Birmingham Energy Institute News

Experts from the Birmingham Energy Institute highlight the future energy system development opportunities for smart cities

Experts from the Birmingham Energy Institute highlight the future energy system development opportunities for smart cities
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Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang, a leading smart grid expert at the University of Birmingham, discusses the vision for future smart cities in an article entitled "Smart Energy Community – The Key of Smart Cities" by the IEEE.
Date:
16/11/2018

University of Birmingham appoints Indian cold chain expert to professorship

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The University of Birmingham has appointed leading Indian sustainable cold chain expert Pawanexh Kohli as an honorary professor of 'post-harvest logistics'.
Date:
13/11/2018

Executive Director for Government Communications, Alex Aiken visits the Birmingham Energy Institute

Executive Director for Government Communications, Alex Aiken visits the Birmingham Energy Institute
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On Thursday 18 October, representatives from the Birmingham Energy Institute, Tyseley Energy Park, and Energy Research Accelerator were delighted to welcome the Executive Director for Government Communications, Alex Aiken to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/11/2018

Co-Director of Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speaks to BBC News about improving recycling of lithium-ion batteries

Co-Director of Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speaks to BBC News about improving recycling of lithium-ion batteries
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Dr Paul Anderson, Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials, was recently interviewed by BBC News about a new research project to improve the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, which are critical to the transition to low emission electric vehicles.
Date:
26/10/2018

Birmingham chemist appointed as international expert in energy materials to Chinese universities

Birmingham chemist appointed as international expert in energy materials to Chinese universities
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Dr Mark Read, a researcher in nuclear materials and energy production at the University of Birmingham, has been appointed as international expert to two universities in China as part of a government-funded programme to support innovation in Chinese higher education.
Date:
10/10/2018

Birmingham Energy Institute joins Worldwide Energy University Network

Birmingham Energy Institute joins Worldwide Energy University Network
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University of Birmingham energy experts have joined counterparts from around the world as founder members of a new research network aiming to help solve global energy problems.
Date:
02/10/2018

New high-capacity sodium-ion could replace lithium in rechargeable batteries

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University of Birmingham scientists are paving the way to swap the lithium in lithium-ion batteries with sodium, according to research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Date:
14/09/2018

Nanjing city leaders visit University of Birmingham to strengthen partnership

Nanjing city leaders visit University of Birmingham to strengthen partnership
Description
The University of Birmingham welcomed senior leaders from Nanjing Municipal Government to continue discussions with Birmingham's sister city around working on a range of research, innovation, education, and cultural projects.
Date:
14/09/2018
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