Prof. Bruno G. Pollet

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Bruno G. Pollet

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Bruno G. Pollet ( is a full Professor of Renewable Energy at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. He currently leads the “NTNU Team Hydrogen”. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, UK), an Associate Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE, UK) and Board of Directors’ member of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE). He is currently “Professeur des Universités Invité” at the Université de Franche-Comté (France), Visiting Professors (VP) at the University of Ulster (UK) and the University of the Western Cape (RSA), and was a VP at the University of Yamanashi, Professor Watanabe’s labs (Japan). His research covers a wide range of areas in Electrochemistry, Electrochemical Engineering, Sono-electrochemistry (Power Ultrasound in Electrochemistry) and System Integration, from the development of novel fuel cell and electrolyser nanomaterials to the development of systems, demonstrators & prototypes. He was a full Professor of Energy Materials and Systems at the University of the Western Cape (RSA) and R&D Director of the National Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Systems Competence Centre. 

He was also a Research Fellow and Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at The University of Birmingham (UK) as well as a co-founder and an Associate Director of the Birmingham Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research. He has worked for Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd (UK) and various other industries worldwide as Technical Account Manager, Project Manager, Research Manager, R&D Director, Head of R&D and Chief Technology Officer. He was awarded a Diploma in Chemistry and Material Sciences from the Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble, France), a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry from Coventry University (UK) and an MSc in Analytical Chemistry from The University of Aberdeen (UK). He also gained his PhD in Physical Chemistry in the field of Electrochemistry and Sonochemistry under the supervision of Professors J. Phil Lorimer & Tim J. Mason at the Sonochemistry Centre of Excellence, Coventry University. He undertook his PostDoc in Electrocatalysis at the Liverpool University Electrochemistry group led by Professor David J. Schiffrin. Bruno has published many scientific publications, articles, book chapters and books in the field of Sonoelectrochemistry, Fuel Cells, Electrocatalysis and Electrochemical Engineering. Bruno is member of several editorial boards of international journals (Elsevier, Springer & Wiley). He is fluent in English, French & Spanish.

In his spare time, his interests include reading and writing Scientific & Engineering papers, wine & food tasting, cycling, skiing, football, gym, pétanque, travelling and listening to soul/house/dance/jazz/classical music.