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Title

Associate Professor

Contact

WMG
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
T:   024 7657 5383
E:   M.Loveridge@warwick.ac.uk
W:   Electrochemical Engineering


Research Groups

  • Electrochemical Engineering More details
  • WMG centre HVM Catapult More details
  • Research Interests

    - High capacity anode material development for Li-ion batteries, including Si nanomaterials, Si-alloys and composite active materials - Investigating functionalised graphene materials and other integrated 2D materials in Li and Na-ion Batteries - Smart composite coating development & in-situ characterization techniques in corrosion mechanisms and energy storage systems - Hybrid Polymer Systems for Li-ion battery electrodes - Forensic Characterisation of interfaces and failure mechanisms in batteries

    Biography

    Dr Melanie Loveridge is a materials chemist with a proven background in new materials development and characterisation in the disciplines of energy storage systems (batteries) and corrosion inhibition in coated metal systems. She completed a doctorate sponsored by Akzo Nobel & Tata. Melanie has been involved with successful funding applications for EPSRC and Faraday Institution grants and collaborated in projects with top UK research groups. A significant time spent within industry has given her experience of being a specialist, leading teams and generating many high impact journal publications within battery materials, leading inventions and in international patents. Melanie's specific research interests include: ï‚· High capacity anode material development for Li-ion batteries, including Si nanomaterials, Si-alloys and composite active materials ï‚· Investigating functionalised graphene materials and other integrated 2D materials in Li and Na-ion Batteries ï‚· Smart composite coating development & in-situ characterization techniques in corrosion mechanisms and energy storage systems ï‚· Hybrid Polymer Systems for Li-ion battery electrodes ï‚· Characterisation of interfaces and failure mechanisms in batteries

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