The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is at the global forefront for the development of an e-fuel energy storage technology that will revolutionize the way energy is currently stored, and open up brand new possibilities for worldwide application.
Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering and Environment Prof. T.S. Zhao, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, combines his expertise in research and technological innovation with a commitment to creating clean energy production and storage devices for a sustainable future. He has made seminal contributions in the areas of fuel cells, advanced batteries, multi-scale multiphase heat and mass transport with electrochemical reactions, and computational modeling. He recently has received the 2018 Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Scientific and Technological Advancement.
Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering and Environment Prof. T.S. Zhao, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, has been ranked as a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics. This is the fifth consecutive year he has been selected in the list, which represents some of the world’s most influential scientific minds. The honor gives to researchers who have a high output of papers that rank in the top 1% most-cited in their respective fields over an 11-year period (2006-2016). Such consistent production of highly cited reports indicates that the work of these researchers has been repeatedly judged by their peers to be of notable significance and utility.
Now in its 5th year, the annual list recognizes leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world. The 2018 list contains about 6,000 highly cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. Prof Zhao is among only 203 researchers worldwide included in the engineering field. There are total of ten recipients from Hong Kong in this field.