Liuyue Cao

Staff Photo-Liuyue Cao
Posdoctoral research associate
School of Chemical Engineering
Contact details:
0451778085
Location:

217WS11, Level 2, Science and Engineering Buliding (SEB, E8)

QUALIFICATIONS

2014 - 2018

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia

 

Ph.D. Candidate of Chemical Engineering

2011 - 2014

Hunan University (HNU), China

 

Master of Materials Science and Engineering

2007 – 2011

Hunan University (HNU), China

 

Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering

RESEARCH INTERESTS

-       Energy conversion and storage devices including redox flow batteries, solid-state batteries, fuel cells and photoelectrochemical cells.

-       Fundamental study and development of electrolyte, separator and electrode materials.

-       Mathematic model development of electrochemical and thermal behaviours for electrochemical devices.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

-          Advanced Printing Technology for New Generation Flexible Batteries

            CRC-P project collaborated with Printed Energy and University of Queensland

-          Iron Flow Batteries

            CRC-P Project collaborated with Fusion Power Systems

-          All-Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFBs)

            Project for Doctoral degree under the supervision of Em. Prof. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos and A. Prof Da-Wei Wang

-          3-D carbonaceous materials for microwave absorption

            Project for Master’s degree under the supervision of Prof. Hongbo Liu and Dr. Li Yang

-          Graphite Intercalation Compounds

            Project for Bachelor’s degree under the supervision of Dr. Li Yang

-          Thermosetting resin-based carbon/carbon composite bipolar plates

            Student innovation project under the supervision of Dr. Hui Chen

 

Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Da-Wei Wang. Solar Redox Flow Batteries: Mechanism, design and measurement. Advanced Sustainable Systems. 2018, 2,1800031

  1. Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Chris Menictas, Jens Noack. A review of electrolyte additives and impurities in vanadium redox flow batteries. Journal of Energy Chemistry. 2018, 27:1269-1291.
  2. Yuheng Tian, Kuang-Hsu Wu, Liuyue Cao, Wibawa H. Saputera, Rose Amal, Da-Wei Wang. Unlocking high-potential non-persistent radical chemistry for semi-aqueous redox batteries. Chemical Communication.  2019, 55: 2154-2157.
  3. Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Da-Wei Wang. Modification based on MoO3 as electrocatalysts for high power density vanadium redox flow batteries. Chemelectrochem. 2017, 4:1836-1839.
  4. Liuyue Cao, Anders Kronander, Ao Tang, Da-Wei Wang, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos. Membrane permeability rates of vanadium ions and their effects on temperature variation in vanadium redox batteries. Energies. 2016, 9: 1058
  5. Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Da-Wei Wang. Effects of surface pretreatment of glassy carbon on the electrochemical behaviour of V(IV)/V(V) redox reaction. Journal of The Electrochemical Society. 2016, 163: A1164-A1174.
  6. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Liuyue Cao, Michael Kazacos, Nadeem Kausar, Asem Mousa. Vanadium electrolyte studies for the vanadium redox battery – a review. ChemSusChem. 2016, 9: 1521-1543.
  7. Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Da-Wei Wang. Electrode modification and electrocatalysis for redox flow battery (RFB) applications. Energy Storage Science and Technology. 2015, 4: 433-457.
  8. Liuyue Cao, Li Yang, Hongbo Liu, Yuxi Chen, Xiaohong Xia, Haibo Zhao. Investigation of graphite/carbon spiral nanoribbons using FeCl3-CuCl2-graphite intercalation compounds as precursors. Materials Letters. 2013, 108: 196-199.
  9. 10.  Liuyue Cao, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Chris Menictas, Jens Noack. A review of electrolyte additives and impurities in vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Energy Chemistry. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jechem.2018.04.007
  10. Liuyue Cao, Da-Wei Wang, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos. (Submitted). Solar redox flow batteries. Advanced Sustainable Systems. 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adsu.201800031

CONFERENCES

  1. w  The 3rd Energy Future Conference. Sydney, Australia, 2018. (Poster Presentation)

w  The International Flow Battery Forum. Manchester, England, 2017. (Oral Presentation)

w  The 2nd Energy Future Conference. Sydney, Australia, 2015. (Oral Presentation)

w  The 11th New Carbon Materials Conference. Taiyuan, China. 2013. (Poster Presentation)

w  The 12th IUMRS International Conference on Advanced Materials. Qingdao, China. 2013. (Poster Presentation)

AWARDS

w  University International Postgraduate Award, UNSW, Australia, 2014-2018.

National Scholarship for Graduate Students, China, 2013.