Zhigang Chen received his Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering from the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Science, China, in 2008. After his Ph.D. degree study, he moved to the University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, as an Australian Postdoctoral Fellow and then he continues to work at the University of Queensland as a Queensland Smart State Future Fellow. In 2012, he won a Queensland International Fellowship to undertake research at California Institute of Technology for four months. His research focuses on advanced thermoelectrics and electronic semiconductors from synthesizing smart materials to understanding the underlying physics and chemistry.
Biography Updated on 21 March 2015