Professor Gordon Xu

Senior Group Leader

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Affiliate Professorial Fellow

Centre for Horticultural Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
gordonxu@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63809

Overview

Associate Professor Zhi Ping (Gordon) Xu is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow (2013-2016). Since 2004, He has received a number of fellowships and awards, including an ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (2005-2007), ARC Australian Research Fellowship (2008-2012), and UQ Foundation’s Research Excellence Award (2009). Associate Professor Xu and his colleagues have received funding from the ARC and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) totalling more than $5 million. Associate Professor Xu is an ARC and NHMRC referee.

Research Impacts

Research

Clay nanomaterials for drug delivery and vaccines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, U.S.T China
  • Master of Science, National University of Singapore
  • Doctor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Li, Li, Zhou, Chun Hui and Xu, Zhi Ping (2019). Self-nanoemulsifying drug-delivery system and solidified self-nanoemulsifying drug-delivery system. In Shyam S. Mohapatra, Shivendu Ranjan, Nandita Dasgupta, Raghvendra Kumar Mishra and Sabu Thomas (Ed.), Nanocarriers for drug delivery: nanoscience and nanotechnology in drug delivery (pp. 421-449) Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814033-8.00014-X

  • Liang, Xiaowen, Wang, Haolu, Liu, Xin, Grice, Jeffrey, Xu, Zhi Ping and Roberts, Michael S. (2017). Related topic: Safety evaluation of nanomaterials. In Skin Permeation and Disposition of Therapeutic and Cosmeceutical Compounds (pp. 313-322) Tokyo, Japan: Springer . doi:10.1007/978-4-431-56526-0_28

  • Murthy, Vinuthaa, Xu, Zhi Ping and Smith, Sean C. (2015). Molecular Modeling of Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery. In Defang Ouyang and Sean C. Smith (Ed.), Computational Pharmaceutics: Application of Molecular Modeling in Drug Delivery (pp. 197-216) Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley. doi:10.1002/9781118573983.ch10

  • Zhou, J. Z., Xu, Z. P. and Qian, G. (2013). Effective phosphate removal using Ca-based layered double hydroxide materials. In P. Lens, J. Virkutyte, V. Jegatheesan, Seung-Hyun Kim and S. Al-Abed (Ed.), Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment (pp. 153-168) London, UK: IWA Publishing.

  • Gu, Z., Rolfe, Barbara E., Thomas, A. C., Campbell, Julie H., Lu, G. Q. Max and Xu, Z. P. (2012). Heparin-related nanomaterials. In David E. Piyathilake and Rhong Liang (Ed.), Heparin, properties, uses and side effects (pp. 159-178) New York, United States: Nova Science.

  • Jegatheesan, V., Virkutyte, J., Shu, L., Allen, J., Wang, Y., Searston, E., Xu, Z. P., Naylor, J., Pinchon, S., Teil, C., Navaratna, D. and Shon, H. K. (2012). Removal of lower molecular weight substances from water and wastewater: challenges and solutions. In D. G. Rao, R. Senthilkumar, J. Anthony Byrne and S. Feroz (Ed.), Wastewater treatment: Advanced processes and technologies (pp. 275-318) Boca Raton, FL, United States: Taylor & Francis.

  • Braterman, P. S., Xu, Z. P. and Yarberry, F. (2004). Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs). In Scott M. Auerbach, Kathleen A. Carrado and Prabir K. Dutta (Ed.), Handbook of Layered Materials (pp. 373-474) New York, N.Y. U.S.A.: Marcel Dekker.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Roberts, Michael S., Barkauskas, Deborah, Wang, Haolu, Liu, Xin, Studier, Hauke, Pastore, Michael, Zhang, Run, Holmes, Amy, Grice, Jeffrey E., Xu, Zhiping, Mohammed, Yousuf S. and Liang, Xiaowen (2020). Multiphoton and FLIM imaging in quantifying ex vivo and in vivo body organ kinetics of solutes. In: Ammasi Periasamy, Peter T. So and Karsten König, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XX. Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences, San Francisco, CA, United States, (). 2-4 February 2020. doi:10.1117/12.2546058

  • Wang, H., Liang, X., Thorling, C., Xu, Z. P., Crawford, D., Liu, X. and Roberts, M. (2015). A physiologically based kinetic model to characterize and predict the biological fate of circulating tumor cells in vivo. In: European Cancer Congress, Vienna, Austria, (S133-S133). 2015.

  • Liang, X., Wang, H., Zhu, Y., Grice, J., Liu, X., Xu, Z. and Roberts, M. (2015). Early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma by in vivo imaging. In: European Cancer Congress, Vienna, Austria, (S129-S130). 2015. doi:10.1016/S0959-8049(16)30378-1

  • Li, L., Gu, Z., Gu, W. Y., Liu, J. and Xu, Z. P. (2015). Efficient drug delivery for cancer treatment using Si02-LDH nanocomposites. In: Biotech, Biomaterials and Biomedical: TechConnect Briefs 2015. 10th Annual TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, Held Jointly with the 18th Annual Nanotech Conference and Expo, and the 2015 National SBIR/STTR Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (17-20). 14-17 June 2015.

  • Gu, Zi, Zuo, Huali, Wu, Aihua and Xu, Zhi Ping (2015). Stabilization of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles by bovine serum albumin pre-coating for drug/gene delivery. In: The Third Symposium on Innovative Polymers for Controlled Delivery (SIPCD 2014): Conference Abstracts. SIPCD 2014, Suzhou Peoples R China, (E150-E151). 16-19 September 2014. doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.05.255

  • Du, Yumei, Huang, Longbin, Vu, Dang, Li, Peng, Xu, Zhi Ping, Nguyen, Ahn V., Rudolph, Victor and Mulligan, David R. (2012). Prolonged zinc uptake controlled by zinc nanocrystals at foliar surface. In: Plant Grown Nutrition and Environment Interactions, Vienna, Austria, (). 18-21 February 2012.

  • Li, Peng, Xu, Zhi, Hampton, Marc A., Vu, Dang T., Huang, Longbin, Nguyen, Anh V. and Rudolph, Victor (2011). Characterisitcs of synthesized zinc-containing crystals for controlled zinc release and foliar uptake. In: Chemeca 2011 Proceedings. Chemeca 2011: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, (1-10). 18-21 September 2011.

  • Zhou, Chun-Hui, Beltramini, Jorge N., Lin, C. X., Xu, Z. P and Tanksale, A. (2011). Selective oxidation of bio-glycerol with molecular oxygen over CuAlMg hydrotalcite-based catalysts. In: 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting (NACS), Detroit, MI, USA, (). 5 - 10 June 2011.

  • Huang, LB, Vu, DT, Nguyen, VA, Xu, ZP, Du, Y and Rudolph V (2010). A rapid leaf washing method for accurate analysis of trace metals in leaves. In: ASPAC 2010 Annual Conference - The Environment, The Future. ASPAC 2010 Annual Conference - The Environment, The Future, Canberra / National Convention Centre, (). November 2010.

  • Liu, Jianyong, Zhong, Jiangping, Wang, Yilan, Liu, Qiang, Qian, Guangren, Zhong, Liyun, Guo, Rongzhong, Zhang, Peijun and Xu, Zhi Ping (2010). Effective bio-treatment of fresh leachate from pretreated municipal solid waste in an expanded granular sludge bed bioreactor. In: V. Jegatheesan, L. Shu and H.H. Ngo, Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, CESE – 2009: Waste Treatment: Challenges & Solutions. 2nd Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering, Townsville, Australia, (1447-1452). 14-17 July 2009. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2009.07.003

  • Nguyen, Tuan A. H., Nguyen, Anh V., Hampton, Marc A., Xu, Zhi Ping, Huang, Long bin and Rudolph, Victor (2010). Theoretical and experimental analysis of droplet evaporation on solid surfaces. In: Chemeca2010. 40th Annual Australasian Chemical and Process Engineering Conference, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (1-15). 26–29 September 2010.

  • Musumeci, Anthony, Broadhurst, Gysell, Smith, Suzanne, Xu, Zhi P., Minchin, Rodney F. and Martin, Darren J. (2009). Radiolabeled clay nanoparticles for toxicological investigations. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress. 8th World Biomaterials Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (). 28 May 2008 - 1 June, 2008.

  • Tran, Pierre, Sean Smith, Zhang, Hong, Xu, Zhi P., Wong, Yunyi and Lu, Gao Q. (2008). Molecular dynamic simulations of interactions between LDH and NO3ˉ intercalates in aqueous solution. In: Jin-Ho Choy, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. Proceedings of: 14th International Symposium on Intercalation Compounds - ISIC 14. 14th International Symposium on Intercalation Compounds - ISIC 14, Seoul, South Korea, (1044-1047). 12-15 June 2007. doi:10.1016/j.jpcs.2007.10.063

  • Ogbomo, S.M., Richardson, M.C., Braterman, P.S., Xu, Z.P. and D'Souza, N.A. (2008). Polystyrene nanocomposite materials by in situ polymerization into Zn Al layer double hydroxide stearate hexadecane styrene monomer interlayer. In: 66th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers : plastics encounter at ANTEC 2008: Proceedings. 66th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Plastics Encounter at ANTEC 2008, Milwaukee, WI, (620-623). 4 - 8 May 2008.

  • Jin, Y. G., Xu, Z. P., Qiao, S. Z., Diniz da Costa, J. C. and Lu, G. Q. (2007). Proton Conduction of Ordered Mesoporous Silica- Methanesulfonic Acid Hybrids. In: Proceedings of 5th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS 2006). 5th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS 2006), Shanghai, China, (817-820). 5-7 August, 2007.

  • Mereddy, K. R., Xu, Z P, Diniz da Costa, J C and Lu, G (2006). Characterisation and regeneration of layered double hydroxides for high temperature CO2 separation. In: N Rokke O Bolland J Gale, 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control. 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Norway, (1-5). 19-23 June 2006.

  • Wang, Lianzhou, Xu, Zhi P., Qiao, Shizhang and Lu, G.Q. Max (2006). Inorganic thin films self-assembled from lamellar TiO2 and layered double hydroxide and their electrochemical behaviour. In: Proceedings of the International Conference On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006. ICONN '06. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, Brisbane, Australia, (541-542). 3-7 July 2006. doi:10.1109/ICONN.2006.340535

  • Kurniawan, N., Fox, B., Xu, Z., Li, L., Rogers, F., Lu, G., Galloway, G., Rose, S., Bartlett, P. F. and Coulson, E. J. (2006). Magnetic resonance micro-imaging at the University of Queensland. In: The 2nd Pacific Rim Brain Conference Proceedings. The 2nd Pacific Rim Brain Conference, Sunshine Coast, Australia, (39-39). 14-16 August 2006.

  • Ram Reddy, M. K., Xu, G.Z.P., Diniz da Costa, J. C. and Lu, M.G. (2004). Layered double hydroxides for CO2 selective separation from water-gas-shift reaction. In: 1st Nano-Engineering and Nano-Science Congress 2004. 1st Nano-Engineering and Nano-Science Congress 2004, Singapore, (1-1). 7-9 July 2004.

  • Xu, G. Z. P., Lu, M. G. and Bartlett, P. (2004). Tailoring particle size distribution of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles. In: S. E. Pratsinis, H. Schulz, R. Strobel and C. Schreglmann, PARTEC 2004 - International Congress for Particle Technology. PARTEC 2004 - International Congress for Particle Technology, Germany, (1-4). 15th - 18th March, 2004.

  • Chin, W. S., Xu, Z. P., Mok, C. Y., Huang, H. H., Mutoh, H. and Masuda, S. (1998). He I and He II photoelectron spectra of thiophenones. In: 7th International Conference on Electron Spectroscopy, Chiba Japan, (97-101). Sep 08-12, 1997. doi:10.1016/S0368-2048(97)00253-3

Other Outputs

  • Xu, Zhi Ping and Braterman, Paul S. (2004) Self-assembly and multiple phases of layered double hydroxides in James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu and Karol Putyera (eds.) Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. New York: Marcel Dekker

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

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