Professor Max Lu FAA FTSE
Queensland Great and academic leader
Professor Max Lu is an engineer and scholar of international repute whose contributions to Queensland and world science are leaving a powerful legacy.
Max spearheaded one of Australia’s premier research centres, the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, which has helped position Australia at the forefront of nanotechnology internationally.
Throughout his career, Max has mentored more than 100 next generation researchers as well as co-authored more than 500 publications and 20 patents, achieving the elite scientist status of Highly Cited Researcher from the Institute for Scientific Information (top 0.1% in the world). He is also an effective and accomplished university leader at the University of Queensland.
Earlier this year, Max was honoured as a Queensland Great by the Queensland Government.