Energy Projects

Energy Projects

The focus of our energy research lies at the interface of materials design for solar energy capture, conversion, storage and utilisation. Research projects are aimed at addressing current issues in and tackling challenges associated with alternative energy, renewable chemicals, novel catalyst design and  energy storage.

Energy Projects

Cuprous Oxide Thin FIlm for photoelectrochemical water splitting
Hydrogen generation from photoelectrochemical water splitting under visible light has been considered as an effective way to make solar energy storable and transportable...Read more...
Graphitic carbon-based nanostructure assemblies for energy applications
Graphitic carbon-based nanostructures for electrochemical energy storage and light energy harvesting have garnered great attention...Read more...
Combinatorial Anodisation technique: an alternative way of preparing photoactive thin film for energy application
Photoactive metal oxide thin films show promises in a diverse range of applications: photocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, anode for alkaline batteries, photodetector, field emission device and etc...Read more...
Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) with Water into Hydrocarbon Fuels and Chemicals
The twin problems of limited fossil fuel resources and global warming caused by a surge of CO2 concentration in the atmosphere have triggered intensive research in innovative utilization of CO2...Read more...
Chalcogenide-type CuInS2 Photoabsorber
CuInS2 semiconductor is one of the promising chalcopyrite compounds with I-III-VI2 configuration. It has a narrow direct band gap of ~1.5 eV which covers most of the visible component in solar spectrum...Read more...
Self Photorechargeable Materials
Direct harvest of solar energy using a photoelectrochemical system is a widely studied and a potentially viable option for producing clean and sustainable energy in addressing global energy challenges...Read more...