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Current Group

photo coming soon Prof. Andrew P. Abbott
The Captain
apa1@le.ac.uk
room G19
[+44] (0)116 252 2087
Design, fundamental studies and applications of ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents.
>personal webpage
photo coming soon Tariq Abolibda
PhD student since 2011

ta144@le.ac.uk
Processing parameters, chemical and physical properties of thermoplastic starch.
photo coming soon Azeez Al-Barzinjy
PhD student since 2011

aa643@le.ac.uk
Chromium electrodeposition using novel deep eutectic solvents.
photo coming soon Essa Ahmed
PhD student since 2012

eia1@le.ac.uk
Using type III deep eutectic solvents as a lubricant.
photo coming soon Dr. Andrew D. Ballantyne
PostDoc since 2008

adb27@le.ac.uk
room S10
[+44] (0)116 252 3834
Solderable surface finishes in electronics.
photo coming soon Stefan Davis
PhD student since 2012

sd216@le.ac.uk
Development of novel type IV deep eutectic solvents derived from economically and ecologically viable salts.
photo coming soon Gregory Forrest
PhD student since 2010

gf41@le.ac.uk
Precious metal coating using immersion processes in deep eutectic solvents.
photo coming soon Claire Fullarton
PhD student since 2009

cf90@le.ac.uk
Rechargeable zinc batteries based on ionic liquids and conducting polymers.
photo coming soon Dr. Robert Hercules C. Harris
PhD student 2005-2008
PostDoc since 2008

rch12@le.ac.uk
room S05
[+44] (0)116 252 2140
Processing of metals using ionic liquids, industrial applications.
photo coming soon Agab Hewas
PhD student since 2010

ah265@le.ac.uk
Metal ion capture using functionalised conducting polymers.
photo coming soon Hani Ismail
PhD student since 2013

hki2@le.ac.uk
photo coming soon Jamil Juma
PhD student since 2012

jj139@le.ac.uk
Deposition of nickel composite materials for abrasive seals.
photo coming soon Prof. Karl S. Ryder
The other Captain
ksr7@le.ac.uk
room S02
[+44] (0)116 252 2088
Physical properties and electrochemistry of ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents.
>personal webpage
photo coming soon Saima Saleem
PhD student since 2009
ss535@le.ac.uk
Life cycle investigations of ionic liquids.
photo coming soon Dr. William R. Wise
PostDoc since 2011

wrw2@le.ac.uk
room S05
[+44] (0)116 252 2140
Development of carbohydrate based plastics.
photo coming soon Christopher J. Zaleski
PhD student since 2010

cjz3@le.ac.uk
Interfacial structure during electrode reactions in deep eutectic solvents.

Honorary Group Member

photo coming soon William the Wasteful Womble
Group mascot since 2009
womble@leicester-ils.co.uk
Ceremonial duties.

Former Group Members

photo coming soon Dr. Hadi M.A. Abood
Honorary Visiting Fellow 2008-2009
Academic Visitor 2010
drha85@yahoo.co.uk
Novel ionic liquids for the deposition of refractory metals.
photo coming soon Abubakr I. Alhaji
PhD student 2007-2012
Electrodeposition of copper based alloys.
photo coming soon Prof. M. Rostom Ali
Honorary Visiting Fellow 2008-2009
dmrali@yahoo.com
Electrodeposition of aluminium alloys.
>personal webpage
photo coming soon Mohammad Azam
PhD student 2008-2012
ma325@le.ac.uk
Fundamental study of the nucleation and growth of metals in ionic liquids.
photo coming soon John C. Barron
PhD student 2006-2009
Electrodeposition of zinc and zinc alloys from deep eutectic solvents.
photo coming soon Dr. Thomas J. Bell
PhD student 2004-2007
Modification of cellulose using ionic liquids.
photo coming soon Dr. Glen Capper
PostDoc 2001-2006
Metal oxide processing using ionic liquids.
photo coming soon Dr. Jesús P. Conde
PostDoc 2010-2011

jpc34@le.ac.uk
Fabrication of bioplastics.
photo coming soon Khalid El Ttaib
PhD student 2007-2011
ke34@le.ac.uk
Electrodeposition of composite materials.
photo coming soon Dr. Gero Frisch
PostDoc 2007-2009
Teaching & Research Fellow 2009-2013

gero.frisch@chemie.tu-freiberg.de
Fundamental study of speciation and reactivity of metal ions in ionic liquids.
>personal webpage
photo coming soon Dr. Manda J. Gibson
PhD student 2003-2006
Biocatalysis in neoteric solvents.
photo coming soon Dr. Jennifer M. Hartley
PhD student 2009-2013

jennifer.hartley@chemie.tu-freiberg.de
Processing and recycling of p-block elements using ionic liquids.
photo coming soon Ronan J. McHugh
PhD student 2008-2009
Recycling of p-block elements using deep eutectic solvents.
photo coming soon Dr. Katy J. McKenzie
PostDoc 2005-2008
kjm30@le.ac.uk
Metal processing using ionic liquids.
photo coming soon Dr. Reena Mistry
PhD student 2005-2008
PostDoc 2008
reena.mistry@live.co.uk
Properties and applications of gas expanded liquids.
photo coming soon Dr. Mohamoud A. Mohamoud
PostDoc 2007-2009

m.a.mohamound@gmail.com
Electrodeposition of Aluminium.
photo coming soon Dr. Donna Palmer
PhD student 2003-2006
donna.palmer@pera.com
Physical characterisation of concentrated supercritical solutions.
photo coming soon Dr. Emma L. Smith
PhD student 2003-2006
PostDoc 2006-2008
Lecturer 2008-2012
emma.smith@ntu.ac.uk
Immersion deposition of metals from ionic liquids.
>personal webpage