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Dr Abhishek Lahiri
Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Quad North 049

Research area(s)

My research focuses on

1. Developing sustainable battery electrodes for Li, Na, Zn and Al batteries

2. Understanding and engineering the battery electrode/electrolyte interface to improve the device performance

3. Developing porous materials for photo/electrocatalysis and understanding the mechanism using both experiment and modelling

4. Battery recycling technology

Research grants and projects

Research Projects


Engineering Robust Cathodes for Sustainable Energy Storage
Funder: Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council
Duration: October 2022 - September 2024

Project details

Research Projects

Principle Investigator: Biotechnological route for sustainable recovery of high-value metals, BBSRC (£374k), February 2023-2025

Principle Investigator: Engineering Robust cathodes for sustainable energy storage, EPSRC ‘NIA’ (£365k), September 2022-2024

Principle Investigator: Mixed anion electrolytes for sustainable and high energy density Al-ion batteries, Royal Society (£20k), March 2022-May 2023

Principle Investigator: Sustainable, Low-cost and Biocompatible Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage (PI); Brunel Research Initiative & Enterprise Fund (£15k), March 2021-September 2022

Consultancy projects

Consultancy projects on electroplating and hydrogen production, (£22k), September-December 2022