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Biographical entry Lu, Max Gao-Qing (1963 - )

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Born
8 November 1963
Tasan, China
Occupation
Chemical engineer and University Administrator

Summary

Max Lu is "a world leading scientist in materials science and chemical engineering. He has made many significant and sustained contributions including the new method for synthesis of highly reactive single crystal TiO2, new insights into the surface chemistry and modifications of nanoporous materials, molecular engineering of membranes and efficient photocatalyst for clean energy and water. He has also demonstrated practical applications of nanomaterials in hydrogen energy and environmental processes with over 20 international patents." (from https://www.science.org.au/profile/max-lu)

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1987 - 1991
Career position - Tutor and Research Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland
1994 - 1998
Career position - Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
1997
Award - Young Researcher Award, International Union of Materials Research Societies
1998 - 2000
Career position - Associate Professor, University of Queensland
1999
Award - Vice-Chancellor's Research Excellence Award, University of Queensland
2000 - 2003
Career position - Director, The Nanomaterials Centre, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland
2000 - 2015
Career position - Professor of Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland
2001
Award - Orica Award, Institution of Engineers, Australia/Institute of Chemical Engineering/Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2002
Award - Le Fèvre Memorial Medal, Australian Academy of Science
2002 - 2004
Career position - Member, Expert Advisory Committee on Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Australian Research Council
2003
Award - R. K. Murphy Award, Industrial Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2003 - 2008
Career position - Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials
2003 - 2008
Award - ARC Federation Fellowship
2004 -
Award - Honorary President, Association of Chinese Australian Academics in Queensland
2004 - 2006
Career position - President, Advisory Board, Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia (FOCSA)
2005 - 2007
Career position - Member, Australia-China Fund Expert Panel, Commonwealth Department of Employment, Science and Training
2007
Award - ExxonMobil Award
2008
Award - ARC Federation Fellowship
2008 - 2009
Career position - Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Linkages), University of Queensland
2008 - 2010
Career position - Member, Queensland China Council
2009 - 2014
Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Queensland
2010 - 2013
Career position - Member, International Scientific Advisory Board, Great Barrier Reef Foundation
2010 - 2013
Career position - Member, National Emerging Technologies Strategy Expert Forum, Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation, Science and Tertiary Education
2011
Award - Chemeca Medal, Australian and New Zealand Federation of Chemical Engineers
2011 - 2012
Career position - Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland
2011 - 2016
Career position - Co-Chairman, BaoSteel Joint R&D Centre in Australia
2012 -
Award - Fellow, Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences
2012 - 2014
Career position - Member, Advisory Board, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation
2013
Award - Lifetime Achievement Award, International Mesostructured Materials Association
2013
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
2013 - 2016
Career position - Member, National Committee for Materials Science and Engineering, Australian Academy of Science
2014 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Society for Chemistry
2014 -
Award - Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia
2014 -
Career position - Member, 4th Overseas Chinese Expert Consultative Committee, State Council of China
2014 - 2016
Career position - Provost and Senior Vice-President, University of Queensland
2014 - 2016
Career position - Member, Sectional Committee, Applied Physical and Engineering Sciences, Australian Academy of Science
2015 -
Career position - Member, International Scientific Advisory Board, Great Barrier Reef Foundation
2016 -
Career position - Vice-Chancellor, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
2017
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to education, to national and international research in the fields of materials chemistry and nanotechnology, to engineering, and to Australia-China relations

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Helen Cohn