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March 2017: (l-r) Hanieh Ghodrati, Daniel Rankin, Belinda Boehm, Andrew Tarzia, Alexandra Stuart, Elisabeth Schrefl, David Huang

March 2016: (back: l-r) Andrew Tarzia, Patrick Tapping, Harry Waugh, Louis Ritchie, Daniel Rankin
                     (front: l-r) Sophia Ackling, Hanieh Ghodrati, Belinda Boehm, Alexandra Stuart, David Huang
March 2015: (left to right) David Huang, Patrick Tapping, Andrew Tarzia, Daniel Rankin, Sophia Ackling
April 2014: (left to right) Charlie Whidborne, Andrew Tarzia, Patrick Tapping, David Huang
July 2013: (left to right) David Huang, Simon Blacket, Patrick Tapping, Alex Button

Group Leader

Dr David M Huang is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Adelaide.

He received his BSc degree (Hons I and University Medal) in Physical Chemistry from the University of Sydney. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake postgraduate studies in the United States and obtained his PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

After a stint as a scientific copy editor for Springer-Verlag, he carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Lyon, then at the University of California, Davis. He joined the academic staff in the School of Chemistry and Physics, now the School of Physical Sciences, at the University of Adelaide in 2010.

Current Members

Hanieh Ghodrati (PhD student, with Christian Doonan)
Daniel Rankin (PhD student)
Andrew Tarzia (PhD student, with Christian Doonan)
Hywel Bennett (PhD student, with Anthony Zander, Ben Cazzolato, and Carl Howard (Mech Eng))
Elisabeth Schrefl (MPhil student, with Tak Kee)
Belinda Boehm (MPhil student)
Alexandra Stuart (MPhil student, with Tak Kee)

Former Members

PhD students

Patrick Tapping (PhD 2017): now postdoc in School of Physical Sciences, University of Adelaide
Md Ayub (PhD 2016): now postdoc in School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide
Jack Evans (PhD 2016): now postdoc with François-Xavier Coudert at Chimie ParisTech

MPhil students

Sophia Ackling (MPhil 2017)

Honours students

Harrison Waugh (Honours 2016)
Charlie Whidborne (Honours 2014)
Simon Blacket (Honours 2013)
Alex Button (Honours 2013)
Mathew James (Honours 2013)
Kaustubh Naik (Honours 2012)
Kyra Schwarz (Honours 2011) 
Ming Chiu (Honours 2011)

Huang Research Group
Please direct any enquiries to:

Dr David M Huang
School of Physical Sciences
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


T: +61 8 8313 5580
F: +61 8 8313 4380