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Microscale Thermophysics Engineering Laboratory

Welcome to microscale thermophysics engineering lab.

Our group, a multiscale engineering group at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), is dedicated to solving a few challenging engineering as well as fundamental physical problems at the intersection of advanced energy systems and advanced functional materials using complex structures with potential applications in thermal engineering, smart materials, through a cross-filed approach using quantum many-body theory, second newton's law and advanced optical experimental technologies. For more details, please refer to the video introduction.

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Recent News:

Sajjad Hussain from Paksitan join our Lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Sajjad! (26/01/2022)

The FYDP group supervised by Prof. Zhou has received
BSOMES Research Prize 2022 - Group Award 1st Prize. (06/01/2022)

Yixin's paper "Signatures of Anharmonic Phonon Transport in Ultrahigh Thermal Conductance across Atomically Sharp Metal/Semiconductor Interface" was accepted by 
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Congrats, Yixin and Hongzhao. (02/11/2022)

Our first experimental paper "High-performance and Wide-RH Passive Evaporative Cooling Utilizing Atmospheric Water" was accepted by
Droplet. Congrats, Guang. (24/10/2022)

Our collaborated paper "Low Thermal Conductivity of alpha-pentaerythritol Crystal Induced by Resonant Phonon Modes and Its Enhancement via Compression" with Liang Dai's group@CityU was accepted by
Journal of Materials Chemistry CCongrats, Simin and Hongzhao. (20/09/2022)

We thank the funding support from:

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