Prof Dongke Zhang
Dongke Zhang is a Foundation Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Director of the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Energy. His research centres around combustion science and technology, biofuels and energy, waste to energy, hydrogen energy and hydrogen carriers, and their applications. However, he’s more interested in swimming and recreational aviation when he is not making anything that burns or when he is not burning anything! One of the top 100 most influential engineers in Australia, Dongke Zhang believes that the true value of academic research is best measured by its practical uses.