20 Aug 2020
Battery Technology Capable of Capturing CO2 Emissions
The University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is capable of capturing CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
3 Jun 2020
Fast-Charging Supercapacitor Technology
Experts from the University of Surrey believe their dream of clean energy storage is a step closer after they unveiled their ground-breaking super-capacitor technology that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates, particularly for mobile applications.
20 May 2020
Pretty as a Peacock: Gemstone for Next Generation of Smart Sensors
An international team of scientists has developed colour-changing, flexible photonic crystals that could be used to develop sensors that warn when an earthquake might strike next. The wearable, robust and low-cost sensors can respond sensitively to light, temperature, strain or other physical and chemical stimuli making them an extremely promising option for cost-effective smart visual sensing applications in a range of sectors including healthcare and food safety.
2 Jul 2019
Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells
Researchers believe their tin based perovskite solar cell could clear the runway for solar panel technology to take off and help the UK reach its 2050 carbon neutral goal.
5 Sep 2018
Wearable to monitor lithium levels
People living with bipolar disorder and depression will soon be able to use a unique wearable sensor to safely monitor their lithium drug levels.
19 Mar 2018
Drug-producing bacteria possible with synthetic biology breakthrough
Bacteria could be programmed to efficiently produce drugs, thanks to breakthrough research into synthetic biology using engineering principles.
7 Mar 2018
Alternative to traditional batteries moves a step closer
Lithium-ion batteries could be under threat after the development of polymer materials that could challenge the dominance of these traditional batteries.
24 Jan 2018
Metasonics have developed several technologies using ultrasound that could be relevant to the consumer market.
11 Dec 2017
Cheap and safe electro-catalysts for fuel cells
Scientists from the University of Surrey have produced non-metal electro-catalysts for fuel cells that could pave the way for production of low-cost, environmentally friendly energy generation.
8 Nov 2017
Multi-racial facial recognition system provides more accurate results
A 3D morphing face model that has 'learned' from different racial faces and can better identify people in 2D pictures - even if a person's appearance is compromised by their pose, expression, lighting or poor image resolution.
28 Jul 2017
Be your own battery
Researchers are developing a revolutionary technology that will allow people to act as their own "power source" by wearing clothing such as "smart" shirts and shoes that harvest and store electricity.