Registered to supervise postgraduate research

1991 …2019
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Professor David Young previously held the positions of Head of School, School of Science and Engineering at USC and Head of the School of Science and Interim Head of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Monash University Malaysia. He is a chemist with an interest in new materials and has been awarded two national research medals by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Professor Young obtained his PhD from the University of Queensland before postdoctoral training at the University College of North Wales and at Oxford University. He joined University of Sydney as a Senior Tutor, from where he moved to the Queensland University of Technology and then to Griffith University. After 20 years at Griffith, he joined Universiti Brunei Darussalam and was appointed Dean of their Graduate Studies and Research Office. Professor Young holds the honorary post of Visiting Scientist at the A*STAR Institute for Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore, Visiting Professor at Soochow University, China and Adjunct Professorships at Monash University and Griffith University. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Molecular and Engineering Materials.

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Ligands Chemical Compounds
Hydrogen bonds Chemical Compounds
Polymers Chemical Compounds
Atoms Chemical Compounds
Benzene Chemical Compounds
Water Chemical Compounds
Acids Engineering & Materials Science
Metals Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 1991 2019

A Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Conversion Scheme for a Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework Bearing Linear Cd3 Secondary Building Units

Chao, M. Y., Chen, J., Hao, Z. M., Tang, X. Y., Ding, L., Zhang, W. H., Young, D. J. & Lang, J. P., Feb 2019, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 19, 2, p. 724-729 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bearings (structural)
Metals
Single crystals
single crystals
metals

Exogenous Photosensitizer-, Metal-, and Base-Free Visible-Light-Promoted C-H Thiolation via Reverse Hydrogen Atom Transfer

Xu, Z. M., Li, H. X., Young, D. J., Zhu, D. L., Li, H. Y. & Lang, J. P., 4 Jan 2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 1, p. 237-241 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photosensitizing Agents
Sulfur
Hydrogen
hydrogen atoms
Benzothiazoles

Carboxylate-Assisted Assembly of Zinc and Cadmium Coordination Complexes of 1,3,5-Tri-4-pyridyl-1,2-ethenylbenzene: Structures and Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Degradation of Congo Red in Water

Zhang, J. G., Gong, W. J., Guan, Y. S., Li, H. X., Young, D. J. & Lang, J. P., 3 Oct 2018, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 18, 10, p. 6172-6184 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Congo Red
Coordination Complexes
Cadmium
cadmium
carboxylates

Nano/mesoporous carbon from rice starch for voltammetric detection of ascorbic acid

Wahab, M. A., Darain, F., Islam, N. & Young, D. J., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecules. 23, 2, p. 1-11 11 p., 234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
starches
ascorbic acid
rice
Starch
Ascorbic Acid

Post-synthetic Modification of a Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework via Photodimerization Enables Highly Selective Luminescent Sensing of Aluminum(III)

Li, W. X., Gu, J. H., Li, H. X., Dai, M., Young, D. J., Li, H. Y. & Lang, J. P., 5 Nov 2018, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 57, 21, p. 13453-13460 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Styrene
Aluminum
Quenching
Metals
Ligands