Meet our team of dedicated experts, who are driving our research success
The Centre for Clean Environment and Energy brings together key research staff across a diverse range of specialty areas.
Our remarkable expertise equip the Centre with the strength and capability to conduct excellent research across large-scale, complex environmental fields.
Follow the links to our individual profile pages for more information about our research strengths, publications and research candidate supervision.
Professor Huijun Zhao
Professor Huijun Zhao is Director of the Centre for Clean Environment and Energy, a research centre situated within the Environmental Futures Research Institute. CCEE focuses on innovative chemical, microbiological and nano-technological approaches to understand the effects of pollutants within the aquatic environment and soils, and renewable green energy sources.
Our researchers and their expertise
Professor Anthony (Tony) Carroll
Invertebrate biology, marine and estuarine ecology, medicinal and biomolecular chemistry, natural products chemistry and organic chemistry
Dr Shan Chen
Research interests in optoelectronic devices based on novel functional semiconductor materials (such as 2D materials, conducting polymers and perovskites) and interface structural design.
Dr Yuhai Dou
Synthesis and characterisation of atomically thin 2D nanomaterials, nanomaterials for electrocatalysis, nanomaterials for rechargable batteries.
Dr Yantao Li
Post Doctoral Research Fellow his work focuses on bioapplications of nanomaterials based on metal-organic frameworks(MOFs) for cancer therapy. His key research expertise is Core-shell nanostructures based on MOFs for tumor-targeted imaging both in vitro and in vivo, Nanocarriers based on MOFs for responsive drug release both in vitro and in vivo and Nanocomplexes based on MOFs for genetic cancer therapy.
Dr Porun Liu
Nanofabrication of inorganic, hybrid materials; photocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, DSSCs, fuel cells.
Dr Mohammad Al-Mamun
Oxygen evolution reaction, hydrogen evolution reaction, oxygen reduction reaction and dye-sensitised solar cells.
Dr Ge Shi
Research expertise includes Nanoparticles, Graphene related 2D materials, Wearable electronic devices.
Dr Munkhbayar Batmunkh
Research interests in Materials science, functional materials, 2D materials, carbon materials, energy storage/conversion, photovoltaic, perovskite solar cells, dye-sensitised solar cells, heterojunctional solar cells, electrocatalysis
Professor Zhiyong Tang
Controlled synthesis and assembly of nano materials, optoelectronic properties of nano materials, biological application of nano materials.
Professor Dan Wang
Inorganic synthesis chemistry and technology, hydrothermal chemistry and technology, structure chemistry.
Dr Yun Wang
Heterogeneous catalysis and renewable energy.
Dr Huajie Yin
Synthesis methods of different nanostructured materials and instrument operation of TEM, SEM, XRD, Raman, AFM, UV-vis, fluorescence spectrometer electrochemical workstation.
Dr Lei Zhang
Energy storage materials and second batteries, carbon-based/2D materials for electrocatalysis, functional polymer materials.
Professor Shanqing Zhang
Synthesis of nanostructured materials, photoelectrocatalytic system for water quality monitoring, photocatalytic degradation and detoxification of organic contaminants.
Dr Kun Zhao
Design and synthesis of coordination-based heterogeneous photocatalysts for CO2 reduction.
Dr Yulin Zhong
Graphene research and inorganic chemistry.
- Dr Chao Lai
- Sheng Li
- Professor Huagui Yang
- Christina Perry