Projects

EPSRC Funded Projects

(values in term of RC Contribution which is 80% of fEC)

  • EPSRC (EP/T022701/1): £1,204,099 (Principal investigator), GREEN-ICEs: Generation of REfrigerated ENergy Integrated with Cold Energy storage, April 2020 – March 2023
  • EPSRC (EP/S037349/1): £211,848 (co-investigator), Investigation of thermo-mechanical performance of PCM incorporated Geothermal Energy Pile (PCMinGEEP), June 2019 – May 2021
  • EPSRC (EP/S032622/1): £991,763 (co-investigator), Supergen Storage Network Plus 2019, July 2019 – June 2023
  • EPSRC (EP/R024006/1): £754,395 (co-investigator), ICSF Wave 1: GENESIS: Garnet Electrolytes for New Energy Storage Integrated Solutions, Oct 2017 – Sep 2020
  • EPSRC (EP/P003435/1): £924,591 (co-investigator), nano-Structured PCM Composites for Compact Space Heating: n-CoSH, Oct 2016 – Sep 2019
  • EPSRC (EP/N032888/1): £4,013,527 (co-investigator), Multi-scale Analysis for Facilities for Energy Storage (Manifest), Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
  • EPSRC (EP/N021142/1): £609,488 (principal investigator), Adsorption Cooling-energy Conversion with Encapsulated Sorbents (ACCESS), Mar 2016-Feb2019
  • EPSRC (EP/N000714/1): £934,275 (principal investigator), Cryogenic-temperature cold storage using microencapsulated phase change materials in slurries, Oct 2015-Sep2019
  • EPSRC (EP/K002252/1): £5,621,020 (Researcher co-investigator), Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids, Oct 2012 - Sep 2017

Other Projects

  • European Commission (101007976): €892,400 (Principal investigator), CO-COOL - Collaborative development of renewable/thermally driven and storage-integrated cooling technologies, Jan 2021 – Dec 2024
  • European Commission (SEP-210659194): €15M (co-investigator), iclimabuilt -  Functional and advanced insulating and energy harvesting/storage materials across climate adaptive building envelopes, Jan 2021 – Dec 2024
  • Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (ESIF/ERDF funder): £5.5M (Co-investigator), Accelerating Thermal Energy Technology Adoption (ATETA) Phase Two, March 2020 – Feb 2023
  • Innovate UK (1026033): £228,487 (Principal supervisor), KTP - Aggragated Micro Power Holdings Plc, Sep 2019 - Aug 2021
  • BRIDGE Seed Fund: £6,500 (Principal investigator), Flow boiling heat transfer behavior of microencapsulated phase change materials slurry and its application on battery pack thermal management, (another 6,500 USD for the collaborator Prof Nenad Miljkovic from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), August 2019 - July 2020
  • Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute GMBH: £252,735 (co-investigator), Research on Key Technologies for Electric Vehicles Battery Thermal Management Based on Novel Phase Change Materials, Feb 2018 – Jan 2019
  • Guangzhou Koling Energy Technology Ltd (ERN_17-1543): £52,808 (Principal investigator), Development of Modular Ice Slurry Production Equipment and its application on Milk Fast Cooling, April 2018 – March 2020
  • Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (ESIF/ERDF funder: OC12R16P 0367): £4,069,583 (co-investigator), Accelerating Thermal Energy Technology Adoption (ATETA), March 2017 – Feb 2020
  • ENEL SPA (GEG000122676): £82,000 (co-investigator), Feasibility study for requalification of marginal sites into LAES plant, Mar 2016 – Sep 2016
  • The Royal Society (IE150598): £12,000 (Principal investigator), A hybrid approach for thermal design and management of lithium-ion battery packs, Apr 2016-Mar 2018
  • CSR QINGDAO SIFANG CO LTD (SF/GY-2015-546): £449,073 (co-investigator), A novel air-conditioning technology based on energy storage for high-speed trains, Oct 2015-Jun 2017
  • SGRI EUROPE GMBH: £400,000 (co-investigator), Key phase change based energy storage technologies for effective renewable energy utilisation, Dec 2014-Oct 2016
  • AIR PRODUCTS PLC: £67,000 (Principal supervisor), Flow and heat transfer of air under supercritical conditions (PhD studentship), Apr 2015-Mar 2018
  • British Council: £31,680 (co-investigator), Collaboration with India - Nanostructured materials for solar thermal applications with distributed systems, May 2014-April 2016