Lianzhou Wang is currently a Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering and Research Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials (ARCCFN), the University of Queensland. He received his PhD degree from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999. Before joining UQ in 2004, he has worked at two leading national research institutions (NIMS and AIST) of Japan as a research fellow for five years. Since joining UQ, he has worked as ARC QEII Fellow (2006), Senior Lecturer (2007), Associate Professor (2010), and Professor (2012) in School of Chemical Engineering and ARCCFN.
In the last six years' time, as a Chief Investigator, he has succeeded in winning 13 ARC grants, two CSIRO Flagship Cluster projects, one major Queensland Government fund, one CRC project and a number of UQ grants. Prof. Wang has contributed more than 150 original journal publications (including top ranking journals such as Angew. Chem., Adv. Mater., J. Am Chem. Soc., Adv. Funct. Mater., ACS Nano, etc.), 11 patents and over 100 presentations. He is serving as Associate Editor of Journal of Nanoparticle Research and Chinese Science Bulletin. Prof. Wang has won several prestigious Fellowships/awards including STA Fellowship of Japan, ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship of Australia, UQ Research Excellence Award of 2008, Scopus Young Researcher Award of 2011 (for outstanding researchers under 40 yo, Engineering and Technology, Australian Universities), and ARC Future Fellow of 2012.