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Dr Jan Zhang

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Energy and Process Engineering

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Name
Dr Jan Zhang
Position(s)
Senior Research Fellow
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Energy and Process Engineering
Discipline *
Industrial Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering
Phone
+61 7 3138 7792
Fax
+61 7 3138 4132
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Adelaide), Masters of Engineering (Research)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research interests and expertise

  • biomass pretreatment and biorefining
  • biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials
  • process optimisation and scale-up

Current projects

  • advanced biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass
  • pretreatment for improved  biogas production
This information has been contributed by Dr Jan Zhang.

Teaching

Invited lecturer: BVB 328 – Applications in Biotechnology

This information has been contributed by Dr Jan Zhang.

Experience

Professional experience: 

  • 2016 – present, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities (CTCB), QUT
  • 2014 – 2016, Research Fellow, CTCB, QUT
  • 2008 – 2014, Research Fellow, Syngenta Centre for Sugar Cane Biofuels Development, CTCB, QUT
This information has been contributed by Dr Jan Zhang.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Revenue diversification from sugarcane fibre: novel technologies for the processing of bagasse for low-cost biofuels production
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
QUT051
Start year
2011
Keywords
Pretreatment; Biofuels; Ethanol