Video showcasing some of our latest research

Surface cooling vs Tab Cooling in Lithium-Ion Cells

Explaining how thermal management systems can affect degradation of lithium ion batteries.

Summer Science Exhibition 2017 @ The Royal Society

Billy, Xinhua and Sam took the electrospinning rig to the Royal Society in July to wow the public with nanofibers, as well as explaining the state-of-the-art in additive manufacturing techniques.

Recruiting New Lecturer

We are advertising for a New Lecturer in Electrochemical Energy Storage to join the Electrochemical Science & Engineering Group at Imperial College London. Deadline 6th July. Go to

Dr Sam Cooper appointed lecturer in School of Design Engineering - April 2017

Dr Sam Cooper is appointed lecturer in the school of design engineering at Imperial College London, and extends the group to 5 academic groups working together.

Imperial Racing Green's Fuel Cell Shell Eco-Marathon Vehicle Powers into Competition - 2nd July 2016

Imperial Racing Green is a student-led project aimed at designing, making and racing zero-emission vehicles. In it's inaugural year in London, Imperial Racing Green entered a hydrogen fuel cell-supercapacitor passive hybrid vehicle based on the patent filed by the group. Supported by Bramble Energy, the Energy Futures Lab and group members Dr. Billy Wu, Dr. Greg Offer, Ashkan Kavai and Max Naylor-Marlow, the students powered past scrutineering onto the track. Along the way Dr. Billy Wu and Max Naylor-Marlow appeared on London Live talking about the vehicle. Watch this space for IRG's 2017 entry into the competition. 

Fuel cell band wins 2nd place at the engineering impact awards - 2nd Nov 2015

Dr. Billy Wu and Dr. Michael Parkes attended the National Instruments Engineering Impact awards held at the Royal Academy of Engineering where their submission: Zero Emission Music: A Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Band, won 2nd place. The student build fuel cell generator was used at a number of public engagement events to highlight zero-emission power generation with notable outing including powering part of the BBC 5Live radio studios during their energy day where they appeared on BBC Breakfast news and Blue Peter (winning the prestigious Green Blue Peter Badge). The fuel cell generator has also featured at the Imperial Festival powering a zero-emission band. 

Fuel cell powered band at Imperial Festival

Fuel cell powered band at Imperial Festival


Dr Billy Wu appointed lecturer in School of Design Engineering - 1st Jan 2015

Dr Billy Wu, PhD student (2010-2013), Postdoc (2013-2014) is appointed lecturer in the new school of design engineering at Imperial College London, and extends the group to span 3 departments with 4 academic groups working together.

Christoph Mazur & Christopher Emmott are Commended in the Global Sustainability Film Awards - 8th Dec 2014

This movie was created by Christopher Emmott and Christoph Mazur (EES group PhD candidate), supported by the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College London. The original two part documentary film, is available at