Our People

Team Leaders

Brian Haynes David Fletcher Dr Alejandro Montoya
Professor Brian Haynes
T +61 2 9351 3435
Adjunct Professor David Fletcher
T +61 2 9351 4147
Dr Alejandro Montoya
T +61 2 9351 2040

Research Staff

Xiao Liang - Research Associate
Biomass Degradation - Decomposition of Cellulose
Education: PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney; BE Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Xiamen University


Sergio Londono - Senior Process Research Engineer
Education: M.E.R (Master Engineering Research) University of Sydney; BE Chemical Engineering, University of Antioquia, Colombia

Research Team

David Alam - ME Candidate
Hydrothermal Decomposition of Lignocellulosic Biomass and Lignin Model Compounds
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya
Education: BE Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney


Juan David Gonzalez Calderon - PhD Candidate
Ammonia Oxidation
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
2010, MSc Chemistry Sciences University of Antioquia
2008, BE Chemistry University of Antioquia

Conrad Harvey Ralph Gillard - PhD Candidate
Catalytic Degradation of Lignin in Subcritical Water
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya
Education: BE Chemical Engineering, The University of Sydney


Zhenyi (Simon) Guo - PhD Candidate
CFD Modelling of Gas-Liquid Phase Change in Microchannels
Supervisor: Professor Brian Haynes,Adjunct Professor David Fletcher
Education: 2011, ME Chemical Engineering, The University of Sydney
2009, BE Materials Science, Jilin University

Radhika Moore - PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Professor Brian Haynes
Education: BE Engineering (Hons)/B.Sc (statistics), The University of Sydney

Ali Zafaranloo - PhD Candidate
CFD Modelling of Annular Flow in Microchannels
Supervisor: Professor Brian Haynes
Education: MPE Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluids), University of Sydney; BSc Mechanical Engineering, Azad University of Tehran South Branch


Hanan Hasan - PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya


James Lang - PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya


Yael Bornstein - PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya


Brett Rowling - PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr Alejandro Montoya

Visiting Scholars and Honorary Associates

Dr Jessy Lee - Honorary Research Associate
Education: PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney


Dr Sharon Leung - Honorary Research Associate
Education: PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney


Dr Asanka Rahubadda - Honorary Research Associate
Education: PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney


Dr Zanying Zheng - Honorary Research Associate
Education: PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney

Alumni

Recent Submissions

Yin Cao - PhD Candidate Submitted 2015
Mass Transfer in Microchannels

Yaya He - PhD Candidate Submitted 2015
Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Biomass

Kambiz Shojaee - PhD Candidate Submitted 2015
Fundamental aspects of ammonia oxidation on cobalt oxide catalysts

Mohammad Zangouei - PhD Candidate Submitted 2015
Direct Conversion of Methane to Liquid Fuels

Graduates

Dr Zhenlui Dai 2015
Experimental Study of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Tortuous Microchannels

Dr Chris Jazrawi 2015
Biomass Processing

Dr Jason Peter Mann 2015
CO2 Sequestration

Dr Sisi Zheng 2015
Methanol Partial Oxidation on Silver Catalyst

Dr Maximilian John Walker 2014

Dr Zhanying Zheng 2014

Dr Lawrence Albert Stevenson 2014

Dr Jessy Ju Lian Lee 2013

Dr Xiao Liang 2013

Zeshou Liu 2013 MPhil (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)

Dr Shui Yee Sharon Leung 2012

Dr Yang Liu 2012

Azadeh Najafi Asadolahi 2012 MPhil (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)