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Fields of Research (FoR)

Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Membrane and Separation Technologies, Functional Materials

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Biography

Rakesh Joshi is an Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering and leading the Graphene Research Group (UNSW Team Graphene).  Before joining UNSW, he was a Marie Curie International Fellow with Nobel Laureate Sir Andre Geim at the University of Manchester.  Joshi is among a select group of researchers who have been awarded each of the world’s most prestigious relevant International Research Fellowships;...view more

Rakesh Joshi is an Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering and leading the Graphene Research Group (UNSW Team Graphene).  Before joining UNSW, he was a Marie Curie International Fellow with Nobel Laureate Sir Andre Geim at the University of Manchester.  Joshi is among a select group of researchers who have been awarded each of the world’s most prestigious relevant International Research Fellowships; the JSPS Invitation Fellowship, the Humboldt Fellowship and the Marie Curie International Fellowship.  A/Prof Joshi is currently leading various industry-funded research projects on the application of graphene. Dr Joshi has ~$2.0 million of industry funding as Principal Investigator (Lead Chief Investigator) and over $4 million as Chief Investigator (CI) on ARC projects. Joshi's team was the finalist (with Sydney Water) for NSW Water Award (Australian Water Association) in Research Excellence CategoryJoshi has over 100 journal articles (and 3 international patents), with over 75 articles as the first/corresponding author.  

** Rakesh Joshi is NOT (and has NEVER been) associated with any Graphene/Nanotech companies in any part of INDIA or Anywhere**. Rakesh only communicates with the UNSW email id. 

 

Important publications with A/Prof Joshi as the first/corresponding author:  

Science (2014); Nature Communications (2022); Nano Letters (2022); Materials Today (2021, 2011); Advanced Materials (2020); ACS Nano (2021); Applied Materials Today (2015); Chemical Science (2018, 2016); Green Chemistry (2018); Carbon (8 papers- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020); Materials Today Chemistry (2019, 2020); Journal of Membrane Science (2019); Applied Physics Letters ( 5 papers- 2006, 2008, 2009); Nanotechnology (6 papers); Advanced Materials Interfaces (4 papers- 2018, 2019, 2020); Journal of Physical Chemistry (6 papers);  Nanoscale (2016, 2018). 

Joshi's Interview  in Materials Today      Duisburg University Press Release: Save electricity with hydrogen     Revolutionary graphene filter: News articles    Graphene super desiccant: News articles

Patent Information:

  1. Nair, R. R., Joshi, R. K., & Geim, A. K. (2015). US20160297693 OSMOSIS 
  2. Nair, R. R., Joshi, R. K., & Geim, A. K. (2015).US20160280563 WATER PURIFICATION
  3. Wen, X., Jin, X., You, Yi., Bustamante, H., & Joshi, R. K. (2019). WO / 2020/248017 Filtration membrane and method of production thereof, PCT / AU2020 / 050593

Fellowship and Memberships

  • Associate Fellow- Institution of Chemical Engineers (AFIChemE)- 2018-2021
  • Fellow- Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)- 2017
  • Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researcher Fellowship-2017
  • JSPS Invitation Fellowship -2016
  • Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship from European Union-2011
  • Chartered Member, Royal Australian Chemical Institute- 2016
  • Member, International Water Association (IWA)
  • Member American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member- Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from Toyota Foundation Japan

 


My Research Activities

Team Graphene 

Postdoctoral Fellow   

Dr Vanesa Quintano        

Vanesa Quintano 

Research Scholars

         1. Xinyue Wen                                                                                                                                                  

Xinyue Wen

2. Tobias Foller       

Tobias Foller

      3. Xiaheng Jin                                       

Alan Jin 

      4. Dali Ji

Dali Ji             

              5. Xiaojun Ren                                

member of staff xiaojun ren

    6. Fei Wang 

fei wang

7. Neven Zhai                               

Member of Staff neven zhai

    8. Yang Wu

Yani Wu

9. Xiaoyu Liu                 

Xiaoyu Liu

 10.  Tongxi Lin 

Tongxi Lin

11. Jialin Deng

 


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

2D Materials, Graphene Applications, Membranes, 

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