James Roscow


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Research interests

James's research is in the development of ferroelectric composites for sensing, piezoelectric energy harvesting and energy storage applications. This includes:

  • Understanding the interaction between constituent phases on the inherent properties of the active phase using a combination of numerical modelling and experimental techniques
  • Tuning effective properties of materials depending on specific application and environment
  • Developing advanced fabrication methods, primarily of porous ferroelectric ceramic matrices, to produce composite structures that maximise performance

Willing to supervise PhD

Interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas:

  • Functional ceramics
  • Piezo- and ferroelectric materials
  • Energy harvesting
  • Materials for sensors
  • Dielectric materials
  • Porous materials

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath

Materials Science and Engineering, Bachelor of Science, University of Manchester

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Projects 2018 2021

Royal Society China Cost Share

Roscow, J.

The Royal Society


Project: Research council

Research Output 2015 2015

23 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)

Porous ferroelectrics for energy harvesting applications

Roscow, J., Zhang, Y., Taylor, J. & Bowen, C. R., Nov 2015, In : European Physical Journal - Special Topics. 224, 14-15, p. 2949-2966 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Ferroelectric materials
Ferroelectric ceramics
Electromechanical coupling


Composite ferroelectric materials for energy harvesting and storage applications

Author: Roscow, J., 31 Jan 2018

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

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD