The McKelveyLab uses nanoscale electrochemical methods to study energy storage and conversion technologies (such as batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis cells, sensors). We are located in the School of Chemical and Physical Science at Victoria University of Wellington.


New Publication:

Electrochemical Detection of Tenofovir through Quenching of Chloride Ion-Mediated Gold Electrodissolution

Marc Brunet Cabré, Fredrick Okumu, and Kim McKelvey

Langmuir, 2024

New Publication:

Effects of N-functional groups on the electron transfer kinetics of VO2+/VO2+ at carbon: Decoupling morphology from chemical effects using model systems

Maida A. Costa de Oliveira, Christian Schröder, Marc Brunet-Cabré, Hugo Nolan, Antoni Forner-Cuenca, Tatiana S. Perova, Kim McKelvey, Paula E. Colavita

Electrochimica Acta, 2024

Summer Gold Competition Winner:

Congratulations to Aidan Homewood, a summer research scholar in the McKelveyLab, for his VUW summer gold winning video. 


New Publication:

Isolation of pseudocapacitive surface processes at monolayer MXene flakes reveals delocalized charging mechanism

Marc Brunet Cabré, Dahnan Spurling, Pietro Martinuz, Mariangela Longhi, Christian Schröder, Hugo Nolan, Valeria Nicolosi, Paula E. Colavita & Kim McKelvey 

Nature Communications, 14,  374, 2023. 

New Publication:

Electrochemical Detection of Isolated Nanoscale Defects in 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2022.

New Publication:

Electrochemical kinetics as a function of transition metal dichalcogenide thickness

Marc Brunet Cabré, Aislan Esmeraldo Paiva, Matěj Velický, Paula E. Colavita, and Kim McKelvey

Electrochimica Acta, 2021.

Preprint available here

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