Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT)

Student theses

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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Institutional and Capability Perspectives on Sustainability in Operations and Supply Management: A Dual Theoretic Analysis of the UK Fashion Sector

Author: Brandon-Jones, E., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Lewis, M. (Supervisor), Roden, S. (Supervisor) & Worth, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Integrated water resources and asset management at a catchment scale: a life-cycle improvement approach

Author: Papacharalampou, C., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Newnes, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Integrating visual and tactile robotic perception

Author: Corradi, T., 11 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Iravani, P. (Supervisor) & Hall, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Interactions between volatile organic compounds and natural building materials

Author: Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C. F., 21 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Ball, R. (Supervisor), Ansell, M. (Supervisor) & Dengel, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Intermolecular hydrophosphination of alkynes and dehydrocoupling studies using iron catalysts

Author: King, A., 22 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Webster, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Internal redox labelling of oligonucleotides

Author: Cabezas-Hayes, S., 18 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Frost, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Intramolecular hydroamination of aminoalkenes with group 2 precatalysts: mechanistic insights and ligand design

Author: Arrowsmith, M., 1 Mar 2011

Supervisor: Hill, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Intrinsically Microporous Polymer Materials for Electrodes and Membranes

Author: Rong, Y., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Marken, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigating fouling and cleaning during the filtration of Gum Arabic to save water and reduce energy

Author: Hayward, E., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Bird, M. (Supervisor), Patterson, D. (Supervisor) & Wilson, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation into the Interactions between thermal management, lubrication and control systems of a diesel engine

Author: Burke, R., 1 Sep 2011

Supervisor: Hawley, J. (Supervisor) & Brace, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation of Chalcogenide Absorber Materials for Photovoltaic Applications

Author: Colombara, D., 31 Jul 2012

Supervisor: Peter, L. (Supervisor) & Marken, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigation of Thin Responsive Polymer Films Using Evanescent Wave Optics with Dissipation

Author: Menges, B., 19 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Jenkins, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigations into New Functionalised Thiosemicarbazones and Related Carbon Nanohybrids for the Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Author: Cortezon Tamarit, F., 1 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Pascu, S. (Supervisor), Estrela, P. (Supervisor), Tyrrell, R. (Supervisor) & Frost, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Investigations into the supramolecular chemistry of graphene biocomposites: Towards prostate cancer theranostics design, imaging and biosensing

Author: Tyson, J., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Pascu, S. (Supervisor), Estrela, P. (Supervisor), Marken, F. (Supervisor), Tyrrell, R. (Supervisor) & Botchway, S. W. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigations into the well-controlled stereoselective ring-opening polymerisation of lactide

Author: Frankis, C., 31 Dec 2010

Supervisor: Davidson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Investigations of Ion Migration in Organo-lead Halide Perovskites

Author: Ferdani, D., 4 Sep 2019

Supervisor: Johnson, A. (Supervisor), Lewis, S. (Supervisor) & Cameron, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Iontophoresis in paediatric medicine: Non-invasive delivery and monitoring applications

Author: Djabri, A., 1 Jun 2009

Supervisor: Guy, R. (Supervisor) & Delgado-Charro, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Iron and Cobalt Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Conversion of CO2 to Hydrocarbons

Author: Owen, R., 1 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Jones, M. (Supervisor) & Pascu, S. (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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Lewis acid catalyst design for the transesterification of lower quality feedstock for biodiesel production

Author: Chuck, C., 1 Nov 2007

Supervisor: Davidson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Lewis Acids for the Activation of Pyridines for Further Functionalisation

Author: Abou-Shehada, S., 9 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Life Cycle Assessment Of The Production Of Edible Oil Emulsions: Comparing A Novel Process Route Using Aqueously Extracted Oil-Bodies Against Existing Technology

Author: Hetherington, A., 20 May 2014

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Ansell, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Lipoylation and assembly of a 2-oxoacid dehydrogenase multienzyme complex from thermoplasma acidophilum

Author: Posner, M., 1 Apr 2009

Supervisor: Danson, M. (Supervisor) & Hough, D. (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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Low Temperature Precursors for SnOx Thin Films

Author: Wildsmith, T., 22 Sep 2014

Supervisor: Hill, M. (Supervisor), Johnson, A. (Supervisor) & Molloy, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Magnesium Hydride Reductions

Author: Weetman, C., 8 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Hill, M. (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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Magnetometry of high temperature superconducting micro-disks and single crystals

Author: Connolly, M., 1 May 2008

Supervisor: Bending, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Manufacturing and characterisation of Ti-suboxides for sensing and energy applications

Author: Adamaki, V., 17 Mar 2015

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Taylor, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Material and mechanical emulation of the human hand

Author: Hockings, N., 24 May 2017

Supervisor: Iravani, P. (Supervisor) & Bowen, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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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Materials discovery using chemical heuristics and high-throughput calculations

Author: Davies, D., 13 Feb 2019

Supervisor: Butler, K. (Supervisor), Walsh, A. (Supervisor) & Morgan, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Materials Modeling of Halide Perovskites and Related Compounds

Author: Yang, R., 26 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Walsh, A. (Supervisor) & Skelton, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Maternal control of seed development mediated by the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway

Author: Aljabri, M., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Doughty, J. (Supervisor) & Scott, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Measurement of Effective Diffusivity: Chromatographic Method (Pellets & Monoliths)

Author: Zhang, R., 10 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Kolaczkowski, S. (Supervisor) & Awdry, S. (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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Mesoporous Metal-oxides for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and Photocatalysts

Author: Xiong, Y., 31 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Edler, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Mesoporous Thin-film Materials Studied by Optical Waveguide Spectroscopy

Author: Peic, A., 1 Nov 2009

Supervisor: Cameron, P. (Supervisor) & Knoll, W. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Metal Catalysed Acyl Transfer Reactions of Amides

Author: Atkinson, B., 18 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Metal-catalysed synthesis in the presence of boronates

Author: Ma, M., 4 Jun 2014

Supervisor: James, T. (Supervisor) & Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Metal functionalised polymeric biomaterials and their antimicrobial efficacy

Author: James, C., 1 Oct 2011

Supervisor: Jenkins, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Metal-organic frameworks: The design, synthesis and investigation of new materials

Author: Warren, A., 1 Jun 2011

Supervisor: Raithby, P. (Supervisor), Burrows, A. (Supervisor) & Mahon, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Microalgae for the biochemical conversion of CO2 and production of biodiesel

Author: Smith-Baedorf, H., 30 Sep 2012

Supervisor: Scott, R. (Supervisor) & Davidson, 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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Micro- and nanogap based biosensors

Author: Hammond, J., 24 May 2017

Supervisor: Estrela, P. (Supervisor) & Marken, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Modelling, fabrication and development of GaN-based sensors and substrates for high strain environments

Author: Edwards, M., 31 Dec 2012

Supervisor: Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Allsopp, D. (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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