BAOSTEEL Australia

Professor Geoff Wang

Board Secretary
Centre Executive Director
The University of Queensland
School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Geoff Wang is currently EAIT Faculty Director of China Research Partnership in the University of Queensland (UQ). He received his PhD in Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering from the Northeastern University, Shenyang, China in 1990, focusing on iron- and steel-making. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Iron-making Branch of the Chinese Society for Metal (CSM) before joined the UQ in 1996. He was a visiting academic at the School of Materials Science in University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 1995-1996. He has been a lead researcher in modeling and simulation of the Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering processes, and has significantly contributed to the research areas of coal utilization, coalbed methane (CBM) recovery, iron- and steel-making technology development, environmental sustainability such as carbon dioxide capture and utilization including CO2-sequestration. Over period of his academic career development, Professor Wang has established the strong collaborations with a number of Iron and Steel companies in China and Australia, and has extensive links with Baosteel – one of largest iron and steel companies in the world, and universities and research institutions both in China and Australia.