Dr Munkhbayar Batmunkh

Academic Status

College of Science and Engineering

Research expertise

Dr. Munkhbayar Batmunkh's research interests are materials science and energy conversion/storage systems. He has been focusing on the synthesis and functionalisation of nanostructured 2D materials and carbon materials using facile, efficient and cost-effective methods, and exploring their properties for solar cell applications.

Research expertise

Dr. Munkhbayar Batmunkh's research interests are materials science and energy conversion/storage systems. He has been focusing on the synthesis and functionalisation of nanostructured 2D materials and carbon materials using facile, efficient and cost-effective methods, and exploring their properties for solar cell applications.

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GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr. Munkhbayar Batmunkh is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at School of Chemical and Physical Sciences in Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.

He is exploring the modification and characterisation of 1D and 2D nanomaterials including graphene, carbon nanotubes and phosphorene for photovoltaic applications such as dye-sensitized solar cells, Si-nanocarbon solar cells and perovskite solar cells.

Qualifications

Educational:

  • Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy), School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 2013 - 2017.
  • Master of Engineering, Department of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University, Korea, 2010 - 2012.
  • Bachelor of Science, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, National University of Mongolia, Mongolia, 2006 - 2010.

Experiential:

  • Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA, in 2017.
  • Visiting Researcher, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, February 2014 - January 2017.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University, Korea, August 2012 - August 2013.
  • Part-Time Teacher (Physical Chemistry & Colloid Chemistry), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, National University of Mongolia, February 2013 - July 2013.
Honours, awards and grants
  • "Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence", The University of Adelaide, 2017, Australia.
  • "Best Poster Presentation, 3rd place", The Emerging Energy Technologies Summit and Exhibition 2016 (EETSE'16) - 2016, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Grant Winner and "Best Paper", Khureltogoot - International Conferences of Young Researchers on Technology and Innovation - 2015, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. ($2500 AUD winner).
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), The Goverment of Australia, Australia, Middle round of 2013.
  • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), The University of Adelaide, Australia, Middle round of 2013.
  • "Young Leader" gold medal, Mongolian Youth Association, 2013.
  • "Best Student", Mongolian Student's Association, Seoul, South Korea, 2012.
  • "Young Pioneer Researcher" - Dean Award, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, 2012.
  • Brain Korea 21 (BK21) Scholarship, Government of South Korea, 2010.
Key responsibilities

Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2D Technology

Research expertise
Materials engineering
Nanotechnology
Research interests
  • Photovoltaic (Perovskite Solar Cells and Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells)
  • Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
  • Black Phosphorus and Phosphorene
  • Dispersion Stability of Nanoparticles (Metallic, Metallic Oxide, CNTs and Graphene) in Base Fluid
  • Heat Transfer in Nanofluids
  • Materials Science
Teaching interests
  • NANO2701: Structure and Characterisation, at School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia, 2016.
  • NANO2701: Structure and Characterisation, at School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia, 2015.
  • ENGR1722: Engineering Physics and Materials, at School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia, 2015.
  • CHEM ENG 1009: Materials I, at School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia, 2014.
  • Colloid Chemistry, at School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The National University of Mongolia, Mongolia. 2013.
  • Physical Chemistry I & II, at School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The National University of Mongolia, Mongolia. 2013.
  • Energy III, at Department of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, 2011-2012.
Publications

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