Dr Tiancun Xiao

Senior Research Fellow, Inorganic Chemistry; CEO, OxCCU Tech Ltd


Tiancun’s research is focused on overcoming the impacts of excessive emissions.

His research group have developed novel processes and catalysts to:

  • capture and utilise CO2, including turning it into jet fuel, fine chemicals or biodegradable plastics, e.g., poly glycolic acid (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyglycolide)
  • strip usable hydrogen from fossil fuels and
  • create clean hydrogen from plastic waste.

He is the CEO of OxCCU Tech Ltd, (www.oxccu.com)  a spinout company from Oxford University.