Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

Advanced Materials for Energy Applications

Significant potential for the next generation of low cost, sustainable energy applications.

  • New energy technologies based on organic solar cells
  • Development of new electronic devices with innovative applications across industry
  • Use of nanostructured fluids for lubrication, heat transfer, carbon capture and electrolytes
  • Behaviour of responsive polymers at interfaces with applications in diverse industries
  • Alloy materials for high energy density thermal storage applications

Related Centres and Groups

Advanced Chemistry

Advanced Chemistry

The Advanced Chemistry Group (ACG) is the major research grouping in Chemistry at the University of Newcastle.

Advanced Fluids and Interfaces

Advanced Fluids and Interfaces

The Priority Research Centre for Advanced Fluids and Interfaces is focused on the development of innovative market ready solutions for fluids and interfaces.

Global Innovative Centre for  Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN)

Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN)

Innovation in materials science and research to develop advanced technologies and solutions for the global energy, environment and health sectors.

Optimal Planning and Operations

Optimal Planning and Operations

The Centre for Optimal Planning and Operations (C-OPT) brings together researchers with expertise and experience in using quantitative methods to develop innovative, customised solutions that help businesses streamline their processes and enhance their decision making, to reduce costs, increase productivity, and positively impact their triple bottom line.

Organic Electronics

Organic Electronics

The Priority Research Centre for Organic Electronics is focused on the scientific challenges in the development of organic photovoltaics for the next generation of environmentally friendly energy sources, photonics and biosensors.