NamePhD project title
2012 Cohort

Collins Ezeh 


Novel Materials for CO2 Adsorption and Reduction to Methanol via Hydrogenation

Jingsha Xu 


Assessment of Biomass Burning Impact on the Regional Air Quality of Yangtze River Delta, China 
Liangping Long Health Risk Study of Heavy Metals on Inhalable Particles in Eastern China  

Luming Chen


Experimental and Numerical Investigation in CO2 Sequestrations in Chemical Looping Combustion  

Xi Gao


Numerical Modelling of the Mechanical Behaviour of a Fully Bio-resorbable Glass Fiber Reinforced Composite

Xiang Luo


Hydrogen Production from Catalytic Steam Reforming of Bio-oil over Nano NixMgyO Solid Solution
2013 Cohort

Bamidele Akinwolemiwa


Study on the use of Redox Electrolytes in Supercapacitors

Bin Dong


Controllable Synthesis  for Fabrication of Micro/Nano-Structure Mesoporous Precursor Particles for High Performance Lithium-ion Batteries

Bo Wang


Investigation of Deposits and Flashing Effect on Spray Characteristics in Gasoline Direct Injection Engines

Bowen Shi


High Performance Permanent Magnet Electrical Machine for Electrical Vehicle Applications

Chao Tan


Preparation and Investigation of Phosphate Glass Fibres and Organic Coupling Agents for Fully Resorbable PGF/PCL Composites

Jean-Paul Kone


CFD Modelling and Simulation of Multiphase Flows in PEM Fuel Cell using Openfoam  

Jumoke Oladejo


Thermal Analysis of the Synergistic Influence of the Organic and Mineral Constituents of Biomass on Coal and Biomass Fuel Blends

Marco Tomatis


Development of Efficient Catalysts for Low Temperature Thermal Oxidation of Benzene  

Mengqi Shen


Measurement and Modelling of Layered Plasmonic Structures

Minghua Liu


Lattice Boltzmann Study of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Random Porous Media 

Pengfei Cao


The Development of Ni Based Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane

Wanru Chen


Thermal Processing of Microalgae into Biofuels and Advanced Energy Materials

Weibin Shi


Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Turbulent Bubbly Flow in Bubble Column Reactors  

Xiani Huang


Investigation on Synthesis and Process Control of Microporous Particles Material

Yu Hong


Microwave-Enhanced Thermal Processing of Algae

Yunqi Wang


Manufacture of Yarns and Textiles from Novel Resorbable Phosphate-Based Glasses

2014 Cohort

Ayotunde Dawodu (Graduated)

The Development of an Integrated Participatory Framework for the Early Selection of Sustainability Indicators for Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools: An African Perspective
Bin Wang Recycled Plastic Study 

Chaohui Wei


Cleaner and Controllable Mechano-Fenton-Piranha Oxidation of Carbon Nanotubes for Energy Application

Chenyang Xue

Turbulent Shear Flow and Particle Dispersionin Controllable Production of Microparticles Process in Taylor Couette Flow Reactors

Fengyu Zhang


Experimental Investigation and Thermal Modelling of Slot Cooling Improvement for Electrical Machines
Francis Xavier Ochieng (Graduated) 3-tiered Structural Health Monitoring Framework for Wind Turbine Blades and Masts Based on Portable Ground-Based Real Aperture Radar Damage Condition Metrics

Guangcheng Zhang


Smart Energy Harvesting Utilizing Flow-Induced Techniques

Luyao Tang


CO2 Enhanced Catalytic Processing of Oil Shale 

Matthew Bishop


Single-Source Precursor Deposition of Low-Toxicity Sulphides for Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices

Meng Jin 

Novel Methodology for the Design of Wind Turbine Dedicated Airfoils and Blade

Nan Lu


Elastoplastic Constitutive Modelling of Clay Behaviour under Principal Stress Rotation
Xiaotong Guo  Physicochemical Changes in Molten Salts for Solar Heat Storage and Transfer 
Yang Meng Thermal Conversion and Green Utilisation of Chinese Oil Shale
2015 Cohort
Abubakar Yusuf Cost Effective Transition Metal based Catalyst for Formaldehyde Removal at Low Temperature 
Cong Gao 

Study of Elastic Metamaterial for Structural Vibration Control Application

Hanwen Zhang

Liquefaction Behaviour of Granular Materials under Multi-directional Cyclic Simple Shear Loading

Hang Kang Study on Nanofluid Flow and Heat Transfer with Applications to Thermal Management in Vehicle Engines
Lu Liu Synthesis of Fine Particles Using Combined Impinging Jet and Taylor-Couette Reactors 
Maxine Yew Synthesis of Functional Materials for Carbon Capture Using Microfluidic Platform
Rongmeihui Zheng A Systematic Study on the Effects of the Formulations of Silica and Cellulose Nanoparticles as Stabilisers for the Development of High Performance Environment Friendly Miniemulsion with Ionic Liquid Plasticizers
Sen Yang Investigation of Using Photoplethysmogram and Electrocardiogram Signals to Realise Cuff-less Continual Blood Pressure Measurement based on Machine Learning Methods
Tianru Zhang Sensorless Control of Permanent Magnet Machines by Extended State Obervers
Yinli Wang Design of High Performance Wound Field Synchronous Generator for Aircraft Power Generation
Linbin Yao Mechanistic Studies on Transition Metal Catalyzed Homogeneous CO2 Reduction using Density Functional Theory
Manxuan Xiao Analysis and Prediction of Window-opening Behaviour in Maternity Hospital
Zheng Lian Synthesis of Microparticles by Microfluidic Emulsification for Water Treatment
2016 Cohort
Xinyue Cai Investigation on Meso-scale Particle-bubble Interactions, Particle-liquid Turbulence and Bubble Induced Turbulencein Bubble Column Reactors
Yanqing Guo

Multiphase Flow Dynamics and Mass Transfer in Different Multiphase Reactor for Shear Controllable Synthesis Process

Yifan Wu Mechanistic Studies of Glycine Betaine Catalyzed CO2 Reduction Reactions using Density Functional Theory