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Professor Huai Yong Zhu

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Nanotechnology and Molecular Science

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Name
Professor Huai Yong Zhu
Position(s)
Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Nanotechnology and Molecular Science
Discipline *
Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural, Chemical Engineering, Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry
Phone
+61 7 3138 1581
Fax
+61 7 3138 1804
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Antwerp State Universtiy Centre)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • RACI
  • Clay Society
  • Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis
Keywords

adsorption and adsorbents, alumina nanofibres, ceramic membranes, characterisation of nanostructures, hydrothermal synthesis, inorganic nanostructures, nanomaterials, phase transition of nanostructure, photocatalysts, titanate and titania nanofibres

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

Biography

Research theme: Environment

Research discipline: Chemistry

Research program: Novel materials and nanotechnology

Research area

  • Direct photocatalysis of metal nanoparticles
  • Novel sorbents for removal of heavy metals and radioactive ions from water
  • Nanofibres and nanotubes of metal oxides and metallates.
  • Efficient photocatalysts of one-dimensional TiO2.
  • Ceramic membranes with nanomesh of metal oxides.

Areas of expertise

  • Photocatalysis
  • Inorganic nanomaterials
  • Sorption
  • Ceramic filtration membranes
  • Environment technology.

Current grants

  • ARC DP0559724 Meshes of Oxide Nanofibres for Next-Generation Ceramic Membranes
  • ARC DP0557945 Reactions of Nanoparticles of Metal Oxides and Hydrous Oxides and their Applications in Photocatalysts and Electrode Materials
  • ARC Linkage International LX0454455 Nanostructures of Titanium Dioxide and Titanates by Wet-chemistry
  • ARC Linkage LP0562076 Solar Nano-photocatalytic Disinfection and Mineralization of Treated Wastewater from Sewage Treatment Plants.

Selected research projects

  • Direct photocatalysis of metal nanoparticles
  • Novel sorbents for removal of heavy metals and radioactive ions from water
  • Nanofibres and nanotubes of metal oxides and metallates
  • Efficient photocatalysts of one-dimensional TiO2
  • Ceramic membranes with nanomesh of metal oxides
  • Catalysts and adsorbents from layere clays
  • High performance adsorbents for environmental applications.

This information has been contributed by Professor Huai Yong Zhu.

Teaching

Teaching Discipline: Chemistry

Teaching Areas:

  • Materials Chemistry
This information has been contributed by Professor Huai Yong Zhu.

Publications


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