Clean Energy

Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation


Forum on Clean Energy

February 2-6, 2017, Perth, Australia


Forum Program


Forum on Clean Energy

*Note: Presenters please get to the presentation venue 10 minutes earlier for preparation.

 2:00pm – 5:00pm, February 3, 2017, Friday

Session chair: Prof San Ping Jiang, Dr Dawei Su

2:00 pm – 2:25 pm


Keynote: Dr Phil Thick, Tianqi Lithium Australia Pty Ltd, Australia

“Adding value to lithium”

Seminar Room 2


UWA UniClub



2:25 pm – 2:55 pm Keynote: Dr Robert Kerr, Deakin University, Australia


2:55 pm – 3:15pm Invited: Dr Dawei Su, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

“Development of novel electrode materials for Na-ion batteries”

3:15pm – 3:30 pm Mr Shiyong Zhao, Curtin University & Institute of Metal Research, CAS, China

“Ultra-high sulfur loading electrodes for high energy lithium-sulfur batteries”

3:30pm – 3:45pm Afternoon tea UWA UniClub
3:45pm – 4:15pm Keynote: Prof Chun-Zhu Li, Curtin University, Australia

“Bioenergy and biofuels from non-food biomass”

Seminar Room 2


UWA UniClub



4:15pm – 4:35 pm Invited: Prof Sean Li, The University of New South Wales, Australia

“High performance oxide thermoelectric materials”

4:35 pm – 4:55 pm Invited: Dr Zhi-Gang Chen, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

“High-performance thermoelectric nanomaterials for power generation”

6:00pm – 8:00pm ACCSTI2017 & CABC Asian Gateway Forum Dinner Kings Park Frasers’


 9:00 am-12:30 pm, February 4, 2017, Saturday

Session chair: Prof Zongping Shao, Prof Huanting Wang

9:00 am – 9:30 am Keynote: Prof John Zhu, The University of Queensland, Australia

“High performance anode materials for direct methane fuel cells”

Seminar Room 2




9:30 am – 9:50 am Invited: Prof Hailei Zhao, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

“Structure and electrochemical performance of double perovskite anode materials”

9:50 am – 10:10 am Invited: Prof Yixiang Shi, Tsinghua University, China

“Liquid metal electrode direct carbon fuel cells; reaction mechanism and power generation unit”

10:10 am – 10:25 am Mr Shuai He, Curtin University, Australia

“Thermally and electrochemically promoted cathode/electrolyte interfaces in solid oxide fuel cells”

10:30am – 10:45am Morning tea  UWA UniClub
10:45 am – 11:05 am Invited: Prof Huanting Wang, Monash University, Australia

“Metal-organic coordination polymer derived carbon-based electrocatalysts”









Seminar Room 2




11:05 am – 11:25 am Invited: Prof Deli Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

“Ultra-low amount of Pt decorated Pd-based nanoparticles for the oxygen reduction reaction”

11:25 am – 11:45 am Invited: Dr Jian Liu, Curtin University, Australia.

“Design of nanoporous carbon spheres for energy conversion and storage”

11:45 am – 12:05 pm Invited: Prof Hui Yang, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, CAS, China.

“Single-atom dispersed Co-N/C nanofibers as durable oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts”

12:05 – 12:25 pm Invited: Dr Hao Liu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

“Materials development of Li-ion batteries”

12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch   UWA UniClub

 2:00pm – 5:30pm, February 4, 2017, Saturday

Session chair: Dr Jian Liu, Prof Yinong Liu

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Keynote: Prof Shijun Liao, South China University of Technology, China

“R&D of Core-shell structured low platinum catalyst at SCUT”




Seminar Room 2




2:30 pm – 2:50 pm Invited: Dr Yi Jia, Griffith University, Australia

“Defective carbons for electrocatalytic reactions: a defect catalysis mechanism”

2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Invited: Prof Pei Kang Shen, Guangxi University, China

“Applications of three-dimensionally constructed graphene powders in energy materials”

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm Invited: Dr Xinyi Zhang, Monash University, Australia.

“Nanostructured photocathodes for sunlight-driven conversion of nitrogen to ammonia”

3:30pm – 3:45pm Afternoon tea UWA UniClub
3:45 pm – 4:05 pm Invited: Dr Gang Li, The University of Western Australia, Australia.

“Encapsulation of energy gases without sustained pressure”

Seminar Room 2




4:05 pm – 4:25 pm Invited: Dr Ziqi Sun, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

“Molecular self-assembly of ultrathin 2D metal oxide nanosheets for sustainable applications”

4:25 pm – 4:45 pm Invited: Prof Wanqin Jin, Nanjing Tech University, China.

“Graphene-based membranes for molecular separation: design and preparation”

4:45 pm – 5:05 pm Invited: Prof Chunan Tang, Dalian University of Technology, China.

“Conceptural model of enhanced geothermal system based on excavation technology”

5:00pm – 5:30pm Closing Ceremony UWA UniClub


6:00pm – 8:00pm “Tianqi” Banquet Dinner Dragon Palace Restaurant