Research activities include:
Electrochemical power sources: fuel cells, batteries, microbial and biological fuel cells
Electrochemical environmental engineering, photochemical processes, Membrane materials and membrane separations
Fuel cells, power sources and energy systems,
Electrochemical systems and engineering,
Reaction engineering, catalytic reactors
Membrane separation processes and membrane reactors
Chairman, Advisory/Evaluation Board, Max-Planck Institute for Complex Dynamic Systems,
Research Council of Norway expert panel evaluation member
Co-ordinating member of ESF network in Biomass Usage in Fuel Cells
Manager of European Training Site, Electrochemical Energy and Environmental Systems.
Member of the EPSRC Engineering college.
Member of the British Standards Committee for Fuel Cells.
Editorial/Advisory Board Member:Fuel Cell Fundamentals, Hydrogen Energy. J. App. Electrochem, and Bull. Electrochem.
Member of the EPSRC ENERGY SAC board
Assessor for Research Grants Council: Hong Kong, Portugal, Norway
DTI large project panel evaluator and project monitor
Fellow of The IChem E
Second top author for publications in fuel cells in the years spanning 1993 to 2003 (ISI survey)
Electrochemical energy systems:
Polymer Electrolyte Fuel cells,
Proton conducting membranes,
Alkaline fuel cells.
Electrocatalysts, electrode and system design.
Biological and Microbial Fuel Cells.
Electrochemical environmental systems and engineering:
Water Treatment and Disinfection.
Membrane materials and membrane separation processes.