Prof Joe Briscoe
MSci (Hons), PhD, FHEA, CSci, MIMMM, MInstP


Research Group Members

Research Assistants

Dr Pal
PAL, Subhajit

Current PhD Projects

Thesis Title
3D photoelectrochemical imaging
Affect of mechanical deformation of solar cell performance
Analysis of charge carrier dynamics of ferroelectric nanocom
Cesium based perovskite material for perovskite solar cells
Developing highly efficient next generation solar cells based on non-fullerene acceptors with improved stability
Development of ferroelectric nanocomposites for solar energy devices
Ferroelectric - photocatalyst nanocomposites for enhanced solar fuel generation
ferroelectric nanostructures with perovskite solar cells
Ferroelectric-enhanced photo-electrocatalysis: photophysics of ferroelectric and ferroelectric-coupled water splitting photoelectrodes
Flexible hybrid energy harvesters based on ZnO nanogenerator and perovskite solar cells
Harnessing wind energy using a flapping aerofoil
Impact of Indoor Light-Induced Degradation Mechanism on Structural, optical and optoelectronic properties of Cation and Anion Incorporated Wide Bandgap Perovskite Solar Cell Materials
Investigation of selective electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction
Nanostructured hematite with crosslinked PEDOT:PSS hybrid photoelectrodes for photoelectrochemical applications
Piezo-photocatalysts for pollution treatment and solar fuel
Scalable aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition and post-treatment of hybrid perovskite photovoltaics

Past PhD Projects

Thesis TitleYear
Defect engineering on BiFeO3 photocathode films in photoelectrochemical water splitting2024
Design and development of fibre-based piezoelectric energy harvesters2023
Development of MoS2-TiO2-based Photoanodes for Solar Redox Flow Batteries: from Vanadium to Earth Abundant Organic Redox Species2023
Electron Spin Selectivity Through Chirality: Probing the effect of electrons spin selectivity on Oxygen Evolution Reaction2023
Solution-processed nanostructured ferroelectric thin films for photoelectrochemical water splitting2023
Interface/Surface Modulation and Mechanism Study of Hematite Photoanodes for Solar to Hydrogen Conversion2022
Effect of Polar Structure on Photocatalytic Properties of Oxide Powders and Films2019
Investigation of ZnO nanorods as chemical and biological sensors2019