• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr. Hongqi Sun is a Professor of Chemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences, The University of Western Australia (commencing July 2023). He is a current member of the ARC College of Experts and the Delegate to the Australia-USA Hydrogen Research Partnerships. He is an internationally renowned scientist in novel catalysis over nanostructured materials for solar-to-chemical/fuels (especially hydrogen) conversion and environmental remediation. He has over 300 journal papers, which have received > 31,900 citations and an H-index of 99 (May 2023, Google Scholar). He has been listed as a Highly Cited Researcher (HiCi) by Clarivate Analytics since 2019. Professor Sun has secured a variety of ARC, CRC, and industry funding and achieved international research standing. He was named Top 40 Australian Research Superstars (The Australian, 2020).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Industry keywords

  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Space
  • Mining and Resources
  • Bioengineering

Research expertise keywords

  • Hydrogen production technologies
  • Solar energy
  • Catalysis
  • Nanomaterials
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Lithium
  • Biomass


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