Prof Stephen DooleyHead of Course
Stephen Dooley is an interdisciplinary engineering scientist of a chemical bias dedicated toward industrial informed fundamental and applied research in clean energy technologies. His principle contributions have been in interpreting and exploiting the mechanisms of chemical and physical reactions occurring in fuel conversion devices such as gas turbines, reciprocating engines and gasifiers.
Prof Max Garcia MelchorUssher Assistant Professor in Chemical Energy Systems
His research focuses on using advanced computational methods to understand the mechanisms of catalytic reactions for sustainable energy applications, and the use of this knowledge to design novel catalysts with an improved performance.
Prof David Mc Closkey Ussher Assistant Professor, Physics
David McCloskey is currently the Ussher Assistant Professor of the Science of Energy and Energy systems at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. He leads the Nanothermal research group, in the school of Physics at Trinity College Dublin.
Prof Michael Lyons Professor in Physical Chemistry and Head of the School of Chemistry
His research interests include physical electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, electrochemical energy conversion and storage, electrochemical generation of clean fuels, and raw materials for sustainable energy applications.
Prof Igor ShvetsChair of Applied Physics and Head of the School of Physics
Igor Shvets is a leading European specialist in the electronic and structural properties of surfaces and interfaces of conducting oxides.
Prof Plamen StamenovUssher Assistant Professor in Nanomagnetism
Plamens resech interests include magnetism - magnetic materials, magnetic nanostructures and magnetic devices - magnetotransport, and applied superconductivity.
Prof. Yurii K. GunkoProfessor of Inorganic Chemistry
His main research interest and activities involve development and studies of new solar cells, quantum dot based materials and multimodal nanostructures.
Prof Biswajit BasuProfessor, Civil Struct & Env. Eng
Prof Basu specializes in the area of Mathematical Physics, focussing on deterministic and stochastic dynamics and control including applications to wind, waves and oceans.
Prof Balz KamberChair of Geology and Mineralogy.
His expertise is in the geochemical cycles of elements, including the resources that are underpinning the energy transition.
Prof Bob BakerProfessor of Chemistry
His research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of actinide complexes relevant to the long-term storage of spent nuclear fuels.
Prof Juan Diego Rodriguez-BlancoUssher Assistant Professor in Nanomineralogy
Juan Diego studies the mechanisms of crystallisation of minerals at the nanoscale to understand biochemical element cycling and find how to manage resources in a way that we can preserve the quality of life that we have now into the future generations.
Prof Peter Dunne Assistant Professor of Inorganic Energy Materials
Peter’s research interests lie in the green synthesis of functional inorganic nanomaterials with applications in energy and the environment.