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OUR TEAM

A vigorous team, rapid response to research hotspots.

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Principal Investigator

Prof. Alex K. Y. JEN

任廣禹教授

Email: alexjen@cityu.edu.hk

Lee Shau Kee Chair Professor of Materials Science
Chair Professor, Chemistry and Materials Science

Fellow, European Academy of Sciences
Member, Washington State Academy of Sciences
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Fellow, The Materials Research Society (MRS)
Fellow, The American Chemical Society (ACS)
Fellow, The American Chemical Society, Div. of Polym. Mater. Sci. & Engin. (PMSE)
Fellow, The Optical Society of America (OSA)
Fellow, The International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE)

Principal Investigator

OPV Thrust

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Electroactive Thrust

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宇宙天空

OPV Thrust

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Francis (Ray) LIN

OPV Thrust Leader

Francis (Ray) Lin received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the National Taiwan University in 2013 and Ph.D. degree of Chemistry from the University of Washington in 2019, and is currently the thrust leader of organic photovoltaic research team in Alex Jen Research Group in the City University of Hong Kong. He has an interdisciplinary expertise including the design, synthesis and processing of multifunctional organic and organic/inorganic hybrid materials, and develops a broad research interest into the field of solar energy conversion and energy storage, such as organic photovoltaics, Perovskite solar cells and Li-ion batteries.

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Baobing FAN

Postdoctoral Fellow

2020.10-present, Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong

2018.09-2020.10, Postdoctoral Fellow, MSE, South China University of Technology

2013.09-2018.06, Ph.D., MSE, South China University of Technology

Research Area: Organic solar cell materials and devices

Email: baobifan@cityu.edu.hk

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Wenlin JIANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

2021.09-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2016.09-2021.07, Ph.D., Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Research Area: Design, synthesis, and properties of novel organic photovoltaic materials.

Email: wejiang@cityu.edu.hk

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Ming LIU

Postdoctoral Fellow

2018.09-2021.12, PH.D. , MSE, Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Research Area: Interface engineering of organic solar cells

Email: 2018400239@mail.buct.edu.cn

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Kaikai LIU

Postdoctoral Fellow

2022.08-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2020.07-2022.06, Postdoc, MSE, Peking University
2014.09-2020.05, PH.D., Chemistry, Beijing Institute of Technology
Research Area:   
1. Organic Thermoelectric (OTE) Materials
2.  Organic Electrochemical Transistor (OECT)
3. Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) Materials 
Email: kaikaliu@cityu.edu.hk

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Yanxun LI

Postdoctoral Fellow

2022.08-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong.
2017.09-2022.07, Ph. D., Physical Chemistry, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2013.09-2017.06, Bachelor, Applied Chemistry, China University of Petroleum.
Research Area: interfacial modification of organic solar cells, stable organic photovoltaics.
Email: yanxunli@cityu.edu.hk

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Chaowei ZHAO

Postdoctoral Fellow

2023.01-present, HK scholar Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2018.08-2022.12, Associate Professor, Chemistry, Jiangxi Academy of Sciences
2016.07-2018.07, Postdoc, Chemistry, Xiamen University
2012.09-2016.06, Ph. D, Chemistry, Shandong Normal University
Research Area: Organic-inorganic hybird interlayer materials for high-efficiency and stable organic and perovskite solar cells

Email: chaozhao@cityu.edu.hk

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Kui JIANG

Ph.D. Student

2022.09-present, PH.D. Student, City University of Hong Kong
2020-2022, Research Assistant, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2012 B.E., Applied Chemistry, Wuhan University.
Research Area: Organic Solar Cell

Email: kjiang@cityu.edu.hk

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Gengxin DU

Ph.D. Student

2022.09-present, Ph.D. Student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2019.09-2022.07, M.E., Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
2015.09-2019.07, B.E., MSE, Henan University of Science and Technology
Research Area: Modular high-performance solar cells.
Email:gengxindu2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Jiaye (Eddie) RONG

Ph.D. Student

2022.09 - present, Ph.D. Student, Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong 
2017.09 - 2021.06, MSci, Chemistry, Imperial College London
Research Area:
Organic photovoltaic materials 
Email: eddierong2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Shengfan WU

Postdoctoral Fellow

2020.11-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2017.09-2020.11, PH.D., Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong

Research Area: High-efficiency, stable and environmentally friendly perovskite solar cells

Email: shengfwu2@cityu.edu.hk

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Jiaxue YOU

Postdoctoral Fellow


2023.04-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong      2019.10-2023.04, Postdoc, MSE, Shaanxi Normal University 2018.09-2019.10, Postdoc, MSE, Northwestern Polytechnical University      

2016.11-2017.05, visiting Ph.D., DAMTP, University of Cambridge
2013.09-2018.06, Ph.D., MSE, Northwestern Polytechnical University  

2009.09-2013.06, B.E., MSE, Taiyuan University of Technology
Research Area: Novel perovskite single crystal for X-ray detection and perovskite solar cells
Email: jiaxuyou@cityu.edu.hk

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Xiaofeng HUANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

2023.09-present, Postdoc, Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong
2023.07-2023.09, Research associate, IKKEM, Xiamen
2017.09-2023.06, Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Xiamen University
2013.09-2017.06, B.E., Applied Chemistry, Huaqiao University
Research Area: Low-dimensionality and three-dimensionality perovskite solar modules 
Email: xhuan7@cityu.edu.hk

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Leyu BI

Ph.D. Student

2021.02-present, PH.D. Student, Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong
2016.09-2019.07, M.E, Materials Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2012.9-2016.07, B.E., Material Physics and Chemistry, Xi’an Jiaotong University
Research Area: Perovskite solar cells and solar modules

Email: leyubi2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Qiang FU

Postdoctoral Fellow

2022.09-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2021.07-2022.08, Postdoc, Chemistry, Nankai University

2016.09-2021.06, Ph.D., Chemistry, Nankai University

2012.09-2016.06, B.E., Chemistry, Lanzhou University

Research Area: High-efficiency and stable perovskite solar cells

 

Email: qfu222@cityu.edu.hk

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Fengzhu LI

Postdoctoral Fellow

2023.06-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2019.07-2023.06, Ph.D.  MSE, City University of Hong Kong.

2016.09-2019.07, M.S., Chemistry, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2012.9-2016.07, B.S., Chemistry, Anhui Normal University.

Research Area: Interface engineering of perovskite solar cells.

Email: fengzhuli2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Jiaonan SUN

Postdoctoral Fellow

2024.04-present, Postdoc, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2021.10-2024.03, Postdoc, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

2016.07-2021.08, Ph.D., Chemistry, The Ohio State University

2012.08-2016.07, B.S., Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology

Research Area: Molecular design and synthesis for perovskite solar cells, photo-electro catalysis.

Email: jiaonsun@cityu.edu.hk

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Deng WANG

Ph.D. Student

2020.09-present, PH.D. Student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2018.09-2020.07, M.E., Materials Science, Harbin Institute of Technology

2014.09-2018.07, B.E., MSE, Southern University of Science and Technology

Research Area: Perovskite-based tandem devices and modules

 

Email: dengwang2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Jiarong WANG

Ph.D. Student

2023.09-present, Ph.D., MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2020.09-2023.06, M.E., Environmental Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology
2016.09-2020.06, B.E., Environmental Engineering, Jinan University
Research Area: Perovskite solar cells and solar modules

 

Email: jiarowang3-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Mingqian CHEN

Ph.D. Student

2023.09-present, Ph.D., MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2020.09-2023.06, M.S., Chemistry, Nankai University
2016.09-2020.06, B.E., Chemistry, University of Jinan
Research Area: High-efficiency and stable perovskite solar cells

 

Email: mingqchen4-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Jie ZENG

Ph.D. Student

2021.09-present, PH.D. Student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong

2019.09-2021.07, M.E, MSE, Southern University of Science and Technology

2015.9-2019.07, B.E., Materials Processing and Controlling Engineering, Dalian University of Technology

Research Area: Large-area perovskite solar cells and solar modules

Email: jiezeng6-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Sherin Leana WIJAYA

part-time technical assistant

2021.08 - present, Undergraduate Student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
Research area: Interface engineering of perovskite solar cells.

Email: slwijaya2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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Man Yi CHEUNG

Master Student

2023.09-present, Master student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2019.09-2023.06, BEng(EngSc), Major in Materials Engineering and Minor in Environmental Engineering, University of Hong Kong,
Research area: perovskite solar cells
Email: emilycheung001@gmail.com

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Yihan JIN

Master Student

2023.09-present, Master student, MSE, City University of Hong Kong
2019.09-2023.06, B.E, Material Forming and Control Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,

Research area: perovskite solar cells

 

Email: yihanjin3-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

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