Stamatakis Research Group

Multiscale Computational Catalysis & Materials Science

Our Mission

The energy problem, environmental and health issues, as well as the recent economic struggles pose major challenges for current societies. Catalysis and materials science can play a major role in overcoming such challenges with the engineering of tailored materials suitable for applications such as the conversion of renewable feedstocks into chemicals and fuels, the storage of hydrogen, or the utilisation of CO2. Such applications are key in the development of efficient technologies and the improvement of the quality of life.

Our research efforts aim towards obtaining a fundamental understanding of the underlying physico-chemical processes during catalysis and materials synthesis. We develop and use multiscale computational methods to model, simulate and predict the properties of materials for desired applications.

Latest News

  • 18/12/2020 - Job Opening: We are looking for an excellent candidate to fill our latest vacancy: Research Fellow in Kinetic Modelling of Hydrates. For more details see the description on the vacancies page.
  • 02/01/2021: Our latest study on “Singleā€Atom Alloys for the Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Reaction” is now published online in ChemPhysChem. Congratulations, Matt!
  • 23/12/2020: Our paper with Striolo and co-workers on “A Novel Modeling Approach to Stochastically Evaluate the Impact of Pore Network Geometry, Chemistry and Topology on Fluid Transport” is now published online in Transport in Porous Media. Congratulations to Maria for this last paper from her PhD studies!
  • 23/12/2020: Our recent collaborative paper with the Sykes lab on “Surface Facet Dependence of Competing Alloying Mechanisms” is now published online in The Journal of Chemical Physics. This paper is part of the JCP Special Collection in Honour of Women in Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry. Congratulations everyone!