• 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

Latest News


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…
May 09, 2018

Job Openings - Assistant Professor in Low Carbon Processes

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals (2 positions) who can contribute to the continued growth of our research profile in low carbon processes and specifically our world-leading Research Centre…
March 29, 2018

RCCS solar researchers at 6th UK Solar Fuels Network

Evangelos Kalamaras giving a poster presentation at the 6th SFN On the 19-20th March 2018, 3 PhD students (Evangelos Kalamaras, Stelios Gavrielides and Xiaojiao Luo) and a research fellow (Dr.…
March 28, 2018

Tasty food fuelled research collaboration between CATMAT and RCCS

Collaboration between RCCS and the CATMAT group at Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy) was strengthened through a joint project that aims to understand the effects of mixed metal oxides on…
March 02, 2018

Workshop: Innovation in Materials Characterisation

Prof. Kenji Kano. Dr. Jeannie Tan attended the Innovation in Materials Characterisation: UK–Japan Studies on Energy–related Materials Using Synchrotron Radiation workshop organised EPSRC-JSPS (Japanese Society for Promotion of Science) on…
March 02, 2018

Visiting : Jorge I. Apan Ortiz

We are pleased to announce that Jorge I. Apan Ortiz is visiting RCCS for six months under the supervision of Dr. Eva Sanchez Fernandez. Here is a short introduction to…
December 20, 2017

Season's Greetings and Happy New Year from RCCS team

On this very special time of the year... we would like to express our sincerest appreciation for your interests and supports to RCCS. Thank you very much and, Best wishes…

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