Lead acid battolysers - the pathway to low cost green hydrogen?
Prof Dani Strickland, CEng FIET at Loughborough University, has had a career in electrical power spanning over 25 years in both industry and academia. Her industrial work has included working for E.On (1995-2000) and leading the power and controls team at Rolls Royce Fuel Cell Systems (2005-2010). Her role at Rolls Royce Fuel cells included; Overall technical responsibility for design, testing and commissioning of the safety, control and electrical systems for fuel cell systems. Grid Connection issues (power electronics, arc flash, protection, electrical safety, grounding). Root Cause Analysis work and management of up to 20 staff.
In academia (2010-present) she has a wide research portfolio around energy storage and measurement and monitoring including research grant income of >£2m as PI and >£9m as CI. This income has been mostly awarded through peer-reviewed bodies such as the CBI, EPSRC, Innovate UK, The TSB and DECC. A large part of this research work has been carried out in collaboration with industrial partners. Dani has over 70 relevant peer reviewed papers in this area. She is module leader for the MSc module on energy storage including hydrogen. Dani is Vice Chairman of IEEE P1459 and P120 standards and sits on the IET code of practices for energy storage committee.