Group News

July 20, 2019

 

Open Position!! 

PhD Project: Novel nanostructured materials for distinguishing molecules and ions with small size difference (Self-funded project)

 

Notes:

  1. Only for self-funded students or students who are applying for scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or elsewhere

  2. Students with a background in the selected disciplines are encouraged to apply:
    •    Chemical Engineering
    •    Materials/Chemical Science
    •    Chemistry

       •    A related subject with strong materials chemistry content. 

       •    Previous research experience in nanomaterials synthesis and membrane separation is highly desirable.

 

April 5, 2019

We are delighted to announce that our new group member, Ms Xiuming Wei, has been selected to receive both Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship and Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships awards. With both awards, Xiuming will receive full funding for her PhD studies on "Sustainable Lithium Mining and Recycling using Membrane Technology". Many Congratulations!

 

March 15, 2019

 

Mr Abhijit Wickramasinghe joined us as a visiting scholar. Welcome!  He will work on zeolite nanosheets and ultrathin membranes for gas separations.

 

February 04, 2019

 

The 36th European Membrane Society Summer School 2019 focusing on "Membranes for a Sustainable Future" will be hosted by the School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK). This special EMS summer School is going to be held from June 23 to 28, 2019 at the King’s Buildings Campus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Register Here: "Registration Portal"

 

Three levels of sponsorship are envisaged: Gold, Silver and Bronze. We hope that we can count on your sponsorship to make the 36th EMS Summer School an even greater success! If you would like to contribute to our event, please contact us.

 

 

November 12, 2018

 

Mr Fraz Butt joined us as a PhD candidate. Welcome!  He will work on Ultrathin Nanostructured Membranes for Efficient Gas Separation.

 

November 11, 2018

 

Open Position!! (Filled)

PhD Project: Sustainable Lithium Mining and Recycling using Membrane Technology (Self-funded project)

 

Notes:

  1. Only for self-funded students or students who are applying for scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or elsewhere

  2. Students with a background in the selected disciplines are encouraged to apply:
    •    Chemical Engineering
    •    Materials/Chemical Science
    •    Chemistry

       •    A related subject with strong materials chemistry content. 

       •    Previous research experience in nanomaterials synthesis and membrane separation is highly desirable.

 

November 2, 2018

 

Ms Chloe Zhang and Mr John Papaspiliou joined us as a master student. Welcome!

 

They will work on Direct Air Capture of CO2 Using Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets. This project is in collaboration with EnerGaia and the Ramkhamhaeng University in Thailand.

 

 

September 1, 2018

 

Ms Allana Lewis joined us as a PhD candidate. Welcome!  She will work on Hierarchical Nanofabrication of Microporous Materials with Enhanced Hydrothermal Stability for Efficient Catalytic Reactions and Adsorption-Based Separation.

 

 

August 1, 2018

 

Ms Ting Chen joined us as a PhD candidate. Welcome! She is the winner of 2017/2018 Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarship and Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship. She will work on Bioinspired Materials and Membranes for Energy-Efficient Liquid Separation.

 

 

July 30, 2018

 

PhD ProjectUltrathin Nanostructured Membranes for Efficient Gas Separation (Self-funded project) Closed!!!

 

Notes:

  1. Only for self-funded students or students who are applying for scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or elsewhere

  2. Students with a background in the selected disciplines are encouraged to apply:
    •    Chemical Engineering
    •    Materials/Chemical Science
    •    Chemistry

       •    A related subject with strong materials chemistry content

       •    Previous research experience in nanomaterials synthesis and membrane separation is highly desirable.

 

June 10, 2018

 

Delighted with the latest 2019 QS World University Rankings, that the University of Edinburgh rising to #18. Congratulations! Let's work on the continued success.

 

May 31, 2018

 

We thank PERVATECH BV and Dr Ir. Rob de Lange (Chief Commercial Officer) for their in-kind support to our research at the University of Edinburgh. This nicely designed SS316 membrane module type PVM-025-1 will be one of the central components in our crossflow cell system which is designed for continuous gas or liquid separation on ultrathin zeolite (or MOF) membranes.

 

May 6, 2018

 

Two summer projects on ultrathin membranes and biomimetic materials are successfully funded by School of Engineering, the University of Edinburgh and the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE), respectively. Congratulations! Two students (candidates allocated) will join us next month.

 

April 19, 2018

 

Open Positions!! 

PhD project 1: hierarchical nanofabrication of microporous materials with enhanced hydrothermal stability for efficient catalytic reactions and adsorption-based separation (filled)

 

PhD Project 2: Ultrathin Nanostructured Membranes for Efficient Gas Separation

 

Notes:

  1. Tuition fees + stipend are available for Home/EU students (International students can apply, but the funding only covers the Home/EU fee rate)

  2. Applications are welcomed from self-funded students or students who are applying for scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or elsewhere

  3. Students with a background in the selected disciplines are encouraged to apply:
    •    Chemical Engineering
    •    Materials/Chemical Science
    •    Chemistry

       •    A related subject with strong materials chemistry content

       •    Previous research experience in nanomaterials synthesis                or catalysis is highly desirable.

 

April 10, 2018

 

One of our PhD students has been awarded both the Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarship and Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship for 3.5 years. Congratulations! She will join us on Aug 1, 2018.

March 16, 2018

 

We received a RAEng: IAPP Award on Spirulina Production. We are one of the lead groups in the project. Congratulations!

March 12, 2018

 

Mr Zhipeng Chen who is an enrolled master student at the Guangdong University of Technology joined our group as a visiting scholar. Welcome! He will be working on the rational design of hierarchically structured zeolites and ​ultrathin MOFs (Metal-Organic Frameworks) membranes

March 2, 2018

 

We are constantly looking for dedicated and motivated researchers to join our group at all levels, undergraduate, master, PhD and postdoctoral. We specialize in porous materials (e.g. zeolites and MOFs) synthesis and characterization, separation, and heterogeneous catalysis.

 

Check out our research opportunities for students at all levels. 

 

PhD Project 1: Ultrathin Nanostructured Membranes for Efficient Gas Separation

PhD Project 2: Bioinspired Materials and Membranes for Energy-Efficient Liquid Separation 

March 1, 2018

 

Our paper titled "Liquid Phase Multicomponent Adsorption and Separation of Xylene Mixtures by Flexible MIL-53 Adsorbents" is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Dr Huang is one of the lead authors. Congratulations!

February 14-23, 2018

 

Dr Huang visited Prof Huanting Wang and Dr Anital J. Hill at Monash University and  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), respectively.

 

Dr Huang presented our recent research on Nanostructure Engineering of Porous Materials for Efficient Separation both at Monash University and CSIRO.

January 25, 2018

 

Dr Huang was invited to give a presentation at 1st International Conference on Bioinspired Materials and Membranes (IBMM2018) and the 1st International Conference on Energy-efficient Separation (iEESEP2018) in Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia.

January 22, 2018

 

Dr Huang joined the Editorial Board of International Journal of Bioprocessing and Biotechniques.

 

International Journal of Bioprocessing and Biotechniques is a peer-reviewed open access online journal which publishes disseminate ongoing research in multidisciplinary fields of using living cells and their components to obtain desired products from advanced technologies. This journal publishes research articles, review articles, case reports, mini reviews, editorials, perspective and short communications, etc.

January 4, 2018

 

Dr Huang was honoured as an Organizing Committee Member for “7th Edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Separation Techniques’’ during July 5-7, 2018 at Berlin, Germany. This conference is focusing on the theme – Launching the Innovative Ideas and Technologies of Separation Techniques.

Dr Huang will give a Keynote presentation on Separation techniques 2018. See you in Berlin!

 

December 29, 2017

 

Dr Huang was invited to guest edit a special issue in Membranes — Open Access Membrane Technology Journal addressing the topic of "Smart Membranes for Oil/Water Separation".

 

This Special Issue of Membranes attempts to include latest innovations in preparation and characterization of smart membranes and coatings, advanced oil/water separation processes, and modeling of the behavior of smart membranes. We encourage authors, especially those from top laboratories, to submit their latest results. Submissions of high-quality research in membrane scaling-up production/commercialization are also welcomed.

 

September 29, 2017

 

Dr Yi (Harvey) Huang joined School of Engineering, the University of Edinburgh on September 29, 2017.

 

Welcome to the Huang Research Group. We always look for outstanding undergraduates, MS, PhD graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows to join our team.

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