Lab Director

Dr. Zhengbao YANG

zb.yang@cityu.edu.hk

Dr. Yang received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto in 2016 and his Bachelor degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology in 2012. He joined the City University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in 2017. His research interests are Vibration and Mechatronics with a special focus on the development of smart structures and dynamical systems for energy harvesters, sensors and actuators. This interdisciplinary research area requires combining the knowledge and skills in mechanical design, electrical circuit, smart materials and dynamic analysis. More information can be found at Google Scholar and University Website.

Postdoc Fellow & Visiting Scholar

Zehua PENG

Postdoctoral Fellow

zehuapeng2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Zehua Peng received his BSc (2013) from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, MPhil (2018) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and PhD (2021) from City University of Hong Kong. His research interests focus on mechanical energy harvesting and flexible electronics.

Xuemu LI

Postdoctoral Fellow

lixuemu2017@163.com

Xuemu Li received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation from Liaocheng University in 2014, Master degree from the Dalian University of Technology in 2017, and Doctoral degree from the Shandong University in 2021. His research interests include fabrication of piezoelectric films and devices.

Xiaodong YAN

Postdoctoral Fellow

yxd0716@163.com

Xiaodong Yan received his Master degree and Doctoral degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Beijing University of Technology in 2018 and 2021 respectively. He is currently a Postdoc at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include the preparation of the piezoelectric nanocrystalline and textured ceramics.

Weiwei ZHANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

qfzhangweiwei@163.com

Weiwei Zhang received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Technology from Qufu Normal University in 2013, Master degree from the Shandong University in 2016, and Doctoral degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology in 2020. His research interests include the technological process of anti-corrosion and descaling of metal materials.

Wanjun ZHAO

Visiting Scholar

zhaowanjuns@163.com

Wanjun Zhao received her Bachelor's degree in Special Energy Engineering from North University of China in 2014, Doctor degree from Beijing Institute of Technology in 2020. She is a postdoctoral fellow in Beijing Institute of Technology and works here as a visiting scholar now. Her research interests include rapid sintering of ceramics, preparation of nano-scaled composites.

Yanhu ZHANG

Visiting Professor

zhyh@ujs.edu.cn

ZHANG Yanhu received his B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power in 2008, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jiangsu University in 2011, and Doctor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2016. He is an Associate Professor in Jiangsu University and works at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong as a visiting scholar. His research interests cover ultrasonic transducers, applied tribology and laser machining

PhD Students

Zhuomin ZHANG

Lab Manager

PhD Student

zzhang542-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

ZHANG Zhuomin received his B.Eng. degree in Vehicle Engineering from Hunan University(HNU) in 2016 and M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from HNU in 2019. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include nature driven bio-piezoelectric nanogenerator and their applications.

Biao WANG

PhD Student

biaowang6-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

WANG Biao received his M.Sc. degree in Mechanics from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2016. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong. His research interests focus on wearable energy harvesters and vibration modeling.

Ying HONG

PhD Student

yinghong5-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

HONG Ying received his BS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Beihang University (BUAA) in 2016 and MS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) under the joint program with Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in 2018. he is currently a Ph. D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include fabrication of flexible piezoelectric materials and devices.

Ying GONG

PhD Student

yinggong5-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

GONG Ying received her B. Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2015. She is currently working towards a Ph. D. degree in the Vibrational Energy Harvesting Laboratory in Harbin Institute of Technology, China. At the same time she is a joint Ph.D in CityU. Her research interests include energy harvesting/flow induced vibration/adaptive mechanism.

Shiyuan LIU

PhD Student

sy.liu@my.cityu.edu.hk

Shiyuan Liu received his B. Eng. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Southern University of Science and Technology in 2018. He is currently a Ph. D student at the Dept. of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include piezoelectric film synthesis and its applications.

Zhihe LONG

PhD Student

zh.long@my.cityu.edu.hk

LONG Zhihe received his B.E. degree in Communication Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST) in 2015 and M.E. degree in Navigation, Guidance and Control from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in 2018. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include energy harvesting circuits and RF wireless power transfer.

Yao SHAN

PhD Student

yaoshan1028@foxmail.com

SHAN Yao received his Bachelor’s degree in Process Equipment and Control Engineering from China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) in 2016. In the same year (2016) he went to Dalian University of Technology (DLUT) to pursue his Master’s Degree of Engineer and he graduated successfully in 2018. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include smart materials, vibration suppression, design optimization and piezoelectric energy harvesting.

Xiaote XU

PhD Student

xiaotexu2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk 

XU Xiaote received his B.Eng. degree in Information Engineering from South China Normal Univeristy (SCNU) in 2015 and M.Sc. degree in Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics from Peking University (PKU) in 2018. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include flexible piezoelectric/triboelectric devices and their applications.

Pengyu LI

PhD Student

pengyuli4-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Pengyu LI received his BS degree in Mechanical Design and Manufacturing and Automation from Shenzhen University in 2018 and MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from City University of Hongkong in 2019. He is now working on RF energy harvesting.

Qiqi PAN

PhD Student

qiqipan2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

PAN Qiqi received his M.Sc. degree in Power engineering from University of Science and Technology of China in 2020. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong. His research interests focus on vibration modeling and energy harvesters..

Weikang LIN

PhD Student

weiklin2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Weikang Lin received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Design Manufacturing and Automation from Fuzhou University in 2018, and Master degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen) in 2020. His research interests include flexible piezoelectric materials, sensors and medical devices.

Yi ZHENG

PhD Student

ZHENG Yi received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in the School of Naval Architecture at Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in 2015 and 2018 separately. Before joining STVL, he was an acoustic algorithm engineer at HUAWEI and a research assistant at Hong Kong PolyU. ZHENG Yi is currently pursuing a Ph. D. degree in STVL with research interests focused on ultrasonic wireless energy harvesting (UWEH), acoustic sensors and acoustic metamaterials(AMMs).

Xiaodan YANG

PhD Student

xdyang8-c@my.cityu.edu.hk

Xiaodan Yang received her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Shenzhen University in 2017, and Master degree from Shenzhen University in 2020. Her research interests include hollow structure materials design and manufacture, advanced secondary charge battery and flexible electronics.