Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Hydrogen: A vital element for our sustainable future

Thursday 30 January 2014

Time: 12.30 – 7.00pm
Location: University of Bath, Building 2 East, Room 3.1

Industrial and academic speakers will provide an overview of the current state of the hydrogen economy, ongoing research and a perspective of where the technology is heading.

To download selected slides from the symposium, see the table below.


Time Speaker Title
12.30 – 13.00pm Registration
13.00 – 15.00pm Session 1
13.00 – 13.10pm Dr Tim Mays
University of Bath
Introduction and Welcome
13.10 – 14.00pm Professor Nigel Brandon
Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London
Hydrogen - a key enabler for low carbon energy systems? (slides 2.8MB, PDF)
14.00 – 14.30pm Dr Ulrich Hintermair
Whorrod Research Fellow, CSCT, University of Bath
Molecular water-oxidation catalysts (slides 5.2MB, PDF)

14.30 – 15.00pm

Daniel Barrett
Hydrogen London
Hydrogen in London – activities, policy and future vision
15.00 – 15.30pm Coffee & biscuits
15.30 – 17.30pm Session 2
15.30 – 16.00pm Dr Tim Mays
University of Bath
Hydrogen Storage for a Sustainable Energy Future (slides 1.9MB, PDF)
16.00 – 16.15pm Jessica Bristow
DTC in SCT, University of Bath
Computational modelling of MOFs for a potential hydrogen storage application 
16.15 – 16.30pm Alf Hill
DTC in SCT, University of Bath
Hydrogen storage in ammonia
16.30 – 17.20pm Professor Robert Steinberger-Wilckens
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham
State of the art in fuel cell development (slides 2.8MB, PDF)
17.20 – 17.30pm Close
17.30 – 19.00pm Wine reception and posters