Zaiping Guo

Professor Zaiping Guo


School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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

Professor Zaiping Guo is an ARC Australian Laureate Fellow at School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, The University of Adelaide. She received a PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Wollongong in 2003. Before joining The University of Adelaide, she was a Distinguished Professor in the school of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic, and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, University of Wollongong. Her research focuses on the design and application of electrode and electrolyte materials for energy storage and conversion, including rechargeable batteries, hydrogen storage, and fuel cells. She published more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed Journals, and these publications have been cited >36,000 times with an h-index of 103. Her research achievements have been recognized through numerous awards, including NSW Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering (2020), ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2010, ARC Future Fellowship (FT3) in 2015, ARC Laureate Fellowship in 2021, and the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher Award in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Principal Supervisor MXene as a Multifunctional Additive in Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Safe and High Energy Density Lithium Metal Batteries Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Caoyu Wang
    2022 Principal Supervisor Stabilizing the lattice oxygen and phase structure of layered transition metal oxides as cathodes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Wei Zheng
    2022 Principal Supervisor The optimization and characterization of layered cathodes for lithium-ion batteries. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jingxi Li
    2022 Principal Supervisor Weakly solvated electrolyte for high performance lithium metal batteries Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mingnan Li
    2022 Principal Supervisor Electrolyte systems for aqueous zinc-ion batteries Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Guanjie Li
    2021 Principal Supervisor Research towards anode protection in Li metal batteries and Zn ion batteries. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Yanyan Wang
    2021 Principal Supervisor Development of high-performance lithium-carbon dioxide batteries. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Liang Sun
    2021 Principal Supervisor Deep Eutectic Solvent for Li-Battery Cathode Recycle Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yanqiu Lyu
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Metal Phosphide as Advanced Anode Materials for Rechargeable Sodium-/Potassium-ion Batteries University of Wollongong - Doctorate - Fuhua Yang
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Board Member Energy Storage Materials Elsevier Netherlands
    2017 - ongoing Board Member Green Energy & Environment Elsevier Netherlands
    2014 - ongoing Associate Editor ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces ACS United States
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83133213
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering North, floor 2
  • Org Unit: Materials Engineering

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