Prof Xiwang Zhang

Director, UQ Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation

Prof. Xiwang Zhang is Endowed Dow Chair in Sustainable Engineering Innovation, Director of UQ Dow Centre, and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland. He was the Founding Director of ARC Industry Transformation Research Hub for Energy-efficient Separation and the Deputy Director of Monash Centre for Membrane Innovation at Monash University before he moved to UQ. 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 has more than 15 years of R&D experience in both academia and industry with demonstrated achievements in technology development and translation. Prof. Zhang was the recipient of the prestigious ARC Australian Research Fellowship, and Monash Larkins Fellowship. He was selected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry in 2020.

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