David Book

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Complex hydrides for hydrogen storage
Magnesium-based alloys for hydrogen storage - powders, thin-films and rapidly quenched ribbons
Characterisation of high-surface area porous materials (carbons, zeolites, MOFs and polymers) for gas storage and separation
Dense metal membranes for hydrogen purification
Hydrogen energy systems
Hydrogen embrittlement
Nanocarbon materials for energy storage
Microstructural processing of materials using hydrogen
Synthesis of permanent magnetic materials
Head of the Hydrogen Materials Group (for more information on this group, please visit www.birmingham.ac.uk/hydrogen)