GROUP MEMBERS

Postdoctoral Fellows

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HYEON JEONG LEE

Hyeon Jeong is researching solids electrolytes and their interfaces in solid-state batteries.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies.

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SUDARSHAN NARAYANAN

Sudarshan is conducting research and development of a solid-state battery as a post-LiB technology in collaboration with Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. In his spare time, he likes travelling, and enjoys learning and teaching Sanskrit.

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HUA GUO

Hua is exploring the development of solid-state lithium metal batteries. In his spare time, he likes
playing football and travelling.

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KEVIN HURLBUTT

Co-supervised by Prof. Feliciano Giustino, Kevin is  working on high-throughput methods to model, synthesize, and characterize Prussian blue analogues. He enjoys classical and Shakespearean theater.

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SOOCHAN KIM

Soochan is exploring a development of an all-solid-state lithium-sulfur batteries. In his spare time, he
likes travelling and playing golf.

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JUNHAO LI

Junhao is working on the development of solid-state lithium metal batteries. In his spare time, he enjoys watching movies and traveling.

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KRISHNAKANTH SADA

Kris is exploring the electro-chemo-mechanical properties of the lithium metal-solid electrolyte interphase. In his spare time, he likes to play badminton and practice yoga.

DPhil Candidates

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PENG TANG

Peng is exploring single-atom electrocatalysts for water splitting. In his spare time, he likes to play football and watch movies.

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CHRISTOPHER DOERRER

Co-supervised by Prof. Patrick Grant. Christopher's research focuses on novel manufacturing approaches to solid-state batteries. In his spare time he enjoys playing table tennis and football for Mansfield College

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SHOBHAN DHIR

Shobhan is researching the electrolytes for potassium-ion and sodium-ion batteries. In his spare time, he enjoys drumming, travelling and reading.

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MAXIMILIAN SCHART

Max studies the connection between structural and electrochemical properties of Prussian blue analogues. Outside the lab, he enjoys a good Sushi roll and Rock ‘n‘ Roll.

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JACK ASPINALL

Jack is taking an electrochemical approach to understanding the deposition and cycling behaviour of lithium metal anode. He spends his spare time training for endurance triathlon.

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GIULIA GALATOLO

Giulia is investigating suitable metal fluorides and ionic liquids for rechargeable fluoride ion batteries. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and spending time in the outdoors.

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BRIGITA DARMINTO

Brigita is exploring solid electrolytes for solid-state lithium metal batteries. She loves singing in the choir and chasing the aurora.

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LORENZ OLBRICH

Lorenz is developing energy dense batteries comprising transition metal fluoride cathodes and ionic liquid electrolytes. In his spare time he enjoys visiting foreign countries to explore cities and stunning views in remote nature.

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PO-YUAN HUANG

Po-Yuan is developing single-atom catalysts for carbon dioxide reduction reaction. He enjoys going on little adventures and basketball games.

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YI LIANG

My project is about In-Situ TEM Characterisation of Solid Electrolyte-Metal Anode Interphases. And I like reading and playing badminton during my spare time.

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LIWEI DAI

Liwei is developing transition metal fluoride nanoparticles and studying their mechanics for fluoride ion battery. He enjoys playing basketball and video games in his spare time.

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YVONNE CHART

Yvonne is researching methods of in-situ protection for Li anodes in Li-S batteries. In her free time, she likes to bake yummy food and keep active.

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JOHN CATTERMULL

Co-supervised by Prof. Andrew Goodwin, John is developing post-synthetic methods to modify the structure of prussian blue analogues for batteries. He enjoys both playing and watching sport.

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OMAR ALSHANGITI

Omar is exploring electrolytes for post-lithium anionic batteries. When not in the lab, he enjoys reading, cooking and trying new sports.

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BEN JAGGER

Ben is working to understand the interplay between electrochemistry and mechanics on the cycling behaviour of lithium metal anodes. In his spare time he enjoys film, food and frisbee.

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EMILY MILAN

Emily is researching solid glass electrolytes for Li-metal batteries. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor sports and playing in orchestras.

Master Students

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SASKIA KREFTING

Saskia is a Masters student in Materials Science at the University of Oxford. Her research is focused on using atomic force microscopy (AFM) to explore the chemo-mechanical properties of interfaces in Li-metal based solid state batteries. In her spare time she plays lacrosse and competes in 400m hurdles for the University of Oxford.

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CAMILLA HURST

Camilla is investigating argyrodite-polymer composites as a candidate solid electrolyte for Li-metal batteries, with a focus on providing the optimal mechanical properties.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and going on runs.

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XIAOXIAO LIU

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow

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JACK FAWDON

DPhil Candidate

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ALBERT XIAO

Postdoctoral Fellow

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ISAAC CAPONE

Postdoctoral Fellow

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ZACHARY BROWN

Postdoctoral Fellow

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SAMUEL WHEELER

PhD Student

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MARCO CARBONI

Postdoctoral fellow

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MICHELE FIORE

Visiting PhD Student

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GRETA THOMPSON

Undergraduate Intern

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JACK EVANS

DPhil Candidate

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CLARE HALLORAN 

Visiting Student

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MAYA BERLINGER

Visiting Student

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ANNA MACDONALD

Part II Student

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LINMIN ZHUO

Undergraduate Intern

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MATTEO SALAMONE

Visiting PhD Student

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YEBIN ZHANG

Part II Student