Professor Xiwang Zhang

ARC Future Fellow

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
xiwang.zhang@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54728

Overview

Prof. Xiwang Zhang is the Endowed Dow Chair in Sustainable Engineering Innovation at the University of Queensland, Director of UQ Dow Centre, and Director of ARC Centre of Excellence for Electrochemical Transformation of Carbon Dioxide (GetCO2). He was the Founding Director of ARC Industry Transformation Research Hub for Energy-efficient Separation (EESep) and the Deputy Director of Monash Centre for Membrane Innovation (MCMI) at Monash University before he moved to UQ in 2022. Prof. Zhang has more than 15 years of R&D experience in both academia and industry with demonstrated achievements in technology development and translation. His research focuses on membrane and advanced oxidation technologies for energy-efficient separation, water and wastewater treatment, resource recovery, green chemical synthesis, and renewable energy generation. Prof. Zhang was the recipient of the prestigious ARC Australian Research Fellowship, Future Fellowship and Monash Larkins Fellowship.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, ChinaU.M.T
  • Master of Environmental Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology
  • PhD, Chinese Acad.Sc.

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Kang, Yuan and Zhang, Xiwang (2022). Graphene-Based Membranes for Water Separation. Two-Dimensional-Materials-Based Membranes: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications. (pp. 83-112) wiley. doi: 10.1002/9783527829859.ch4

  • Abbasi, Zahra, Cseri, Levente, Zhang, Xiwang, Ladewig, Bradley P. and Wang, Huanting (2020). Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and MOF-derived porous carbon materials for sustainable adsorptive wastewater treatment. Sustainable nanoscale engineering: from materials design to chemical processing. (pp. 163-194) edited by Gyorgy Szekely and Andrew Livingston. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-814681-1.00007-2

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Zubir, Nor Aida, Da Costa, João C. Diniz, Yacou, Christelle, Motuzas, Julius and Zhang, Xiwang (2016). Physico-chemical properties of zinc partially substituted magnetite nanoparticles. 1st International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Technology, ICASET 2015, Penang, Malaysia, 21 - 22 December 2015. Melville, NY, United States: A I P Publishing LLC. doi: 10.1063/1.4965084

  • Zhang, Xiwang, Wang, David K. and Diniz da Costa, João C. (2014). Recent progresses on fabrication of photocatalytic membranes for water treatment. SP4 2013: Fourth International Conference on Semiconductor Photochemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, 23-27 June, 2013. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2013.11.019

PhD and MPhil Supervision

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Completed Supervision