IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF HIGH-VOLTAGE CATHODES
Februray 5, 2021
Read our latest paper 'Ordered LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode in Bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide-Based Ionic Liquid Electrolyte: Importance of the Cathode–Electrolyte Interphase,' published in Chemistry of Materials.
HIGH-ENERGY POTASSIUM-ION BATTERIES
August 25, 2020
Read our latest paper 'Paving the way toward highly efficient, high-energy potassium-ion batteries with ionic-liquid electrolytes' published in Chemistry of Materials.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JACK
July 2, 2020
Jack is through to the national final of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) young persons lecture competition, having won both the Oxford local round and the south east regional round. His talk, entitled "The advent of the electric car" discusses the link between battery technology and the range, performance and cost of electric vehicles.
MONODISPERSE FeF NANOCRYSTAL CATHODES
February 24, 2020
Read our latest paper 'Understanding the conversion mechanism and performance of monodisperse FeF nanocrystal cathodes' published on Nature Materials.
ISAAC RECEIVES THE ROLLS ROICE PRIZE
October 10, 2019
Isaac was awarded for the best 3rd year DPhil Poster in the "Scientific Conference" category. The prize is kindly offered by Rolls Royce.
CONGRATULATIONS TO HYEON JEONG
August 28, 2019
Hyeon Jeong was selected for the postdoctoral fellowship of the Fostering Next Generation Researchers Program (Post-Doc Overseas-Track, $40,000/yr.) from the National Research Foundation of Korea (NFR).
ISAAC HAS BEEN AWARDED BEST POSTER AT GEI 2019
September 11, 2019
Isaac's poster was awarded as one of the best posters presented at GEI 2019 (Giornate dell'elettrochimica italiana) in Padova.
ISAAC IS AWARDED THE HETHERINGTON PRIZE
October 4, 2018
Isaac received from the Department of Materials in Oxford the Hetherington - Armourers and Brasiers price 2018. This award is assigned for excellence in the preparation and delivery of a research talk to members of the Department of Materials on the occasion of its annual DPhil Symposium.
ST EDMUND HALL ACADEMICS IN £12M RESEARCH PROJECT
September 13, 2018
“There’s a big push in the UK for developments in battery energy,” says Mauro Pasta, researcher and Project Leader at the newly established Faraday Institution. Founded in 2017 to fund research into electrochemical energy storage, the Institution aims to make batteries lighter, cheaper and more efficient. St Edmund Hall academics Peter Bruce and Mauro Pasta are at the helm of this new research."
FAST START PROJECT KICKS OFF
April 18, 2018
The Faraday Institute’s Fast Start project at Oxford is launching! Professor Pasta is leading the project, dedicated to multi-scale methods of development for solid electrolytes. Applications for eight post-doctoral research positions funded by the Faraday Institute are now being solicited!
OXFORD WINS FARADAY INSTITUTE GRANT
January 25, 2018
The Pasta Group is participating in a major grant from the Faraday Institute, a consortium dedicated to accelerating battery development sponsored by the UK government. Oxford will be leading research into high-performance solid-state batteries.
JACK AND KEVIN JOIN THE GROUP!
October 2, 2017
We welcomed two new DPhil students into the Pasta Group! Jack Fawdon comes to us from the University of York, and he will be starting up our work on ionic liquids. Kevin Hurlbutt will be developing high throughput methods for PBA design after a fellowship at the Berkeley National Lab in America. Welcome, and good luck!
MAURO WINS THE PIONTELLI PRIZE
July 11, 2017
In a ceremony in Rome, the President of Italy, Sergio Matterella, honored Mauro with the Piontelli Prize, awarded for outstanding achievement in electrochemistry.