Current Students

Siti Abdul Rahim

Siti ABDUL RAHIM
Bachelor of Biotechnology, Class 1 Honours, University of Queensland, 2013
Research Project: Modelling schizophrenia using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells and conductive biomaterials
Supervisors: Prof. Jeremy Crook, Dr. Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Prof. Xu-Feng Huang, Prof. Gordon Wallace


Ali Aghassi

Ali AGHASSI
B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, Karaj Islamic Azad University, 2008
M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry (Electrochemistry), K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 2010
Research Project: The effect of ionic additives on charge carrier dynamics of organic solar cells
Supervisors: A/Prof. Attila Mozer


Sara Ahmadi 120 160 

Sara AHMADI
BScTextile Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
MSc Textile Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Reaserch Project:  Controlled drug delivery for the treatment of epilepsy
Supervisors: Prof. G.G Wallace and Dr. S.E Moulton


Wed Al-Graiti

Wed AL-GRAITI
Bachelor of Chemistry, Thi-Qar University, Iraq
Master of Physical Chemistry, Thi-Qar University, Iraq
Research Project: Design and development of porous and active interfaces/scaffolds
Supervisors: Dr. Jun Chen, Dr. Javad Foroughi, Dr. Zhilian Yue 


Shazed Aziz

Shazed AZIZ
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University Ptura Malaysia, Malaysia
Research Project: Polymer fibre artificial muscle
Supervisors: Prof. Geoff Spinks, Dr. Javad Foroughi, Dr. Sina Naficy


Shannon Bakarich 120 160

Shannon BAKARICH
B. Nanotechnology
University of Wollongong
Research Project: Processable tough hydrogels for bionic muscles
Supervisors: Prof Geoff Spinks, A/Prof Marc in het Panhuis


Tom Barsby

Tom BARSBY
B.Sc (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK
Research project: Fabrication of 3D neural micro tissue constructs from iPSC-derived neural precursors
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Robert Kapsa, Prof. Jeremy Crook


danijel boskovic

Danijel BOSKOVIC
BSc (Nanotechnology) Honours Class 1, University of New South Wales, Australia
Research Project: Study and development of molecular machines
Supervisors: Dr G. Swiegers and Dr J. Chen


Yu Chen 150 160

Yu CHEN
BE Polymer Materials and Engineering, University of South China, China
MS Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Jiangxi Normal University, China
Research Project: Drug delivery from polymer structures
Supervisors: A/Prof Simon Moulton, Prof G.G Wallace


Zhi Chen

Zhi CHEN
BE, Clinical Medicine, Wuhan University of Science and Technology
MS, Opthalmology, Institute of Advanced Materials for Nano-bio Applications, Wenzhou Medical University
Research Project: Bioinks for stem cells
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Jeremy Crook, Dr. Xiao Liu


Syamak Farajikhah 

Syamak FARAJIKHAH
BSc Textile Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology(Tehran Polytechnic), Iran, 2008
MSc Textile Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology(Tehran Polytechnic), Iran, 2010
Research Project: Electroactive fibre sensor systems for fluidics
Supervisors: A/Prof. Peter Innis, Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Brett Paull


Lei Feng

Lei FENG
B.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering, DongHua University, China, 2010
Research Project: "Watching" nanomaterial-protein interactions in action using high-speed AFM
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, A/Prof. Michael Higgins, Dr. Paul Molino


Reece GATELY
BSc International Bachelor of Science (Hons, Chemistry), University of Wollongong, Australia
Research Project: Development of novel inks for hydrogels
Supervisors: Prof. Marc in het Panhuis


Yu Ge

Yu GE
B.Sc. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2009
M.Sc. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2012
Research Project:
Graphene and its inorganic analogues based electrodes for energy storage devices
Supervisors:
Prof. Gordon Wallace and Dr. Caiyun Wang


Joseph Georgio 120 160

Joseph GIORGIO
B Nanotechnology (Advanced), Honours (Class II Division I)
University of Wollongong
Research Project: Light weight and flexible solid-state dye-sensitised solar cells. Development of polymer-based dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) utilizing alternative design architectures.In order to achieve these new designs, new electrode materials will be developed.
Supervisors: Prof David Officer, Prof G.G Wallace


Qi Gu

Qi GU

Research Project: 3D structures to control stem cell fates
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Jeremy Crook


Christopher Hobbs 120 160

Chrisopher HOBBS
B. Biotechnology, University of Wollongong
Research Project: Developing a simple artificial photosynthetic reaction centre
Supervisors: Prof. David Officer


Yuhang Hou

Yuyang HOU
B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, Shanxi University, China
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry, Fudan University, China
Research Project: Development of metal oxide/porous carbon architectures as low-cost catalysts for li-air battery
Supervisors: Dr. Jun Chen, Prof Hua Liu, Dr. Jiazhao Wang


Xiaoteng Jia

Xiaoteng JIA
BSc Chemistry and Biotechnology, Jilin University, China, 2010
MSc Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Jilin University, China, 2013
Research Project: Biodegradable conducting polymers as batteries
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Dr. Caiyun Wang


Yuqing Liu

Yuqing LIU
BE Materials Science and Engineering (Polymer Materials), Zhengzhou University, China
Research Project: Development of porous rGO-based composite architectures for energy devices
Supervisors: Dr. Jun Chen, Prof. Gordon Wallace


Rodrigo Lozano 123x150

Rodrigo LOZANO
BS Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering, Instituto Politecnico Nacioncal, Mexico
MS Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlinton, USA
Research Project: 2D and 3D Neuronal network with embedded functional recording
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr Kerry Gilmore, Dr Brianna Thompson


Nicolas MARTINO

Research Project: Control systems for fuel-powered artificial muscles
Supervisors: Prof. Geoff Spinks, Dr. Sina Naficy, Dr, Javad Foroughi


Fahimeh Mehrpouya

Fahimeh MEHRPOUYA

Research Project: Nanodispersions and growth factors for printing, electrospinning and wetspinning into structures
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Simon Moulton, Prof. Robert Kapsa


 Azi Mirabedini 120 160

Azadeh MIRABEDINI
BS Polymer and Coating Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic, Iran
MSc Polymer Engineering, Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Iran
Research Project: Triaxial spinning of electrochemical fibre cells
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr Javad Foroughi


rhys mitchell 120 160

Rhys MITCHELL
B. Medicinal Chemistry Advanced, Honours, University of Wollongong
Research Project: Artificial Photosynthesis: Developing a simple, functional, light harvesting porphyrin-protein ensemble
Supervisors: Prof D. Officer and Dr P. Wagner


Gangrou PENG

Research Project: Study of novel shear thickening fluids
Supervisors: Weihua Li, Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Jie Ding


Kanlaya Pingmuang

Kanlaya PINGMUANG
BE Chemistry, Maejo University, Thailand
MS Chemistry, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Research Project: The design and development of novel metal alloy/metal oxide nanocomposites for sunlight driven water cleaning system
Supervisors: Dr. Jun Chen, Dr. Andrew Nattestad


Christina Puckert

Christina PUCKERT
B.Sc. Physical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen, Germany 
M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering, University of Dundee, Scotland 
Research Project: Quantifying stem cell adhesion on 3D structures at the molecular level
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, A/Prof. Michael Higgins, Prof. Jeremy Crook, Dr. Eva Tomaskovic-Crook


nick roach 120 160

Nicholas ROACH
B. Med. Chem. (Hons), University of Wollongong
Research Project: Artificial photosynthesis: Developing amphiphilic porpyrins for biomimetic structures
Supervisors: Prof David Officer, Dr Pawel Wagner, Prof G.G Wallace


Chaiyuth Sae-Kung

Chaiyuth SAE-KUNG
B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Research Project: Air and water stable polymer hybrid solar cells and their application to solar driven water splitting and fuel
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, A/Prof. Attila Mozer


Danial Sangian 120 160

Danial SANGIAN
BSc Polymer and Coating Engineering, IAUM, Iran
MSc Materials Engineering, University of Wollongong
Research Project: Mechanical advantage: bioimetic artificial muscle for micromachines
Supervisor: Prof Geoff Spinks, Dr. Sina Naficy


 Kati Schirmer 120 160

Katharina SCHIRMER
BSc Biomimetics, University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany
Research Project: Development of Polymer Systems for 3D Neural Regeneration
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Prof. Robert Kapsa, Dr. Anita Quigley, Dr. Brianna Thompson


 Kewei Shu 120 160

Kewei SHU
BSc. Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
MSc. Chemistry, Renmin University of China
Research Project: Graphene based materials for energy storage
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr. C Wang


Leo Stevens 120 160

Leo STEVENS
BSc Advanced (Chem) Honours I, University of Wollongong, Australia
Research Project: Patterning and stimulation of two and three dimensional printed neural networks
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Assoc Prof Marc in het Panhuis, Dr Kerry Gilmore


ryan sullivan 120 160

Ryan SULLIVAN
BS Biophysics, Wake Forest University, NC USA
Research Project: Engineering biomimetic neural interfaces
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr Zhillian Yue, Dr Michael Higgins


Prerna Tiwari

Prerna TIWARI
B.Tech. Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
M.Tech. Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, IndiaResearch Project: Highly efficient, low-cost and fully reversible hydrogen-oxygen fuel cell electrolyser
Supervisors: Prof. Gerhard Swiegers, Dr. George Tsekouras, Prof. Gordon Wallace


Adrian Tootell

Adrian TOOTELL
BEng (Materials), University of Wollongong, Australia
Research Project: Developing a Best Practice Model for Early Stage University-Industry Relationships 
Supervisors: Dr. Elias Kyriazia, Dr. Sam Garrett-Jones, Prof. Gordon Wallace


Aaron Waters 120 160

Aaron WATERS
BEng Materials Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
Research Project: Computer simulation of charge transfer processes in corrosion
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, A/Prof. Peter Innis, Prof. James Hill


Brendan WRIGHT
B Nanotechnology, Honours (Class II Division I)
Research Project: Investigation of driving force dependence of charge separation, recombination, and collection in low bandgap donor/acceptor organic photovoltaics
Supervisor: Dr Attila Mozer


Cody Wright 

Cody J. WRIGHT
BS Chemistry, Arkansas Tech University
MSc Analytical Chemistry, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Research Project: Electroactive Hydrogels
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr Stephen Beirne, Dr Robert Gorkin III 


Qijie Wu

Qijie WU
BSc. Material Chemistry, Jilin University, China
MSc. Biological Chemistry, Australian National University, Australia
Research Project: Solid state mesoscopic solar cells by using dye and CH3NH3Pbl3 as sensitisers
Supervisors: A/Prof. Attila Mozer, Dr. Andrew Nattestad


Changchun Yu

Changchun YU
BE Fire Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University
MS Safety Engineering, South China University of Technology
Research Project: Functional battery for cellular communications
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Dr. Caiyun Wang, Dr. Xiao Liu


Khalid Zainulabdeen

Khalid ZAINULABDEEN
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Al-Nahrain, Baghdad, Iraq
Research Project: Hydrogel materials
Supervisors: Prof. Marc in het Panhuis


Guanran Zhang 

Guanran ZHANG
BSc Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2008
MSc Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Australia 2013Research Project: Insight into light harvesting mechanisms using inorganic/organic ternary blends for organic solar cells
Supervisors: Dr. Tracey Clarke, A/Prof. Attila Mozer


Long Zhang

Long ZHANG
BE Applied Chemistry, Huaqiao University, China, 2011
MS Applied Chemistry, Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University, China, 2014
Research Project: Electrostatic control over chemical reactions
Supervisors: Dr. Simone Ciampi, Prof. Gordon Wallace


Hongrui Zhang

Hongrui ZHANG
BE Composites and Polymer ,Material Science of Engineering, Donghua University, China 
Research Project: Cellular-Material Interactions in 3-D Material Structures
Supervisors: Associate Professor Michael Higgins and Prof G G Wallace



Yuyao ZHANG
 

Research Project: Mining Gait Signals
Supervisors: Dr. Philip Ogunbona, Dr. Wanqing Li, Prof. Gordon Wallace


chen zhao 120 160

Chen ZHAO
MSc. Polymer Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
BSc. Applied Chemistry, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Research Project: Stretchable electrode and electrolyte for energy and storage devices
Supervisors: Prof G.G Wallace, Dr Caiyun Wang


long zhao 120 160

Long ZHAO
BE Chemical Engineering, Yanshan University, China
MSc Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China
Research Project: Porphyrin arrays: Towards 3D light harvesting
Supervisor: Dr Attila J. Mozer


Yong Zhao

Yong ZHAO
B.E. Polymer Materials and Engineering, Qingdao University, China
M.E. Material Science and Engineering, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Research Project: Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, Dr. Caiyun Wang


Tian Zheng

Tian ZHENG
BS Chemistry, Jilin University, China.
MS Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Jilin University, China
Research Project: Polymer-based multiferroic nanocomposites: Towards nanoscale and remote stimulation of cells
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Wallace, A/Prof. Michael Higgins, Dr. Zhilian Yue


Yan Zong 

Yan ZONG
BS in applied chemistry, Northwest University, China
MS in polymer science and engineering, the University of Southern Mississippi, USA
Research Project: Development of injectable and contactless nanoelectrodes for targeted electrical stimulation of nerve tissue
Supervisors: A/Prof. Michael Higgins, Dr. Zhilian Yue

Last reviewed: 5 April, 2016