Dr Robert Weatherup
Research Area Lead: Electrochemical Systems
Professor Robert Weatherup is the Research Area lead for the Royce Electrochemical Systems Research Area.
Robert Weatherup is an Associate Professor at the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford. His research aims to understand the reactions occurring at the interfaces between materials and their operating environment in areas including electrochemical energy storage, electrocatalysis, and material synthesis. He gained his PhD from the University of Cambridge (2013), held a research fellowship at St. John’s College, Cambridge (2013-2017), and spent two years as a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (2015-2017). He started his research group as a Diamond-Manchester fellow (2018-2019) based at Diamond Light Source and took up his current position at Oxford in October 2019. He currently holds an ERC starting grant and UKRI future leaders fellowship, through which he is developing new methods to probe electrochemical and catalytic interfaces in action.