Dr Patrick Cullen
MChem, PhD, FHEA


Research Group News

January 2024

Proud to be an Engineer

Engineers Celebrate Athena Swan Success

18 January 2024

Gender equality recognised by Athena Swan Bronze Award First recognised in 2010, the School has now had this award conferred for another five years until 2029, where the conditions were met "directly and fully". The Athena Swan Charter works across the globe to support and transform gender equality in Higher … [more]

July 2023

Students and staff with last year's Aston Martin F1 car

School of Engineering and Materials Science students visit Aston Martin F1

13 July 2023

A group of 15 SEMS students visited the new Aston Martin F1 team at Silverstone a few days before the British Grand Prix. The visit was a part of the Make a Mark Day at the AMR Technology Campus, which aimed to inspire the next generation and showcase STEM career opportunities … [more]

July 2020

Transmission Electron Micrograph of graphene decorated with platinum nanoparticles. The dark spots are the platinum nanoparticles and the grey sheet they lie on is the graphene support material. Credit: Patrick Cullen / Gyen Ming Angel

Scientists develop new material for longer-lasting fuel cells

23 July 2020

In the study, published today in the journal Nanoscale,¬†researchers produced graphene via a special, scalable technique and used it to develop hydrogen fuel cell catalysts. They showed that this new type of graphene-based catalyst was more durable than commercially available catalysts and matched their performance.¬† Hydrogen fuel cells convert … [more]