Title: Towards Cost-Effective, Stable and Greener Perovskite based Technologies
Speaker: Prof. Hongxia Wang
Biography: Dr. Hongxia Wang is a full Professor at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia and a theme leader in two research centres at QUT (Centre for Materials Science and Centre for Clean Energy Technology and Practice). Her research has been primarily focus on development of new routes to enhance performance and stability of next generation solar cells and energy storage devices. She has carried out extensive research in the area of dye sensitized solar cells, perovskite solar cells, CZTS based thin film solar cells as well as supercapacitors, batteries. She has published over 160 peer-reviewed scientific articles with total citation over 5000 times and two book chapters to date. She has h-index=44. She is lead inventor of four patents in the area of energy materials. She has co-organized two scientific special issues in the area of solar cells and supercapacitors as Guest Editor. She was recipient of “Solar Energy Journal Best Paper Award for 2016 in the topic of Photovoltaics” by International Solar Energy Society. She was also recipient of several prestigious fellowships including “Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship”, “ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Industry)”, “Queensland University of Technology Vice-Chancellor Senior Research Fellow”. She was awarded QUT’s “ Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award for Best Research with Real World Impact” in 2015 an 2017 respectively. Currently she is a member of Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Expert.