ISEM PhD graduates


  • Yaping Chen
  • Ningyan Cheng
  • Haining Fan
  • Nai-Sheng Hsu
  • Xi Kong
  • Xiu Li
  • Yang Li
  • Yun Lu
  • Freddy Marpaung
  • Nana Wang
  • Wanlin Wang
  • Zichao Yan
  • Letao Yang
  •  Xiaobo Zheng
  • Qian Zhou


  • Dean Cardillo - "Multifunctional metal oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications"
  • Kadhim Mustafa Al-Attafi
  • Fang Li
  • Viet Thien Pham
  • Joao Rafael Santos
  • Qingbing Xia
  • Guoqiang Zhao
  • Qing Zhang


  • Shaymaa Al-Rubaye - "Nanostructured electrodes based on spinel oxide composites for next generation energy storage devices"
  • Chunsheng Fang - "The physical principle of magnetic phase transitions for the magnetocaloric materials: RCo2Mnx AND Tb1-xYxMn2Ge2 (R = Tb, Ho, Dy, 0 ≤x≤1.0) series compounds"
  • Hong Gao -  "Hierarchical nanostructured composites for sodium / lithium battery anodes"
  • Hyunseock Jie - "Isotope based superconductors for fusion application" 
  • Qiannan Liu - "Investigation on advanced metal oxides as electrode materials for electrochemical energy storage"
  • Boyang Ruan - "Study of new materials for sodium-ion batteries"
  • Lijuan Zhang - "Investigation of tin chalcogenides thermoelectric materials for energy conversion"
  • Neng Zhang - "On The Improvement of Boost and Buck-Boost Converters for Battery Applications"
  • Yang Zheng - "Ultrathin two-dimensional metal oxides for advanced electrochemical energy storage"
  • Amar Al-Keisy - "Hydrogen Production by the Photoelectrolysis of Water Using Nanocrystalline Semiconductors in the Form of Electrodes, Eolloids, Powders and Thin lms."
  • Kathrin Bogusz - "Engineering and study of multifunctional biocompatible nanoceramics"
  • Grace Causer - "Spin Structures in Oxide Thin Films and Crystals"
  • Haifeng Feng - "Exploration of novel nanomaterials for visible light photocatalysis"
  • Xavier Reales Ferreres - 'Efficient Energy Recovery in Light and Heavy Vehicles"
  • Sheik Md Kazi Nazrul Islam - "Study of chalcogenide based thermoelectric materials for waste heat recovery"
  • Yajie Liu - "High Voltage Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries"
  • Faizun Nesa - "Investigating the change in structural, magnetic and electric properties of tin doped meal oxide"
  • Wenbin Qiu - "Development of 2G Superconductors for Applications"
  • Li Wang - "Design and development of P-block visible light photocatalysis"
  • Zhenwei Yu - "Development of thermoelectric composites for high temperature power generation"


  • Colin Bleasdale - "The diamagnetic kepler problem in a semiconductor environment"
  • Van Huan Duong - ‘Adaptive and robust algorithm for lithium-ion's states estimation for application in electric vehicles’
  • Md. Monirul Islam - "Advanced 3d architecture of conductive polymer/nanoceramic matrix for flexible supercapacitors'
  • Mohammad Rejaul Kaiser – ‘Development new materials for Li-Air batteries’
  • Jonathan Knott – ‘Electromagnetic design of MgB2 coil for fault current limiter’
  • Kai Chin Lim - "Battery managment system for electric vehicles"
  • Lili Liu - 'Development of efficient electrocatalysts for lithium oxygen batteries'
  • Nandhagopal Masilamani - "Graphene and superconducting (yba2cu3o7-x) thin film - a study on electronic and magnetic transport properties for detectors applications'
  • Yuede Pan – ‘Nanostructured electrode materials for lithium ion batteries’
  • Chandrasekar Mayandi Subramaniyam – ‘Development of advanced electrodes and electrolytes for lithium-ion battery applications’
  • Ranjusha Rajagopalan - "Nasicon based materials for high voltage lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries"
  • Zhixin Tai – ‘The Study of two-dimensional materials for application on energy storage’
  • Frederick Steven Wells – ‘Magneto - Optical Imaging of Superconducting Materials’
  • Feixiang Xiang – ‘Energy materials’
  • Zheyin Yu – ‘The design and synthesis of new cathode materials for high performance batteries’
  • Lei Zhang – ‘Novel si based composite materials as anodes for li-ion batteries’
  • Shaohua Zhang - "Transition metal chalcogenides based molecular probe in biomedical applications"
  • Jincheng Zhuang - "STM Investigation of silicene"
  • Tengfei Zhou - "Two-Dimensional Materials and Hierarchical Nanostructured Composites For Sodium/Lithium Battery Anodes"


  • Xinqi Chen - "Design and synthesis of binary and ternary copper chalcogenide nanostructures for energy conversion"
  • Muhamad Faiz Md Din - "Magnetic Phase Transitions and Novel Materials for Magnetocaloric Effect"
  • Yu Hai Dou - "Atomically Thin Transition Metal Oxides for Energy Conversion and Storage"
  • Chao Han - "Synthesis of Nanostructured Metal Chalcogenides Used for Energy Conversion and Storage"
  • Mohammad Ihsan - "Advanced Transition Metal Oxide Materials as Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries"
  • Sujith Kalluri - "Nano-engineering and Advanced Characterizations of Layered-structure Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion and Sodium-ion Batteries"
  • Majharul H Khan - "Synthesis and application of few-layered hexagonal boron nitride"
  • Weijie Li - "Investigation on the promising electrode materials for rechargeable sodium ion batteries"
  • Xin Liang - "Study on Sulfur Cathode Materials for High Performance Lithium/Sulfur Batteries"
  • Wenbin Luo - "Advanced Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Oxygen Batteries"
  • Dipakkumar J Patel - "Design and Fabrication of Solid Nitrogen Cooled MgB2 based Persistent Magnet for MRI Application"
  • Babar Shabbir - "Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure on Critical Current Density & Pinning Mechanism of Iron Based Superconductors and MgB2"
  • Jun Wang - "Development of New Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries and Lithium Oxygen Batteries"
  • Hong Qiang Wang - "Design and Modification of Cathode Materials for High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur and Lithium-Selenium Batteries"
  • Feng Xiao - "Hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets synthesis and applications"
  • Jin Yan Xiong - "Advanced One Dimensional Plasmonic Photocatalysts"
  • Lanling Zhao - "Investigation on the electronic structures, hardness and thermoelectric properties of superionic thermoelectric materials"


  • Qinjun Chen – “Electrical and optical properties of functional thermoelectrical materials”
  • Evan Constable – “Strong Magnetic Field Effects in the Terahertz Regime”
  • Sergey  Fedoseev – “Investigation of superconducting thin films and multilayered structures for electronic applications”
  • XuanWen Gao – “Composites and Ionic Liquid-based Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries”
  • Igor Golovchanskiy – “Thin Films: Growth Mechanisms, Superconducting and Functional properties, Modelling of Vortex Behaviour”
  • Tomas Katkus – “Thermoelectric modules for high temperature power generation”
  • Philip Lavers – “Electronic structure of perovskite and related materials”
  • Lucia Lepodise – “Terahertz spectroscopy of electronic materials”
  • Dan Li – “Three-Dimensional Porous Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries”
  • Sha Li – “Bio-compatible Materials for Batteries”
  • Jianjian Lin – “Nanomaterials for catalyst”
  • Ashkan Motaman – “Current Limiting Mechanism in MgB2”
  • Spencer Porter - "Perovskite Titanium Nitride Oxides and Vanadium Phosphates: Synthesis and Characterization"
  • Yi Shi – “Development of Materials for Room Temperature Sulfur Batteries”
  • Asyd A T Tawfiq  - “Quantum properties of graphene and carbon nanostructures”
  • Yunxiao Wang – “Nanomaterials for LIBs”
  • Guanglin Xia –“Light Metal Hydrides For Reversible Hydrogen Storage Applications”
  • Zhijia Zhang – “Development of advanced materials for rechargeable lithium batteries”
  • Chengbo Zhu  “Spin wave and spin density wave in magnetic materials”


  • Seyed Hamed Aboutalebi - "Processing Graphene Oxide and Carbon Nanotubes: Routes to Self-Assembly of Designed Architectures for Energy Storage Applications"
  • Y.S. Ang - "Many-body effect in massless Dirac fermions"
  • D. Beaven - "FPGA architecture for numerical computations"
  • Alfred Chidembo - "Advanced graphene-metal oxide nanostructured composites for supercapacitors"
  • Azrin Chowdhury - "Synthesis of Nano-Ceramics for Supercapacitors"
  • L. Feng - "Simulation of crystal, electronic and magnetic structures, and gas adsorption of two dimensional materials"
  • F. Hong - "The Magnetic and Electric Properties in Novel Magnetic Systems"
  • Abolfazl Jalalian- "Lead-Free Piezoelectric Materials"
  • JaeGuen Kim - "Ti-based Nanostructured materials for Lithium-ion Batteries"
  • Li Li - "Nanostructured Anode Materials with High Capacity for Rechargeable Energy Storage"
  • Victor Malgras - "Lead Sulfide Colloidal Quantum Dots: Passivation and Optoelectronic Characterisation for Photovoltaic Device Applications"
  • Mahboobeh Shahbazi-Manshadi- "Study on Newly Discovered Iron-based Superconductors"
  • Jiantie Xu - "Advanced materials for Lithium-ion batteries and Sodium-ion Batteries"
  • Zengji Yue - "Transport properties of topological insulators Sb2Te3 and Bi2Te3 crystals and films"
  • Chao Zhong- "Development of Graphene Composite Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries"


  • Kaludewa Sujeewa Buddhimali De Silva- "Processing and characterization of graphene / graphene oxide doped MgB2 superconductors"
  • Qi Li- "Research on TFA-MOD Derived YBa2Cu3O7-? Thin Films on Single Crystal Substrates: Fabrication and Second Phase Doping"
  • Lin Lu- "Transition-Metal Oxides, Sulphide and Sulphur Composites For Lithium Batteries"
  • Mislav Mustapic- "Enhancement of MgB2 Superconductor by Magnetic Nanoparticle Doping"
  • Lukman Noerochim- "Advanced Materials for Flexible Lithium Rechargeable Batteries"
  • Kuok Hua Seng- "High Capacity Nanostructured Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries"
  • Maryam Salari- "Functionalization of Nanostructured Titania (TiO2) as Electrode Materials for Supercapacitors"
  • Precious Shamba- "Tuning Phase Transitions and Magnetocaloric Properties of Novel Materials for Magnetic Refrigeration"
  • Chaofeng Zhang- "Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Rechargeable Batteries"


  • Jyotish Debnath - "Nanostructure control of MgB2 by chemical doping"
  • Nurul Idris - "Nanomaterials for lithium rechargeable"
  • Muhamad Ismal - "Hydrogen storage materials"
  • Jianfeng Mao - "Study on hydrogen storage behaviour of LiBH4"
  • KhayWai See - "Experimental and theoretical approaches for AC losses in practical superconducting tapes for engineering applications"
  • Priyanka Jood - "Oxide thermoelectric materials for high temperature power generation"
  • Guodong Du - "Performance improvement of cathode materials for lithium batteries"


  • Yi Du - "Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors (DMS's)"
  • Mohd Hassan - "Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries"
  • Stuart Hargreaves - "Ultrafast Change of Magnetization as Terahertz Source"
  • Chung-Kiak Poh - "Metallic nanostructures, ultrathin films and optical technologies for hydrogen storage and switchable mirrors"
  • Hao Liu - "Design of Nano-Structured Materials and their Applications for Lithium Ion Batteries"
  • Minoru Maeda - "Densification and Connectivity in Polycrystalline MgB2 Materials for Improvement of Critical Current Density"
  • Jinsoo Park - "Nanostructured Semiconducting Metal Oxides for use in Gas Sensors"
  • Andrey Shcherbakov - "Magnesium Diboride Superconductor: thermal stabilization and doping"
  • Laurianne Truffault - "Synthesis and characterisation of cerium dioxide- and iron oxidebased nanoparticles for UV filtration in sunscreens"
  • Brad Winton - "Low energy metal ion implantation of Poly-di-methylsiloxane (PDMS) for increased biocompatibility for use in tissue engineering applications"
  • Peng Zhang - "Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries"
  • Md. Mokhlesur Rahman - "Advanced Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries"
  • Huimin Wu - "New Catalyst Materials for Hydrogen Fed Fuel-Cells and hydrogen storage on Double walled carbon nanotubes"
  • Lin Wang - "Chemical solution deposition for YBCO superconducting films and Sm2O3 buffer layers on single crystal and biaxially textured metallic substrates"


  • S. L. Chou – “Nanostructured / composite materials for rechargeable Li-ion battery and supercapacitor”
  • W. X. Li – “Carbohydrate doping effect on the superconductivities and microstructure of MgB2 superconductor”
  • S. Pysarenko – “HTS multi-layers thin films fabrication”
  • R. Nigam – “Study of magnetic behaviour of Ru-based superconducting ferromagnets”
  • A. Ranjbar – “Effect of catalysts on hydrogen storage properties of MgH2”


  • D. P. Chen – “Crystal growth, magnetism, transport and superconductivity of two dimensional sodium cobalt oxide single crystals”
  • S. Y. Chew – “Advanced materials for electrodes and electrolyte in rechargeable lithium ion batteries”
  • M. M. Farhoudi – “Studies of structures, transport and magnetic properties of doped novel three dimensional perovskite compounds”
  • X. Xu – “Effect of starting boron powder on the superconducting properties of MgB2”
  • Q. Yao – “Study of newly discovered two dimensional cobalt based perovskite compounds doped with various rare earth elements”
  • Y. Zhang – “Improvement of critical current density in MgB2 by optimizing process parameters and chemical doping”


  • Y. P. Yao – “A study of electro materials for lithium-ion batteries”
  • Z. W. Zhao – “The liquid-phase synthesis and electrochemical application of novel inorganic nanocomposites”
  • O. Shcherbakova – “Development of MgB2-xCx superconductors and understanding their electromagnetic behaviour”
  • M. S. Park – “Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured electrode materials for rechargeable lithium ion batteries”
  • M. S. A. Hossain – “Study of superconducting and electromagnetic properties of un-doped and organic compound doped MgB2 conductors”
  • S.H. Ng – “Nanostructured materials for electrodes in lithium-ion batteries”
  • Z. G. Huang – “Effects of compositions and mechanical milling modes on hydrogen storage properties” 


  • S. A. Needham - "Development of advanced electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries"
  • M. O’Dwyer - "Solid-state refrigeration and power generation using semiconductor nanostructures"
  • G. Peleckis - "Studies on diluted oxide magnetic semiconductors for spin electronic applications"
  • M. Roussel - "Magneto-optical imaging in superconductors"
  • L. Yuan - "Investigation of anode materials for lithium-ion batteries"


  • S. Bewlay - "Investigation on Li-Co-Ni system for lithium ion batteries"
  • Y. Chen - "Investigation on advanced active materials for lithium-ion batteries"
  • A. Li - "A study of the fabrication and characterization of high temperature superconductor YBa2Cu3O7 thin films"
  • S. H. Pilehrood - "Electronic properties of semiconductor nanostructures under intense terahertz radiation"
  • W. K. Yeoh - "Control of nanostructure for enhancing superconductor performance through chemical doping"
  • Y. Zhao - "Fabrication and characterization of superconducting PLD MgB2 thin films"


  • S. Keshavarzi - "Investigation of vortex dynamics of (Tl,Pb)(Sr,Ba)2Ca2Cu3Oy and an alternative method for determination of the lock-in angle in twinned superconductors"


  • F. Gao - "Studies on the synthesis, characterization and properties of colossal magnetoresistive (CMR) materials"
  • M. Lindsay - "Data analysis and anode materials for lithium ion batteries"
  • B. Lough - "Investigations into thermionic cooling for domestic refrigeration"
  • D. Milliken - "Uranium doping of silver sheathed bismuth-strontium-calcium-copper-oxide superconducting tapes for increased critical current density through enhanced flux pinning"
  • S. Soltanian - "Development of superconducting magnesium diboride conductors"
  • C. Wan - "gCathodic materials for nickel-metal hydride batteries"
  • S. H. Zhou - "Processing and characterization of MgB2 superconductors"


  • Z. P. Guo - "Investigation on cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries"
  • J. McKinnon - 'The fundamental mechanisms involved in the production of thin films by Pulsed laser"
  • D. Marinaro - "A study into the effects of fission-fragment damage on activation Energies in Ag/Bi2223 tapes"
  • D. Q. Shi - "Buffer layers for YBCO superconducting films on single crystal YSZ substrates and cubic texture Ni substrates"
  • J. Wang - "Development of a novel plate making processing technique for Manufacturing valve-regulated lead-acid batteries"


  • X. K. Fu - "Fabrication and characterization of Bi-2223 current lead"
  • K. Uprety - "Magnetic hysteresis and relaxation in Bi2212 single crystals doped with iron and lead"


  • R. Baker - "Zeeman and piezo-spectroscopy of antimony and aluminium in germanium"
  • F. Darmann - "AC Loss in high temperature superconductor"
  • G. X. Wang - "Investigation on electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries"


  • J. P. Chelliah - "Optical spectroscopy of semiconductors"
  • L. Sun - "Amorphous and nanocrystalline hydrogen storage alloy materials for nickel-metal hydride batteries"
  • X. L. Wang - "Spiral growth, flux pinning and peak effect in doped and pure Bi-2212 HTS single crystal"
  • R. Zeng - "Processing and characterization of Bi-2223/Ag superconducting tapes" 


  • J. Chen - "High energy storage material for rechargeable nickel-metal hydride batteries"
  • T. Silver - "Near band-edge optical properties of MBE GaAs and related layered structures"
  • G. Takacs - "Spectroscopy of the effect of strains and magnetic field on shallow acceptor levels in germanium"


  • N. Cui - "Magnesium based hydrogen storage alloy anode materials for Ni-MH secondary batteries"
  • R. J. Heron - "Far-infrared studies of semiconductors in large magnetic fields"
  • M. Ionescu - "Growth and characterization of Bi-2212 crystals and improvement of Bi-2212/Ag superconducting tapes"
  • J. X. Jin - "(Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10+x/Ag high Tc superconductors and their applications in an electrical fault current limiter and an electronic high voltage generator"
  • M. Lerch - "Optical & electrical studies of resonant tunnelling heterostructure"
  • S. Stewart - "Thermodynamic and dielectric properties in modulated two-dimensional electronic systems"
  • W. G. Wang - "Fabrication and improvement of silver sheathed (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 tapes By powder-in-tube technique"
  • B. Zeimetz - "High temperature superconducting tapes & current leads"
  • S. Zhong - "Investigation on lead-calcium-tin-aluminium grid alloys for valve-regulated lead-acid batteries"


  • B. L. Luan - "Investigations on Ti2Ni hydrogen storage alloy electrode for Rechargeable nickel-metal hydride batteries"
  • N. Vo - "Design and characterization of HTS coils"
  • A. Warner - "A spectroscopic study of acceptors in germanium"
  • J. M. Xu - "Phase formation and transformation in the R-Fe-T system (R=Nd, Gd, Tb, Dy, Er, Ho, T and Lu, T=Si, Ti & Zr)"
  • M. Yavus - "Powder processing of Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O superconducting materials"


  • Q. Y. Hu - "Fabrication and enhancement of critical currents of silver sheathed Bi,Pb2Sr2Ca3Cu3O10 tapes"


  • Y. C. Guo - "Investigation of silver-clad (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10-x superconducting tapes"
  • J. A. Xia - "Characterization of melt-texture of YBCO HTS"
  • J. Yau - "Ag/Bi-2223 tape processing and mechanical properties"


  • A. Bourdillion - "Microstructure, phase characterization and texture processing of HTS"
  • M. Apperley - "The fabrication of high Tc superconductor wire"