Shizhang Qiao

Professor Shizhang Qiao is a Chair Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering and the founding Director of the Center for Materials in Energy and Catalysis (CMEC) at the University of Adelaide (UoA), Australia. His research expertise lies in nanostructured materials for electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, batteries, and other new energy technologies. He has co-authored 520 papers in refereed journals, with 112,500 citations, resulting in an h-index of 170.

In recognition of his research achievements, Dr. Qiao has been awarded several prestigious awards, including inaugural ARC Industry Laureate Fellow (2023), the South Australian Scientist of the Year (2021), inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research at UoA (2019), ARC Australian Laureate Fellow (2017), ExxonMobil Award (2016), and ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA, 2013), among others.

He is an elected Fellow of Australian Academy of Science (FAA), a Fellow of the International Institute of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE), the Royal Chemical Society (FRSC), and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI CChem). Dr. Qiao is the Editor in Chief of EES Catalysis (RSC) and also recognised as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (over 120 current ESI Top 1% highly cited papers) in three categories (Chemistry, Materials Science, Environment and Ecology).

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