Where to find us next?

Savitha Thayumanasundaram and Luis Fernando León Fernández will attend the Going Green – Care Innovation 2023 Conference in Vienna, Austria from 9th to 11th of May 2023.

Workshop session: Efficient recovery processes of Precious Metals from European end of life resources with novel technologies.

Oral Presentations

  • Luis F. Leon: PEACOC project – Pre-commercial pilot for the efficient recovery of Precious Metals from European end of life resources with novel low-cost technologies.

  • Savitha Thayumanasundaram: FIREFLY project – Flexible, predictive and renewable electricity powered electrochemical toolbox for a sustainable transition of the catalyst-based European chemical industry.

Dr. Luis Fernando Leon Fernandez and Dr. Ranjith Prasannachandran will be attending M6 LICORNE Project Consortium meeting that will take place on the 29th and 30th of March in Strasbourg (France).

They will be showcasing our results on research that utilizes GDEx to extract premium-quality Lithium from Geothermal Brines. This innovative approach marks a significant advancement in clean energy technology.

Dr. Luis Fernando Leon Fernandez and Dr. Pravin Kumari Dwivedi will be attending Rhinoceros Project, M6 Consortium Meeting in Lyon, France that will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of March, 2023

They will be presenting our results on research of GDEx process for the recovery of Co, Mn, and Ni, from spent battery cathode leachates and direct routes for the synthesis of active electrode materials.

Past events


242nd ECS Meeting - October 2022.

Dr. Xochitl Dominguez Benetton attended the 242nd Meeting of The Electrochemical Society in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from the 9th to the 13th of October 2022.

ISE Prague

ISE Meeting, Prague - August 2022.

Dr. Xochitl Dominguez-Benetton presented a keynote lecture on GDEx at the ISE Regional Meeting in Prague from August 15th to 19th 2022. Dr. Luis Fernando Leon Fernandez gave a well received oral presentation on the recovery of PGMs from end of life products by GDEx.

Gas-Diffusion Electrocrystallization (GDEx).

Pt, Pd and Rh recovery from End of Life Products and Nanoparticle Synthesis by Gas-Diffusion Electrocrystallization (GDEx).


Au poster

2nd Symposium on Insights into GDEs, Magdeburg - September 2022.

Dr. Luis Fernando Leon Fernandez presented a poster at the 2nd Symposium on Insights into Gas-Diffusion Electrodes, in Magdeburg, Germany.

Gold recovery and nanoparticle synthesis by Gas-Diffusion Electrocrystallization (GDEx).

Omar Vancouver

ECS Meeting, Vancouver - May 2022.

Omar Martinez Mora conveyed an oral presentation on the electrochemical synthesis of Pt nanomaterials using gas-diffusion electrocrystallazation (GDEx) at the the 241st Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Vancouver, Canada.

Electrochemically-Assisted Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles Using Gas-Diffusion Electrocrystallization (GDEx) and Their Electrocatalytic Activity for Methanol Oxidation.

Ramin Koper

ISE Topical Meeting, Aachen - May 2011.

Dr. Ramin Rabani presented a poster at the 31st Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, in Aachen, Germany.

Numerical investigation of the precipitation of metal ions by the gas-diffusion electrocrystallization (GDEx) process.