Hardwick Group


Group Leader

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Professor Laurence Hardwick


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Project Manager

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Dr Glenda Wall 


Battery Interface Genome - Materials Acceleration Platform


Post-Doctoral Researchers

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Dr Alex Neale  


Research Co-ordinator

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Dr Filipe Braga Nogueira


Application of graphenic materials as cathodes in lithium-oxygen and sodium-oxygen battery systems.

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Dr Christopher Hampson


Automated powder coating platforms.

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Dr Theo Hobson


BIG-MAP - Development of Software Communications Infrastructure for Laboratory Automation Development of Software Communications Infrastructure for Laboratory Automation

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Dr Jungwoo Lim


Next-generation cathode materials and their characterization.

PhD Students

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Jacqueline Everitt


SHINERS for the study of electrochemical and catalytic processes.

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Jui-Yu Pai (Paul)


The application of electrospun polyimide-based separators for electrochemical energy storage devices and improving reversible lithium deposition.

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Rory Powell


 Vapour deposited coatings for long cycle-life Li-ion positive electrodes.

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Matthew Quarrell


Development of high-performance Li batteries with autonomic thermal regulation of their performance by encapsulated nanosized phase change materials (joint supervision with Prof D Schukin).

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Thukshan Samarakoon


Ionic liquid and redox mediator electrolyte blends for long-life lithium-air batteries.

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Lucy Walters


In situ surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy at electrochemical interfaces.

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Matthew Wright


Design and synthesis of new multivalent cathode materials (joint supervision with Prof M Rosseinsky).

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Chih-Han Yen (Winston)


Investigating dendrite suppression in polymer electrolytes in lithium metal batteries.

MChem Project Student

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Khadija Younis

Study of interfaces within Li-ion Cells     




Julia Fernandez Vidal, (PDRA, Leiden University, Netherlands)

Dr Yi-Ting Lu - Leo

Bianca De-Sousa (Centro de Inovacao em Novas Energias - UNICAMP)

Dr David Costa Milan (AITEX, Instituto Tecnologico Textil, Spain)

Dr Marianna Patelli (PDRA, University of St. Andrews)

Amy Colleran (PhD, University of Liverpool)

Dr Hui Gao (PDRA, University of Oxford)

Dr Jyoti Gupta (Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, UK)

Dr Tom Galloway (Junior Developer, Silverchip, Manchester, UK)

Dr Ana Gomez (Visiting Scientist, Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil)

Dr José Coca Clemente (Post-Doctoral Researcher, CIC Energiguine, Spain)

Ruowei Yi (Visiting Scientist)

Adrian Grzedowski (MChem Project Student)

Dr Laura Cabo-Fernandez (Project Manager, Imperial College, London)

Dr Iain Aldous (Lecturer, University of Swansea, UK)

Dr Jianli Zou (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK)

Dr Arturas Adomkevicius (Post-Doctoral Researcher, National Physics Laboratory, UK)

Dr Tzu-Ho Wu  (Assistant Professor, NYUST, Taiwan)

Dr Vivek Padmanabhan (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Southampton, UK)

Dr Nick Drewett (Post-Doctoral Researcher, CIC Energiguine, Spain)

Dr Christopher Sole (Project Manager, Bristol City Council, UK)

Dr Petar Radjenovic

Maryam Iftekhar (Visiting Scientist)‌

Hui Wang (Visiting Scientist)

Jokin Rikarte (Visiting Scientist)

Monazza Serwar (Visiting Scientist)

Dr David Hesp (Visiting Scientist)

Ruowei Yi (XJTLU PhD Student)

Michael Potts (Project Student)

Jack Smith (MChem Project Student)

Dillon McGurty (MChem Project Student)

Sabine Gruber (Diploma Student)

Matthew Michie

Oliver Rogan