Professor Huanting Wang FTSE
Advanced membranes inventor
Professor, Monash University (VIC)
Professor Huanting Wang is internationally recognised for his achievements in the development of advanced membranes for clean water and sustainable separation technologies. He has been a highly successful leader in building university-industry linkages and translating research discoveries into industry practice.
The separation membranes that he has invented have been commercialised and deployed in the diverse fields of water, mining and manufacturing industries.
Professor Wang is a Professor of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Associate Dean (International) of the Faculty of Engineering, and Director of the Monash Centre for Membrane Innovation at Monash University.
Originally qualified in material science and engineering at the University of Science and Technology of China, he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and University of California Riverside.
Professor Wang was awarded an ARC QEII Fellowship in 2004, an ARC Future Fellowship in 2010, and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute R.K. Murphy Medal in 2019. He was a member of the ARC Future Fellowship selection advisory committee in 2011, a member of the ARC College of Experts in 2012-2015, and a Board Member of the Membrane Society of Australasia (2014-2017).
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and a Council Member of the Aseanian Membrane Society.