Dr Christopher Munnings

Research Associate

Loughborough University, Department of Materials

Loughborough University
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
PH: 44 (1509) 223169
Email: [email protected]


Research Interests

Solid Oxide Fuel cells (SOFC)
Ionic diffusion and electrical conductivity in ceramics
Synthesis of ceramic materials
Ceramic Processing
Thick film processing
Metal ceramic joints
Metal ceramic composites


2009 to date Research Associate, Loughborough University
2005 - 2009   Fuel cell technologist, Rolls-Royce Fuel cell systems
2004 - 2005   Materials consultant, Southside Thermal Sciences Ltd.
2004             Marie Curie Research fellow, University of Aveiro Portugal
2001 - 2004   PhD, Imperial College London and NRC (Canada)

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Institute of materials
Member of the American ceramics society

Major Publications

  • Munnings, C.N., Skinner, S.J., Amow, G., Whitfield, P. and Davidson, I., ''Oxygen Diffusion in La2Nil-xCoxO4 + delta System'', Solid State Ionics, 176(23-24), 2005, pp 1895-1901. SFX
  • Munnings, C.N., Kharton, V.V., Skinner, S.J. and Frade, J.R., ''Transport Properties and Structural Stability of Tetragonal CeNbO4 + delta'', Solid State Ionics, 177(11-12), 2006, pp 1015-1020. SFX
  • Munnings, C.N., Skinner, S.J., Amow, G., Whitfield, P.S. and Davidson, I.J., ''Structure, Stability and Electrical Properties of the La(2-x)SrxMnO4+/-delta solid solution series'', Solid State Ionics, 177(19-25), 2006, pp 1849-1853. SFX
  • Munnings, C.N., Kharton, V.V., Skinner, S.J. and Frade, J.R., ''Diffusion and Conductivity Properties of Cerium Niobate'', Solid State Ionics, 177(19-25), 2006, pp 2059-2064. SFX
  • Cassidy, M., Boulfrad, S., Irvine, J., Chung, C., Jorger, M., Munnings, C.N. and Pyke, S., ''Integration of Oxide Anodes into the Rolls-Royce IP-SOFC Concept'', Fuel Cells, 9(6), 2009, p 891M. SFX

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