Peter Bruce

Lead Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy

Wolfson Professor of Materials

Peter G. Bruce FRS, FRSE, FRSC, is Wolfson Professor of Materials at the University of Oxford.

His research interests embrace materials chemistry and electrochemistry, especially lithium and sodium batteries.

Recent efforts have focused on the synthesis and understanding of nanomaterials for lithium-ion batteries, including nanowire/nanotube intercalation anodes and mesoporous cathodes, the challenges of the lithium-air battery and the influence of order on the ionic conductivity of polymer electrolytes.

His research has been recognised by a number of awards and fellowships, including from the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the German Chemical Society and The Electrochemical Society. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is director of the UK Supergen Energy Storage Hub and he is also involved in a number of national and international committees advising on energy storage technologies and their deployment.

Photo by John Cairns.