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Journal of Material Sciences & Engineering

ISSN: 2169-0022

Open Access

Andy X Sun

Andy X Sun

Andy X Sun
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering
University of Western Ontario, Canada

Biography

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.

Research Interest

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.

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