Professor Gordon Xu

Snr Group Leader/VC Snr Res Fellow

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Affiliate Principal Research 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

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • 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

  • 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 nanoparticles for controlling 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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