Student theses

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 palm oil substitute and care product emulsions from a yeast cultivated on waste resources

Author: Whiffin, F., 15 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Assessing the Wine Yeast Metschnikowia pulcherrima for the Production of 2-Phenylethanol

Author: Chantasuban, T., 11 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Scott, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Benzene alkylation with ethane into ethylbenzene over Pt-containing zeolite bifunctional catalysts

Author: Wong, I., 1 Mar 2009

Supervisor: Lukyanov, D. (Supervisor) & Rigby, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biodiesel Production in Fixed-Bed Monolithic Reactors

Author: Firth, B., 1 Jul 2014

Supervisor: Kolaczkowski, S. (Supervisor), Davidson, M. (Supervisor) & Awdry, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Bioprospecting for Extremophile Oleaginous Yeasts

Author: Abd Ghaffar, N. R., 1 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Scott, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Biosensors for drug discovery applications

Author: Bhalla, N., 6 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Estrela, P. (Supervisor), Di Lorenzo, M. (Supervisor) & Pula, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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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 Routes to Liquid Aviation Fuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks

Author: Donnelly, J., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Bannister, C. (Supervisor) & McManus, M. (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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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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Deactivation of PtH-ZSM-5 Bifunctional Catalysts by Coke Formation during Benzene Alkylation with Ethane

Author: Chua, L. M., 1 Mar 2010

Supervisor: Rigby, S. (Supervisor) & Lukyanov, 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 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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Development of cost-effective and sustainable microbial fuel cells for water quality monitoring

Author: Chouler, J., 31 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Di Lorenzo, M. (Supervisor) & Cameron, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of Miniature Enzymatic Biofuel Cells as Potential Power Sources for Implantable Medical Devices

Author: Du Toit, H., 20 Mar 2015

Supervisor: Di Lorenzo, M. (Supervisor) & Marken, F. (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

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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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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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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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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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Novel Catalyst Systems For DeNOx

Author: Mcclymont, D., 24 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Kolaczkowski, S. (Supervisor), Molloy, K. (Supervisor) & Awdry, S. (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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Printing Materials and Processes for Electrochemical Applications

Author: Rymansaib, Z., 1 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Iravani, P. (Supervisor) & Di Lorenzo, M. (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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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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Renewable liquid transport fuels from microbes and waste resources

Author: Jenkins, R., 29 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor) & Bannister, C. (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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Structured Catalyst Support Systems

Author: Zhao, C., 5 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Kolaczkowski, S. (Supervisor) & Awdry, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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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 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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The development of controlled-chemotherapy drug delivery system

Author: Lee, Y., 1 Jun 2009

Supervisor: Perera, S. (Supervisor) & Rigby, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The development of industrially-relevant lipids from Rhodotorula species as a feedstock for fuels and commodity products

Author: Sargeant, L., 2 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Chuck, C. (Supervisor), Scott, R. (Supervisor) & Davidson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The fractionation of gum arabic using synthetic membranes

Author: Manning, H., 9 Dec 2015

Supervisor: Bird, M. (Supervisor), Patterson, D. (Supervisor) & Edler, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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