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Doctor Sharel Peisan E

Doctor Sharel Peisan E

Post-Doctoral Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Research Associate


Oct. 2016- Present

Post-Doctoral Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Research Associate,

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (knowledge base partner)

Alphasense Limited (company partner)

Oct. 2012- Sept. 2016


PhD in Chemistry,

University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Sept. 2007-May 2011

Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering,

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Jul. 2011 – Aug. 2012

Engineer in Research & Development (R & D) department,

Fuji Electric Malaysia

Research Interests

Cambridge Analytical Biotechnology group

Assessment and development of novel, efficient, selective and active electrocatalytic materials for toxic gases sensors for industrial safety and air quality control.


  • porous media
  • biosensors
  • electroanalytical
  • Chemical Sensing
  • catalysis
  • Sensor

Key Publications

  1. Sharel Pei. E,* Minkyung Kang, Paul Wilson, Lingcong Meng, David Perry, Andrew Basile and Patrick R. Unwin, High resolution visualization of the redox activity of Li2O2 in non-aqueous media: conformal layer vs. toroid structure, ChemComm., accepted in 19th February 2018.
  2. Sharel Pei. E, Nanostructured electroactive materials: applications in electroanalysis and electrocatalysis. PhD thesis, 2016, University of Warwick. 
  3. Sharel Pei. E, * Yang-Rae Kim, David Perry, Julie V. Macpherson and Patrick R. Unwin, Nanoscale electrocatalysis of hydrazine electro-oxidation at blistered graphite electrodes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 30458–30466.
  4. Sharel Pei. E, * Danqing Liu, Jeremy Sloan, Robert A. Lazenby, Marcio Vidotti, Julie V. Macpherson and Patrick R. Unwin, Electrodeposition of nickel hydroxide nanoparticles onto carbon nanotube electrodes: correlation of particle crystallography with electrocatalytic properties, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 16059-16068.
  5. Sharel Pei. E, * Thomas S. Miller, Julie V. Macpherson and Patrick R. Unwin, Controlled functionalisation of single-walled carbon nanotube network electrodes for enhanced voltammetric detection of dopamine. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 26394-26402.
  6. Thomas S. Miller, Siriwat Sansuk, Sharel Pei. E, Stanley C. S. Lai, Julie V. Macpherson and Patrick R. Unwin, Pt nanoparticle modified single walled carbon nanotube network electrodes for electrocatalysis: Control of the specific surface area over three orders of magnitude. Catal. Today, 2015, 244, 136-145.
  7. Chinwei Lai, Srimala Sreekantan, Pei San E and Warapong Krengvirat, Preparation and photoelectrochemical characterization of WO3-loaded TiO2 nanotube arrays via radio frequency sputtering. Electrochim. Acta, 2012, 77, 128-136.
  8. Chinwei Lai, Srimala Sreekantan and Pei San E, Effect of radio frequency sputtering power on W-TiO2 nanotubes to improve photoelectrochemical performance. J. Mater. Res., 2012, 27, 1695-1704.
  9. Srimala Sreekantan, Pei San E, Chinwei Lai and Warapong Krengvirat, Nanotubular transition metal oxide for hydrogen production. Adv. Mat. Res., 2012, 364, 494-499.

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