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Meet our school staff

Delivering excellence in research and education

Our staff, academics and researchers strive for excellence in chemical and biomolecular engineering.

School leadership team

Professor Ali Abbas, Head of School

Associate Professor John Kavanagh, Deputy Head of School

Ms Alexandra Missiris, School Manager

Professor PJ Cullen, Research Director

Professor Jun Huang, Postgraduate Coursework Director (Semester 1)

Professor Timothy Langrish, Postgraduate Coursework Director (Semester 2)

Associate Professor Alejandro Montoya, Teaching and Learning Director

Dr John Kavanagh, Undergraduate Coursework Director

Dr David Wang, Higher Degree Research Director

Dr Li Wei, International Student Advisor

Academic Staff

Process intensification and systems engineering:

Professor Ali Abbas

Professor Jun Huang

Associate Professor Alejandro Montoya

Dr Raffaella Mammucari

 

Radically new catalysts, materials, and synthesis processes:

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor Andrew Harris

Professor Jun Huang

Professor Zongwen Liu

Professor Marjorie Valix

Associate Professor Alejandro Montoya

Dr David Wang

 

Multiscale modelling:

Professor David Fletcher

Professor Timothy Langrish

Associate Professor Alejandro Montoya

Food process and supply chain innovation:

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor PJ Cullen

Professor Fariba Dehghani

Professor David Fletcher

Professor Timothy Langrish

Associate Professor John Kavanagh

Dr Amirali Ebrahimi Ghadi

 

Nutritional food for health and ageing populations:

Professor Fariba Dehghani

Professor Timothy Langrish

Associate Professor John Kavanagh

 

Value-added food products:

Professor Fariba Dehghani

Professor Timothy Langrish

Dr Raffaella Mammucari

Biomaterials and biomimetics:

Professor Fariba Dehghani

Professor Andrew Harris

Dr David Wang

 

Theranostics:

Professor Ali Abbas

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor Fariba Dehghani

 

Biomolecular and cellular characterisation:

Professor PJ Cullen

Professor Zongwen Liu

Mitigating carbon dioxide:

Professor Ali Abbas

Professor Andrew Harris

Professor Jun Huang

 

Energy storage:

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor Zongwen Liu

Dr Zengxia Pei

 

Carbon neutral energy conversion

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor PJ Cullen

Professor Zongwen Liu

Dr Fengwang Li

Dr Li Wei

Dr Shenlong Zhao

Clean water production, recovery, and recycling:

Professor Yuan Chen

Professor PJ Cullen

Professor David Fletcher

Professor Andrew Harris

Professor Marjorie Valix

Associate Professor John Kavanagh

Dr David Wang

 

Resource recovery and environmental remediation:

Professor Ali Abbas

Professor Jun Huang

Professor Marjorie Valix

Dr Amirali Ebrahimi Ghadi

Dr Fengwang Li

Dr Shenlong Zhao

Professional staff

Ms Agnes Constanti, Administrative Coordinator

Ms Victoria Hope, Administrative Coordinator

Ms Tina Lomas, Administrative Assistant

Ms Wendy Baird, Administrative Assistant to Head of School (Thursday - Friday)

Ms Tiffany Doan, Administrative Assistant to Head of School (Monday - Wednesday)

Dr Jeffrey Shi, Safety Officer and Building Manager

Ms Nancy Xie, Senior Technical Officer

Dr Tino Kausmann, Technical Officer

Ms Elizabeth Dobrinsky, Research Technical Support Staff