The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Prof. L. Q. Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta (Canada) and is currently a full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He has over 30 years of university experience in thermal & power engineering, energy & environment, transport phenomena, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and applied mathematics in Canada, China/Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA, and 2 years of industrial experience in technology and IP development/management/transfer as the Chief Scientist & the Global CTO. Prof. Wang has published 10 books/monographs and over 390 book chapters and technical articles including 17 in the Nature Communications, the PNAS, and the Physical Review Letters, many of which have been widely used by researchers all over the world. He has also filed 36 filed patents/SoftwareCopyrights. Prof. Wang has received various awards, including the recent TechConnect Global Innovation Award at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo (TCWI) 2018 (Anaheim, CA, USA; May 13-16, 2018), the Silver Medal at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva (Palexpo, Geneva, Swiss; April 11-15, 2018), the Innovation Award by the Optical Society (Singapore; July 25-28, 2017), and the First Outstanding Achievement Award of Hangzhou Oversea Scholars (Hangzhou Municipal Government, China; 2016). His research has been widely featured by local, national and international media.