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Jiseon You

Lecturer in Engineering/ Project Management


Development of a bio-digital interface powered by microbial fuel cells (2022)
Journal Article
You, J., Mendis, A., Greenman, J., Freeman, J., Wolff, S., Armstrong, R., …Ieropoulos, I. (2022). Development of a bio-digital interface powered by microbial fuel cells. Sustainability, 14(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/su14031735

This paper reports the first relatable bio-digital interface powered by microbial fuel cells (MFCs) that was developed to inform the public and introduce the concept of using live microbes as waste processors within our homes and cities. An innovativ... Read More about Development of a bio-digital interface powered by microbial fuel cells.

Integration of cost-efficient carbon electrodes into the development of microbial fuel cells (2022)
Book Chapter
You, J., Gajda, I., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2022). Integration of cost-efficient carbon electrodes into the development of microbial fuel cells. In Nanoporous Carbons for Soft and Flexible Energy Devices (43-57). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81827-2_3

Microbial fuel cells are a renewable energy technology that can generate electricity from organic fuel such as wastewater, whilst simultaneously treating it. In order to implement this technology at larger scale, a major challenge is the choice of su... Read More about Integration of cost-efficient carbon electrodes into the development of microbial fuel cells.

Microbial fuel cells in the house: A study on real household wastewater samples for treatment and power (2021)
Journal Article
You, J., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2021). Microbial fuel cells in the house: A study on real household wastewater samples for treatment and power. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 48, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101618

In line with the global movement towards sustainable buildings and dwellings, this work investigated the potential for integrating microbial fuel cell technology into future architecture. Various types of domestic greywater and wastewater from five d... Read More about Microbial fuel cells in the house: A study on real household wastewater samples for treatment and power.

Microbial fuel cells and their electrified biofilms (2021)
Journal Article
Greenman, J., Gajda, I., You, J., Mendis, B. A., Obata, O., Pasternak, G., & Ieropoulos, I. (2021). Microbial fuel cells and their electrified biofilms. Biofilms, 3, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioflm.2021.100057

Bioelectrochemical systems (BES) represent a wide range of different biofilm-based bioreactors that includes microbial fuel cells (MFCs), microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) and microbial desalination cells (MDCs). The first described bioelectrical b... Read More about Microbial fuel cells and their electrified biofilms.

Electrosynthesis, modulation, and self-driven electroseparation in microbial fuel cells (2021)
Journal Article
Gajda, I., You, J., Mendis, B. A., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2021). Electrosynthesis, modulation, and self-driven electroseparation in microbial fuel cells. iScience, 24(8), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102805

Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) represents a sustainable platform that converts waste into resources, using microorganisms within an electrochemical cell. Traditionally, MES refers to the oxidation/reduction of a reactant at the electrode surface wi... Read More about Electrosynthesis, modulation, and self-driven electroseparation in microbial fuel cells.

Neural networks predicting microbial fuel cells output for soft robotics applications (2021)
Journal Article
Tsompanas, M. A., You, J., Philamore, H., Rossiter, J., & Ieropoulos, I. (2021). Neural networks predicting microbial fuel cells output for soft robotics applications. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2021.633414

The development of biodegradable soft robotics requires an appropriate eco-friendly source of energy. The use of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) is suggested as they can be designed completely from soft materials with little or no negative effects to the... Read More about Neural networks predicting microbial fuel cells output for soft robotics applications.

From the lab to the field: Self-stratifying microbial fuel cells stacks directly powering lights (2020)
Journal Article
Walter, X. A., You, J., Winfield, J., Bajarunas, U., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). From the lab to the field: Self-stratifying microbial fuel cells stacks directly powering lights. Applied Energy, 277, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115514

The microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology relies on energy storage and harvesting circuitry to deliver stable power outputs. This increases costs, and for wider deployment into society, these should be kept minimal. The present study reports how a MFC... Read More about From the lab to the field: Self-stratifying microbial fuel cells stacks directly powering lights.

Complete microbial fuel cell fabrication using additive layer manufacturing (2020)
Journal Article
You, J., Fan, H., Winfield, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). Complete microbial fuel cell fabrication using additive layer manufacturing. Molecules, 25(13), https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25133051

Improving the efficiency of microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology by enhancing the system performance and reducing the production cost is essential for commercialisation. In this study, building an additive manufacturing (AM)-built MFC comprising all... Read More about Complete microbial fuel cell fabrication using additive layer manufacturing.

A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells (2020)
Journal Article
Gajda, I., You, J., Santoro, C., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells. Electrochimica Acta, 353, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.136388

This work is presenting for the first time the use of inexpensive and efficient anode material for boosting power production, as well as improving electrofiltration of human urine in tubular microbial fuel cells (MFCs). The MFCs were constructed usin... Read More about A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells.

Multidimensional benefits of improved sanitation: Evaluating 'PEE POWER®' in Kisoro, Uganda (2020)
Journal Article
You, J., Staddon, C., Cook, A., Walker, J., Boulton, J., Powell, W., & Ieropoulos, I. (2020). Multidimensional benefits of improved sanitation: Evaluating 'PEE POWER®' in Kisoro, Uganda. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17072175

With 2.3 billion people around the world lacking adequate sanitation services, attention has turned to alternative service provision models. This study suggests an approach for meeting the sanitation challenge, especially as expressed in Sustainable... Read More about Multidimensional benefits of improved sanitation: Evaluating 'PEE POWER®' in Kisoro, Uganda.