Director｜Prof. Mercedes Maroto-Valer
Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer Prof M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer is the first Robert Buchan Chair in Sustainable Energy Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. She leads a team of 40 researchers developing novel solutions to meet the worldwide strive for energy, with particular emphasis on clean technologies. She has over 410 publications, including editor of 4 books and 32% of her publications are in top 10% most cited worldwide.Her outstanding contributions, publication record and service to the chemical sciences and energy engineering have been recognised with numerous international prizes and awards. She is a member of the Directorate of the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage.
Dr. John Andresen Research focus:
Innovative process engineering solutions and life cycle assessment of industrial heat and power needs & waste water to renewable energy via Microbial Fuel Cell Profile
Dr. Susana Garcia Research focus:
Advanced materials and separation processes; Biogas upgrading systems; Process intensification of separation/capture systems; Process integration and... Profile
Dr. Sean Higgins Research focus:
Dr Sean Higgins is the Laboratory Manager for the RCCS, where he
coordinates all Health and Safety aspects,
infrastructure maintenance, user induction and training, resources and..
Dr. Ben Kolosz Research focus:
Integration of catalytic gasification of waste biomass, solid oxide co-electrolysis and FT processing, all carried out through lifecycle assessment and process simulation. Profile
Dr. Yang Luo Research focus:
Process Integrations with particular interest in industrial sustainability, eco-intelligent manufacturing and signal processing. Profile
Dr. Haoran Xu Research focus:
CO2 photo reduction, photo electrolysis, solid oxide fuel cells, solid oxide electrolysis cells, Fischer–Tropsch process. Profile
Muhammad N Almustapha
Mohammed Arshad Research focus:
Depolymerize lignin and potentially to produce value added chemicals from this abundant resource, homogeneous-, heterogeneous- and bio- catalysis as well as chemical engineering.
Julia Barrio Research focus:
Understanding emissions from CO2 capture
plants in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) networks.
Elizabeth Bay Research focus:
Carbon Capture and Utilization, particularly through Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction to Solar Fuels and integrating functional sustainability into modern life TA for Mechanical Engineering
Li Anne Cheah Research focus:
Carbon Capture and Utilization, Catalyst Synthesis, Reaction Engineering and Process Intensification.
Hao Huang Research focus:
CO2 capture, mineral
carbonation, low carbon building materials, solid waste utilization, energy
Muhammad Imran Masood Research focus:
Production and characterization of different active carbon based adsorbents to capture CO2 from biogas in adsorption-based systems.
Michael O Ogidi Research focus:
Process Safety, design and operation of a digester in bio-gas production & impact of multilayer subcontracting on project performance in Nigeria’s construction industry
Ahmed Saleh Research focus:
Process Integration of High Temperature CO2 Capture with Lithium-Based Sorbents in Power and Industrial Plants.
Adilet Zhakeyev Research focus:
Development of active materials for additive manufacturing and subsequently fabricate functional energy conversion devices, particularly for CO2 utilisation.
Dr. Nazia Farooqui
Dr. Luc T Steel
Dr. Tevfik Aysu
Dr. Patricia Córdoba
Dr. Qi Liu
Dr. Oluwafunmilola Ola
Dr. Theodoros Chronopoulos
Dr. Ili Ramli
Dr. Marco Dri
Dr. Xiaolong Wang
Dr. Dong Liu
Dr. Manuela Rallo
Dr. Junru Li Dr. Mahmoud Nazeri Dr. Muhammad Farooq
Dr. Graeme Collie Dr. Huizhi Wang