• A research team comprising three PhD students from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) won a Silver Award and the


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  • Prof ZHU Pingan and his collaborators published a paper entitled Suppression of hollow droplet rebound on super-repellent surfaces in Nature


  • A team led by CityU (Steven WANG), PolyU and HIT published a paper entitled Liquid metal droplets bouncing higher on


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Top Journals

Prof. YANG Yong, together with his team and collaborators, successfully employed metallic glass (MG) as the triboelectric interface for the design of triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG). Compared with traditional solid/solid-interface TENGs

Prof. LU Jian published a paper on Nature Communication titled; 'Two-dimensional mineral hydrogel-derived single atoms-anchored heterostructures for ultrastable hydrogen evolution'

Prof. LU Jian published a paper on Science Advances titled; 'A crystal glass–nanostructured Al-based electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction'

Prof. Hibiki 's paper entitled “Effect of interfacial drag force model on code prediction for upward adiabatic two-phase bubbly flow in vertical channels” was selected for ECMF (Experimental and Computational

Prof. YANG Yong and his team have just published a research article entitled “ A highly distorted ultra elastic chemically complex Elinvar alloy,” in the prestigious journal Nature on February

Professor WANG Zuankai published a paper entitled" Electrostatic tweezer for droplet manipulation" in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

The paper entitled “Fluids - An Inspirational Bounce”, published by Prof WANG Zuankai's research group, was selected by Nature Physics' editors as one of the favorite papers over the

Dr. LU Yang, Dr. HU Alice and their team published a paper titled "Achieving large uniform tensile elasticity in microfabricated diamond" in Science. This is another remarkable paper by Dr

In collaboration with PolyU, Dr. LU Yang and his PhD student FENG Xiaobin (co-first author) published their new research about using surface restructured FeCoCrNi high-entropy alloy (HEA) as catalyst for


Dr. LU Yang and his team have demonstrated ultimate stretchability and ‘realistic’ strength of free-standing monolayer graphene. The study will promote the engineering applications of graphene in various areas

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