ISCF Wave 1: Materials research hub for energy conversion, capture, and storage

Lead Research Organisation: University of Oxford
Department Name: Materials

Abstract

Realising a secure, low-carbon energy future depends upon integrating variable generation into the energy system at a large scale, as well as efficiently harvesting renewable energy. Electrochemical and photoelectrical conversion devices are critical to this goal. The fundamental phenomenon that controls how all such devices perform is charge transport, both through and between materials. The Materials Research Hub for Energy Capture, Conversion, and Storage (M-RHECCS) sets out to advance understanding of the structure/function relations that control charge transport in energy materials, forging general principles that govern charge mobility and exchange. By so doing we will lay a foundation for the informed design of next-generation energy materials.

Prior efforts at this scale have built teams centred on isolated technologies. Our vision is more integrated, recognizing that electronic, ionic, and mixed conductors form the operational cores of solar cells, fuel cells, batteries, capacitors, and electrolysers. Impressive advances have been made to face some challenges, delivering innovative processes, analytical techniques, and computational models, but poor integration between application areas restricts progress. M-RHECCS brings together world-leading experts across materials disciplines and energy technologies to form a new network, encouraging unorthodox thinking to spark transformative science. The M-RHECCS will connect experimentalists and theorists across disciplines to advance the basic science of charge mobility. Team members will also examine challenges in translating new science into manufacture and application.

To ensure impact we propose to focus on 1) breaking the paradigm of 'power or energy' by making porous electrodes and porous or microstructured composites that produce power and energy, 2) structure/function relations that govern charge mobility in mixed ion/electron conductors (MIECs) and ultimately control the performance and stability of MIEC-based electrodes and active media and 3) elucidating transport modes in unconventional ion conducting polymers and ceramics. Porous electrodes and microstructured composites are used in almost all electrochemical devices and in new types of solar cell. We shall investigate how pore size, structure, and order influence power and energy density in electrochemical systems, how microstructure influences current generation and efficiency in solar cells, and how to optimise both. Single-phase MIECs are found in electrodes and active layers of hybrid solar cells, as well as electrodes in fuel cells, electrolysers, and Li-ion batteries. Optical, electrical, and electrochemical measurements, and self-consistent simulation, will combine to elucidate factors that control charge mobility and the critical issue of stability. Ion-conducting polymers and ceramics are core to fuel cells and electrolysers, and solid Li+ conductors could enable all-solid-state batteries, but high conductivity and suitable mechanical properties must be achieved. We aim to learn what material features control ion transport to pave the way for designing innovative conductors.

M-RHECCS will also research the translation of advances in porous electrodes, MIECs and ion-exchange materials into scaleable materials and devices. We will assess the value of better charge-transport materials to power generation via detailed analysis of operational data from actual building-integrated solar generation/storage systems . Engagement with our many industrial partners will maximise our work's impact.

The M-RHECCS will pull together not only the energy materials researchers across our five partner institutions but also network stakeholders with cognate interests across the UK, in academia, industry, government, and beyond. We will engage with international leaders in charge-transport materials, inviting them to visit the Hub and the UK more widely and take part in M-RHECCS organised networking events.

Planned Impact

The Materials Research Hub for Energy Capture, Conversion, and Storage will raise the UK's already high international profile in the field of energy materials, through the dissemination of high-quality journal publications and presentations, social media, networking efforts. An Advisory Board including key players from industry, academia, and government will provide a close eye on the practical relevance of the research Hub's fundamental scientific efforts.

Academic impact will include publications in top chemistry/materials (Science, Nature family, etc.) and engineering/device (J. Power Sources) journals, as well as imparting the postdoctoral training urgently needed by the growing UK industrial base in energy. We will engage relevant Centres for Doctoral Training as well as a large pool of PhD students across our five institutions and beyond.

M-RHECCS will engage national engineering and scientific bodies in events, workshops and conferences. Our coordinated approach will engage existing consortia headed by Hub participants and supported by the EPSRC, the STFC, the Grantham Institute, and the EU, among others. The Hub will also work closely with the other two centres funded through this call, and with the existing portfolio of relevant networks, in particular the SUPERGEN Hubs in energy storage, fuel cells and hydrogen, and solar.

There will be a strong commitment to public engagement and outreach activities, which is evident in our previous record in invited public talks and media engagement. We will reach out internationally through invited lectures at international conferences, hosting international visitors, and by engaging through the FCO and UKTI. Here we note that we will build on the strong international links that the partners already enjoy, with collaborations across Europe, North America, and Asia.

We will leverage existing strong links to inform and respond to government policy. We will complement and feed into UK national roadmaps for innovation set out by EPSRC, InnovateUK, and the SPECIFIC IKC. Activities to inform policy makers, industry and the public will impact public understanding of energy materials, contributing to policy debates and public engagement. Oversight by an Advisory Board including key stakeholders from industry will drive collaborative industry/academic R&D.

We anticipate the Hub effort to result in significant IP generation, since many key participants have track records protecting and exploiting IP through patents and spin-out companies alongside their outstanding publication records. M-RHECCS includes WMG and Swansea, institutions with facilities available to incorporate advanced materials in real supercapacitors, batteries, and solar conversion devices.

Publications

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Description 3rd Annual Oxford ECS Student Chapter Symposium June 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact M-RHEX sponsored the 3rd Annual Oxford ECS Student Chapter Symposium on the 11th June 2019 at Oriel College, University of Oxford. The conference brought together early-career researchers across multiple departments and institutions to share their latest work on a diverse range of electrochemistry topics such as redox flow batteries, 3D-printed super capacitors, and biocatalytic sensors. Academic keynote speaker Professor Saiful Islam FRSC from the University of Bath gave a captivating talk on atomic-scale insights in energy materials - complete with 3D glasses for the audience. Dr David Hodgson, CEO of PV3 Technologies provided a welcomed industrial perspective on commercialising cutting edge electrochemical technologies.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://mrheccs.web.ox.ac.uk/event/3rd-annual-oxford-ecs-student-chapter-symposium
 
Description Conference - 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact "Parameterizing Large-Format Prismatic Lithium-Ion Cells with Lock-In Thermography," 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, September 4th 2018, Bologna, Italy. Disseminating research findings.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference - 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Priyamvada Goyal, Charles W. Monroe, ''Non-Isobaric Electrolyte Transport Modelling: Case Study for Nafion," 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, September 3rd 2018, Bologna, Italy
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference paper given at 2018 NASA Aerospace Battery Workshop,¬†Research Park,¬† Huntsville, Alabama, USA 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin, Charles W Monroe 'Generalized Newman Model of Solid Electrolytes', 2018 NASA Aerospace Battery Workshop, Research Park,  Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference paper presented at 120th Statistical Mechanics Conference,¬†16-18 December, 2018, Rutgers, USA 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin, Charles W Monroe 'Electrochemical transport modeling: continuum and microscopic approach', 120th Statistical Mechanics Conference, 16-18 December, 2018, Rutgers, USA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference poster presentation 4th Lithium Battery International Summit May 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Poster Title: "Characterization of Solvent-in-Salt Electrolytes with Consideration for Solute-Volume Effects"
Authors: Andrew A. Wang, Tianhong Hou, Charles W. Monroe

Conference: 4th Lithium Battery International Summit (LBIS)
Location: Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport - Shenzhen, China
Date: May 5-9, 2019

The poster presentation was awarded the Joule "Star Poster Award" - from Joule, a journal by Cell Press
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Conference presentation at 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe, 'Electromechanics of ionic liquids near electrodes', 69th Annual Meeting go the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE-2018), 2-7 September 2018, Bologna Italy (presented on 6 September)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference presentation at 6th Edition of the International Meeting on Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Devices 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe, 'Impedance spectra of ionic liquids' 6th Edition of the International Meeting on Ionic Liquids for Electrochemical Devices (ILED-6), 9-11 September 2018, Rome, Italy (presented on 11)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Conference presentation at Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 16-19 2019, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin, Charles W Monroe 'Thermodynamics-based nonlinear electrochemistry transport problems', Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 16-19, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Departmental Seminar (Cambridge Engineering) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact I was invited to deliver a research seminar on our research about lithium/electrolyte interfaces in solid state batteries.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/97735
 
Description International Flow Battery Forum, July 11th 2018, 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact K.P. Smith, C.W. Monroe, "Determining state-of-charge of symmetric flow batteries
using open circuit potentials and self-discharge profiles," International Flow Battery Forum, July 11th 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland (conference paper and poster presentation)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Interview - Peter Bruce interviewed by the Financial Times 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Interview - Peter Bruce interviewed by the Financial Times, 16 Aug 2018
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Knowledge Exchange Workshop Advanced Neutron Scattering Techniques 13 June 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 3. M-RHEX organised a knowledge exchange workshop on Advanced Neutron Scattering techniques, which took place at Imperial College London on 13 June 2019. The workshop was organised by post docs Anne Guilbert (Imperial) and Fabrizia Foglia (UCL) mentored by Profs Jenny Nelson FRS and Paul McMillan. It was attended by around 30 delegates with a mixture of students, researchers, academics and industry scientists. The aim of the workshop was to introduce advanced neutron scattering techniques to study dynamic properties of energy materials and devices and layered composite structures. It provided participants with an initial overview of the different techniques especially quasi-elastic neutron scattering and neutron reflectometry, with tutorial-style presentations from academic staff and post docs as well as beamline scientists from ISIS and ILL facilities showing how the instruments work and how to access them for critical experiments. Speakers outlined applications to water management in fuel cells, electrolysers and battery materials under in situ and operando conditions, as well as recent results from within the network about photo-excited polymer dynamics held within nanoconfined matrices. Feedback has been positive especially regarding the variety of talks and the opportunity to talk with industry and facility scientists about facilities available. Responses indicate the need for follow-up workshops of a similar type.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://mrheccs.web.ox.ac.uk/event/neutron-scattering-techniques-workshop
 
Description Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The Materials Research Hub for Energy Conversion, Capture, and Storage was a sponsor of the Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium which took place at Pembroke College, University of Oxford on 18 and 19 March 2019. The Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium was a great opportunity for those involved in the battery modelling community to come together and discuss their work. Over the two days, 13 oral presentations from world-renowned experts covered topics from the atomistic length scale to continuum models and finally to control-oriented approaches. Attendees particularly appreciated the keynote speakers Professor John Newman and Professor Gregory Plett who spoke on electrochemical energy storage and physics-based battery management systems. There were many great networking opportunities for senior researchers, early career researchers and PhD students in academia, research institutes and industry from the UK and all over the world. Poster sessions also presented more latest findings. The Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium demonstrated the ever increasing enthusiasm for battery energy storage from a modelling perspective, and showcased the potential for battery modellers to further the field of electrochemical energy storage science and technology.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster Presentation at 4th Lithium Battery International Summit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W, Characterization of Solvent-in-Salt Electrolytes with Consideration for Solute-Volume Effects, 4th Lithium Battery International Summit; 2019 May 6-9; Shenzhen, China.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe 'Electrochemomechanics of solid electrolytes and critical currents' 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, 17-22 June 2018, Kyoto, Japan (presented on 21 June)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Poster presentation at 236th Electrochemical Society meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W, Dynamic Vapor Pressure Depression for Electrolyte Thermodynamic Factors, 236th Electrochemical Society Meeting; 2019 Oct 13-17; Atlanta, USA.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at International Batteries Association March 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Li, G., Monroe, C. W presented a poster on Modeling Transport Properties in Concentrated Systems Considering Species Association at the International Batteries Association 2019 (IBA2019), March 3 - March 8, 2019, La Jolla, California, USA. (Poster No. P267, presented on March 6, 2019)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at International Flow Battery Forum 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith and Charles Monroe presented a poster on Determining the state-of-charge of symmetric flow batteries using open circuit potentials and self-discharge profiles at the International Flow Battery Forum, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 10-12, 2018.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium March 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Li, G., Monroe, C. W. presented a poster on Modelling the electrochemomechanics of solid electrolytes at the Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium, March 18 - March 19, 2019, Oxford, UK. (Presented on March 18, 2019)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at South-East England Electrochemistry Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W, Characterization of Solvent-in-Salt Electrolytes with Consideration for Solute-Volume Effects, South-East England Electrochemistry Conference, Imperial College London
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presentation at The Faraday Institution 20 month review 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W, Dynamic Vapor Pressure Depression for Electrolyte Thermodynamic Factors, The Faraday Institution 20 month review, University of Warwick
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 121st Statistical Mechanics Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin and Charles Monroe presented on Continuum vs microscopic models of electrochemical transport at the 121st Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers University, May 12-14, 2019
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 16th Symposium on Modelling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies May 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Li, G and Monroe, C. W presented on Modelling charge transport in solid electrolytes beyond single-ion conductors at the 16th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies (ModVal 2019), March 12-13, 2019, Braunschweig, Germany. (Presented on March 13, 2019)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 2019 Nankai-Cambridge International Symposium on Advanced Materials 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Li, G. and Monroe, C. W were invited to present on Dendrite nucleation in lithium-conductive ceramics at the 2019 Nankai-Cambridge International Symposium on Advanced Materials, May 19-21, 2019, Tianjin, China. (Presented on May 21, 2019)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 235th ECS meeting May 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith, Pedro Ascencio, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Real-Time Reservoir Balancing and Leak-Free Nonaqueous Cell Design for Flow Batteries at the 235th ECS Meeting. Dallas, TX, USA, May 26-30 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 235th Electrochemical Society meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W, Differential Reference Concentration Cell Method for Determination of Thermodynamic Factors in Concentrated Binary Electrolytes, 235th Electrochemical Society Meeting; 2019 May 26-30; Dallas, USA.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 3rd Oxford ECS Student Chapter Symposium June 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith, Pedro Ascencio, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Measurement and control of transport phenomena in nonaqueous flow batteries at the 3rd Oxford ECS Student Chapter Symposium. Oxford, England, June 11, 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at 70th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W., Characterization of Solvent-in-Salt Electrolytes with Consideration for Solute-Volume Effects, 70th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry; 2019 Aug 4-9; Durban, South Africa.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at AMS Special Session on Mathematical Physics, Joint Mathematics Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin and Charles W. Monroe, Continuum and microscopic models of electrochemical transport., AMS Special Session on Mathematical Physics Some Open Problems for the 21st Century, I January 16, 2020, Joint Mathematics Meetings Denver, USA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Presentation at American Control Conference July 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Pedro Ascencio, Kirk Smith, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Adaptive Observer for Charge-State and Crossover Estimation in Disproportionation Redox Flow Batteries Undergoing Self-Discharge at the American Control Conference. Philadelphia, PA, USA, July 10-12, 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at American Physical Society March 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin and Charles Monroe presented onThermodynamics-based electrochemistry transport models: theory and applications at the American Physical Society March meeting, March 4-8, 2019
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at British Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin and Charles Monroe presented on Thermodynamics vs molecular dynamics based models of electrochemical transport a the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2019, University of Bath, 24-26 April, 2019
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at Electrochemical Conferene on Energy and the Environment July 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith, Pedro Ascencio, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Online Characterization of Porous Separators for Disproportionation Redox Flow Batteries at the Electrochemical Conference on Energy and the Environment: Bioelectrochemistry and Energy Storage. Glasgow, Scotland, July 21-26, 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at Electrochemical conference on energy and environment 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Wang, A. A., Hou, Tianhong, Monroe, C. W., Characterizing Thermodynamic Properties in Concentrated Binary Electrolytes: Combined Differential Reference Concentration Cell and Hittorf Methods, Electrochemical Conference on Energy and the Environment; 2019 Jul 21-26; Glasgow, Scotland
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications Hong Kong 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Pedro Ascencio, Kirk Smith, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Augmented State Observer for Simultaneous Estimation of Charge State and Crossover in Self-Discharging Disproportionation Redox Flow Batteries at the IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA). Hong Kong, China, August 19-21, 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at International Congree on Industrial and applied mathematics 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin and Charles W. Monroe, Thermodynamics and kinetics - based nonlinear electrochemistry transport problems, International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 15-19 July 2019, Valencia.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at International Flow Battery Forum July 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith, Pedro Ascencio, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Real-time reservoir balancing and leak-free nonaqueous cell design for flow batteries at the International Flow Battery Forum. July 9-11, 2019, Lyon, France.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at ModVal 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Kirk Smith, Pedro Ascencio, David Howey, Charles Monroe presented on Online chararacterization of porous separators for disproportionation redox flow batteries at ModVal 2019 - 16th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies. Braunschweig, Germany, March 12-13, 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation at the 8th International Congress on Ionic Liquids May 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Li, G. and Monroe, C. W presented on the Models of Electrolytes based on Ionic Liquids for Li-Ion Batteries at the 8th International Congress on Ionic Liquids (COIL-8), May 13-17, 2019, Beijing, China. (Presented on May 15, 2019)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Research Seminar (Helmholtz Institute Ulm) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact I was invited to give a talk on our work on separator/electrolyte interfaces in batteries to the research students and faculty associated with the Helmholtz Institute in Ulm, Germany, an organisation affiliated with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Ulm.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Seminar given by Professor John Newman 'Electrochemical mass transfer in turbulent boundary layers', 14 March 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Professor John Newman was invited to give a seminar at the Mathematics Institute, University of Oxford on 14 March 2019. The paper was on 'Electrochemical mass transfer in turbulent boundary layers' and the seminar was attended by DPhil students, PDRAs and faculty from Engineering Science and Mathematics. The seminar was followed by questions and discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Talk at 233rd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Priyamvada Goyal, Charles W. Monroe, ''Mechanical Basis of Nafion's High-Frequency Inductive Impedance," 233rd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, May 16th 2018, Seattle, U.S.A.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk at 69th ISE international conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Tianhong Hou, Charles W Monroe 'A complete characterisation of transport and thermodynamic properties for LiPF6 in PC', 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, September 2018, Bologna, Italy
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk at American Mathematical Society 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Maxim Zyskin, Charles W Monroe 'Mathematics of electric batteries modelling', American Mathematical Society, Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, University of Delaware, Newark, DE USA, 29 September 2018
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk at Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact H N Chu, Charles W Monroe 'Characterising Lithium-Ion Cell State with a Streamlined Electrochemical/Thermal Model Parameterised by Lock-In Thermography', AiMES 2018 (Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science), 2 October 2018, Cancun, Mexico
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk given at 233rd ECS Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe, 'Electrochemomechanics in Doped Garnet Lithium-Ion Conductors', 233rd Electrochemical Society Meeting, 13-17 May 2018, Seattle Washington USA (presented on 13 May)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk given at ECCM-ECFD 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W. Monroe 'Eletrochemomechanics of doped solid electrolytes and impedance', 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics - 7th European conference onComputational Fluid Dynamics, 11-15 June 2018, Glasgow UK (presented on 14 June)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk given at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe 'Electrochemomechanics and the Critical Current in LLZO', Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California USA (presented on 6 April 2018)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk given at MRS Spring Meeting 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe 'Electrochemomechanics of space-charge layers in LLZO near lithium metal', Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, 2-6 April 2018, Phoenix, Arizona USA (presented on 5 April)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Talk given at ModVal 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Guanchen Li, Charles W Monroe, 'Modelling Space Charging in Multi-carrier Solid Electrolytes', ModVal 2018, 12-13 April 2018, Aarau, Switzerland (presented on 12 April)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Where Batteries meets PV knowledge-exchange workshop 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A workshop was organised by M-RHEX members Charles Monroe, Jenny Baker and Piers Barnes on the theme of 'Where batteries meet PV' to present and discuss key challenges in both PV and batteries and utilise cross-disciplinary experience. This has led directly to a closer collaboration between Patrick Grant's group in Oxford and the Swansea team.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019