Executive Editor of Microstructures
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia.
Senior Editorial Board Member of Microstructures
School of Chemistry and Physics, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
Prof. Zhi-Gang Chen is a Professor of Energy Materials at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He received his PhD degree at the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. Before joining QUT, he has worked at the University of Queensland and University of Southern Queensland with various prestigious fellowships, including UQ Postdoctoral Fellowship, ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship, and QLD Smart Future Fellowship. In 2012, he won a Queensland International Fellowship to undertake collaborative research at California Institute of Technology. His expertise is concentrating in smart thermoelectrics from synthesizing materials to understanding their underlying physics and chemistry. His research has been well awarded by receiving a few competitive research grants, as well as prestigious awards/fellowships, all at national, state and university levels. In total, Dr Chen received ~A$20,000,000 (including 6 ARC Discovery and 2 ARC linkage projects) in research grants to support the research. Currently, Dr Chen is leading 3 ARC discovery projects, 2 ARC Linkage projects, and 3 industry investments. Dr Chen is one Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (Top 0.1% researcher in the world) and has authored over 360 high-impact journal publications. These publications have attracted over 25000 Scopus citations and H index of 81.
Advances in conducting polymer-based thermoelectric materials and devices