Fergus Mcilwaine

PhD Student

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Institute of Mechanical, Process & Energy Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, UK

Office: DB 2.64

Email: f.mcilwaine@hw.ac.uk

Linkedin: https://linktr.ee/fergusmc

Research Profile


Fergus Mcilwaine is a PhD Student in Susana Garcia’s group. His PhD focusses on the data-driven design of adsorption-based carbon capture processes. He is a developer of the PrISMa platform where he is involved in material discovery for carbon capture and methane capture. He has a background in chemical engineering and is experienced in process modelling, metal organic frameworks, machine learning, high performance computing, and Python.

Roles & Responsibilities

Research interests

Carbon capture technology, metal-organic frameworks, machine learning, adsorption.