Researcher biography

Dr Jingwei Hou received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New South Wales in 2015. He then joined the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology (2015-2017) and University of Cambridge (2017-2019, affiliate of the Trinity College) for this post-doctoral research. Currently, Dr Hou is an ARC DECRA fellow in School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland. He is the recipient of ARC Future Fellow in the year of 2021.

Dr Jingwei Hou has attracted over $2m AUD external research funds as the lead CI or sole CI, and contributed over 30 plenary, keynote and invited talks. So far, he has more than 90 publications in highly-ranked international peer-reviewed journals, which attracted over 5k citations. His main research focuses on understanding the physical properties of the microporous materials and translating them into useful devices for membrane separation, optics, energy storage and catalysis.