Tim Zhao

Dr Tim Zhao

Grant-Funded Researcher (A)

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Fellowship Humboldt Research Fellowship Germany
    2017 Award IPAS Best Early Career Research Paper for 2016 IPAS/The University of Adelaide Australia
    2016 Scholarship Early Career Researcher International Conference Travel Scholarship
    2015 Invitation 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
    2015 Invitation Science at the Shine Dome
    2015 Invitation 7th HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates
    2014 Award National Awards for Outstanding Chinese Students Studying Overseas, 2013
    2013 Award Royal Society of New South Wales Scholarships
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 Macquarie University Australia Ph.D, in Nano-/Bio-photonics
    2009 University of Science & Technology of China China M.Sc., in Luminescent Nanomaterials
    2006 Inner Mongolia University China B.Sc., in Applied Physics
  • Research Interests

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Human gut-pancreas chip - a novel in vitro model for diabetes study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Weikun Huang
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Mechanistic Studies of Tellurite-Based Glasses for Enhancing Visible Transparency and Ionic Conductivity Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xuanzhao Pan
    2017 - 2019 Co-Supervisor A microfluidic sensing system for simultaneous monitoring of extracellular Ca(II) and insulin secretion Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Weikun Huang
    2015 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Tellurite Glass Film for Enhanced Emission and Collection Efficiency of NV Centre in Nanodiamond Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Xuanzhao Pan
    2015 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Noble metal nanoparticles in glass: A universal pathway towards light modulation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yunle Wei
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2014 - ongoing Member Asia Nano Forum Young Leaders Committee
  • Position: Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
  • Email: tim.zhao@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134380
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: The Braggs
  • Org Unit: School of Physical Sciences

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