Multifunctional Photocatalyst and Coating Research Lead Sudhagar’s research expertise is ‘nanomaterial synthesis and coatings’ towards constructing solar-driven photoelectrochemical systems and devices. Sudhagar graduated in Physics from Bharathiar University,… Read More »Dr Sudhagar Pitchaimuthu: Senior Research Officer
EPSRC Programme Grants are mechanisms to provide flexible funding to world-leading research groups to address significant major research challenges. This represented a great opportunity for Swansea University to strengthen links with other academic partners and to receive greater visibility and recognition at both a national and international level. In March 2020, we heard the wonderful news from EPSRC that our programme grant was to be funded.
A £6 million award will drive next-generation solar technology into new applications. We’ve teamed up with Imperial College London and Oxford University for a new… Read More »£6 million award to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications
Silvia was appointed as Industrial and Innovation Engagement Fellow in September 2014 to lead SPECIFIC’s industrial engagement on PV projects. Silvia coordinates collaborative projects between… Read More »Dr Silvia Villarroya-Lidon: ATIP Programme Manager
Professor Trystan Watson has won a student-nominated award for excellence in teaching and learning. The Excellence in Learning and Teaching Awards are celebrated annually to members of staff who… Read More »Prof Trystan Watson wins teaching excellence award
SPECIFIC has achieved outstanding indoor performance for OPV solar cells, comparable to the best indoor cells in the market.
The national St David Awards scheme recognises and celebrates the exceptional achievements of people from all walks of life in Wales. Dave’s contribution to Wales… Read More »Professor Dave Worsley Wins Government Award
Our SHED is home to a test-rig that analyses five commercially available and emerging PV and solar thermal technologies. The data provides an understanding of performance in a natural environment – such as cloud cover, insulation or precipitation – which enable us to choose the right technology for buildings of the future.
SPECIFIC is researching solar heat storage options to solve the biggest challenge in providing affordable low carbon energy: heating space and water.
SPECIFIC has manufactured a new 3-D printed thermoelectric device, which converts heat into electric power with an efficiency factor over 50% higher than the previous best for printed materials.