Title：Electrochemical Energy to Power a Sustainable Future
报告人：Professor Guoxiu Wang, University of Technology Sydney
Abstract: It is universally recognized that a dependence on foreign oil and/or gas creates national vulnerabilities and endangers social stability. Moreover, the gaseous emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and biomass are not only polluting the air of cities but are also creating a global warming with alarming consequences. It is crucial, therefore, to develop new materials or technologies to improve the electrochemical performance of rechargeable batteries with higher energy density.
Professor Wang has been working in the areas of Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Energy storage and conversion, Battery technology, and NanoScience and Nanotechnology for 20 years. He has performed extensive research on electromaterials for applications in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, lithium-air batteries, sodium-ion batteries, lithium–sulfur batteries, supercapacitors and fuel-cells, controllable synthesis of one dimensional semiconductor nanostructures and their applications for chemical and biosensors, and semiconductor quantum dots, quantum wires and quantum tubes for nanoscale electronic and photonic devices. He has won a large number of external research grants. Professor Wang has published over 400 refereed journal papers and delivered 100 keynote/invited talks/seminars worldwide. Highly Cited Researcher (Electrochemistry and Batteries). Wang's publications have attracted over 23000/29000 citations with an H-index of 78/93 (Web of Science/Google Scholar), highly cited in field 33 and hot papers in field 1.