Director of China Engagement
Principal Research Scientist
CSIRO, New South Wales, Australia
PhD - Chemistry 1997
2011 FINALIST - ALUMNI AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP
In 2007, Professor Wei was awarded the Australian New Immigrant Remarkable Achievement Award by the Australian Federation of Chinese Organisations for services to science.
Having developed extensive research collaborative links between the CSIRO, research institutes, national and international universities, Professor Wei played a key role in the establishment of the Australian China Nanoscience and Technology Centre and the CSIRO’s China Nanotechnology Strategy. After initiating discussions as to a possible collaboration, Professor Wei was able to play a lead role in the establishment of the China Alliance for New Energy Vehicle Innovation and the CSIRO Green Car Research China Strategy.
Professor Wei has published extensively and delivered more than 50 invited research lectures at international conferences, universities and research institutes. He is an advocate for the International Scientific Society and holds a large number of professorships, honorary titles and positions.