Dr. Xianjue (Sam) Chen

Dr. xinanjue (sam) chen

2021.06 ~ Present, Lecturer, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of New Castle

2017.04 – 2020.12, Research Associate (ARC DECRA Fellow), School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney, Australia

2015.04 – 2017.04, Research Fellow, Institute for Basic Science (IBS) Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM), Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, Republic of Korea

2013.09 – 2015.04, Research Associate, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

2010 – 2014, Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Australia

2004 – 2010, Bachelor and Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China


Dr Xianjue (Sam) Chen is currently a Research Associate in the School of Chemistry at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. He received a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 2014, under guidance of AO Professor Colin Raston. After completing the PhD, he moved with Professor Raston to Flinders University, where he was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Award. In 2015, Chen joined Professor Rodney Ruoff’s research team in the IBS Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM) at UNIST in Ulsan, Republic of Korea. In 2017, he returned to Australia, joining the School of Chemistry at UNSW where he was awarded an ARC DECRA. Dr Chen is currently working on various aspects of advanced materials, particularly carbon-based materials, through developing new synthesis strategies and applications.