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Professor Yam, Yeung

Professor Yam, Yeung

Director, Energy Engineering Programme
Energy and Environmental Engineering Programme
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Robotic platform for Chinese calligraphy and painting
  • Tensor-Product (TP)-based Computational Design Approach
  • Fuzzy Inference Mappings
  • Optical Element Design and Fabrication
  • Modeling of Biological Systems

Professor Chen, Chun

Professor Chen, Chun

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Indoor air quality: modeling, measurement, and control technologies for indoor air pollutants, including particles, ozone, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds.
  • Energy-efficient buildings: natural ventilation, personalized cooling and heating, and thermal comfort.
  • Aerosol dynamics: computational fluid dynamics simulation, particle dispersion, deposition, penetration, and resuspension.
  • Airborne infectious disease transmission: infectious particle transport in buildings, hospitals, and commercial airliner cabins.

Professor Chen, Yongqin David

Professor Chen, Yongqin David

Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management

Research Interests:

  • Hydrologic Analysis and Modelling
  • Water Resources Management
  • Environmental Assessment and Sustainability

Professor Chen, Yongsheng

Professor Chen, Yongsheng

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Energy and materials, sustainability, emissions control
  • Hydrogen production, steam reforming, adsorptive desulfurization
  • Catalysis, electrocatalysts, fuel cells
  • Energy storage, lithium-sulfur batteries, carbon materials
  • Materials characterization, X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) spectroscopy

Professor Lau, Ngar-Cheung Gabriel

Professor Lau, Ngar-Cheung Gabriel

Professor (by Courtesy), Earth System Science Programme
AXA Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management
Director, Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability

Research Interests:

  • Diagnosis of atmospheric circulation system
  • Large-scale air-sea interaction
  • Regional phenomena related to climate change

Professor Liao, Wei-Hsin

Professor Liao, Wei-Hsin

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Smart Materials and Structures
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Vibration Control
  • Mechatronics
  • Precision Machinery
  • Nanotechnology, and Medical Devices

Professor Lu, Yi-Chun

Professor Lu, Yi-Chun

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Electrode and electrolyte design for high-energy metal-air and metal sulfur batteries
  • Redox-active components and solution chemistry for redox-flow batteries
  • Electrocatalysts and electrode design for low-temperature fuel cells and electrolyzers
  • Mechanistic understanding of interfacial phenomena governing electrochemical energy conversion and storage processes

Professor Ren, Wei

Professor Ren, Wei

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Combustion and fuels
  • Optical disgnostics
  • Spectroscopic instrumentation

Professor Wong, Ching Ping

Professor Wong, Ching Ping

Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Polymeric electronic materials
  • Electronic, photonic and MEMS packaging and interconnect
  • Interfacial adhesions
  • Nano-functional material syntheses and characterizations

Professor Wong, Teng-fong

Professor Wong, Teng-fong

Professor & Director, Earth System Science Programme

Research Interests:

  • Experimental rock deformation
  • Rock physics applied to energy resources
  • Earthquake mechanics
  • Environmental hydrogeology

Professor Xiao, Xudong

Professor Xiao, Xudong

Professor, Department of Physics

Research Interests:

  • Thin Film Solar Cells
  • Surface diffusion
  • Nanotribology study using atomic force microscopy
  • Novel properties of nanostructures and materials
  • Scanning tunneling microscopy

Professor Xu, Dongyan

Professor Xu, Dongyan

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials for Thermoelectrics
  • Thermal Management of Electronic Devices
  • Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications

Professor Zhao, Ni

Professor Zhao, Ni

Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Optoelectronic, electronic and electrochemical devices based on organic and nanostructured materials
  • spectroscopic characterization of the physical processes in nanostructured thin films, structures, and devices