School of Chemical Engineering


Yuxiang Hu was born in Anhui province, P. R China in 1991. He received BSc degree in School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering from Nanjing University (2012) and then obtained his Masters degree under the supervision of Prof. Jun Chen in the Key Laboratory of Advanced Energy Materials Chemistry (Ministry of Education, Nankai University). Currently, he is a PhD student studying at the School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland under the supervision of Prof. Lianzhou Wang.

Research Project

Title:  Applying nano materials as electrodes in Metal-ion batteries

Advisor:  Prof. Lianzhou Wang

Brief Summary of project:

Yuxiang Hu specialises in functional nanomaterials for enhanced electrodes material in the Metal-ion battery, such as Aluminum-ion battery, sodium-ion battery.

Research Skills

  • Metal-ion/oxygen
  • nanomaterials
  • catalysts

Achievement Highlights

  1. Y. Hu, B. Luo, D. Ye, X. Zhu, M. Lyu, L. Wang. 2017.  An Innovative Freeze-Dried Reduced Graphene Oxide Supported SnS2 Cathode Active Material for Aluminum-Ion Batteries. Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1606132. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201606132
  2. Y. Hu, D. Ye, B. Luo, H. Hu, X. Zhu, S. Wang, L. Li, S. Peng, L. Wang. 2018. A Binder-Free and Free-Standing Cobalt Sulfide@Carbon Nanotube Cathode Material for Aluminum-Ion Batteries. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 1703824. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703824.

PhD Student

Room: 103

Building: Don Nicklin Building (74)

p: 0478752006