PhD Scholarship in Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage

Working on ARC Projects focusing on functional materials as electrocatalysts and photocatalysts for renewable electrical - solar - chemical conversion, and for next generation batteries and supercapacitors.

The scholarship is for young talents who want to pursue a career in renewable energy and advanced materials. The candidates will do experimental work in materials synthesis, characterisation and application assessment in catalysis or battery.

Standard RMIT rate, $32,481 per year for 3 years, possible extension to 3.5 years.

Applications are now open. 


Three scholarships available. 

Standard RMIT PhD enrolment requirement.

Please send CV, transcript, publication (if any) to

Preferable with background, previous experience or publications in materials science, chemistry, nanotechnology, catalysis, battery, supercapacitor, and/or clean energy.

Prof. Tianyi Ma, School of Science, RMIT University, Email:

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