Winners of the Australia & New Zealand Scopus Researcher Awards 2019
On Tuesday 19th November 2019, Elsevier announced the winners and runner ups of the 2019 Excellence in Research Impacting a Sustainable Future and Excellence in Outstanding Early Career Research.
Full details can be read here.
Dr. Melanie Zeppel
Winner of the Excellence in Research Impacting a Sustainable Future | Macquarie University
Dr. Zeppel is passionate about addressing climate change and its impacts and has advanced both fundamental and socially relevant understandings of how heat waves and drought have impacted forest mortality.
Dr. Yang Bai
Winner of the Excellence in Outstanding Early Career Research | University of Queensland
Dr. Bai's research work is in the highly competitive area of quantum dots, perovskite photovoltaics and LEDs. Beyond photovoltaics, these quantum dot materials also significantly influence a number of other applications of local and global importance, including: lighting, display, and X-ray imaging, which will help position Australia at the forefront of smart optoelectronics.
Professor Vivian Tam
Runner up of the Excellence in Research Impacting a Sustainable Future | Western Sydney University
Professor Tam's research focuses on sustainability in construction, particularly on life-cycle analysis, green buildings and recycled concrete. Her invention, CO2 concrete, has the potential to enable the use of recycled concrete with the strength of virgin concrete, and addresses the issue of carbon capture and storage.
Dr. Qilin Wang
Runner up of the Excellence in Outstanding Early Career Research | University of Technology Sydney
Dr. Wang has developed an innovative technology called "Free Ammonia Technology" which maximizes energy recovery from sewage using a freely available by-product of sewage treatment: ammonia. His research has made high-quality contributions to waste water treatment with the potential to shift sewage treatment plants from energy consumers into energy producers.
Professor Anders Karlsson
Vice President, Global Strategic Networks | Elsevier
Chief Panelist of the Scopus Researcher of the Year Awards 2019