Dr David Wang

PhD in Biomedical Engineering (Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterial) UQ 2011
ARC-DECRA Research Fellow
Lecturer
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Member of China Studies Centre

Member of Sydney Institute of Agriculture

Member of The University of Sydney Nano Institute

J01 - Chemical Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 6050
Fax +61 2 9351 2854

Website School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Curriculum vitae Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Dr David Wang is an expert in the fundamentals and applications of material design and engineering in complex membranes and nanomaterials. His research aims to develop innovative solutions to major separation and sustainability challenges in the water-energy nexus, and is funded from ARC and American Australian Association Chevron Fellowships.

Teaching and supervision

CHNG4811/4812 - Thesis
CHNG4813/4814 - Engineering Project
CHNG5020/5021/5022 - Capstone Project
CHNG5222/5223 - Dissertation
CHNG3806/9306 - Management of Industrial Systems

Current research students

Project title Research student
Achieving a New Standard of Gas Separation in Interfacial Diffusion Membranes using Novel Nanoconfined Polymer Crystallization Gholamreza VAHEDI SARRIGANI

Associations

  • Editorial Board Member, Nature Scientific Reports
  • Member, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI CChem)
  • Member, Membrane Society of Australasia
  • Member, European Membrane Society
  • Member, North American Membrane Society

Awards and honours

  • 2016 – 2017 American Australian Association (AAA) Chevron Fellowship
  • 2016 European Membrane Society Young Academic Award
  • 2015 – 2019 ARC-DECRA Fellowship
  • 2013 – 2014 UQ-Early Career Researcher Award

Selected grants

2015

  • Nanostructure Tailoring of Inorganic Membranes by Rapid Thermal Processing; Wang D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Wang, D., Chen, R., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Rapid Thermal Processing of Microporous Silica Membranes. In Angelo Basile, Kamran Ghasemzadeh (Eds.), Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Silica Membranes: Preparation, Modelling, Application, and Commercialization, (pp. 317-348). Amsterdam: Elsevier. [More Information]
  • Xie, F., Zhang, B., Wang, D. (2017). Starch Thermal Processing: Technologies at Laboratory and Semi-Industrial Scales. In M. A. Villar, S. H. Barbosa, M. A. García, L. Castillo and O. V. Lopez (Eds.), Starch-Based Materials in Food Packaging, (pp. 187-227). London: Elsevier. [More Information]
  • Yacou, C., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Zhang, X., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Thin-Film Ceramic Membranes. In Eric M. V. Hoek and Volodymyr V. Tarabara (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology, (pp. 1-36). Wiley. [More Information]

Journals

  • Yang, H., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2018). Hybrid vinyl silane and P123 template sol-gel derived carbon silica membrane for desalination. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 85(2), 280-289. [More Information]
  • Yang, X., Sheridan, S., Ding, L., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J., Liubinas, A., Duke, M. (2018). Inter-layer free cobalt-doped silica membranes for pervaporation of ammonia solutions. Journal of Membrane Science, 553, 111-116. [More Information]
  • Motuzas, J., Yacou, C., Madsen, R., Fu, W., Wang, D., Julbe, A., Vaughan, J., da Costa, J. (2018). Novel inorganic membrane for the percrystallization of mineral, food and pharmaceutical compounds. Journal of Membrane Science, 550, 407-415. [More Information]
  • Zhang, T., Elma, M., Xie, F., Motuzas, J., Zhang, X., Wang, D. (2018). Rapid thermally processed hierarchical titania-based hollow fibres with tunable physicochemical and photocatalytic properties. Separation and Purification Technology, 206, 99-106. [More Information]
  • Song, Y., Motuzas, J., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2018). Substrate effect on carbon/ceramic mixed matrix membrane prepared by a vacuum-assisted method for desalination. Processes, 6(5). [More Information]
  • Zhang, B., Xie, F., Wang, D., Zhao, S., Niu, M., Qiao, D., Xiong, S., Jiang, F., Zhu, J., Yu, L. (2017). An improved approach for evaluating the semicrystalline lamellae of starch granules by synchrotron SAXS. Carbohydrate Polymers, 158, 29-36. [More Information]
  • Zhang, B., Xie, F., Shamshina, J., Rogers, R., McNally, T., Wang, D., Halley, P., Truss, R., Zhao, S., Chen, L. (2017). Facile Preparation of Starch-Based Electroconductive Films with Ionic Liquid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 5(6), 5457-5467. [More Information]
  • Qiao, D., Zhang, B., Huang, J., Xie, F., Wang, D., Jiang, F., Zhao, S., Zhu, J. (2017). Hydration-induced crystalline transformation of starch polymer under ambient conditions. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 103, 152-157. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Improved stability of ethyl silicate interlayer-free membranes by the rapid thermal processing (RTP) for desalination. Desalination, 402, 25-32. [More Information]
  • Yang, H., Elma, M., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2017). Interlayer-free hybrid carbon-silica membranes for processing brackish to brine salt solutions by pervaporation. Journal of Membrane Science, 523, 197-204. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Xie, F., Zhang, X. (2017). Rational design and synthesis of molecular-sieving, photocatalytic, hollow fiber membranes for advanced water treatment applications. Journal of Membrane Science, 524, 163-173. [More Information]
  • Zhao, S., Yan, S., Wang, D., Wei, Y., Qi, H., Wu, T., Feron, P. (2017). Simultaneous heat and water recovery from flue gas by membrane condensation: Experimental investigation. Applied Thermal Engineering, 113, 843-850. [More Information]
  • Song, Y., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Vacuum film etching effect of carbon alumina mixed matrix membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 541, 53-61. [More Information]
  • Abd Jalila, S., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Vacuum-assisted tailoring of pore structures of phenolic resin derived carbon membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 525, 240-248. [More Information]
  • Song, Y., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Martens, W., Duke, M., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Mixed matrix carbon molecular sieve and alumina (CMS-Al2O3) membranes. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Abd Jalila, S., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Molecular weight cut-off and structural analysis of vacuum-assisted titania membranes for water separation. Materials, 9(11), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Hou, W., He, C., Wang, Y., Wang, D., Zepp, R. (2016). Phototransformation-induced aggregation of functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes: the importance of amorphous carbon. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(7), 3494-3502. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, T., Zhang, X. (2016). Physicochemical and photocatalytic properties of carbonaceous char and titania composite hollow fibers for wastewater treatment. Carbon, 109, 182-191. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Rapid thermal treatment of interlayer-free ethyl silicate 40 derived membranes for desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 516, 94-103. [More Information]
  • Darmawan, A., Karlina, L., Astuti, Y., Sriatun, S., Motuzas, J., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2016). Structural evolution of nickel oxide silica sol-gel for the preparation of interlayer-free membranes. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 447, 9-15. [More Information]
  • Zelmer, C., Wang, D., Keen, I., Hill, D., Symons, A., Walsh, L., Rasoul, F. (2016). Synthesis and characterization of POSS-(PAA)8 star copolymers and GICs for potential dental applications. Dental Materials, 32(4), e82-e92. [More Information]
  • Peng, H., Varanasi, S., Wang, D., Blakey, I., Rasoul, F., Symons, A., Hill, D., Whittaker, A. (2016). Synthesis, swelling, degradation and cytocompatibility of crosslinked PLLA-PEG-PLLA networks with short PLLA blocks. European Polymer Journal, 84, 448-464. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Binary gas mixture and hydrothermal stability investigation of cobalt silica membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 493, 470-477. [More Information]
  • Elma, M., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2015). High performance interlayer-free mesoporous cobalt oxide silica membranes for desalination applications. Desalination, 365, 308-315. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Kappen, P., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Hydrothermal stability investigation of micro- and mesoporous silica containing long-range ordered cobalt oxide clusters by XAS. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(29), 19500-19506. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Jack, K., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Improved hydrothermal stability of silica materials prepared from ethyl silicate 40. RSC Advances, 5(8), 6092-6099. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Influence of sol-gel conditioning on the cobalt phase and the hydrothermal stability of cobalt oxide silica membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 475, 425-432. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Interlayer-free microporous cobalt oxide silica membranes via silica seeding sol-gel technique. Journal of Membrane Science, 492, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Elma, M., Wang, D., Yacou, C., da Costa, J. (2015). Interlayer-free P123 carbonised template silica membranes for desalination with reduced salt concentration polarisation. Journal of Membrane Science, 475, 376-383. [More Information]
  • Martens, D., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Modulation of microporous/mesoporous structures in self-templated cobalt-silica. Scientific Reports, 5, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Ternary Phase-Separation Investigation of Sol-Gel Derived Silica from Ethyl Silicate 40. Scientific Reports, 5, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., da Costa, J. (2014). Claisen-type degradation mechanism of cellulose triacetate membranes in ethanol-water mixtures. Journal of Membrane Science, 454, 119-125. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., da Costa, J., Smart, S. (2014). Development of rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes for gas separations. Journal of Membrane Science, 456, 192-201. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Wang, D., Schmeda-Lopez, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Fabrication of nanostructured TiO2 hollow fiber photocatalytic membrane and application for wastewater treatment. Chemical Engineering Journal, 236, 314-322. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., Strounina, E., da Costa, J. (2014). Physicochemical characterization and hydrothermal stability investigation of cobalt-incorporated silica xerogels. RSC Advances, 4(36), 18862-18870. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Ning, Z., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Processing municipal wastewaters by forward osmosis using CTA membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 468, 269-275. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Recent progresses on fabrication of photocatalytic membranes for water treatment. Catalysis Today, 230, 47-54. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Strounina, E., Hill, D., Symons, A., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of a POSS-PEG macromonomer and POSS-PEG-PLA hydrogels for periodontal applications. Biomacromolecules, 15(2), 666-679. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Ning, Z., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2013). A novel ethanol dehydration process by forward osmosis. Chemical Engineering Journal, 232, 397-404. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Fredericks, P., Hill, D., Symons, A., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2013). FT-IR characterization and hydrolysis of PLA-PEG-PLA based copolyester hydrogels with short PLA segments and a cytocompatibility study. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 51(24), 5163-5176. [More Information]
  • Elma, M., Yacou, C., da Costa, J., Wang, D. (2013). Performance and long term stability of mesoporous silica membranes for desalination. Membranes, 3(3), 136-150. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J., Smart, S. (2013). Rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(18), 7394-7399. [More Information]
  • Miller, C., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Reversible Redox Effect on Gas Permeation of Cobalt Doped Ethoxy Polysiloxane (ES40) Membranes. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Elma, M., Yacou, C., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Microporous Silica Based Membranes for Desalination. Water, 4(3), 629-649. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2012). Synthesis of a new hyperbranched, vinyl macromonomer through the use of click chemistry: Synthesis and characterization of copolymer hydrogels with PEG diacrylate. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 50(6), 1143-1157. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Symons, A., Whittaker, A. (2012). The influence of compositions on the physical properties of PLA-PEG-PLA-co-Boltorn based polyester hydrogels and their biological performance. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22(14), 6994-7004. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rasoul, F., Hill, D., Hanson, G., Noble, C., Whittaker, A. (2012). The role of residual Cu(II) from click-chemistry in the catalyzed hydrolysis of Boltorn polyester-based hydrogels. Soft Matter, 8(2), 435-445. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2011). A study of the swelling and model protein release behaviours of radiation formed poly(N-vinyl 2-pyrrolidone-co-acrylic acid) hydrogels. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 80(2), 207-212. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Fredericks, P., Haddad, A., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2011). Hydrolytic degradation of POSS-PEG-lactide hybrid hydrogels. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 96(1), 123-130. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Peng, H., Symons, A., Varanasi, S., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2010). Development of injectable biodegradable PEG-based hydrogels: swelling and degradation investigations. Macromolecular Symposia, 296, 233-237. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Darmawan, A., Karlina, L., Astuti, Y., Sriatun, S., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2017). Interlayer free � nickel doped silica membranes for desalination. 11th Joint Conference on Chemistry (JCC 2016), in Conjunction with the 4th Regional Biomaterials Scientific Meeting, Purwokerto: IOP Publishing. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Wang, S., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Rational Design of Rapid Thermal Processing of Tubular Silica-based Membranes for Gas and Water Separations. 14th International Conference in Inorganic Membranes.
  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., Ning, Z., da Costa, J. (2015). Cellulose triacetate membranes and brine concentrate for alcohol dehydration: A forward osmosis case study. 2nd International Conference on Desalination using Membrane Technology.
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, X. (2015). Designing Titania Carbon Composite for Photocatalytic Membranes. 9th International Mesostructured Material Symposium.
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, X., da Costa, J. (2015). Robust photocatalytic titania carbon hollow fiber membranes for concurrent water purification and separation. 9th Conference of Aseanian Membrane Society.
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Yacou, C., da Costa, J. (2014). Mesoporous silica-based membranes for desalination applications. Pre-Conference Workshop on Membrane Research at UQ and QUT.
  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., Motuzas, J., Schmeda-Lopez, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Robust photocatalytic titania composite hollow fibers for water purification. 13th International Conference in Inorganic Membranes.
  • Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Development of rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes for gas separations. 8th International Membrane Science & Technology Conference.
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Microporous cobalt oxide silica membranes on macroporous tubular alumina supports via seeding sol-gel technique. 8th International Membrane Science & Technology Conference.
  • Martens, D., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Enhancing the hydrothermal stability of Co-doped silica by sol-gel seeding. 3rd Early Career Researchers Membrane Symposium.
  • Wang, D., Miller, C., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Reversible gas gating effect of cobalt silica membrane based on ethoxy polysiloxane (ES40). 3rd Early Career Researchers Membrane Symposium.
  • Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). The effect of seeding of cobalt/silica colloidal sol or gel on microporous silica membranes and their hydrostability. 12th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes.
  • Wang, D., Rasoul, F., Hill, D., Whittaker, A. (2011). Rational design of polymeric hydrogels for targeted applications: morphology and degradation by cryogenic SEM. 38th Society for Cutaneous Ultrastructure Research. John Wiley & Sons. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2010). Novel synthesis of poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogel crosslinked by hyperbranched amphiphilic polymers. 239th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition 2010, United States: American Chemical Society.
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2010). The study of hydrogel network morphology and degradation by cryogenic scanning electron microscopy. 21st Australian Conference on Microscopy & Microanalysis.

2018

  • Yang, H., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2018). Hybrid vinyl silane and P123 template sol-gel derived carbon silica membrane for desalination. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 85(2), 280-289. [More Information]
  • Yang, X., Sheridan, S., Ding, L., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J., Liubinas, A., Duke, M. (2018). Inter-layer free cobalt-doped silica membranes for pervaporation of ammonia solutions. Journal of Membrane Science, 553, 111-116. [More Information]
  • Motuzas, J., Yacou, C., Madsen, R., Fu, W., Wang, D., Julbe, A., Vaughan, J., da Costa, J. (2018). Novel inorganic membrane for the percrystallization of mineral, food and pharmaceutical compounds. Journal of Membrane Science, 550, 407-415. [More Information]
  • Zhang, T., Elma, M., Xie, F., Motuzas, J., Zhang, X., Wang, D. (2018). Rapid thermally processed hierarchical titania-based hollow fibres with tunable physicochemical and photocatalytic properties. Separation and Purification Technology, 206, 99-106. [More Information]
  • Song, Y., Motuzas, J., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2018). Substrate effect on carbon/ceramic mixed matrix membrane prepared by a vacuum-assisted method for desalination. Processes, 6(5). [More Information]

2017

  • Zhang, B., Xie, F., Wang, D., Zhao, S., Niu, M., Qiao, D., Xiong, S., Jiang, F., Zhu, J., Yu, L. (2017). An improved approach for evaluating the semicrystalline lamellae of starch granules by synchrotron SAXS. Carbohydrate Polymers, 158, 29-36. [More Information]
  • Zhang, B., Xie, F., Shamshina, J., Rogers, R., McNally, T., Wang, D., Halley, P., Truss, R., Zhao, S., Chen, L. (2017). Facile Preparation of Starch-Based Electroconductive Films with Ionic Liquid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 5(6), 5457-5467. [More Information]
  • Qiao, D., Zhang, B., Huang, J., Xie, F., Wang, D., Jiang, F., Zhao, S., Zhu, J. (2017). Hydration-induced crystalline transformation of starch polymer under ambient conditions. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 103, 152-157. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Improved stability of ethyl silicate interlayer-free membranes by the rapid thermal processing (RTP) for desalination. Desalination, 402, 25-32. [More Information]
  • Darmawan, A., Karlina, L., Astuti, Y., Sriatun, S., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2017). Interlayer free � nickel doped silica membranes for desalination. 11th Joint Conference on Chemistry (JCC 2016), in Conjunction with the 4th Regional Biomaterials Scientific Meeting, Purwokerto: IOP Publishing. [More Information]
  • Yang, H., Elma, M., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2017). Interlayer-free hybrid carbon-silica membranes for processing brackish to brine salt solutions by pervaporation. Journal of Membrane Science, 523, 197-204. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Chen, R., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Rapid Thermal Processing of Microporous Silica Membranes. In Angelo Basile, Kamran Ghasemzadeh (Eds.), Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Silica Membranes: Preparation, Modelling, Application, and Commercialization, (pp. 317-348). Amsterdam: Elsevier. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Xie, F., Zhang, X. (2017). Rational design and synthesis of molecular-sieving, photocatalytic, hollow fiber membranes for advanced water treatment applications. Journal of Membrane Science, 524, 163-173. [More Information]
  • Zhao, S., Yan, S., Wang, D., Wei, Y., Qi, H., Wu, T., Feron, P. (2017). Simultaneous heat and water recovery from flue gas by membrane condensation: Experimental investigation. Applied Thermal Engineering, 113, 843-850. [More Information]
  • Xie, F., Zhang, B., Wang, D. (2017). Starch Thermal Processing: Technologies at Laboratory and Semi-Industrial Scales. In M. A. Villar, S. H. Barbosa, M. A. García, L. Castillo and O. V. Lopez (Eds.), Starch-Based Materials in Food Packaging, (pp. 187-227). London: Elsevier. [More Information]
  • Song, Y., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Vacuum film etching effect of carbon alumina mixed matrix membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 541, 53-61. [More Information]
  • Abd Jalila, S., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2017). Vacuum-assisted tailoring of pore structures of phenolic resin derived carbon membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 525, 240-248. [More Information]

2016

  • Song, Y., Wang, D., Birkett, G., Martens, W., Duke, M., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Mixed matrix carbon molecular sieve and alumina (CMS-Al2O3) membranes. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Abd Jalila, S., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Molecular weight cut-off and structural analysis of vacuum-assisted titania membranes for water separation. Materials, 9(11), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Hou, W., He, C., Wang, Y., Wang, D., Zepp, R. (2016). Phototransformation-induced aggregation of functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes: the importance of amorphous carbon. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(7), 3494-3502. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, T., Zhang, X. (2016). Physicochemical and photocatalytic properties of carbonaceous char and titania composite hollow fibers for wastewater treatment. Carbon, 109, 182-191. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Rapid thermal treatment of interlayer-free ethyl silicate 40 derived membranes for desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 516, 94-103. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Wang, S., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2016). Rational Design of Rapid Thermal Processing of Tubular Silica-based Membranes for Gas and Water Separations. 14th International Conference in Inorganic Membranes.
  • Darmawan, A., Karlina, L., Astuti, Y., Sriatun, S., Motuzas, J., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2016). Structural evolution of nickel oxide silica sol-gel for the preparation of interlayer-free membranes. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 447, 9-15. [More Information]
  • Zelmer, C., Wang, D., Keen, I., Hill, D., Symons, A., Walsh, L., Rasoul, F. (2016). Synthesis and characterization of POSS-(PAA)8 star copolymers and GICs for potential dental applications. Dental Materials, 32(4), e82-e92. [More Information]
  • Peng, H., Varanasi, S., Wang, D., Blakey, I., Rasoul, F., Symons, A., Hill, D., Whittaker, A. (2016). Synthesis, swelling, degradation and cytocompatibility of crosslinked PLLA-PEG-PLLA networks with short PLLA blocks. European Polymer Journal, 84, 448-464. [More Information]

2015

  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Binary gas mixture and hydrothermal stability investigation of cobalt silica membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 493, 470-477. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., Ning, Z., da Costa, J. (2015). Cellulose triacetate membranes and brine concentrate for alcohol dehydration: A forward osmosis case study. 2nd International Conference on Desalination using Membrane Technology.
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, X. (2015). Designing Titania Carbon Composite for Photocatalytic Membranes. 9th International Mesostructured Material Symposium.
  • Elma, M., Wang, D., Yacou, C., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J. (2015). High performance interlayer-free mesoporous cobalt oxide silica membranes for desalination applications. Desalination, 365, 308-315. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Kappen, P., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Hydrothermal stability investigation of micro- and mesoporous silica containing long-range ordered cobalt oxide clusters by XAS. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(29), 19500-19506. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Jack, K., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Improved hydrothermal stability of silica materials prepared from ethyl silicate 40. RSC Advances, 5(8), 6092-6099. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Influence of sol-gel conditioning on the cobalt phase and the hydrothermal stability of cobalt oxide silica membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 475, 425-432. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Interlayer-free microporous cobalt oxide silica membranes via silica seeding sol-gel technique. Journal of Membrane Science, 492, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Elma, M., Wang, D., Yacou, C., da Costa, J. (2015). Interlayer-free P123 carbonised template silica membranes for desalination with reduced salt concentration polarisation. Journal of Membrane Science, 475, 376-383. [More Information]
  • Martens, D., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Modulation of microporous/mesoporous structures in self-templated cobalt-silica. Scientific Reports, 5, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Motuzas, J., Hou, W., Schmeda-Lopez, D., Zhang, X., da Costa, J. (2015). Robust photocatalytic titania carbon hollow fiber membranes for concurrent water purification and separation. 9th Conference of Aseanian Membrane Society.
  • Wang, S., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2015). Ternary Phase-Separation Investigation of Sol-Gel Derived Silica from Ethyl Silicate 40. Scientific Reports, 5, 1-11. [More Information]

2014

  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., da Costa, J. (2014). Claisen-type degradation mechanism of cellulose triacetate membranes in ethanol-water mixtures. Journal of Membrane Science, 454, 119-125. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., da Costa, J., Smart, S. (2014). Development of rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes for gas separations. Journal of Membrane Science, 456, 192-201. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Wang, D., Schmeda-Lopez, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Fabrication of nanostructured TiO2 hollow fiber photocatalytic membrane and application for wastewater treatment. Chemical Engineering Journal, 236, 314-322. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Elma, M., Yacou, C., da Costa, J. (2014). Mesoporous silica-based membranes for desalination applications. Pre-Conference Workshop on Membrane Research at UQ and QUT.
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., Strounina, E., da Costa, J. (2014). Physicochemical characterization and hydrothermal stability investigation of cobalt-incorporated silica xerogels. RSC Advances, 4(36), 18862-18870. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Ning, Z., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Processing municipal wastewaters by forward osmosis using CTA membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 468, 269-275. [More Information]
  • Zhang, X., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Recent progresses on fabrication of photocatalytic membranes for water treatment. Catalysis Today, 230, 47-54. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Zhang, X., Motuzas, J., Schmeda-Lopez, D., da Costa, J. (2014). Robust photocatalytic titania composite hollow fibers for water purification. 13th International Conference in Inorganic Membranes.
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Strounina, E., Hill, D., Symons, A., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of a POSS-PEG macromonomer and POSS-PEG-PLA hydrogels for periodontal applications. Biomacromolecules, 15(2), 666-679. [More Information]

2013

  • Zhang, X., Ning, Z., Wang, D., da Costa, J. (2013). A novel ethanol dehydration process by forward osmosis. Chemical Engineering Journal, 232, 397-404. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Development of rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes for gas separations. 8th International Membrane Science & Technology Conference.
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Fredericks, P., Hill, D., Symons, A., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2013). FT-IR characterization and hydrolysis of PLA-PEG-PLA based copolyester hydrogels with short PLA segments and a cytocompatibility study. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 51(24), 5163-5176. [More Information]
  • Liu, L., Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Microporous cobalt oxide silica membranes on macroporous tubular alumina supports via seeding sol-gel technique. 8th International Membrane Science & Technology Conference.
  • Elma, M., Yacou, C., da Costa, J., Wang, D. (2013). Performance and long term stability of mesoporous silica membranes for desalination. Membranes, 3(3), 136-150. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Motuzas, J., da Costa, J., Smart, S. (2013). Rapid thermal processing of tubular cobalt oxide silica membranes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(18), 7394-7399. [More Information]
  • Miller, C., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Reversible Redox Effect on Gas Permeation of Cobalt Doped Ethoxy Polysiloxane (ES40) Membranes. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Yacou, C., Wang, D., Motuzas, J., Zhang, X., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2013). Thin-Film Ceramic Membranes. In Eric M. V. Hoek and Volodymyr V. Tarabara (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology, (pp. 1-36). Wiley. [More Information]

2012

  • Martens, D., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Enhancing the hydrothermal stability of Co-doped silica by sol-gel seeding. 3rd Early Career Researchers Membrane Symposium.
  • Elma, M., Yacou, C., Wang, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Microporous Silica Based Membranes for Desalination. Water, 4(3), 629-649. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Miller, C., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). Reversible gas gating effect of cobalt silica membrane based on ethoxy polysiloxane (ES40). 3rd Early Career Researchers Membrane Symposium.
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2012). Synthesis of a new hyperbranched, vinyl macromonomer through the use of click chemistry: Synthesis and characterization of copolymer hydrogels with PEG diacrylate. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 50(6), 1143-1157. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Martens, D., Smart, S., da Costa, J. (2012). The effect of seeding of cobalt/silica colloidal sol or gel on microporous silica membranes and their hydrostability. 12th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes.
  • Wang, D., Varanasi, S., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Symons, A., Whittaker, A. (2012). The influence of compositions on the physical properties of PLA-PEG-PLA-co-Boltorn based polyester hydrogels and their biological performance. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22(14), 6994-7004. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rasoul, F., Hill, D., Hanson, G., Noble, C., Whittaker, A. (2012). The role of residual Cu(II) from click-chemistry in the catalyzed hydrolysis of Boltorn polyester-based hydrogels. Soft Matter, 8(2), 435-445. [More Information]

2011

  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2011). A study of the swelling and model protein release behaviours of radiation formed poly(N-vinyl 2-pyrrolidone-co-acrylic acid) hydrogels. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 80(2), 207-212. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Fredericks, P., Haddad, A., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2011). Hydrolytic degradation of POSS-PEG-lactide hybrid hydrogels. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 96(1), 123-130. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rasoul, F., Hill, D., Whittaker, A. (2011). Rational design of polymeric hydrogels for targeted applications: morphology and degradation by cryogenic SEM. 38th Society for Cutaneous Ultrastructure Research. John Wiley & Sons. [More Information]

2010

  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Peng, H., Symons, A., Varanasi, S., Whittaker, A., Rasoul, F. (2010). Development of injectable biodegradable PEG-based hydrogels: swelling and degradation investigations. Macromolecular Symposia, 296, 233-237. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2010). Novel synthesis of poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogel crosslinked by hyperbranched amphiphilic polymers. 239th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition 2010, United States: American Chemical Society.
  • Wang, D., Hill, D., Rasoul, F., Whittaker, A. (2010). The study of hydrogel network morphology and degradation by cryogenic scanning electron microscopy. 21st Australian Conference on Microscopy & Microanalysis.

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