PhD Researcher and Faraday Institution Research Fellow posters

Researcher posters

 

Explore the depth and breadth of our research programmes. Search through the 40 scientific posters presented at the conference by PhD Researchers and Faraday Institution Research Fellows.

Delegates are encouraged to connect with researchers on Slack. Passwords and details on how to access Slack were sent to delegates on 9th November (check your junk folder). 

Materials development and synthesis

Bo Dong

University of Birmingham
CATMAT

 

Effects of Alternative Doping Strategies on Electrochemical Properties of Next Generation Cathode Materials.

Keywords: Li ion Batteries,
Next Generation Cathode, Mixed Cation Layered/Disordered Rocksalt

Elvis Shoko

University of Liverpool
SOLBAT

 

Discovery of a new polymorph of LiAlP2O7 through an integrated computational and experimental workflow.

Keywords: Crystal Structure Prediction, Materials Discovery, Lithium Conduction, Inorganic Electrolytes, Oxide Electrolytes

Eun Jeong Kim

University of St Andrews
NEXGENNA

 

 

Vacancy enhanced oxygen redox reversibility in P3-type magnesium doped sodium manganese oxide Na0.67Mg0.2Mn0.8O2.

Keywords: Sodium ion batteries, positive electrode materials, P3 structure, transition metal vacancies, oxygen redox

Foivos Markoulidis

University of Surrey
LiSTAR

 

Fabrication and testing of lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery cathodes with carbonaceous additives: An introduction to phenolic resin-derived, solvent-templated mesoporous Carbon/S Cathodes.

Keywords: Mesoporous, Carbon, Sulfur, Templating

Heather Au

Imperial College London
LiSTAR

 

N-doped porous carbon hosts for
Li-S electrodes.

Keywords: Lithium-sulfur Batteries, Sulfur Cathodes, Carbon, Hydrothermal Carbonisation, Sustainable Energy.

Liam Bird

University of Cambridge
LiSTAR

 

Graphene-based sulfur hosts for
lithium-sulfur batteries.

Keywords: Lithium-sulfur, Graphene, In-situ, Raman, Scalable Production

Pick and mix

Ali Aflakian

University of Birmingham
ReLiB

 

Automated dismantling of battery packs
by robots.

Keywords: Robotics, Nonlinear Neural Networks, Supervised Learning, Visual Servoing,
Neuro-fuzzy LoLiMoT

Dominic Spencer Jolly

University of Oxford
SOLBAT

 

Voiding at Anode/Solid Electrolyte Interfaces
in Solid-State Batteries.

Keywords: Solid-state, Stack-pressure, Metal Anode, Interfaces, X-ray Tomography

Joris Baars

Newcastle University
ReLiB

 

Modelling the environmental, material, and economic trade-offs of the battery
material supply chain.

Keywords: Sustainability, Modelling, Costs, Resources, Environment

Jyoti Ahuja

University of Birmingham.
ReLiB

 

Regulating second use of EV batteries.

Keywords: EV battery law, regulation, LIB repurposing, LIB second use

Kenneth Nwanoro

Lancaster University
Multi-scale Modelling

 

Investigating the influence of external stacked pressure on the performance and degradation behaviour of a single layer lithium ion pouch cell.

Keywords: Pressure Test Rig, Stacked Pressure Distribution, Single-layer Cell Degradation, Finite Element Analysis, Calendar, Cycling Ageing

Laura Driscoll

University of Birmingham
ReLiB, CATMAT

 

Recycling and beyond: recovery and optimization of materials for next generation battery materials.

Keywords: Recycling, Closed-loop, Li-ion, Electric Vehicle, Regeneration

Mahfuz Kamal

Newcastle University
ReLiB

 

Rapid Regenerative Discharge
of Li-ion Batteries.

Keywords: BMS, Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), Modular Multi-level Converter (MMC), Power Electronics, End of Life

Mohammad Ali Rajaeifar

Newcastle University
ReLiB

 

How can we make LiB recycling better?

Keywords: Sustainable Li-ion Recycling, Life Cycle Assessment, Pryrometallurgical Recycling, Environmental Aspects of Battery Recycling

Pooja Kumari

University of Birmingham
Characterisation (Liverpool)

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
of Li-ion Batteries.

Keywords: NMR, MRI, Li-ion, SEI Formation, Dendrite Growth

Vivek Padmanabhan

University of Southampton
Degradation

 

Novel cell design for operando pressure measurements of Li-ion battery materials.

Keywords: Lithium-ion, Degradation, Gas Evolution, Operando, Graphite

Characterisation – methods development

Harry Geddes

University of Oxford
FutureCat

 

Techniques for studying disordered
cathode materials.

Keywords: Spinel, Disorder, Operando Pair Distribution Function, Statistical Analysis,
Non-negative Matrix Factorisation

Laura Whalley

University of Liverpool
Characterisation (Liverpool)

 

Using vibrational fingerprints to follow
SEI formation.

Keywords: Sum-frequency Generation Spectroscopy, Vibrational Spectroscopy, SEI formation, Silicon Electrode, In-situ Spectroelectrochemistry

Matthew Curd

University of Manchester
Characterisation (Liverpool)

 

Characterising the damage imparted in battery electrode materials by laser and ion sample preparation techniques.

Keywords: Focussed Ion Beam, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Femtosecond Laser, Graphite, Silicon

Ralf F. Ziesche

University College London
Characterisation (Liverpool)

 

Electrode characterisation using novel Bragg ptychography and Bragg edge CT.

Keywords: Bragg Ptychography, Bragg Edge Imaging, Diffraction Imaging, Directional Ice Templated Electrodes, Li-ion Battery

Weiqun Li

University of Liverpool
Characterisation Liverpool

 

Will chromium doping mitigate the fracture
of silicon anode.

Keywords: (S)TEM, In Situ, Operando, Lithiation, Silicon

Yeshui Zhang

University College London
Nextrode

 

How does the drying process affect the electrode manufacturing?

Keywords: Electrode Manufacturing, Electrode Metrology, Ultrasonic Acoustic Measurement, Electrode Drying, Time of Flight

Michael Mercer

Lancaster University
Multi-scale Modelling

 

Origins of charge/discharge hysteresis
in graphite.

Keywords: Hysteresis, Modelling, Open Circuit Voltage, Entropy, Temperature

Piyush Joshi

University of Birmingham
ReLiB

 

A Training Free Technique for 3D Object Recognition using the Concept of Vibration, Energy and Frequency.

Alice Merryweather

University of Cambridge
Characterisation (Cambridge)

 

Operando optical visualisation of single-particle phase transitions in LiCoO2

Keywords: Characterisation, Optical,
Microscopy, Operando, LiCoO2

Christoph Schnedermann

University of Cambridge
Characterisation (Cambridge)

 

Operando optical visualisation of single-particle ion dynamics in the high-rate anode material LiNb14W3O44.

Keywords: Li ion battery, Operando, High-rate Anode, Optical Microscopy, Single-particle

Conrad Holc

University of Nottingham
LiSTAR

 

Improving lithium-sulfur battery performance using redox mediators.

Keywords: Capacity Fading, Computational, Catalysis, Cyclic Voltammetry, Redox Mediators

Erik Bjorklund

University of Oxford
Degradation

 

Surface degradation in NMC811-graphite cells,
a lifetime perspective.

Keywords: XPS, Ageing, NMC, Li-ion battery, Surface Chemistry

Gregory Rees

University of Oxford
CATMAT

 

Characterizing O2 formation in Li-rich NMC by RIXS and 17O Solid State NMR.

Keywords: Li-ion Batteries, Oxygen Redox, Cathode Materials, Li-rich Cathodes, Voltage Hysteresis

Ignas Andriunas

Newcastle University
ReLiB

 

Impact of SEI Layer Thickness on Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Surface Temperature Difference.

Keywords: Temperature, SEI, Characterisation, Pouch Cell, Modelling

Juhan Lee

University of Liverpool
Degradation

 

The Complex Role of Aluminium
Contamination in Nickel-rich Layered Oxide Cathodes for Lithium-ion Batteries.

Keywords: NMC811, Al-coating,
Ni-rich cathodes, Li-ion Batteries, Degradation Mechanism

Lefteri Andritsos

University of Surrey
LiSTAR

 

Single-atom catalyst effect in lithium polysulphide adsorption on graphene-based cathodes.

Keywords: Li-S Batteries, Adsorption, Catalysis, Dissociation, DFT

Meltiani Belekoukia

University of Warwick
Degradation

 

Operando SEM studies of Lithium-ion
Battery Degradation.

Keywords: Li-ion Batteries, Operando Microscopy Studies, Electrochemical Performance, NMC Particles Cracking, Cross-sectioned Coin Cell

Saisameera Mitta

Newcastle University
Degradation

 

SPM Studies on Nucleation and Growth of SEI formed on Graphite Anode.

Keywords: Li-ion Batteries, In-situ AFM, Nucleation Growth SEI, Potential Effects on SEI

Shumaila Babar

University of Surrey
LiSTAR

 

Determination of reaction kinetics in a Li-S battery by fitting in operando UV-vis and electrochemical testing data.

Keywords: Mass transport, Continuum Model, Polysulphide Shuttling, Reaction Kinetics,
UV-Vis Spectrometry

Zhenyu Zhang

University College London
Degradation

 

SEI layer formation and evolution by operando electrochemical AFM.

Keywords: Graphite, SEI layer, In situ/Operando, Atomic Force Microscopy, Additive.

Zonghao Shen

Imperial College London
Degradation

 

Chemical degradation processes in the bulk
and at the interface of NMC811 cathode materials by ToF-SIMS.

Keywords: NMC, Degradation, CEI, SIMS,
Oxygen Kinetics

Computational chemistry, simulation and modelling

Bonan Zhu

University College London
FutureCat

 

Computational discovery of earth abundant cathode materials.

Keywords: computational, cathode, structure prediction, earth-abundant, first-principles.

Cameron Hargreaves

University of Liverpool
SOLBAT

 

The Earth Mover’s Distance as a Metric for the Space of Inorganic Compositions.

Keywords: Machine Learning, Crystal Representation, Cheminformatics, Deep Learning, Computational Materials Science

Chao Peng

University of Southampton
Multi-scale Modelling

 

Lithium Nucleation Edge Effects at
Graphite Anodes.

Keywords: Li Nucleation, Plating, Density Functional Theory, Zigzag Edge, Graphite Anode

Ferran Brosa Planella

University of Warwick
Multi-scale Modelling

 

Asymptotic Reduction Methods for the Parameter Estimation and Simulation
of Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Keywords: Thermal Modelling, Model Reduction, Asymptotic Techniques, Numerical Simulation, Experimental Validation

Jiabin Wang

Newcastle University
Degradation

 

Identify degradation patterns from impedance spectroscopy using machine learning.

Keywords: EIS, Machine Learning, Salience Frequency, SoH Diagnose, RUL Prediction

Julian Holland

University of Southampton
Multi-scale Modelling

 

Large-scale DFT simulations of Li-ion battery intercalation processess.

Keywords: DFT, Nanoparticle, Intercalation, Graphite, Ab-initio

Kailong Liu

University of Warwick
Nextrode

 

Interpretable Machine Learning for Smarter Battery Manufacturing.

Keywords: Battery Manufacturing, Electrode Mass Loading, Data-driven Approach, Machine Learning, Classification and Prediction

Kit McColl

University of Bath
CATMAT

 

Computational investigation of rocksalt-structured lithium manganese oxide and oxyfluoride cathode materials.

Keywords: Li-ion, Cathode, Disordered Rocksalt,
O-redox, Computational / Modelling

Samuel Coles

University of Bath
CATMAT

 

Disorder in antiperovskite Li2FeSO cathodes.

Keywords: Computational Modelling, Cathodes, Earth Abundant Materials, Anti-perovksite,
Local Order

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