Professor G.Q. Max Lu
President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Surrey
Max Lu is recognised for his pioneering research in nano-science and engineering that has led to discovery and application of new materials in the energy, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors and for his outstanding international educational leadership.
His personal contribution to engineering science has been through several landmark contributions in the synthesis, surface characterisation and applications of nanoporous materials, nanocrystalline oxide photocatalysts, and electrochemical materials for energy conversion and storage.