Professor Peter Hall

Professor Peter Hall

Chair in Chemical Engineering

Contact

T: +44 (0)114 222 8251
E: peter.hall@sheffield.ac.uk

Profile
  • BSc Physics (Durham)
  • MLitt Philosophy (Newcastle)
  • PhD Physics (Newcastle)
Research 

Carbon Materials and Energy

Professor Hall's research interests are in developments that will hasten the introduction of clean, carbonless and sustainable energy. He works mainly in the area of electrochemical energy storage, hydrogen storage and fuel cells.

ESPRC awards 

  • EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and its Applications, £4,078,783. Principal Investigator.
  • Reducing the Cost and Prolonging the Durability of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems by in-situ Hydrogen Purification and Technology Hybridization (HyFCap), £1.4M. Co-Investigator.
  • Battery Characterisation and Management - the key to Smart Grids and the Integration of Electric Vehicles, £1.4M. Co-Investigator.
  • Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids, £5.6M. Co-Investigator.
  • SPECIFIC Tranche 1: Buildings as Power Stations, £2.8M. Co-Investigator.
  • Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings, £5M. Co-Investigator. 
  • SUPERGEN - The Energy Storage Consortium: CORE Proposal, £3.4M. Co-Investigator. 

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and its ApplicationsWe are recruiting graduate Engineers and Scientists to join our ground-breaking Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and Its Applications at the Universities of Sheffield and Southampton in October 2014. This brand new Centre is funded by the EPSRC and aims to tackle industrial challenges and develop new technologies and skills that will enable the UK to meet its low carbon targets. More information about the Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and its Applications

Publications 

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Recent publications 

Posada JOG, Rennie AJR, Villar SP, Martins VL, Marinaccio J, Barnes A, Glover CF, Worsley DA & Hall PJ (2016) Aqueous batteries as grid scale energy storage solutions. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. View this article in White Rose Research Online
Gil Posada JO, Abdalla A, Oseghale C & Hall P (2016) Multiple Regression Analysis in the Development of NiFe Cells as Energy Storage Solutions for Intermittent Power Sources Such as Wind or Solar. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. View this article in White Rose Research Online
Posada JOG & Hall PJ (2016) Towards the development of safe and commercially viable nickel–iron batteries: improvements to Coulombic efficiency at high iron sulphide electrode formulations. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 46(4), 451-458. View this article in White Rose Research Online
Rennie AJR, Martins VL, Smith RM & Hall PJ (2016) Influence of Particle Size Distribution on the Performance of Ionic Liquid-based Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors. Scientific Reports, 6, 22062-22062. View this article in White Rose Research Online
Posada JOG, Abdalla AH, Oseghale CI & Hall PJ (2015) Comparisons Among Electrolyte Formulations for Aqueous NiFe Cells Under Strong Alkaline Conditions. International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6(4), 265-267.
Abdalla AH, Posada JOG, Oseghale CI & Hall PJ (2015) Investigation of the effect of some additives on the electrochemical performance of Nickel Iron (NiFe) batteries. International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6(4), 256-259.
Posada JOG & Hall PJ (2015) Surface response investigation of parameters in the development of FeS based iron electrodes. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11, 194-197. View this article in White Rose Research Online