Dr Philip Groves

Patent Assistant

  • MChem Chemistry — University of York
  • PhD Chemistry (Protein Photochemistry) — University of York

Philip specialises in the chemicals sector, although he has been involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in a wide range of technical fields. These include pharmaceuticals, coatings, food production, mechanical devices, nanomaterials and industrial machinery.

Before joining UDL, Philip studied the mechanisms of light-induced protein degradation. His research encompassed a wide range of chemical, physical and biological knowledge, such as photochemistry, biological structures and fundamental photophysical processes. The interdisciplinary nature of Philip’s research sparked a desire to broaden his knowledge into the wider chemical and engineering industries.

Philip has a particular interest in the development and application of green technologies, as well as ground-breaking analytical techniques.

Philip joined UDL in September 2018.

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Articles by Dr Philip Groves



The renewable energy problem — the future of large-scale batteries

Lithium-ion, lithium iron phosphate or flow — which is best suited to large-scale energy storage?

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Sky’s the limit — battery technologies for commercial electric air travel

Are battery technologies ready to launch next generation electric aircraft?

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Looking beyond lithium — renewable battery technologies

We explore innovations in lithium battery technology and ask where this tech is headed next...

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