Researcher

Dr Rakesh Joshi

Fields of Research (FoR)

Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Membrane and Separation Technologies, Functional Materials

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Biography

Rakesh Joshi FRSC 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 FRSC 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 over  $1.5 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 CategoryA/Prof Joshi has over 90  journal articles (and 3 international patents), with over 70 articles as the first/corresponding author.  

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

Science (2014); 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
  • 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

 

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