Alexander Holland, PhD, is a Technology Analyst focused on Energy Storage technologies. His activities include technology benchmarking, supply chain analysis and market forecasts. Prior to joining IDTechEx in 2019, he worked as a product development analyst at a B2B renewable energy supplier.
Alex obtained a PhD in Electrochemical Engineering from the University of Southampton. He worked as part of an EU H2020 consortium with his thesis focussing on the development of a high rate, environmentally benign battery chemistry.
He also obtained a first class Masters in Physics from the University of Southampton and spent a summer at the National Physical Laboratory studying the electrical properties of graphene for use as an environmental sensor.
Alex works in the field of Energy Storage with an interest in technologies, applications and supply chains.
Previous research field
During his time as a PhD researcher, Alex authored three peer-reviewed articles and co-authored several more. He also collaborated on projects with a variety of topics, including redox flow batteries, UPS for demand side management and environmental analysis of emerging battery chemistries.