Student theses

Advanced Studies of Membrane Fouling: Investigation of Cake Fouling Using Fluid Dynamic Gauging

Author: Lewis, W., 5 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Chew, Y. (Supervisor) & Bird, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An investigation into the strength and thickness of biofouling deposits to optimise chemical, water and energy use in industrial process cleaning

Author: Peck, O., 26 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Chew, Y. (Supervisor), Bird, M. (Supervisor) & Bolhuis, A. (Advisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Anodized ZnO Nanostructures for Next-Generation Photovoltaics

Author: Miles, D., 28 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor) & Cameron, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A solvent-free alternative for green liquid-liquid biphasic oxidations

Author: Bishopp, S., 4 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Torrente Murciano, L. (Supervisor) & Scott, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biopolymer Supports for Metal Nanoparticles in Catalytic Applications

Author: Bamford, R., 24 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Torrente Murciano, L. (Supervisor) & Scott, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Catalytic Conversion of Terpene Feedstocks into value-added Chemicals and Commodity Chemicals

Author: Cunningham, W., 20 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Bull, S. (Supervisor) & Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Catalytic synthesis and modification of heterocycles

Author: Mahy, W., 18 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Frost, C. (Supervisor) & Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Chemical modification of polysulfone

Author: Cox, O., 25 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor) & James, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Computer Modelling Studies of New Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Batteries

Author: Wood, S., 2 Dec 2015

Supervisor: Islam, M. (Supervisor) & Mays, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Conversion Of Carbon Dioxide To Hydrocarbons Using Iron Nanoparticle-Carbon Nanotube Catalysts

Author: Minett, D., 13 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor), Jones, M. (Supervisor), Johnson, A. (Supervisor), Tooze, B. (External person) (Supervisor) & Smith, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Copper dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Author: Wills, K., 9 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Cameron, P. (Supervisor), Jones, M. (Supervisor), Lewis, S. (Supervisor) & Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development And Computational Studies Of Multi-Channel Adsorbent Hollow Fibre For The Removal Of Volatile Organic Compounds

Author: Alsharif, A., 1 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor), Chew, Y. (Supervisor) & Lukyanov, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development and Optimisation of Regenerative Adsorbent Structures for Carbon Dioxide and Contaminants Removal

Author: Hong, W. Y., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor) & Burrows, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Bacteriophage-based Nano-emulsion Formulations for the Treatment of Burn Wound Infections

Author: Pérez Esteban, P., 30 Apr 2015

Supervisor: Arnot, T. (Supervisor) & Jenkins, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Catalyst Characterisation Techniques

Author: Gopinathan, N., 4 Feb 2013

Supervisor: Rigby, S. (Supervisor), Greaves, M. (Supervisor), Plucinski, P. (Supervisor) & Lowe, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Downhole Gasification (DHG) For Improved Oil Recovery

Author: Sanchez Monsalve, D., 24 Oct 2014

Supervisor: Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Electrically Tuneable Membranes: Revolutionising Separation and Fouling Control for Membrane Reactors

Author: Xu, L., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Patterson, D. (Supervisor) & Patterson, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Enhancing and optimising the reaction rate of thin film photocatalysts in a photocatalytic spinning disc reactor

Author: Wan Mansor, W. S., 12 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Patterson, D. (Supervisor) & Patterson, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Fabrication and Applications of Nanoporous Alumina Membranes

Author: Lee, K. P., 31 Aug 2013

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor) & Arnot, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Formulation of nano-structured emulsions for use in food and healthcare applications

Author: Elahi, S., 18 Dec 2015

Supervisor: Arnot, T. (Supervisor) & Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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High throughput manufacturing of nanoparticles by membrane emulsification-precipitation processes

Author: Medina Llamas, M., 9 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Hygrothermal performance of Moso bamboo-based building material

Author: Huang, P., 25 May 2017

Supervisor: Chang, W. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor), Chew, Y. (Supervisor) & Shea, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Initiators for the production of PLA and terpene derived bioplastics

Author: Quilter, H., 17 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Jones, M. (Supervisor) & Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Kinetics and mechanisms of hydrogen isotope exchange over solid storage media

Author: Owens, S., 20 Oct 2015

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor), Barnes, T. (External person) (Supervisor) & Crittenden, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Low Energy Membrane Bioreactors for Decentralised Waste Water Treatment

Author: Skouteris, G., 1 Apr 2010

Supervisor: Arnot, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Lower Energy Recovery of Dilute Organics from Fermentation Broths

Author: Davey, C., 3 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Patterson, D. (Supervisor) & Leak, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Magnetic nanoparticulate catalysts in flow processes

Author: Smugowski, H. J., 1 Sep 2011

Supervisor: Plucinski, P. (Supervisor) & Lapkin, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Materials Based on the Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity PIM-1 for Hydrogen Storage Applications

Author: Holyfield, L., 10 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor) & Burrows, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Membranes for Gas Separation

Author: Pengilley, C., 28 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor) & Crittenden, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Membrane – Solute – Cleaning agent interaction during the ultrafiltration of black tea liquor

Author: Evans, P., 1 Apr 2008

Supervisor: Bird, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Microalgae for Wastewater Treatment and Biomass Production from Bioprospecting to Biotechnology

Author: Sweiss, M., 10 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Scott, R. (Supervisor) & Arnot, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Modelling and Analysis of Hydrogen Storage in Nanostructured Solids for Sustainable Energy Systems

Author: Bimbo, N., 26 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Modelling Hydrogen Storage in Nanoporous Materials for use in Aviation

Author: Sharpe, J., 31 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor) & Burrows, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Nanostructured ZnO films for water treatment by photocatalysis

Author: Ramirez Canon, A. M., 18 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Oxidised Cellulose Gels and Films for Encapsulation and Release

Author: Celebi, D., 22 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Edler, K. (Supervisor), Scott, J. (Supervisor), Guy, R. (Supervisor) & Unali, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Performance of electrically regenerable monolithic adsorbents for VOC control

Author: Sanchez Liarte, F., 1 Jul 2009

Supervisor: Crittenden, B. (Supervisor) & Perera, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Phase inversion temperature emulsification: from batch to continuous process

Author: Marino, H., 1 Apr 2010

Supervisor: Arnot, T. (Supervisor) & Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) devices for drug delivery

Author: Campbell, C., 1 Sep 2008

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor) & Smith, J. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Pore structure characterisation: The challenge to understand heterogeneous catalysts and fuel cells

Author: Hitchcock, I., 1 May 2011

Supervisor: Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Processing, Forming and Modifying Cellulose to Produce Sustainable Materials and Composites

Author: Coombs O'Brien, J., 12 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Scott, J. (Supervisor), Mattia, D. (Supervisor), Torrente Murciano, L. (Supervisor) & Murray, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Process Modelling of the Recovery of Volatile Organic Compounds on Activated Carbon Monoliths

Author: Chehadeh Al Kahf, D., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Crittenden, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Removal of toxic industrial chemicals using novel adsorbent hollow fibres

Author: Jeffs, C., 21 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Selective Catalytic Hydrogenation in a Structured Compact Multifunctional Reactor

Author: Fan, X., 1 Feb 2010

Supervisor: Plucinski, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Stabilisation, Modification, Delivery and Treatment of Phospholipid Based Vesicles for Applications in Advanced Wound Management

Author: Marshall, S., 9 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Jenkins, A. (Supervisor) & Arnot, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Structure Property Relationships in Nanoporous Materials for Hydrogen Storage

Author: Noguera Díaz, A. N., 11 May 2016

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Sustainable Biofuel Production via the Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Microalgae and Subsequent Bio-Oil Upgrading

Author: Wagner, J., 16 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Ting, V. (Supervisor), Sartbaeva, A. (Supervisor) & Weller, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Synthesis and Application of Oxidised Cellulose

Author: Jin, Y., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Edler, K. (Supervisor) & Scott, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Synthesis and modification of zeolite catalysts and an assessment of their activity in the hydrogenation of a model hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) bio-oil

Author: Cai, J., 17 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Sartbaeva, A. (Supervisor) & Ting, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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Synthetic membrane performance modification by selective species adsorption

Author: Argyle, I., 24 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Bird, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The Application of Enhanced Fluid Dynamic Gauging as a Fouling Sensor for Pressure Driven Membrane Separations in the Food Industry

Author: Jones, S., 31 May 2012

Supervisor: Bird, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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