Professor David Young
- Executive Dean – University of Glasgow - UESTC (Autonomous Systems & Connectivity)
Professor David Young is the Executive Dean of Glasgow College, UESTC. He was previously the Director of the Confucius Institute at Charles Darwin University and Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Technology. 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 the Graduate Studies and Research Office, before moving to Monash University Malaysia as Head of the School of Science. He returned to Australia as Head of the School of Science and Engineering at University of the Sunshine Coast.
He is a Managing Editor of Journal of Molecular and Engineering Materials and has published approximately 300 research articles and book chapters.
Metal organic complexes, electroactive polymers, catalysis.
- Wu Yixiao, PhD candidate, Charles Darwin University