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.


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

New Publication:

A High-Pressure System for Studying Oxygen Reduction During Pt Nanoparticle Collisions

Yulun Zhang, Donald A. Robinson, Kim McKelvey, Hang Ren, Henry S. White and Martin A. Edwards

J. Electrochem. Soc. 167 166507, 2020.

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New Publication:

Microscale electrochemical cell on a custom CMOS transimpedance amplifierMicroscale electrochemical cell on a custom CMOS transimpedance amplifier for high temporal resolution single entity electrochemistry

Marc Brunet Cabré, Denis Djekic, Timothée Romano, Nadim Hanna, Jens Anders, Kim McKelvey

ChemElectroChem, 2020.

New Publication:

Continuum Simulations for Microscale 3D Batteries
Kim McKelvey, Marc Brunet Cabré, Aislan Esmeraldo Paiva
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2020.