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Prof James Walsh

Professor Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Research

Research Grants

TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistries

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

October 2019 - September 2022

MicroPlas: Understanding Cold Plasma control Biofilms

ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

September 2018 - March 2022

EPSRC Capital Award emphasising support for ECRS

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

October 2018 - March 2020

Training of a new generation of researchers in Innovative Electrochemical OXidation processes for the removal and analysis of micro-pollutants in water streams (InnovEOX)

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

October 2019 - September 2023

REALiTY: REmoving Allergens with pLasma TechnologY

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

April 2018 - September 2020

PlasmaHeal: Cold plasma to control biofilms in wound dressings and at the Wound/dressing interface

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (UK)

July 2019 - December 2019

Establishing a Centre for Plasma Microbiology

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL, UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

April 2016 - March 2022

Reducing waste and improving quality in the food supply chain using cold plasma technology as a last decontamination hurdle on the food production line.

INNOVATE UK (UK)

August 2015 - July 2018

Nanosecond pulsed plasmas: A novel route for thin film deposition at atmospheric pressure

ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

April 2011 - March 2012

Small items of Research Equipment at the University of Liverpool

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

November 2012 - March 2013

63rd Gaseous Electronics Conference.

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (UK)

October 2010

Impact Acceleration Account - University of Liverpool 2012

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

October 2012 - March 2017

Plasma mediated degradation the endocrine distupting chemicals in water.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

January 2012 - January 2014

Micro-PADI sources for applications in 2-D chemical imaging

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

April 2011 - March 2014

Research Collaborations

Professor Owen R.T. Thomas

External: The University of Birmingham

Collaborative experiments involving the use of atmospheric pressure plasmas to modify bio-materials.

Prof Yi-Kang Pu

External: Tsinghua University

10 day research vist propducing numerous publications and potential future researvh applications

Prof Stan Van den Berg

Internal

Co-Investigator on NERC grant application currently under review

Prof. George Wolff

Internal

Project partner on EPSRC grant application

Kwing-So Choi, Professor of Fluid Mechanics

External: The University of Nottingham

14 day research visiting investigating application of pulsed plasmas for aerodynamic flow control.

Joe Spencer

Internal

Investigate the technical feasibility and desirability of a move to DC-based ‘direct energy communities’.

James Bradley

Internal

Project 1: Develop PADI imaging techniques (by scaling-down the desorption footprint).

Project 2: Develop large volume dielectric barrier discharges for modification of cell scaffolds.