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Professor Peng Cao

Professor Peng Cao

Associate Investigator

Towards Zero Waste - Reconfigurable Systems

Phone:
+64 9 923 6924

Address:
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142

Biography

Professor Peng Cao is a Professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Auckland.

Research interests

Professor Peng Cao’s research is primarily focused on developing novel materials for energy-storage and light while strong materials for sustainability.

Funded by Science for Technological Innovation (SfTI), Peng’s team is developing, for lithium ion battery applications, self-healing silicon-based anode materials, which have shown significant improvement in energy capacity.

My research is primarily focused on developing novel materials for energy-storage and light.

Professor Peng Cao

In the news

Annual Report

Funding successes - Annual Report 2021

May 9, 2022

Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2021. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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News Article

2021 MacDiarmid Institute Marsden grant successes

November 3, 2021

MacDiarmid Institute led research received $6.2 million funding in 2021 Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund.

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Annual Report

New Associate Investigators 2019 - Annual Report 2019

May 28, 2020

An overview of the research interests of each of our nine new Associate Investigators.

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