Jie Yao

Jie Yao

School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Working on ab initio calculation and thermodynamic modelling of minerals (crystal/melts) to understand the structure, element partitioning and solubility behavior. Research has implications for critical metals storage, extraction and theory of mineralogy.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A) University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Mandarin) -
    English -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2021 University of Bayreuth Germany PhD
    2014 - 2015 University of Western Australia Australia Master
    2009 - 2013 China University of Geoscience (Wuhan) China Bachelor
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Yao, J., Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., & Ehrig, K. (2023). Ab initio crystal structures and relative phase stabilities for the aleksite series, Pb<sub>n</sub>Bi<sub>4</sub>Te<sub>4</sub>S<sub>n+2</sub>.. Acta crystallographica Section B, Structural science, crystal engineering and materials, 79(6), 482-494.
    2021 Yao, J., Frost, D. J., & Steinle‐Neumann, G. (2021). Lower Mantle Melting: Experiments and Thermodynamic Modeling in the System MgO‐SiO
    <sub>2</sub>. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(12), 11 pages.

  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2021 Yao, J. (2021). Constraints on Magma Ocean Crystallization in the Early Earth: Experiments, Thermodynamics and Ab initio simulations.
  • Event Participation

    Date Event Name Event Type Institution Country
    2023 - 2023 27th Australian Conference on Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference University of Western Australia -

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