EDUCATION  

2003-2006 Ph.D. in Computational Physics. Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

2001-2003 M.Sc. in Computational Physics. Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

1997-2001 B.Sc. in Physics. University of Barcelona (Spain)

RESEARCH POSITIONS

2020-2024 Ramón y Cajal Fellow. Department of Physics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

2020-2024 Honorary Senior Lecturer. School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2019-2020 Senior Lecturer. School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2015-2019 ARC Future Fellow. School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2010-2014 JAE-DOC Fellow. Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (Spain)

2009-2010 Research Associate. Department of Chemistry, University College London (United Kingdom)

2006-2009 Research Associate. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London (United Kingdom)

OTHER POSITIONS

2020- Hydrogen Energy Research Centre (UNSW Sydney, Australia), Leader Program "Advanced Modelling Techniques for Material Development

2020- GlobH2E: ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen Economy (Sydney, Australia), Chief Investigator

2018- Open Access Peer-Reviewed Journal "Crystals" (ISSN 2073-4352), Editorial Board Member 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2020-2024 Ramón y Cajal Project "Multicaloric Materials for Ambient Solid-State Cooling" (RYC2018-024947-I). Lead CI: Dr. Claudio Cazorla. Spanish Ministry of Science and European Science Foundation (Spain). Amount: $60,000

2021-2024 Discovery Project "Bioinspired Flexible Haptic Memory Materials for Artificial Sensory Nerves" (DP210100879). Lead CI: Prof. Dewei Chu. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $381,238

2021-2024 Discovery Project "Topotactic Control of Magnetism in Multiferroic and Skyrmion Materials" (DP210102346). Lead CI: Prof. Jan Seidel. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $437,000

2021-2022 Linkage Infrastructure Project "A platform for probing nanoscale magnetic states under multiple actuations" (LE210100086). Lead CI: Prof. Tom Wu. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $489,2500

2020-2024 Training Centre "ARC Training Centre for The Global Hydrogen Economy" (IC200100023). Lead CI: Prof. Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $4,920,490

2019-2023 Linkage Project "Engineering Nanoionic Interfaces towards High Performance Cathode Coatings" (LP190100113). Lead CI: Prof. Dewei Chu. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $422,881

2019-2023 Linkage Project "High Performance Metal Oxide Inks for Printable Memory Arrays" (LP190100829). Lead CI: Prof. Dewei Chu. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $324,072

2019-2020 UNSW Sydney Research Support "Multiferroic Solid Solutions for Novel Magnetoelectric and Energy-Conversion Applications". Lead CI: Dr. Claudio Cazorla. UNSW Sydney (Australia). Amount: $20,000

2018-2020 Industry Project "Development of Advanced Cathode Materials for High Performance Li-ion Batteries" (RG182056). Lead CI: Prof. Dewei Chu. Qidong QiAo New Materials Technology Co. Ltd. (Australia). Amount: $265,627

2018-2020 Industry Project "Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic Panels by Phase Change Inhibited Materials" (RG194266). Lead CI: Prof. Dewei Chu. YCGC Pty. Ltd. (Australia). Amount: $102,000

2015-2020 UNSW Sydney Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative. Lead CI: Prof. Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, Prof. Jan Seidel, and Dr. Claudio Cazorla. UNSW Sydney (Australia). Amount: $205,000

2015-2019 Future Fellow Project "Rational Design of Novel Multiferroic Materials for Energy Harvesting and Energy Efficiency" (FT140100135). Lead CI: Dr. Claudio Cazorla. Australian Research Council (Australia). Amount: $621,374

2011-2014 JAE-DOC Project "Study of Multifunctional Oxide Materials with First-Principles Simulation Techniques". Lead CI: Dr. Claudio Cazorla. Spanish Science Research Council and European Science Foundation (Spain). Amount: $160,000

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2020-2024 Ramón y Cajal Fellowship (Spain)

2018 Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award, UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2017 Research Visit Award, University of Valencia (Spain)

2015-2019 ARC Future Fellowship (Australia)

2011-2014 JAE-DOC Fellowship (Spain)

2010 Translational Access HPC-Europa2 Award, University of Barcelona (Spain)

2009 Translational Access HPC-Europa2 Award, University of Barcelona (Spain)

SUPERVISION POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

2020-         Ph.D. Thesis "Computational Study of Giant Caloric Effects in Superionic Materials", Student: Jie Min, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

2017-2020 Ph.D. Thesis "First-Principles Study of the Functionality of Cobalt-Based Multiferroic Oxides", Student: César Menéndez, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

2016-2019 Ph.D. Thesis "Computational Study of Fast-Ion Conductors Under Stress", Student: Arun K. Sagotra, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

2019-2021 Master Thesis (by Research) "Computational Study of Oxygen Diffusion in SrTiO3 Under External Mechanical and Electric Fields", Student: Zizhen Zhou, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

2017-2019 Master Thesis (by Research) "Mixing Thermodynamics and Photocatalytic Properties of GaP-ZnS Solid Solutions", Student: Joel N. Shenoy, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

2017-2019 Master Thesis (by Coursework) "Novel Electrocaloric Materials for Nanorefrigeration Applications: A Computer Simulation Study", Student: Wanlu Zhang, Primary Supervisor: Claudio Cazorla

TEACHING

2021- Lecturer "Physics-II" course. Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

2020- Lecturer "Physics-I" course. Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

2020  Lecturer MATS2001 course "Physical Properties of Materials". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2020  Lecturer MATS6001 course "Fundamentals of Materials Processing". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2020  Lecturer MATS6008 course "Advanced Functional Materials". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2020  Lecturer MATS6101 course "Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2016-2020  Lecturer MATS3006 course "Design and Applications of Materials". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2015-2020  Lecturer NANO2002/NANO3001 courses "Nanotechnology". UNSW Sydney (Australia)

2006-2009  Tutor of first year Physics undergraduate students. University College London (United Kingdom)

Claudio Cazorla