Associate Professor
Yunfei Xi

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Academic Division,
Research Portfolio,
Office of the PVC, Research Infrastructure


Personal details

Positions

Principal Research Fellow (Vibrational Spectroscopy)
Academic Division,
Research Portfolio,
Office of the PVC, Research Infrastructure

Keywords

Clay minerals/minerals, Functional materials, Environmental remediation, Novel building materials, Utilisation of solid waste, Soil additives, Spectroscopy

Discipline

Geochemistry, Environmental Science and Management, Nanotechnology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations


  • 2021-2024, Committee member of the Program Development Committee, Clay Minerals Society (CMS), US
  • 2020-, Program Leader of “Energy efficiency and recovery”, the Centre for Clean Energy Technologies and Practices, QUT
  • 2020-, Chief Investigator of the Centre for Materials Science, QUT
  • 06/2020-, Preparatory committee member of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society (US, CMS) and the 5th Asian Clay Conference, Hawaii, 2024
  • 2019-, Editorial Board Member of “Minerals” (MDPI, Switzerland)
  • 2019-, Editorial Board Member of “International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials” (Springer)
  • External assessor for grant applications from funding bodies such as Australian Research Council; the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space (MOST); the United States – Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund; and the Czech Science Foundation


 

Teaching

I am a teaching team member for ERB205 (Earth Materials) and ERB301 (Chemical Earth) at the school of earth and atmospheric sciences.

Other undergraduate practical and project teaching:

  • Environmental Analytical Chemistry: CVB313_15se2 (20 July 2015 – 14 November 2015).
  • Analytical Chemistry: CVB202_15se1(23 February 2015 – 23 June 2015).
  • Analytical Chemistry: CVB202_14se1 (24 February 2014 – 24 June 2014).
  • Nanotechnology and Nanoscience: PQB404_13se2 (22 July 2013 – 16 November 2013).
  • Analytical Chemistry for Scientists and Technologists: PQB312_13se2 (22 July 2013 – 16 November 2013).
  • Analytical Chemistry for Scientists and Technologists: PQB312_13se1 (25 February 2013 – 25 June 2013).
  • Chemical research – PQB642, Thesis: Synthesis and characterisation of organoclays specifically designed for the removal of pollutants from water, Ms. Emily Grundgeider, 14/08/2013 – 03/11/2013;
  • Chemical research - PQB642, Thesis: Synthesis and characterisation of nano zero-valent iron supported palygorskite specifically designed for the removal of simazine from water, Ms. Yachna Soni, 14/08/2014 – 03/11/2014;
  • Chemical research - PQB642, Thesis: Removal of atrazine from aqueous solution using diatomite-supported nano zero-valent iron, Ms. Choyi Tang, 14/08/2014 – 03/11/2014;
  • Industry project – SCB500, Report: Synthesis and characterisation of nano zero-valent iron supported Palygorskite applied with an advanced Fenton process specifically designed for the decolourisation of Orange II from water, Ms. Yachna Soni,  17/03/2015 - 12/06/2015;
  • Mr Nathan Makelainen, Mr Edward Nevin, Mr Jack Cossart and Mr Daniel Rogers ‘Capstone’– Chemical research - CVB304, 2015.

Publications

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Research projects

Supervision