• Job Openings - Assistant Professor Wanted for Low Carbon Systems

    Candidates are expected to have a demonstrable record of relevant research coupled with an ability to contribute to the quality and innovation of our teaching in our core areas of mechanical engineering or chemical engineering.
  • Reducing the cost of hydrogen

    Dr Jin Xuan, Associate Director of RCCS and colleagues from Yale, the City University of Hong Kong and the East China University of Science and Technology are working on a new system to produce hydrogen from solar energy using a technique known as photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting with lower cost and higher efficiency. READ MORE
  • RCCS an official member of RSB

    Represented by the Low Carbon Jet Fuel(LCJF) Project, RCCS has recently become an official member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials(RSB) to contribute to sustainable development of bioeconomy. Check out the LCJF project website for more information: lcjk.hw.ac.uk

Upcoming Events & Conferences


May 09, 2018

10th anniversary of the Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS)

We are pleased to announce that RCCS is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University on Monday 28th May. Please join us to commemorate this memorable event and let us show you our achievements over the past ten years. The event includes technical presentations, networking with guests from industry, RCCS research museum, poster and photography competitions and a lab tour. Agenda: 10th Anniversary of the Research Centre for Carbon Solutions(RCCS) Date: 28th May 2018(Monday) Time: 10.00 - 17:00 Venue:┬áCourt Room, Lord Balerno Building, Heriot-Watt University, EH14 4AS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. We want you to know…

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