Autumn Meeting 2016

Autumn Meeting 2016

Wednesday, 14th September 2016

UK&I Semiconductor Photochemistry Meeting, UCL, Wednesday 14th September

Hope you all had a great summer! Attached is the current agenda for the upcoming meeting next month. If you, and/or your colleagues are able to come – just let us know for  catering purposes.  Obviously, the more the better.  Any queries, don’t hesitate to contact me or Stephanie.  Look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Time Speaker Title Institute
9.30-9.55 Registration/Coffee
9.55-10.00 Jawwad Darr Introductory remarks UCL
10.00-10.45 Kevin Sivula  Solution-processed semiconductor photoelectrodes for solar fuel production


10.45-11.15. Raul Quesada Highly efficient heterojunction thin films from chemical vapour deposition: old systems, new tricks




11.15-12.00 Josef Krysa Nanostructured titania and hematite photoanodes ICT


12.00-12.30 Chris Blackman Understanding the activity of vapour deposited tungsten oxide nanostructures for photon-driven applications







13.15-14.00 Tony Byrne Electrochemically assisted photocatalytic disinfection of water with aligned titania nanotubes


14.00-14.30 Upul Wijayantha Solar-driven Water oxidation at Fe2O3/electrolyte interface: engineering energetics, studies of O2 evolution kinetics and mechanism Loughboro


14.30-15.00 Tim Rosser Immobilised molecular catalysts for photoelectrochemical solar fuels synthesis


15.00-15.25 Benjamin Moss Recombination dynamics: a link between trap distributions and water splitting efficiency? A novel approach to understanding photoactivty in the polymorphs of TiO2 Imperial

Coffee Break


15.40-16.25 Laia Francas Forcada Shining light into the reaction mechanisms of non-ideal metal oxides.


16.25- 16.50 Sanjay Nagarajan Development of a photocatalytic reactor for the production of fermentable sugars from cellulose QUB
16.50- 17.20 Liam McCafferty Selective Oxidation Catalysts for Brine Splitting; A Materials Discovery Approach




Address: Nyholm Room, Chemistry Department, University College London, 20 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AJ


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