Hardwick Group


Group Leader



Prof Laurence Hardwick




Project Managers



Dr Glenda Wall 


All Solid State Batteries with Li and Na Anodes (SOLBAT) Liverpool Project Manager, The Faraday Institution                                                                                               


Post-Doctoral Researchers


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 


Mr Yi-Ting Lu


Spinel oxide electrocatalysts for lithium-air battery electrodes


Miss Julia Fernandez Vidal


Electrochemical and catalytic reaction studies at the molecular level interface using SHINERS


Dr Laura Cabo-Fernandez

Dr Iain Aldous (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Leicester, 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