Lianzhou Wang, Ph.D., serves currently as an Associate Professor at School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Queensland, QLD, Australia. Before joining UQ in 2004, he has worked at two leading national research institutions (National Institute for Materials Science and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) of Japan as a Research Fellow for five years. His research focuses on the synthesis, characterization, and application of functional nanomaterials for use in cleaner and more efficient energy conversion/storage systems, including photocatalysts, rechargeable lithium batteries, and water treatment membranes. In the last five years, as a Chief Investigator, he has succeeded in a large number of competitive grants from Australian Governments and UQ. He has contributed more than 100 original journal publications, 11 patents, and over 80 presentations. He also won several prestigious fellowships/awards including STA Fellowship of Japan, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship of Germany, ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship of Australia, UQ Research Excellence Award of 2008, and the Runner-Up of the Scopus Young Research Award of 2010 (Engineering and Technology).
Biography Updated on 28 November 2011