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UCL Industry Energy Storage Networking Event - June 27, 2017

The aim of this half day meeting is to showcase the latest development and capabilities of UCL researchers and UK companies in Energy storage to enable future team building in response to wholesale changes in the energy storage research and commerce that are happening in the UK.

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Improved hydrodeoxygenation catalysis by doping MoS₂ monolayers with isolated cobalt atoms

Recent experiments have demonstrated the superior activity of Co-decorated MoS₂ materials towards the removal of oxygen from organic molecules, a reaction of interest in converting biomass to fuels. Theoretical work, performed at Dr Stamatakis’s group, sheds light into the effect of Co-doping. Density functional theory calculations comparing pristine versus Co-decorated MoS₂ monolayers showed that the Co atom facilitates the formation of sulfur vacancies, which have previously been demonstrated to be the active sites of this chemistry. In addition, it was found that Co doping results in a stronger binding of the reactants without compromising the catalyst stability.

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Electrochemical Engineering and Power Systems mini-conference

On Thursday 16th March, the culmination of this year’s Electrochemical Engineering and Power Systems course saw more than 70 students gather for a conference where they presented the finding of their group research projects.

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CNIE / SAXSLAB Workshops: 26-27 April 

The CNIE research facility is pleased to announce our free workshops on Small Angle x-ray scattering and diffraction, co-organised with SAXSLAB.

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Frank Morton sports day

Another Frank Morton sports day has passed and expectations were once again exceeded by the hosts, Loughborough University. 

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Ramsay Society Dinner and prize winners 2017

On Friday 24 February 2017, the Ramsay Society Dinner was enjoyed by over 150 attendees, including Alumni, current students, staff and special guests.

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In The Media: Eva Sorensen in The Chemical Engineer

Professor Eva Sorensen, of UCL Chemical Engineering has published an article talking about UCL Engineering’s innovate approach to undergraduate teaching, the Integrated Engineering Programme. The article is the lead article in the most recent issue of The Chemical Engineer and will be available online soon.

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