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Dr Ana Jorge-Sobrido

PhD Materials Science

Senior Lecturer in Energy Materials /
Leadership Team Member

Department School of Engineering and Materials Science
 305 School of Physics and Astronomy
Telephone +44 (0)20 7882 5582

Research Keywords

Energy materials, PEM electrolysers, PEM fuel cells, Bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts, Microbial fuel cells

Research Interests

My research interests include the synthesis of hybrid materials for  oxygen electrocatalysis, PEM fuel cells, PEM water electrolysis, metal-ion/ metal-air batteries, supecapacitors, photocatalysis and microbial fuel cells.


Li X, Guo S, Li W, Ren X, Su J, Song Q, Sobrido AJ and Wei B (2018). Edge-rich MoS2 grown on edge-oriented three-dimensional graphene glass for high-performance hydrogen evolution. Nano Energy  vol. 57, 388-397. 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.12.044

JORGE SOBRIDO AB (2018). One-Step Synthesis, Structure, and Band Gap Properties of SnO2 Nanoparticles Made by a Low Temperature Nonaqueous Sol-Gel Technique. American Chemical Society  Acs Omega  vol. 3, 13227-13238. 10.1021/acsomega.8b02122

Ren M, Jia Z, Tian Z, Lopez D, Cai J, Titirici MM and Jorge AB (2018). High Performance N-Doped Carbon Electrodes Obtained via Hydrothermal Carbonization of Macroalgae for Supercapacitor Applications. Chemelectrochem  vol. 5, (18) 2686-2693. 10.1002/celc.201800603

Abouelamaiem DI, He G, Neville TP, Patel D, Ji S, Wang R, Parkin IP, Jorge AB, Titirici MM, Shearing PR and Brett DJL (2018). Correlating electrochemical impedance with hierarchical structure for porous carbon-based supercapacitors using a truncated transmission line model. Electrochimica Acta  vol. 284, 597-608. 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.07.190

JORGE SOBRIDO AB and TITIRICI M (2018). Integration of supercapacitors into printed circuit boards. Elsevier  Journal of Energy Storage  vol. 19, 28-34. 10.1016/j.est.2018.06.016

JORGE SOBRIDO AB, TITIRICI M, QIAO M, DOSZCZECZKO S, CHEN R and FENG J (2018). Freestanding Non-Precious Metal Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution and Reduction Reactions. Wiley  Chemphyschem  10.1002/celc.201800292

Herou S, Schlee P, Jorge AB and Titirici M (2018). Biomass-derived electrodes for flexible supercapacitors. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry  vol. 9, 18-24. 10.1016/j.cogsc.2017.10.005

JORGE SOBRIDO AB and TITIRICI M (2018). Synergistic relationship between the three-dimensional nanostructure and electrochemical performance in biocarbon supercapacitor electrode materials. Sustainable Energy Fuels  10.1039/C7SE00519A


JORGE SOBRIDO AB, Sel O, Ressam I, Lahcini M, Cadi A and Perrot H (2017). Correlation between the Proton Conductivity and Diffusion Coefficient of Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Chitosan and Nafion Composites via Impedance Spectroscopy Measurements. Ionics  10.1007/s11581-017-2151-5

JORGE SOBRIDO AB, McMillan PF, Miller TS, Suter T, Sella A and Cora F (2017). Carbon nitrides: synthesis and characterization of a new class of functional materials. Owner Societies  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics  vol. 10.1039/C7CP02711G, (19) 15613-15638. 10.1039/C7CP02711G


Ferrero GA, Preuss K, Marinovic A, Jorge AB, Mansor N, Brett DJL, Fuertes AB, Sevilla M and Titirici MM (2016). Fe-N-Doped Carbon Capsules with Outstanding Electrochemical Performance and Stability for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Both Acid and Alkaline Conditions. Acs Nano  vol. 10, (6) 5922-5932. 10.1021/acsnano.6b01247


Miller TS, Jorge AB, Sella A, Corà F, Shearing PR, Brett DJL and McMillan PF (2015). The Use of Graphitic Carbon Nitride Based Composite Anodes for Lithium-Ion Battery Applications. Electroanalysis  vol. 27, (11) 2614-2619. 10.1002/elan.201500205

Tobaldi DM, Pullar RC, Gualtieri AF, Belen Jorge A, Binions R, McMillan PF, Seabra MP and Labrincha JA (2015). Influence of sol counter-ions on the anatase-to-rutile phase transformation and microstructure of nanocrystalline TiO2. Crystengcomm  vol. 17, (8) 1813-1825. 10.1039/c4ce02494j

Romero L, Jorge-Sobrido A-B, McMillian PF and Binions R (2015). On titanium dioxide thin films growth from the direct current electric field assisted chemical vapour deposition of titanium (IV) chloride in toluene. Elsevier  Thin Solid Films  10.1016/j.tsf.2015.01.057

Priestley RE, Mansfield A, Bye J, Deplanche K, Jorge AB, Brett D, Macaskie LE and Sharma S (2015). Pd nanoparticles supported on reduced graphene?E. coli hybrid with enhanced crystallinity in bacterial biomass. Rsc Adv.  vol. 5, (102) 84093-84103. 10.1039/C5RA12552A


Mansor N, Jorge AB, Corà F, Gibbs C, Jervis R, McMillan PF, Wang X and Brett DJL (2014). Graphitic Carbon Nitride Supported Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  vol. 118, (13) 6831-6838. 10.1021/jp412501j

Romero L, Jorge AB, McMillan PF and Binions R (2014). Enhanced photocatalytic properties of titanium dioxide thin films produced from the ac electric field assisted chemical vapor deposition of titanium (IV) chloride in toluene. Ecs Journal of Solid State Science and Technology  vol. 3, (7) 10.1149/2.0161407jss

Tobaldi DM, Pullar RC, Binions R, Belen Jorge A, McMillan PF, Saeli M, Seabra MP and Labrincha JA (2014). Influence of sol counter-ions on the visible light induced photocatalytic behaviour of TiO2 nanoparticles. Catalysis Science and Technology  vol. 4, (7) 2134-2146. 10.1039/c4cy00423j

Jorge AB, Corà F, Sella A, McMillan PF and Brett DJL (2014). Electrochemical properties of graphitic carbon nitrides. International Journal of Nanotechnology  vol. 11, (9/10/11) 737-737. 10.1504/IJNT.2014.063784


Jorge AB, Martin DJ, Dhanoa MTS, Rahman AS, Makwana N, Tang J, Sella A, Corà F, Firth S, Darr JA and McMillan PF (2013). H 2 and O 2 Evolution from Water Half-Splitting Reactions by Graphitic Carbon Nitride Materials. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  vol. 117, (14) 7178-7185. 10.1021/jp4009338


Jorge AB, Sakatani Y, Boissière C, Laberty-Roberts C, Sauthier G, Fraxedas J, Sanchez C and Fuertes A (2012). Nanocrystalline N-doped ceria porous thin films as efficient visible-active photocatalysts. Journal of Materials Chemistry  vol. 22, (7) 3220-3220. 10.1039/c2jm15230d


Yang M, Oró-Solé J, Rodgers JA, Jorge AB, Fuertes A and Attfield JP (2011). Anion order in perovskite oxynitrides. Nature Chemistry  vol. 3, (1) 47-52. 10.1038/nchem.908


Yang M, Rodgers JA, Middler LC, Oro¿-Sole¿ J, Jorge AB, Fuertes A and Attfield JP (2009). Direct Solid-State Synthesis at High Pressures of New Mixed-Metal Oxynitrides: RZrO 2 N (R = Pr, Nd, and Sm). Inorganic Chemistry  vol. 48, (24) 11498-11500. 10.1021/ic902020r


Jorge AB, Oro¿-Sole¿ J, Bea AM, Mufti N, Palstra TTM, Rodgers JA, Attfield JP and Fuertes A (2008). Large Coupled Magnetoresponses in EuNbO 2 N. Journal of The American Chemical Society  vol. 130, (38) 12572-12573. 10.1021/ja804139g

Jorge AB, Fraxedas J, Cantarero A, Williams AJ, Rodgers J, Attfield JP and Fuertes A (2008). Nitrogen Doping of Ceria. Chemistry of Materials  vol. 20, (5) 1682-1684. 10.1021/cm7028678



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