Dr Edward Brightman

Lecturer

Chemical and Process Engineering

Personal statement

Electrochemical Engineering for Energy Storage and Conversion

My research is focused on developing innovative diagnostic techniques for elucidating degradation mechanisms and engineering devices with improved performance and durability. In addition, I am interested in novel device concepts, scale-up and system integration, with tangible impact in industry. My specific research goals include:

  • Using embedded sensors for characterisation of polymer electrolyte membrane devices, 
  • Engineering novel biomass-fuelled devices for fuel cells or hydrogen production. 
  • Development of metal oxide-based electrochemical capacitors and other novel devices in collaboration with industry partners.

Publications

The role of tungsten oxide in enhancing the carbon monoxide tolerance of platinum-based hydrogen oxidation catalysts
Stewart Douglas W G, Scott Keith, Wain Andrew J, Rosser Timothy E, Brightman Edward, MacPhee Donald, Mamlouk Mohamed
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces Vol 12, pp. 37079-37091 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c07804
In operando measurement of localised cathode potential to mitigate DMFC temporary degradation
Rabissi C, Brightman E, Hinds G, Casalegno A
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Vol 43, pp. 9797-9802 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.04.043
Localised electrochemical impedance measurements of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell using a reference electrode array to give cathode-specific measurements and examine membrane hydration dynamics
Engebretsen Erik, Hinds Gareth, Meyer Quentin, Mason Tom, Brightman Edward, Castanheira Luis, Shearing Paul R, Brett Daniel JL
Journal of Power Sources Vol 382, pp. 38-44 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.02.022
Measurement and adjustment of proton activity in solid polymer electrolytes
Brightman Edward, Pasquier David
Electrochemistry Communications Vol 82, pp. 145-149 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2017.08.005
Degradation study by start-up/shut-down cycling of superhydrophobic electrosprayed catalyst layers using a localized reference electrode technique
Ferreira-Aparicio Paloma, Chaparro Antonio M, Folgado M Antonia, Conde Julio J, Brightman Edward, Hinds Gareth
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces Vol 9, pp. 10626-10636 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b15581
In operando investigation of anode overpotential dynamics in direct methanol fuel cells
Rabissi C, Brightman E, Hinds G, Casalegno A
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy Vol 41, pp. 18221-18225 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.08.140

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Chemical and Process Engineering
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