Collaborators with McKeown Group
Prof. Peter Budd, Manchester University – Post-synthesis modification of PIMs, Mixed matrix membranes
Prof. Coray Colina, Florida State University, USA – Modelling of PIM packing
Dr. Maria-Chiara Ferrari, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh – Carbon Capture
Prof. Karel Freiss, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic – sorption of gases and vapours within PIMs
Detlev Fritsch – gas separation membranes.
Prof. Ignacio Gascón, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain, – Langmuir-Blodgett films of PIMs
Prof. Matthew Hill, CSIRO, Polymer Network/PIM mixed matrix Membranes
Dr. John Jansen – Institute of Membrane Technology (ITM), Calabria, Italy – Measurement of Gas permeabilities
Dr. Cher Hon (Sam) Lau, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh – PIM composite for gas separations.
Prof. Andrew Livingston, Imperial College, London – PIMs via interfacial polymerisation
Prof. Frank Marken, Bath University – use of PIMs in electrochemistry and ion transporting membranes
Prof. Christian Serre, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France – MOFs for mixed matrix membranes.
Dr. Qilei Song, Imperial College, London – PIMs for energy storage.
Prof. Alexey Volkov and Prof. Yuri Yampolski – A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow – PIM membrane separations
Prof. Tongwen Xu and Dr. Zhengjin Yang, University of Science and Technology of China Hefei – anionic exchange membranes for fuel cell application
Prof. Paul Wright, School of Chemistry, St. Andrews, – MOF/PIM mixed matrix membranes
Other PIM researchers
Dr. Maria-Grazia Angelis and Prof. Guilo Sarti, University of Bologna
Dr. Martin Böhning, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und Prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany, dielectric spectroscopy on PIMs
Prof. Bing Cao, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China – electrospun and superhydrophobic PIMs
Prof. Andrew Cooper, University of Liverpool – Conjugated PIMs.
Prof. Neal Tai-Shung Chung, National University of Singapore – PIMs for membrane applications
Prof. Sheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory – The synthesis of PIMs by mechanochemistry.
Prof. Michael Guiver and Prof. Zhongyi Jiang, Tianjin University, China – Synthesis of PIMs for gas separation membranes
Prof. Brett Helms, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA– the use of PIM membranes for selective transport in batteries.
Prof. Jian Jin and Dr. Dong Wang, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Tröger base PIMs as membranes
Dr. Jiangjong Jin, University of Auckland, New Zealand – PIM synthesis and membranes
Prof. Donald Paul, The University of Texas at Austin – Mechanism of gas transport in PIMs.
Prof. Ingo Pinnau, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia – The synthesis of PIMs for gas separations
Klaus Ratzke and Volker Abetz, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Polymer Research, Geesthacht, Germany – PIM membranes.
Prof. Kenneth J. Shea, University of California, Irvine, USA – Chiral PIM membranes.
Prof. Easan Sivaniah, Kyoto University – PIMs for separations and clean technology
Prof Arne Thomas, TU, Berlin, Germany – photo-responsive PIMs.
Prof. Kuo-Lun Tung, National Taiwan University – Modelling of PIM membranes.
Prof. Qiu Gen Zhang, Xiamen University – PIMs as pervaporation membranes for ethylene glycol purification and removal of organic pollutants from waste water.