Ms Syeda Wishal Bokhari

BS (Hons.) UOG., MS SJTU.

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Syeda Wishal Bokhari received a master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China, and was a recipient of both "excellent international student" and “outstanding MS dissertation" awards She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Auckland supervised by Prof. Wei Gao and Prof. Amanda Ellis (University of Melbourne). Her research interests include graphene and other 2D materials for energy storage and conversion applications. 

Research | Current

  • Graphene-based hybrid electrode materials for the supercapacitor systems. 
  • High performance electrodes for wearable energy storage devices

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant - CHEMMAT 121 - Materials Science

Graduate Teaching Assistant - CHEMMAT 305 - Materials Processing and Performance

Graduate Teaching Assistant - CHEMMAT 204 - Materials

Distinctions/Honours

  • First Prize in Poster Presentation at the 5th Annual Ph.D. Symposium organized by the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, the Univesity of Auckland-2020
  • U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Award (GCRA)-2020
  • Velocity Innovation Challenge in COVID-19 social category-2020
  • Academic Career Exploration Award - the University of Auckland-2020 to enroll in the Academic Career Advancement Programme (ACAP), formally Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative (DALI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visiting student fellowship-2019
  • University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (2019-2022)
  • Outstanding MS Dissertation Award - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2018)
  • Excellent International Student Award - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2016-17)

Responsibilities

Research Assistant-NATO funded multi-year project under Science for peace and security program (NATO SPS-MYP G5647)-2020 to 2023

Areas of expertise

  • Graphene and other 2D materials
  • Nanocomposite materials for electrochemical applications
  • High-performance electrode materials for energy storage and conversion systems (e.g. supercapacitors and batteries) 

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)-2020
  • Engineering New Zealand-2020

Postgraduate/doctoral student representation

  • Faculty of engineering executive committee-2020
  • Staff-student consultative committees (SSCC)-CHEMMAT-2019 to present
  • Outreach committee-CHEMMAT-2019 to present
  • Women in Engineering Network (WEN@UoA)-2019 to present
  • Engineering postgraduate student association-2019 to present
  • Newmarket community affairs team-2019

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Hayat, M. D., Singh, H., Miodowski, A., Bokhari, S. W., He, Z., & Cao, P. (2020). Fabrication, microstructure and mechanical properties of in situ formed particle reinforced titanium matrix composite. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REFRACTORY METALS & HARD MATERIALS, 9210.1016/j.ijrmhm.2020.105257
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peng Cao, Muhammad Hayat, Harshpreet Singh
  • Bokhari, S. W., Siddique, A. H., Yue, X., Singh, H., Hayat, M. D., & Gao, W. (2020). A hybrid composite of rGO/TiO2 as a double layer electrode with improved capacitance performance. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESEARCH10.1002/er.5864
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Wei Gao, Muhammad Hayat
  • Singh, H., Yu, T., Hayat, M., Bokhari, S. W., He, Z., & Cao, P. (2020). Development of titanium metal matrix composites reinforced with coated powders. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 34 (1-3)10.1142/S0217979220400494
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Peng Cao, Muhammad Hayat, Harshpreet Singh
  • Bokhari, S. W., Siddique, A. H., Singh, H., Hayat, M. D., Zhu, S., & Gao, W. (2020). A high-performance graphene based asymmetric supercapacitor. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 34 (1-3)10.1142/S021797922040007X
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Harshpreet Singh, Muhammad Hayat, Wei Gao
  • Yue, X., Pu, Y., Wei, S., Bokhari, S., & Gao, W. (2020). A One-Pot Method to Prepare Rice-Shaped TiO2 /C/Ni Composite Catalyst for Methanol Oxidation Reaction. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 167 (2).10.1149/1945-7111/ab6825
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50515
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanghai Wei, Wei Gao
  • Bokhari, S., Siddique, A., Sherrell, P., Yue, X., Karumbaiah, K., Wei, S., ... Gao, W. (2020). Advances in graphene-based supercapacitor electrodes. Energy Reports, 6, 2768-2784. 10.1016/j.egyr.2020.10.001
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanghai Wei, Wei Gao
  • Siddique, A. H., Bokhari, S. W., Butt, R., Jiang, S., Chen, W., Zhou, X., & Liu, Z. (2020). Flexible asymmetric microsupercapacitor with high energy density based on all-graphene electrode system. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 55 (1), 309-318. 10.1007/s10853-019-03987-7
  • Siddique, A. H., Butt, R., Bokhari, S. W., Raj, D. V., Zhou, X., & Liu, Z. (2019). All graphene electrode for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitor. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESEARCH, 44 (2), 1244-1255. 10.1002/er.4893

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Primary office location

ENGINEERING BLOCK 5 - Bldg 405
Level 10, Room 1027
5 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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