Dr Elizabeth (Lizzie) Ashton

Pronouns: She/her
  • Senior research associate
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Dr. Ashton graduated in 2017 from Loughborough University, UK. After completing her materials chemistry Ph.D in 2021, with the research group of Prof. Dann, she has continued her studies in hydrogen research as a postdoctoral research associate. She was part of the team, alongside Prof. Wijayantha, that delivered the Ten Point Green Growth plan for the Midlands Engine. She has recently joined the research group of Prof. Strickland, investigating combined battery electrolysers for green hydrogen production. 

Main research

  • Hydrogen storage materials  
  • High energy materials 
  • Green hydrogen production using combined battery and electrolyser technology