Next Generation Low Carbon Technologies

10 Dec 2019

The lecture will be delivered by Dr Jonathan Williams  of CAPSE.

The Centre for Automotive & Power Systems Engineering (CAPSE) is a nationally recognised independent research, development, test and certification house. It has a reputation for cutting edge research and knowledge transfer activities within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors. Dr Jonathan Williams is the Director of the Centre

CAPSE’s mission is to support business and organisations to develop the next generation of low carbon technologies, supporting the creation of new jobs and economic opportunities. 

Based within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Science at the University of South Wales, CAPSE prides itself on its specialised facilities and equipment, as well as its commitment to ongoing research and development, which empowers professional engineers and support staff to deliver innovative products and services.

CAPSE is committed to working closely with industry leaders to meet the challenges in the transport and energy sectors, and prioritise our customer needs by providing a flexible and bespoke range of services which aims to deliver a greener and more sustainable future. Collaboration takes place in the following areas:

  • Energy Storage R&D - next-generation automotive and stationary energy storage solutions. Including battery, ultra-capacitor, fuel cell, flywheel and other energy storage technologies. This facility has a wide range of testing capabilities with over one megawatt of testing capacity.
  • Energy Systems R&D - specialising in research, development and testing around the systems which integrate automotive and stationary energy storage with their end applications. These facilities include climatic, frequency response, power electronics, communication and fundamental electrochemistry analysis capabilities.
  • Powertrain R&D -  which focus on next-generation hybrid and full electric vehicles. This facility houses Wales’s only 4-wheel drive direct hub dynamic chassis rolling road system

The lecture will commence at 18.00 hrs with coffee available from 17.30hrs. It will be in the School of Engineering at Cardiff University in Room S1.32. A free buffet will follow. 

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Event Location: 
Room S1.32 South Building
Cardiff University School of Engineering
CF24 3AA
United Kingdom
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