20 January 2020 – Michael in Bath
Michael visits Frank Marken’s lab to get proper electrochemistry training. Many thanks to Frank and his group!
14 January 2020 – Don’t Waste Waste!
Thanks to Dr Sultan Al-Salem and the British Council for organising the Joint Workshop on Plastic-to-Fuel Recovery held at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.
9 January 2020 – Saleh passes his Master’s viva
Congratulations to Saleh Alofi for working very hard to become the first graduate of the new Chemistry Department at Swansea University – well done! Many thanks to the examiners Dr. Caroline Knapp and Dr. James Ryan, to the chair Prof. Owen Guy and to Taibah University for generously funding Saleh!
7 January 2020 – Avisek wins Newton-Bhaba placement
Congratulations to Avisek Dutta who will join us in May from IACS Kolkata on a Newton-Bhaba PhD placement.
8 December 2019 – Moritz speaks in India
Many thanks to Mark Symes and Muhammed Musthafa for organising the Newton-Bhabha UK-India Researcher Links Workshop on New Electrochemical Technologies for Sustainable Fuels, Chemicals and Industrial Processes in Pune. Many thanks to the Newton-Bhaba Fund for funding this event!
27 November 2019 – PhD opportunity
21 November 2019 – Paper in ACS Catalysis
Read our work on the impact of supramolecular chemistry on electrochemical CO2 reduction (link to paper).
21 October 2019 – GCRF funding awarded!
The Kuehnel Lab successfully receives funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund to undertake a joint project with Dr Omorogie at Redeemer’s University, Nigeria on locally produced photocatalysts.
5 September 2019 – French connection
Moritz meets with collaborators at Université Grenoble Alpes as part of the Swansea-Grenoble strategic partnership.
16 August 2019 – Bye César
Farewell to César before he returns to Paris after his internship – we will miss you!
29 July 2019 – Check out our new kit
Thanks to eBay and Alibaba, we now have another Newport solar simulator and a custom-made quartz water bath.
26 July 2019 – Watch César’s video
9 July 2019 – Steve wins ACU Blue Charter Fellowship!
Congratulations to Dr Steven Barrow from RMIT Melbourne who will join the lab in early 2020 to combat marine plastic pollution.
23 June 2019 – Kuehnel Lab goes the extra mile
Michael and Moritz successfully run the Swansea Half Marathon. Not everyone is happy with the rankings. Is there going to be a rematch, soon?
4 June 2019 – Congratulations Max!
Max Kutter passes his Master’s viva at Freie Universität Berlin – making him the first Kuehnel Lab graduate!
3 June 2019 – Welcome César!
César Feniou joins the lab as a summer intern from ENS Paris Saclay.
31 May 2019 – And … action!
Russian channel “Science” are shooting a report on our plastics work.
1 April 2019 – Paper in Nature Catalysis accepted
Read our work on photoelectrochemical CO2 reduction using Co(terpy) on p-Si (link to paper).
27 February 2019 – Welcome Ryan!
Ryan O’Neill joins the lab as a joint PhD student with Dan Eastwood (Biosciences) on an EPSRC studentship.
12 February 2019 – New glove box
4 February 2019 – Paper in Angewandte Chemie accepted
Read our work on ZnSe nanorods for solar-driven hydrogen generation (link to paper).
16 January 2019 – Welcome Saleh!
Saleh Alofi starts as a Master’s student.
14 January 2019 – Welcome Martins!
Dr. Martins Omorogie joins the lab as a visiting academic from Redeemer’s University.
11 December 2018 – Moritz live on BBC Radio
27 November 2018 – Martins Omorogie awarded ACU Fellowship
Congratulation to Dr. Martins Omorogie from Redeemer’s University, Nigeria for securing an ACU Blue Charter Fellowship to join our lab.
1 October 2018 – Welcome Michael and Max!
Michael Allan starts his PhD on an EPSRC studentship.
Max Kutter returns as an Erasmus+ fellow for his Master’s project.
6 September 2018 – Plastics paper goes viral!
23 August 2018 – Paper in Energy & Environmental Science accepted
Read our work on solar-driven hydrogen generation from waste plastics (link to paper).
12 May 2018 – Paper in Chemistry – A European Journal accepted
Read our work on oxygen-tolerant hydrogen generation (link to paper).
26 March 2018 – GC up and running
Our brand new Shimadzu GC was installed in the lab. Time to make some hydrogen!
12 March 2018 – Welcome Max!
Maximilian Kutter from Freie Universität Berlin joins the Kuehnel Lab as Erasmus+ fellow.
24 January 2018 – Paper in Chemical Science accepted
Read our latest work on photocatalytic CO2 reduction using Ni(cyclam) and ZnSe quantum dots (link to paper).
8 December 2017 – Paper in Angewandte Chemie accepted
Read our review on photocatalytic hydrogen production from biomass (link to paper).
15 November 2017 – Getting started
See our shiny lab and office space in the new Chemistry Department.
Our Solar Light Simulator has arrived from the US!