PIMs People

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.

Dr. Colin A. Scholes and Prof. Sandra E. Kentish, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia – PIMs for carbon capture and gas separations.

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.