AsianScientist (Sep. 21, 2015) – University of Queensland (QU) Provost and Senior Vice-President Professor Max Lu has been awarded the 2015 Chemical Society of Japan’s lectureship award. He delivered his lecture on colloids and interfaces at a ceremony in Kagoshima, Japan on September 11, 2015.
UQ President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj said the honor recognized Lu’s status as a globally respected researcher in the fields of materials chemistry and nanotechnology.
“Max works with structures at a molecular level to make new and advanced materials,” Høj said. “His seminal discoveries have the potential to provide massive benefits to future generations in clean energy, the environment and health care.
Lu is Thomson Reuters highly cited scientist in both Chemistry and Materials Science categories (with more than 30,000 citations and h-index of 89). His numerous national and international awards include the China International Science and Technology Award, Orica Award, RK Murphy Medal, Le Fevre Prize, ExxonMobil Award, Chemeca Medal, Top 100 Most Influential Engineers in Australia and Queensland Great.
Lu is also an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, and a fellow of IChemE and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Source: University of Queensland.
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