Hardwick Group


Group Leader



Prof Laurence Hardwick



Post-Doctoral Researchers



Dr Iain Aldous


In situ AFM on metal-oxygen batteries




Dr Laura Cabo-Fernandez


Ex situ and in situ Raman studies of electrode/electrolyte interfaces in different anode and cathode materials for lithium ion batteries.


Dr Tom Galloway


Using enhanced Raman spectroscopy to study the fundamental reactions in the metal-oxygen battery



Dr Alex Neale  


Electrochemical and spectroscopic investigations for the development of electrolytes for lithium-metal and lithium-oxygen batteries




Dr Filipe Braga Nogueira


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



Dr Jyoti Gupta


Using Density Functional Theory to study the fundamental reactions in the metal-oxygen battery




Dr Yundong Zhou 


In-situ spectroscopic study of the cathode- solid electrolyte interfaces within all-solid state batteries



PhD Students



Mr José Coca Clemente


XPS studies of lithium rich transition metal oxides as high capacity and high voltage Li-ion battery cathodes 


Dr Glenda Wall (Research and Impact Officer, University of Liverpool, UK)

Dr Jianli Zou (Post-Doctoral Researcher)

Dr Arturas Adomkevicius (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Swansea, UK)

Dr Tzu-Ho Wu 

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

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

Dr Christopher Sole (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Manchester, UK)

Dr Petar Radjenovic

Mr Scott Lewis (PhD Pending)

Mrs Maryam Iftekhar (Visiting Scientist)‌

Ms Hui Wang (Visiting Scientist)

Mr Jokin Rikarte (Visiting Scientist)

Mrs Monazza Serwar (Visiting Scientist)

Dr David Hesp (Visiting Scientist)

Mr Ruowei Yi (XJTLU PhD Student)

Mr Michael Potts (Project Student)

Mr Jack Smith (MChem Project Student)

Mr Dillon McGurty (MChem Project Student)

Ms Sabine Gruber (Diploma Student)

Mr Matthew Michie

Mr Oliver Rogan