Dr. Luis Fernando Arenas

Bereich: Energiewandlung und -speicherung

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

 

2021 – present   Humboldt Research Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Bonn, Germany.
Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Turek.
Project: Development organic redox flow batteries and advanced electrodes.

2019 – present   Visiting Academic
Electrochemical Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.
University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

2017 – present   Early Career Representative
Electrochemical Technology GroupCommittee. Society of Chemical Industry, United Kingdom.

2020 – 2021   Consultant on Electrochemical Technology
For the chlor-alkali Industry. Monterrey, Mexico.
Projects: Production of chlorine & caustic soda. International business activities.

2019 – 2020   R&D Contractor on Energy Storage
National Institute of Electricity and Clean Energy (INEEL). Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Project: Development of low-cost organic- and electrodialysis-based flow batteries.

2017 – 2019   Research Fellow in Electrochemical Engineering
Electrochemical Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Project: Renewable energy from the recovery, purification and storage of hydrogen.

2013 – 2017   PhD Electrochemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Thesis: Electrochemical engineering approach to improvements on the Zn-Ce redox RFB.

2010 – 2013   M.Sc. Chemical Science and Technology
Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico.
Thesis: An amperometric biosensor on a carbon nanotube-pectin composite substrate.

2005 – 2010   B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry
Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico.
Thesis: Corrosion of weld seams in API 5L pipeline carbon steel in a ‘sour’ environment.

Arbeitsgebiete

  • Electrochemical engineering.
  • Redox flow batteries.
  • 3D-printing of electrodes and electrochemical cells.
  • Electroplating of noble metal catalysts.
  • PEM fuel cells and electrochemical H2 pumps
  • Electrodialysis-based flow batteries.
  • X-ray computed tomography.
  • Mathematical simulation of electrochemical reactors.

 

Soziale Netzwerke

Kontakt
Telefon: +49 5321 3816-8069
Fax: +49 5321 3816-99-8069
E-Mail: luis.arenas@tu-clausthal.de

Adresse
Institut für Chemische und Elektrochemische Verfahrenstechnik
Raum 211
Am Stollen 19A
38640 Goslar