Alumni

Graduates

 Year

Thesis title

Subsequent position (last known)

Dr Graeme Bushell

1999

Studying the primary particle polydispersity in fractal aggregates

Senior Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW

Dr Donia Friedman (nee Beydoun)

2000

The development of a novel magnetic photocatalyst: preparation, characterisation and implication for organic degradation in aqueous system

Research Scientist, Dupont Titanium Technologies

Mr Isaac Tsui

2000

The dewatering of coal slurry

Process Manager at SITA, Australia

Dr Jing Guan

2000

Implications of floc structure to solid-liquid separation processes in waste water treatment

Research Fellow, School of Civil Engineering, UNSW

Dr Daniel Woodfield

2001

Aggregate behaviour in Hydrocyclones

Climate Strategy and Analysis at Rio Tinto                                                       

Dr Ken Chiang

2001

Catalysts for the photocatalytic remediation of toxic cyanidation waste

Research Project Leader, Gas Processing and Conversion Division, CSIRO

Dr Metta Penpolcharoen

2002

Titania Coated Hematite Particles

 

A/Prof. Cordelia Selomulya

2002

Development of an integrated model to assess system performance in solid-liquid separation

Associate Professor, Dept of Chemical Engineering, Monash University.

Dr Veronica Vamathevan

2003

The role of silver deposits on titania in the photocatalytic oxidation of organics in aqueous media.

National Measurement Institute, Australia

Dr Kevin Foong

2004

Floc formation in acidic beverages produced from cane sugar

National Product Manager, Malcolm Thompson Pumps

A/Prof. Timothy Tan

2004

Photocatalytic reduction of selenate and selenite: Water/Wastewater treatment and the formation of nanoselenium compounds

Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, NTU, Singapore

Dr Sarah Grundy (nee Watson)

2004

Optimising the preparation of a novel magnetic photocatalyst

Senior Project Manager, James Hardie Building products

Dr Cheryl Halim

2004

Investigating the leaching of heavy metals from cementitious waste and contaminated soil – assessing the applicability of standard leaching procedures

Associate Environmental Engineer, Coffey Environments Pty Ltd.

Dr May Lim

2004

Computational and physical modelling of floc behaviour in a vortex separator

Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW

Dr Peter Marsh

2005

Simulation of orthokinetic aggregation

 

Dr Nu Vi Nguyen

2005

Photoreduction of Cadmium and Other Heavy Metals in Waters Using Photocatalysis

Division Director at Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety

Mr Nguyen Hoang Tran

2006

Effect of Nanosize Metal Deposits on Titanium Dioxide Photocatalysts

 

Dr Mandalena Hermawan

2006

An Experimental Study of the Relationship between Floc Properties and Sediment Compaction

Research Manager, ARC Centre of Excellence of Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chem. Eng, UNSW

Dr Sai Wei Lam

2006

Photocatalysis Degradation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and the Effect of Dissolved Metal Ions

Senior Process Engineer at Midwest Vanadium Pty Ltd

Dr Cissilia Djongkah

2006

Effect of Pt and Ag Metals to the Degradation of Trichloroethylene, Etylene, Ethane, and Toluene by Gas Phase Photocatalysis

Environmental Engineer, Coffey Environments Pty

Dr Wey Yang Teoh

2007

Flame Spray Synthesis of Catalyst Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Mineralisation of Organics and Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong

Dr Julie Glasscock

2008

Nanostructured Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production using Sunlight

Research Fellow, Technical University Denmark

Dr Wee Yong Gan

2009

Synthesis of Synthesis of Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films for Environmental Remediation

Process Engineer, Chevron Energy, Australia

Mr Woon Shin Law

2009

Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials for Self-Cleaning and Solar Energy Application

Plant Engineer at Agro-TechNPK, Malaysia

Dr Dan Li

2009

Functionalisation of Magnetic Particles for Bioseparation

Chevron Energy, Australia

Dr Sanly Liu

2009

Advanced Oxidation Processes for the Removal of Natural Organic Matter

Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW

Dr Richard Kydd

2009

Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Catalysts

Senior Associate, Partners in Performance, Management Consulting, Sydney

Ms Soo Li Lee

2009

Gas phase photocatalysis

 

Dr Andrew Sim

2010

Hydrogen Generatin from Methane Decomposition

 

Dr Frans Denny

2010

Development and Optimisation of a Novel Optical Fibre Photoreactor for Photocatalytic Applications

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Dr Kho Yung Kent

2010

Design of novel nanocomposites by flame spray pyrolysis for water splitting & environmental remediation

Engineer, Parson Birchenhoff

Dr Maria Arsianti

2011

Preparation and Functionalisation of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery Applications

Process Engineer, Metal-Ardagh Group, ANZ

Dr Ian Goon

2011

Preparation and Functionalisation of Magnetic Gold Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Boston Consulting

Mr Nicholas Bell

2012

Anchoring TiO2 Nanoparticles on Graphene Sheets for Photocatalytic Light Energy Conversion

 

Dr Kunlanan Kiatkittipong

2012

Metal Oxide Support Morphology Effects on the Water-Gas-Shift Reaction

Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, King Mongkut University, Thailand

Dr Yun Jung Ho

2012

Flexible Hybrid Solar Cells Using CuInS2 on TiO2 Nanotubes Array

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Queensland

Dr. Charlene Ng

2012

Synthesis of tungsten oxide for solar energy conversion and water splitting applications

Postdoctoral Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW

Dr Li Yarong

2012

Speciation and microbial transformation of chromium, arsenic and mercury in municipal landfill leachate

Team Leader, Chemical Forensics, Environmental Protection Science Branch, Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH)

Dr Roslyn Tedja

2012

The impact of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on human lung cell lines in vitro

Postdoctoral Researcher, EnGeneic Cancer Research Foundation

Dr Esther Kok

2012

The influence of alumina Supported Cobalt Catalysts on Synthetic Fuel Production

Scientist I, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A Star, Singapore

Dr Hilda Wiogo

2012

Design and Theoretical Studies of Magnetite Nanoparticles Stability in Biological Media

Lecturer, IPH School, Surabaya

Dr Wenny Irawaty

2012

Insights into photocatalytic Oxidation by Bare and Platinised TiO2: the Impact of Adding Hydroxyl Functional Groups to Butanedioic Acid and Propanol

Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, Universitas of Widya Mandala, Surabaya

Dr Mega Ng

2014

Development of strategic and integrated approaches to address different organic removal techniques and the impact of variability in water characteristics for drinking water treatment processes

Assistant Scientist, Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW)