People

Lab director:  Dr. Yuan Chen

  • Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Editor, CARBON
  • Editor, Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Chair, Australian Carbon Society​ 

Dr. Li Wei 

ARC Future Fellow

Dr. Asif Mahmood 

Research Fellow

Dr. Zhi Zheng 

Research Officer


Industrial Research Fellows

Dr. Ben Chivers (senior research fellow)
Dr. Victor Lo (research fellow)
Dr. Liuyue (Carol) Cao (research fellow)


PhD student

Zixun Yu
Yuanyuan Yao
Yongchao Yang
Fangzhou Liu
Yangyang Liu
Jing Li
Yanxi Yu
Yuqi Pan
Chang Liu
Leo Lai

M Phil student

Zhuyu Wang

Previous lab members:

Dr. Shenlong Zhao (FH Loxton Fellow) 2019-2021 (DECRA Fellow, University of Sydney)
Dr. Junsheng Chen PhD 2018-2021 (Associate Professor, Dalian Maritime University)
Dr. Xinshi Zhang PhD 2018-2021 (Peking University)
Dr. Nikan Noorbehesht Senior research fellow 2019-2021 (Sicona Battery Technologies)
Dr. Zengxia Pei Postdoc 2018-2021 (DECRA Fellow, University of Sydney)
Dr. Ziwen Yuan PhD 2017-2020 (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Dr. Xiao Sui PhD 2017-2020 (University of New South Wales)
Dr. Muhammad Adil Riaz PhD 2017-2020
Dr Chaojun Wang PhD 2017-2020 (AECC Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials)
Dr. Zheng Zhou PhD 2016-2019 (Lecturer, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)
Dr. Xuncai Chen 
PhD 2016-2019​ (Associate Professor, Southern Medical University, China)
Dr. Fei Liu Visiting researcher 2017-2019 (Guangdong Institute of Microbiology)​
Dr. Shengli Zhai ​​PhD 2014-2018​ (University of Alberta, “Second Place Distinction” for the 2019 Carbon Journal Prize)
Dr. Huseyin Enis Karahan PhD 2013-2017 (Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Brian Kelly Award by the British Carbon Group 2018, 2019 Carbon Journal Prize, JSPS fellow)​
Dr. Yang Yuan PhD 2012-2017 (Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute)
Dr. Kunli Goh PhD 2012-2016 (Nanyang Technological University, “Second Place Distinction” for the 2017 Carbon Journal Prize)
​Dr. Wenchao Jiang PhD 2011-2015 (Liuhe Capital, Shanghai)
Dr. DingshanYu Postdoc 2013-2015 (Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, winner of 1000 young talents, China)
Dr. Rongmei Si PhD 2009-2014 (Start-up company, Tianjin)
Dr. Hong Wang PhD 2009-2013 (Associate Professor, Southwest Petroleum University, China)
Dr. Shaobin Liu PhD 2008-2012 (Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad 2011, Prometheus Capital, Bejing)
Dr. Fuming Chen Postdoc 2010-2012 (Contour Energy Systems)
Dr. Jian-Min Shen Postdoc 2009-2011 (A*STAR, ICES)
Dr. Qiang Wang PhD 2007-2012 (Associate Professor, Nanjing University of Technology, China)
Dr. Shihe Bai ​Postdoc 2009-2011
Dr. Bo Wang PhD 2006-2009, (A*STAR Oversea Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Dr. Zhengshong Lou  Postdoc 2006,  (AIST, Japan)

Ms. Yihan Wang Master 2021
Mr. Haozhu Wang Master 2021
Ms. Jiani Wang Undergraduate 2020 (Master, Cambridge University)
Ms. Sunyao Yan Master 2020
Ms. Yuhan Xie Master 2018 (PhD, University of Technology Sydney)
Mr. Yaojie Lei Master 2017 (PhD, University of Wollongong)
Ms. Xintian Wang Undergraduate 2015 (Master, University of Oxford)
Mr. Jian Chang Undergraduate 2015 (PhD, University of Pennsylvania​)
Mr. Qihui Qian Undergraduate 2015 (PhD, MIT)
​Mr. Zuoqun Cao Undergraduate 2012 (Master, University of Cambridge)
Mr. Andong Liu Undergraduate 2011 (PhD, MIT)
Ms. Lin Hao Undergraduate 2010 (PhD, NUS-Imperial College, UK)
Mr. Guo Shiou Foo Undergraduate 2010 (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology) 
Mr. Hanbin Zheng Undergraduate 2009 (ERASMUS MUNDUS Grant by EU, PhD, Bordeaux (France) and Lisbon (Portugal))
Ms. Le Thi Phuong Thanh  Undergraduate 2008 (Exxonmobil, Singapore)
Ms. Jia Jun Loh Undergraduate 2008 (Accenture)
Mr. Denny Liauw  Undergraduate 2008 (NTU catalysis Gold Medal, Sunstar, Japan)
Mr. Teng Hooi Goh, Undergraduate 2008 (PhD, Yale University)
Mr. Lu Yao Undergraduate 2008 (PhD, University of Pennsylvania)


Current research collaborators:

Prof. Qiang Zhang Tsinghua University
Prof. Ralph Krupke Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Prof. Zongwen Liu The University of Sydney
Prof. Xiaozhou Liao The University of Sydney
Prof. Liang Wang Tianjin University of Technology
Prof. Tae-Hyun Bae Nanyang Technological University
Prof. Hokyong Shon University of Technology Sydney
Prof. Graeme Henkelman The University of Texas, Austin
Dr. Li Hao Technical University of Denmark
Dr. Dong Suk Han Qatar University