Research direction: Nanocatalysis and functional materials; Lithium-ion batteries
Dr. Liu received the Ph.D. degree at School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in 2016. During his studies, he worked on fabrication and characterization of photocatalytic materials and their applications in the field of environment. He is strongly interested in the design and synthesis of novel composite photocatalysts (heterojunctions or hollow structures) particularly complex hollow structures with multi-shelled architectures for photocatalysis. In addition, he has also been working in renewable energy conversion/storage systems including rechargeable batteries and low-cost solar cells.
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Research direction: Robotics
Mr. Long Yin LO was a higher diploma student and now is a B.Eng. undergraduate majored in electrical engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has been developing the piezoelectric windmill prototype during his final-year project. He is interested in different categories of engineering, and currently designing mechanisms and control for underwater robots.
Research direction: Anode materials for lithium-ion batteries and lithium-sulfur batteries
Dr. Shi received the Ph.D. degree majored in Environmental Engineering in School of Materials Science & Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) in 2016. During her studies, she worked on the protection of the Li metal anode in lithium-sulfur batteries. In addition, she has also been working on the fabrication of carbon-based and silicon-based anode materials for lithium-ion batteries and sulfur-based cathode materials for lithium-sulfur batteries.
Research direction: Thermoelectric materials
Mr. Geng received the M.Phil. degree in School of Materials Science and Engineering from Changzhou University in 2015. During his studies, he worked on processing and characterization of photoelectric and piezoelectric materials and their applications. In addition, he has also advanced the national project on research & development of advanced package and test technology for sensor chips. His recent research direction includes thermoelectric materials and functional device technologies.
Research direction: Automation and instrumentation
Mr. Wang Fai CHENG received his B.S. and M.Phil. degrees from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolyU) in 2005 and 2008, respectively. From 2008 to 2012, he was a Research Assistant at Department of Applied Physics. Then, he worked at Department of Applied Physics of City University of Hong Kong as a Senior Research Associate for two years. His research interests include spintronics, narrow linewidth tunable laser, ultrasound imaging and construction of automated measurement setups. Currently, he joins a Quality Education Fund (QEF) project as a Project Associate in HKPolyU and works on hardware design of automation and signal detection for remote experiments.