Name of Group Leader:
Prof. Huakun Liu
Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials
University of Wollongong,
Squires Way, Fairy Meadow, NSW 2519, Australia
61 2 4221 5225
61 2 4221 5731
Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:
Fabrication of Nanomaterials as active materials for lithium ion batteries
Nanomaterials for hydrogen storage
Electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:
We have extensively working on the nanomaterials for energy storage and conversion for more than 8 years. The group includes 4 researchers, 8 PhD students and 1 technical suppport staff. The current annul budget is around half million excluding the salary of staff members.
Nanotechnology research facilities:
SEM, FESEM, TEM, AFM, XRD, autoclaves, CHI 660B Electrochemical working station, charge/discharge tester, PCI for hydrogen properties characterization, etc.