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The University of Southampton

Electrochemical Engineering

TEM images of nanotubes

Electrochemical Engineering integrates science and engineering aspects of electrochemical technology.  Our areas of expertise include:


Research in surface and electrochemical engineering is enabled by funding from and collaboration with a number of organizations including ONR (US Navy), Rolls-Royce, FAG, Timken, Smiths Aerospace, Element Six, BP, Westland Helicopters, BNFL (British Nuclear Fuels), QinetiQ, NPL (National Physical Laboratory), Heriot-Watt University, Nottingham University, University of Wales Swansea, DSTL Porton Down, EPSRC, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, INEOS Chlor Chemicas, The Royal Society and the University of Alicante. 

Future research interests

Current and future research is mainly focused in the areas of:

Our research strengths


Structural materials performance


Nano and micro-electromechanical systems

Surface engineering, corrosion and tribology

Materials processing

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