Andy X Sun
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering
University of Western Ontario, Canada
Professor Xueliang (Andy) Sun is a Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Dr. Sun received his Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry under direction of Prof. George Thompson in 1999 at the University of Manchester, UK, followed by work as a postdoctoral fellow under direction of Prof. Keith Mitchell at the University of British Columbia, Canada and as a Research Associate under direction of Prof. Jean-Pol Dodelet at l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Canada.
His current research interests are associated with synthesis of nanomaterials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion. His focus is on design and synthesis of various one-dimensional nanostructures such as nanotubes and nanowires as well as their composites with nanoparticles and thin films as electrocatalysis and catalyst support in fuel cells and as anode and cathodes in Lithium ion batteries and Li-Air batteries.