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The EPSRC Programme Grant on 'Energy Materials: Computational Solutions' will be hosting its fourth one-day open meeting on Thursday 7th September (10.30am start) at the University of Bath.


Meeting theme

This meeting will cover experimental and computational work on new materials, fundamental science and industrial developments on solar cells, lithium batteries, solid oxide fuel cells and thermoelectric devices.


Invited keynote speakers include:

- Dr. Matt Carnie (SPECIFIC, Swansea)

     'Scaling solar energy technologies for buildings as power



- Dr. Valentina Gentili (Johnson Matthey, Milton Keynes)

    'The application of Li-ion battery R&D: from materials to



- Dr. Robert Gilchrist (Jaguar Land Rover, Coventry)

     'The development of an Exhaust Thermoelectric Generator

      [ETEG] system on the VIPER II project'


- Dr. Subhasish Mukerjee (Ceres Power Ltd, West Sussex)

     'Development of metal supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

      technology at Ceres Power'


Other speakers include:

- Dr Jarvist Frost (Imperial): 'Dynamic properties of hybrid perovskites for solar cells'

- Dr John Buckeridge (UCL): 'Defect properties of perovskites for SOFC cathodes'

- Dr Pablo Aparicio Sanchez (Cardiff): 'Structural, Electronic and Transport Properties of NaVOPO4 Polymorphs as Cathode Materials for Na-Ion Batteries'



**The deadline for ORAL presentations has now closed**


The deadline for POSTER presentations has been extended to Friday 18th August. Please submit the title, authors (presenting author first), and addresses to




To register for the Symposium (a small £25 fee), please click here - the deadline has been extended to Friday 18th August. This includes lunch, two coffee breaks and a drinks reception.



Travel and accommodation

The one-day meeting will be held on campus (5 West Building). It will start at 10.30am and finish with a poster session and drinks reception (5.30 to 6.30pm).


Advice on travelling to Bath can be found on the University travel page. There are regular trains to Bath Spa and then a taxi can be taken to the University campus. Here is a map of the University.


Bristol Airport is the closest airport Bath. From here, an Airdecker bus (£20 return, 1h 10 minutes) or taxi (about £45 one way, 55 minutes) can be taken to Bath.


If delegates require accommodation, they should book it directly. Well known hotels in Bath include the Hilton Hotel and Premier Inn Bath. For other options, you can find a range of accommodation on the Visit Bath website.



We are pleased to announce that this year's symposium is receiving sponsorship from The Energy Storage Research Network and The Energy Superstore, as well as from the RSC journals Sustainable Energy & Fuels and

Energy & Environmental Science.



4th Energy Materials Symposium: Bath, 7th September 2017

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Above: Photos from the 2016 Symposium

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