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Professor James Walsh

Professor Electrical Engineering and Electronics

    Research

    Research Grants

    TaIlored Pulse excitation for TailOred Plasma chemistries

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    October 2019 - September 2022

    MicroPlas: Understanding Cold Plasma control Biofilms

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    September 2018 - August 2021

    EPSRC Capital Award emphasising support for ECRS

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    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 (EPSRC)

    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 (EPSRC), UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

    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 (EPSRC)

    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 (EPSRC)

    October 2012 - March 2017

    Plasma mediated degradation the endocrine distupting chemicals in water.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    January 2012 - January 2014

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

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    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.