Research directions: Automation and non-destructive evaluation
Long-Yin Lo received his B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2019. After graduated, he participated in the developments of an inspection robot for generator and a train monitoring system as a research assistant for two years. These experiences brought him into the engineering design and application field. He is currently developing an in-pipe ultrasonic inspection robots.
Research direction: Non-destructive evaluation using energy-related technology
Mr. Fan YANG received the the M.Sc. degree in Department of Electrical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2020. His master's research direction is the estimation on state of charge (SOC) of lithium-ion batteries based on the extended Kalman algorithm. His recent research interest is mainly the development of energy-related device technology for non-destructive evaluation applications.
Research direction: Ultrasound transducer for non-destructive evaluation
Elmer achieved distinction in MSc Mechanical Engineering from Glasgow Caledonian University. He has a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering with thorough hands-on experience in design, manufacturing and testing from Airbus Defence and Space in Germany. His aspirations lied in progressing his engineering career through pursuit of specialist training and research at PhD level in the field of ultrasonics and achieve Chartership status with the IMechE. Elmer is currently investigating how an innovative and highly flexible ultrasound array transducer can be employed to inspect challenging industrial components. His hobbies include Muay Thai, swimming, camping, hiking and reading.
Research direction: Multi-modality imaging
Mr. Lin received his M.Sc. and B.S. degrees in Shenzhen University. Since joined the Institute of Biomedical and Health Engineering of Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) in 2011, he has focused in the research of photoacoustic imaging, and developed a series of novel photoacoustic system including optical resolution (OR) and acoustic resolution (AR) photoacoustic microscopy, and full field-of-view photoacoustic endoscopy. Currently, he works on the development of intravascular photoacoustic (IVPA) catheters.
Research direction: Flexible thermoelectric generators
Shuping LIN received her M.Eng. degree majored in Chemical Engineering from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2015, and B.Sc. degree specialized in Applied Chemistry from Jiaying University in 2013, respectively. During her previous research studies, she focused on nano-MOF (metal organic frameworks) materials as the novel efficient adsorbent in sewage treatment, large scale micro-MOF film for proton conducting, and ligand displace route to MOF nanorods fabrication. She studied the mechanism of nano-MOFs for dye adsorption and transformation between MOF pellets and nanorods. In her Ph.D. programme, her research interest orients to flexible, wearable thermoelectric generators and thermoelectric materials.
Research direction: Miniature high-frequency ultrasound transducers
Yifei WANG received his B.Eng. degree in Optoelectronic Engineering from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology in 2021, and MSc degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Glasgow in 2022. During his MSc study, he focused on the simulation of CMUTs using COMSOL. His current research interest is the development of miniature high-frequency ultrasound transducers for biomedical imaging applications.
Research direction: Electrode materials for rechargeable batteries
Xingyu ZHANG completed his B.Eng and M.Eng degrees in Metallurgy Engineering at Northeastern University, respectively, in 2014 and 2017. After graduation, he worked at a lithium-ion battery company in Shenzhen, mainly focusing on the commercialization of Si-alloy anodes for Li-ion batteries. He joint PolyU as a PhD student of PolyU in 2020. His research interests include electrode materials for Li-ion cells and smart materials. He likes playing basketball and doing powerlifting during his leisure time from doing research.
Research direction: Photoacoustic imaging technology
Mr. Zhang received his B.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. After worked as an engineer on PET/CT devices and multi-modality medical imaging in Arrays Medical Imaging Corporation for 1 year, he went back to school and obtained his M.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering in City University of Hong Kong. His research interest mainly focuses on the development of photoacoustic catheters and ultrasound imaging system.
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