Meet the Professors – 28 October

When: 
28 October 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
UNSW GATE 9 The Chancellery - Council Chambers Kensington Sydney, NSW 2052
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Description

The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the careers and achievements of our newly promoted and recruited professors. Our speakers will share their specialist knowledge and provide insights into ‘what’ and ‘who’ influenced their lives and careers.


Professor Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, School of Chemical Engineering

Prof. Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou is leading the Material Energy Research Laboratory in nanoscale (MERLin). His research is focused on the physical-chemistry of light metals and their hydrides at the nano-scale. Prof. Aguey-Zinsou has over 12 years of research in the field of hydrogen technology. He his also developping novel technologies for the effective conversion of CO2 into synthetic fuels and the effective utilisation of ezymes to catalyse hydrogen based reaction in novel fuel cell systems. During the last 4 years, Prof. Aguey-Zinsou has secured over $3 million in grant funding and established a hydrogen research laboratory unique to the Australia scene.

Lecture abstract to follow

Please see Professor Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou webpage HERE


Professor Frances Kuo, School of Mathematics and Statistics

Frances Kuo completed a BCMS(Hons) in 1999 and a PhD in 2002 at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, and subsequently joined the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New South Wales in 2003. She works in the theory and applications of high dimensional integration and approximation, especially quasi-Monte Carlo methods, multilevel and multivariate decomposition techniques. Her recent interests are in their application to partial diffential equations with random coefficients.

Lecture abstract to follow

Please see Professor Frances Kuo webpage HERE


PLEASE CHECK HOW TO ARRIVE TO THE VENUE

Location: The Chancellery, Council Chambers (C22), UNSW Sydney, Kensington.

Please see the UNSW Map here and Google map (The nearest entrance is Gate 9 off High St, and the nearest building is the Sir John Clancy Auditorium)

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FAQs

ACCESSIBILITY

Venue Name: The Chancellery, Council Chambers

Wheelchair Accessible | Accessible Toilet | Accessible drop off zone

Any guests attending events can be dropped off directly out the front of the main entrance. Vehicles need to arrive via High Street, Gate 9. Vehicles need to follow the road speed limit.

There is accessible parking near the venue. However, these parking bays are subject to availability. Please refer to B23 on the MAP.

Additional Information: A wheelchair pathway to the main entrance is available.

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