Our new ICP-MS from Agilent has been installed and is ready for operation! Thanks to its operators, Thomas Kenis, Hannelore Andries, Mathias Van der Veer, and Quinten Van Laere, this machine will support our researchers, partners, and industry with obtaining vital information!

ie-net award Quinten Van Laere

Congratulations to Quinten Van Laere who has won the ie-net thesis award! In collaboration with the research group ELCAT, Engie Research and Engie Laborelec Quinten developed a tool to study the degradation of flow batteries.

ELCAT beats COVID-19

COVID-19 prohibited us to work on the campus from March until June 2020. Therefore, a halt had been imposed on experimental research. From march on, ELCAT implemented a triple shift system, which made labwork possible again.  However, various preventive measures have been implemented, such as cleaning all desks and labs, wearing gloves and mouth masks. …

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Vacancy PHD student

The Faculty of Applied Engineering is looking for a motivated full-time (100%) PhD student in the field of electrocatalysis to strengthen their research team ELCAT (Applied Electrochemistry & Catalysis). The research group works around three themes: electrocatalysis, electrosynthesis and electrochemical reactor technology.

Waarom rijden nog niet alle auto’s op waterstof?

Waterstof is heel licht, geurloos en niet giftig. Bovendien is het een uitstekende energiedrager, een soort batterij dus, die niet vervuilt. Waarom rijden dan nog niet alle wagens op waterstof? Scheikundig ingenieur Tom Breugelmans (UAntwerpen) legt uit hoe waterstof werkt en waarom het universeel gebruik ervan nog niet voor morgen is.

Labs ELCAT closed

Unfortunately we have been forced to close our labs because of the measures taken by the government due to COVID-19.

We are covered!

Congrats to our researchers for their work on glucose electrooxidation to value-added chemicals, which is now on the new Cover of the Journal CHEMELECTROCHEM (January 2020)!! Giulia Moggia Thomas Kenis Nick Daems Tom Breugelmans
And special Compliments to the amazing graphic designer for the realization of this beautiful picture!!! Jonathan Schalck