Principal Investigator

Dr. Yufeng Wang

Associate Professor

2023-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
2016-2022, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
2014-2016, Postdoctoral Fellow (Prof. Jeremiah Johnson), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2008-2014, PhD in Chemistry (Prof. Marcus Weck and Prof. David Pine), New York University
2004-2008, BS in Chemistry, Peking University

Awards
Outstanding Young Researcher Award (The University of Hong Kong), 2022
NSFC Excellent Young Scientist Fund (HK/Macau) 2020
Croucher Innovation Awards (Croucher Foundation) 2019
Early Career Scheme Fund, RGC, Hong Kong 2017

Post-docs

Dr. Ming WU, Postdoctoral Fellow (2022-)

Ph.D. Chemistry and Physics of Polymers
Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: mingwu@hku.hk
Hobbies: Reading, soccer, traveling

Dr. Wei Li, Postdoctoral Fellow (2023-)

Ph.D. Physics
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Office: HOC 404
Email: liwei01@hku.hk
Hobbies: hiking, swimming, basketball
Research interests: soft matter physics, phase transition, active matter physics

Dr. Zhisheng WANG, Postdoctoral Fellow (2023-)

Ph. D. Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
B.Sc. Polymer Chemistry, 
University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: wzs123@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Board games, running

Postgraduate Students

Wei XU, PhD candidate (2018-)

B.Sc. Chemistry (Hongyi Honors Class)
Wuhan University, Hubei, China
Office: HOC 401A
Email: u3005713@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Badminton

Dengping LYU (University Postgraduate Fellowship), PhD candidate (2018-)

B.Eng. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: u3005708@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Hiking, swimming, photography

         

Jiayu ZHOU, PhD candidate (2019-)

B.Sc. Chemical Biology
Peking University, Beijing, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: pkuvictorzhou@gmail.com
Hobbies: Reading and traveling

Yannis HO, PhD candidate (2020-)

B.Sc. Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong
Research Assistant at Wanglab (2018-2020)
Office: HOC 404
Email: yannisho@hku.hk
Hobbies: Piano, Canto-pop, column chromatography 

Tianran ZHANG (University Postgraduate Fellowship), PhD candidate (2019-)

B.Sc. Chemistry
Jilin University, Jilin Province, China
Office: HOC 401A
Email: zhangtr@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Reading, drawing, coding and so forth.

Tianjing LUO, PhD candidate (2020-)

M.Eng. Materials Engineering
Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
B.Eng. Polymer Materials and Engineering
Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: u3007862@connect.hku.hk
Hobby: traveling

Wendi DUAN, PhD candidate (2020-)

B.Eng. Material Science and Engineering
Harbin Institute of Technologt, Shenzhen, China
Office: HOC 401A
Email: duan98@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Soccer, Photograph, Reading

Dongwei ZHANG, PhD candidate (2021-)

M.Eng. Materials Physics and Chemistry
South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China
B.Eng. Polymer Materials and Engineering
Xi’an Technological University, Xi’an, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: davy0402@connect.hku.hk
Hobby: cooking, squash and badminton

Runkai ZHAOPhD candidate (2022-)

M.Res. Plastic Electronic Materials
Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
B.Eng. Polymer Materials and Engineering
South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Office: HOC 401A
Email: runkai.zhao@connect.hku.hk
Hobby: Sports, Games

Barry LAI, PhD candidate (2023-)

B.Sc. Chemistry (Intensive) – First Class Honours
The University of Hong Kong
Office: HOC 401A
Email: u3556877@connect.hku.hk
Hobby: Games, Sports, Canto-pop

Zeqi LI, PhD candidate (2023-)

B.Eng. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Office: HOC 404
Email: lizq@connect.hku.hk
Hobbies: Traveling, photography

Alumni

Visiting Professor

Dr. Hao Wu (2023-2024), associate Professor, Wenzhou Institute, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang, China 

Post-doctoral Fellows

Erfei WANG (2020-2021), assistant professor, Hubei University
Lei TIAN (2019-2020), assistant professor, Shenzhen University

Graduate students

Yijiang MU (2017-2022), postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania (https://www.yijiangmu.com/)
Lang WANG (2017-2021)
Zuochen WANG (2016-2021), postdoctoral fellow, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Undergraduates

Hsu Ka Yuen Vincent
Leung Wing Tung Christy
Lee Tin Ngai Joshua
Lun King Yin Kenny
Ryan Reese
Payong Jae Elise, PhD student, University of California Irvine
Jiahui LI, PhD student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Cheung Simon Tsz Hang
Choi Gabrielle KaBik
Zhuoran ZHONG, PhD student, Dartmouth College
Wong Ronnie
Changhao TIAN
Leung Wayne Ka Wing
Purcell Benjamin
Judge Nicola