques, imaging gas analysers and imaging mass spectrometry. Surface structure research. Developing and using synchrotron based methods, particularly X-ray Standing Wave (XSW) analysis, Normal Incidence X-ray Standing Wave Analysis (NIXSW), variable period X-ray standing wave analysis (VPXSW) and near edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS). Interface systems studied include Solid/Liquid and Liquid/Gas interfaces. Adsorption/absorption of solute molecules at these surfaces. Self assembly at surfaces. Gas capture of CO2, SO2 and others by ionic liquids. Solid surfaces include metal single crystal surfaces such as: Cu(111), Cu(110), Cu(100), Au(111), Au(110), Ni(111), Ni(100), Al(100), Cr(100) and semiconductor surfaces such as Si(100), InSb(001). Adsorbates include small molecules (water, acetone,methanol, ethanol, SO2, etc.), halogens (Cl2, Br2, I2), halocarbons (CCl4, CHCl3, dichoroethane, CF3I, etc.), thiols and disulfides (CH3SH, CH3SSCH3 and others). Ionic liquids used to form liquid interfaces include imidazoliums, pyrrolidiniums, phosphoniums and other cations paired with tetrafluoroborate, hexafluorophosphate, bi[(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]-imide, and other anions.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3468
    Chemistry Energy Science chemistry Science surface Surface Structure
  • Dr Mike Clifford

    Fluid mixing. Dynamical systems. Parametric excitation. Appropriate technology. Composite materials. Engineering of bungee jumping.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6134
    Energy Engineering Engineering Fluid Dynamical Systems parametric excitation composite material bungee jumping
  • Lan Xia

    88180000-8040 / 18142049906
    Energy Engineering Science Lithium ion batteries] electrolyte solvents electrolyte additives for batteries
  • Professor Mark Gillott

    Sustainable and renewable energy technologies, energy efficient systems and building/architecture. Air quality, ventilation and pollution. Refrigeration, heat pumps and air conditioning. Intelligent building monitoring and controls.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7677
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Engineering Engineering sustainable Renewable technology architecture building pollution air quality
  • Dr Maximilian Mayer

    Expert in the global governance of science, innovation, and technology; China's foreign and energy policy and International Relations theories. Current research is focused on digital infrastructures and emerging global digital orders in Eurasia. Dr Mayer leads the Research Priority Group on Global Technologies and Political Order at the Global Institute for Silk Road Studies.
    +86 574 8818 8285
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics Foreign Policy Energy Policy China Taiwan Hong Kong North Korea International Relations Theories Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Hongyi Lai

    China's domestic political economy (reform strategies, national-local relations, regional development), international political economy (energy diplomacy), governance (including protests, state-societal relations, institutional development, and transformation and vitality of the regime), and foreign policy (domestic linkage and soft power).
    0115 846 6017
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics China's domestic political economy reform strategies national-local relations regional development energy diplomacy Governance Foreign Policy China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Christina Chin - UNM

    PM methodology development and implementation; engineering management; lean manufacturing and life cycle assessment for sustainability and environmental impact in manufacturing industries; renewable energy policies management and implementation with the integration of project management methodologies; and pollution management in specific river restoration, remediation & prevention programme in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3486
    Energy Engineering Environment PM Engineering Management lean manufacturing life cycle assessment renewable energy policies air pollution management rivers Malaysia Asia
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    Belt and Road Initiative, political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable.
    +86 5748 818 0208
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Environment International Relations Migration Politics energy poverty alleviation post disaster rehabilitation urbanisation smart eco-city political ecology of a rising China
  • Dr Jee-Hou Ho

    Vibration energy harvesting, mechatronics and robotics.
    +60 3892 48119
    Energy Engineering Vibration energy harvesting Mechatronics Robotics Malaysia Asia
  • Dr Clare Burrage

    Investigations into Dark Energy and it's potential role in the expansion of the Universe.
    +44 (0)115 8467903/07733 361609
    Energy Physics Science astronomy dark energy universe galaxies Space Science Physics
  • Professor Katharine Reid

    Using unique properties of laser light to deposit energy into selected, well-defined parts of molecules and monitoring how the energy is redistributed around the molecular framework.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3446
    Chemistry Energy Science chemistry laser light energy molecules molecular framework
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Lucelia Rodrigues

    Design education; energy efficient living and working environments; environmental sustainability and design; the thermal environment and building energy performance in current and future climates, simulation and reality; modern methods of construction (MMC) and high performance building envelopes and materials; passive heating and cooling techniques; earth to air heat exchangers (EAHE); phase change materials (PCM); human comfort, delight and well-being in the built environment; education for sustainability in architecture; integration of environmental design issues in architectural poetry.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3176
    Architecture and Built Environment Energy Engineering Engineering energy efficient enviroment design architecture climates
  • Dr Alison Mohr

    Dr Mohr's research focuses on the interface between energy, the environment and society
    +44 (0)115 846 8151
    Energy Environment World energy Environment and Society public engagement community engagemenet Developing Countries society fuel energy technologies policy

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