Paul Shearing

Paul Shearing is Professor of Sustainable Energy Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science and the Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Battery Technologies. As ZERO Director, Professor Shearing will help to shape ZERO’s ethos, strategy, networks, research and teaching programmes.

Previously, Paul was Professor of Chemical Engineering at University College London. His research interests cover a broad range of electrochemical engineering themes with a particular interest in the characterisation and understanding of materials for batteries, fuel cells and other energy applications. He was a founding investigator of The Faraday Institution, the UK’s independent institute for electrochemical energy storage research where he leads the LiSTAR and Safebatt research programmes. He is a major user of synchrotron and neutron facilities, and founded the UK STFC Global Challenge network in Batteries and Electrochemical Devices.