Researcher Profiles

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Professor Michael Young

Professor
Faculty of the Professions

Mike Young holds a Research Chair in Environmental and Water Policy at the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University. He was the Founding Executive Director of the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. Mike holds an honorary Chair at the University College London.

Associate Professor Richard Young

Head Intestinal Nutrient Sensing Group
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Associate Professor Richard L Young is a Senior Research Fellow within the Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, based at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). He is a member of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health (2013-18, University of Adelaide), an exceptional framework for linkage between basic and clinical researchers in endocrinology and gastroenterology.

Dr Andrea Yool

Professor and Head of Physiology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Andrea is the Director of Research Education for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) and Professor of Physiology at the University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Dr Lisa Yelland

NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Yelland is an NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and in the School of Population Health at The University of Adelaide. As a biostatistician specializing in maternal and infant health, her research broadly aims to improve the statistical quality of perinatal trials. She is currently investigating methods for designing and analysing such trials when clustering is present due to the inclusion of multiple births.

Shangzhe Xie

Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Faculty of Sciences

Dr Zonghan Xie

Associate Dean - International
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Dr Zonghan Xie grew up in eastern China in a small town named Huaibei, Anhui Province. He studied Materials Science and Engineering at Northeastern University (东北大学) and Southeast University (东南大学), both in China. In 2004 Dr Xie received his PhD (Materials Engineering) from the University of NSW (UNSW), supported by the IPRS scholarship program of the Australian Government. After that, he was awarded an Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Australian Research Council.

Dr Jianjun Xiang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

My research interests mainly include environmental epidemiology (climate change, workplace heat exposure, and infectious diseases) and the relevant statistical methods required for it, such as time-series analysis, logistic regression analysis and qualitative research skills.

Currently, I am doing an AusAid project with aims to investigate the public health impact of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases due to climate change.

Dr Qi Wu

Senior Research Associate
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

I am currently working as a postdoc researcher at Australian Centre for Visual Technologies in the University of Adelaide.

Before that, I got my PhD degree in Media Technology Research Centre of Department of Computer Science, University of Bath, supervised by Dr. Peter Hall and Dr. Matthew Brown. My educational background is primarily in computer science and mathematics. I am holding MSc degree in Global Computing & Media Technology from University of Bath and BEng degree in Information and Computing Science from China Jiliang University, China.

Mr Junhua Wu

Higher Degree by Research Candidate
PhD Student
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Junhua Wu is a current PhD candidate in the School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. His main research areas are in bio-inspired algorithms and optimisation. He also has interests in machine learning, big data and search-based software engineering.

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