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  • Pore wetting is a principal control of the multiphase flows through porous media. However, the contact angle measurement on other than flat surfaces still remains a challenge. In order to indicate the wetting in a small pore, we developed a new pore contact angle measurement technique to directly measure the contact angles of fluids and gas/liquid/supercritical CO2 in micron-sized pores under ambient and reservoir conditions in this study, as well as the effect of chemical functional groups on pore contact angle.

    Research Themes: 

    • Multiphase Flows and Transport Phenomena
  • Carbon capture from power stations and industrial sources is an essential pillar in the effort of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in order to achieve the legally binding target set by the 2008 Climate Change Act of 80% reductions by 2050. The current state-of-the-art technologies for post-combustion capture (including retrofit options for existing plants) are based on amine scrubbers, but inherent energy requirements make this an expensive option and significant research is aimed at the development of next generation carbon capture processes that reduce the cost of capital equipment and the energy needed.

    Research Themes: 

    • Carbon Capture and Separation Processes
  • This research, conducted using sociological methods, investigates how these volunteer workers of railway sector construct safety in their volunteering environment.

    Research Themes: 

    • Infrastructure Sensing and Systems
  • This project aims at identifying the mechanisms involved during the removal of different types of chlorophenols using several biochars during water treatment. Chlorophenols and biochars with different physico-chemical properties will be tested as well as different environmental characteristics.

    Research Themes: 

    • Environmental Engineering
  • This research project is investigating ways to increase the bio methane potential of food waste through a combination of laboratory and desk based studies. The aim being to increase sustainable heat, power and biofertiliser production through anaerobic digestion.

    Research Themes: 

    • Environmental Engineering
    Food waste mixture
  • The aim of this study is to investigate the various factors affecting membrane fouling and its reversibility in forward osmosis. Understanding these could advance the optimisation of forward osmosis, which will encourage the implementation of this process prior to reverse osmosis desalination.

    Research Themes: 

    • Environmental Engineering
  • This project will use novel catalytic nanoparticles for water treatment with emphasis given on the removal of emerging micro-pollutants, such as Bisphenol A (BPA).

    Research Themes: 

    • Environmental Engineering

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