Wenxian Li

Wenxian Li is a Senior Lecturer and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He completed his undergraduate degree in Metallurgical Engineering at Northeastern University and his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wollongong (UOW). In 2011, he received the UOW VC’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, followed by an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Industrial) in 2012. He then joined the University of Western Sydney as a Lecturer and was awarded an Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Postdoctoral Fellowship. In 2015, he became a Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar) at Shanghai Institutions of Higher Learning, Shanghai University. Wenxian joined UNSW in 2022 and was awarded the ARC Future Fellowship in 2023.

His research focuses on catalysts with low energy consumption and high mass exchange. Wenxian has published 10 book chapters and over 200 refereed papers on superconductors, solar energy, and catalysts. He also serves on the Editorial Committees of the Journal of Advanced Ceramics and Scientific Reports.


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