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JTSI Group photograph 2014

JTSI Group photograph 2014

Professor Irvine’s group is a large team of approximately 50 dedicated researchers.  The current areas of research include:

  • Solid state ionics
  • New materials
  • Ceramic processing
  • Electrochemistry
  • Fuel cell technology
  • Hydrogen
  • Photoelectrochemistry
  • Energy efficient processes
  • Electrochemical conversion
  • Heterogeneous catalysis.

JTSI group research is diverse but the unifying theme is energy materials.

jtsi200Irivne , John, T.S. is Professor of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews and holds a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award. His first degree is in Chemical Physics from Edinburgh University and he obtained a DPhil from the University of Ulster in Photoelectrochemistry. He has around 390 publications in refereed scientific journals and leads a group of over 50 researchers.  He is a Co-director of the Energy Technology Partnership, and leads Energy Conversion and Storage aspects of ETP.  He is currently a member of the DeTao Maters Academy, Guest Professor at Hefei University of Technology, Beijing and a Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.  Irvine was the Chair of the Scientific Committee for the Faraday Discussions held in York, July 2015.