Energy Generation, Capture and Storage

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Companies

Companies

Bodle Technologies

Bodle Technologies

Phase change materials for smart glazing, displays

Phone: 01865 309694

CCm Research

CCm Research

A privately owned process engineering company, their patented technology efficiently and permanently captures the CO2 emitted from point sources and power stations and safely converts it into a wide range of polymer, ceramic and composite materials with a commercial value. CCm Research arrived at BSP in 2011.

Phone: 01865 309 605 
www.ccmresearch.co.uk

 

Energenics

Energenics Europe Ltd
Manufactures and markets Envirox ™, a fuel-borne combustion nanocatalyst for diesel fuel. Envirox™ saves fuel, reduces emissions and cleans engines and is used by commercial transport operators, global fuel additive and fuel supply companies worldwide.

Phone: 01865 233010 
www.energenics.co.uk 

 

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd LogoDeveloping perovskite thin-film solar cells, printed directly onto glass to produce a transparent, coloured coating, delivering a significant percentage of the building’s electrical energy requirements. Spun out from Oxford University’s Physics Department in 2010 by Professor Henry Snaith, Oxford PV is moving towards the transfer of its proprietary technology into production.

Phone: 01865 309618
www.oxfordpv.com

Thermofluidics

Thermofluidics

Thermofluidics LogoDeveloping solar powered water pumps, using cheap solar thermal (water heating) collectors in place of more expensive photovoltaic cells. Thermofluidics Ltd has been based at BSP since 2010, carrying out ongoing R&D activities in collaboration with academics and students in the Cryogenics group at Oxford University.

Tel: 01865 309 692
Website: www.thermofluidics.com

 

 

Research Groups

Research Groups

Centre for Sustainable Water Engineering

Centre for Sustainable Water Engineering

Professor Nick HankinsContact: Professor Nick Hankins
Website (Personal)
Website (Group)
Telephone: +44 1865 273179

Led by Professor Nicholas Hankins, the Sustainable Water Engineering Group at Begbroke conducts fundamental and applied research into technologies for potable water production, desalination and waste-water treatment.

 

Energy and Power Group

Energy and Power Group

Professor Malcolm McCullochContact: Professor Malcolm McCulloch
Website (Personal)
Website (Group) 
Telephone: +44 1865 283260
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EPG is a multidisciplinary team of electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil engineers and physicists, developing innovative electrical and mechanical engineering tools and techniques used to produce smart, highly efficient, high performance energy system components. Strongly focused on industrial collaboration and spin-out activities, larger scale lab work is carried out at Begbroke Science Park.

Environmental Biotechnology

Environmental Biotechnology

Professor Ian ThompsonContact: Professor Ian Thompson
Webpage (Personal) 
Website (Group) 
Telephone: +44 1865 283789

Ian Thompson investigates the role of micro-organisms including the development of bioreactors for treating industrial effluent, metal recovery and water recycling, and exploitation of microbial-nanomaterial interactions for killing water-borne pathogens.

 

Materials for Fusion and Fission Power

Materials for Fusion and Fission Power

Contact: Dr David Armstrong Dr David Armstrong
Webpage (Personal)
Website (Group)
Telephone: +44 1865 273708

Dr David Armstrong, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow develops mechanical testing techniques at the nano and micro scale to study a range of important materials for both fission and fusion power. Working with industrial and academic partners across Europe his work relates micro scale mechanical properties and deformation mechanisms to macro scale behaviour.

Polymers Group

Polymers Group

Professor Hazel AssenderContact: Professor Hazel Assender, Associate Professor, Department of Materials
Webpage (Personal)
Website (Group)
Telephone: +44 1865 283715

Research focuses on a range of polymer and polymer composite materials. Particular areas of interest include polymer surfaces and interfaces, nanocomposites, thin film deposition onto polymers including vacuum roll-to-roll deposition, thin film flexible electronics and photovoltaic materials.

 

Solar Energy Materials Initiative

Solar Energy Materials Initiative

Professor Andrew WattContact: Professor Andrew Watt
Webpage (Personal)
Website (Group)
Telephone: +44 1865 613456

Interested in how light energy is absorbed, dissipated, transported and stored. Combining research programmes in experimental and theoretical solid state physics as well as material synthesis and characterisation it aims to create and develop sources of sustainable energy driven by the power of the sun.