Dr David Huang

Lecturer Level 111 Coordinator
Dr David Huang
  Org Unit Chemistry
  Email david.huang@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 5580
  Location Floor/Room 2 32 ,  Badger ,   North Terrace

Career Summary:

2014–present   Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Adelaide, Australia
2010–2013      Lecturer in Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, Australia
2008–2010      Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Department, University of California, Davis, USA
2006–2008      Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée et Nanostructures, Université Lyon 1, France
2004–2004      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Australia

2002   PhD in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA
1998   BSc (Hons) in Chemistry (First Class Honours + University Medal), University of Sydney, Australia

2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning   
2016 Royal Australian Chemical Institute Chemical Education Division Citation
1998–2002   Fulbright Postgraduate Student Award

Huang Soft Condensed Matter Theory Research Group website

  • Statistical mechanics
  • Soft condensed matter theory
  • Computer simulation of liquids and complex fluids
  • Organic photovoltaics
  • Microfluidics and nanofluidics
  • Water at hydrophobic surfaces
  • Nucleic acid structure, dynamics, and thermodynamics 
The focus of my research is theory and computation of condensed phase phenomena on the molecular and nano scales. I am especially interested in devising new ways to control the properties of soft condensed matter for applications in renewable energy, novel functional materials, and drug design and delivery.

Full publication list: [ResearcherID] [Google Scholar]

Selected Publications:

The effect of hydrodynamic slip on membrane-based salinity-gradient-driven energy harvesting
D.J. Rankin, D.M. Huang, Langmuir 32, 34203432 (2016) [link to article]

Computational identification of organic porous molecular crystals
J.D. Evans, D.M. Huang, M. Haranczyk, A.W. Thornton, C.J. Sumby, C.J. Doonan, CrystEngComm 18, 4133–4141 (2016) [link to article]

Molecular-level details of morphology-dependent exciton migration in poly(3-hexylthiophene) nanostructures
P.C. Tapping, S.N. Clafton, K.N. Schwarz, T.W. Kee, D.M. Huang, J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 7047–7059 (2015) [link to article]

Light-driven transformation processes of anisotropic silver nanoparticles 
G.P. Lee, Y.C. Shi, E. Lavoie, T. Daeneke, P. Reineck, U.B. Cappel, D.M. Huang, U. Bach, ACS Nano 7, 5911–5921 (2013) [link to article]

Self-assembly of selective interfaces in organic photovoltaics 
S.A. Mauger, L. Chang, S. Friedrich, C.W. Rochester, D.M. Huang, P. Wang, A.J. Moulé, Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 1935–1946 (2013) [link to article]

Coarse-grained simulations of the solution-phase self-assembly of poly(3-hexylthiophene) nanostructures 
K.N. Schwarz, T.W. Kee, D.M. Huang, Nanoscale 5, 2017–2027 (2013) [link to article]

The consequences of interface mixing for organic photovoltaic device characteristics
D.M. Huang, S.A. Mauger, S. Friedrich, S.J. George, D. Dumitriu-LaGrange, S. Yoon, A.J. Moulé, Adv. Funct. Mater. 21, 1657–1665 (2011) [link to article]

Controlling adsorbate diffusion on high-symmetry surfaces through molecular shape selection 
D.M. Huang, P. Harrowell, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 9526–9534 (2011) [link to article]

An optical spacer is no panacea for light collection in organic solar cells
B.V. Andersson, D.M. Huang, A.J. Moulé, O. Ingänas, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 043302 (2009) [link to article]

Water slippage versus contact angle: a quasiuniversal relationship
D.M. Huang, C. Sendner, D. Horinek, R.R. Netz, L. Bocquet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 226101 (2008) [link to article]

Massive amplification of surface-induced transport at superhydrophobic surfaces
D.M. Huang, C. Cottin-Bizonne, C. Ybert, L. Bocquet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 064503 (2008) [link to article]

Ion-specific anomalous electrokinetic effects in hydrophobic nanochannels
D.M. Huang, C. Cottin-Bizonne, C. Ybert, L. Bocquet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 177801 (2007) [link to article]


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