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Energy Source Webinar Series

Energy Source Webinar Series

The Centre for Energy has launched an 'Energy Source Webinar Series', where each month we will focus on a particular energy source and have academic and industry guests present their work/interests. We welcome all students (undergraduates, masters, PhD, PDRAs etc), industry, anyone with an interest!

The series will be run by our PGR Champion Ana Coutinho Dutra. If you would like to give a presentation or have a suggestion about who could speaker in a future webinar, please contact Rhiannon ( or Ana ( 

See below for the speakers and recordings from our previous webinars and see here for our upcoming webinars and events. 

Solar Energy

Pablo Sánchez-Palencia Vallejo from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Solar energy materials using artificial intelligence (machine learning)

Ilya Sokolovskii from the University of Jyväskylä - Enchanced Energy Transport under Strong Light-Matter Coupling: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Wind Energy


Prof. Zhiqiang Hu, Newcastle University on ‘Software-in-the-Loop combined Artificial Intelligence Method for Dynamic Performance Analysis of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines’


Aidan Duffy, PhD student from Durham University on ‘The effects leading edge erosion has on the efficiency of wind turbine operation’


Michael Smailes from the Offshore Renewable Catapult on ‘Grid compliance testing’.


Dr Eni Oko, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering from Newcastle University - Modelling and analysis of ammonia cracking system for hydrogen production

Anna Peacock, PhD Student from University of Aberdeen - Offshore energy system integration in the North Sea


All recordings are on our YouTube channel