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  • 2020-09-17
    On August 20, Professor Xugang GUO (Materials Science and Engineering) published a Comment in the high-impact academic journal, Nature Materials (IF = 38.663), with the Chief Technology Officer Dr. Antonio Facchetti in Flexterra, Inc. Their Comment, titled “The journey of conducting polymers from discovery to application,” examined the progress of conducting polymers over the 20 years since the groundbreaking accomplishments of Shirakawa, MacDiarmid, and Heeger in 1977. Nature Materials published an Editorial on this topic titled “Conducting polymers forward.”
  • 2020-08-21
    Harvesting electricity from renewable energy sources is an ongoing goal for the world working to move away from fossil fuels. The ability to use electrons derived from renewable energy to drive chemical transformations offers opportunities for the sustainable production and regeneration of carbon-based chemicals and fuels.
  • 2020-08-03
    Ground-breaking international research directed by scholars at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) has demonstrated the first metasurface optical chip for generating cold atomic ensembles. It provides a novel scheme for the realization of a single beam Magneto-Optical Trap (MOT). Their research could have broad applications in quantum metrology, quantum information processing, and atomic physics.
  • 2020-07-20
    Research led by scholars Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) has taken the first steps towards the potential development of a new platform for high-efficiency nonlinear frequency conversion. It could lead to the miniaturization of nonlinear optical devices that are important for optical information processing and switching.
  • 2020-07-13
    A group of researchers led by Associate Professor Chun Cheng (Materials Science and Engineering) has focused their research on nanoscientific advances, with the applications of their advances being published recently in several high-impact academic journals.<br/><br/>
  • 2020-06-22
    New progress in n-type organic semiconductors (OSCs) could lead to cheaper, more flexible, and more efficient electronic devices that will benefit society for years to come. Researchers at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) have published a series of papers that could pave the path for a series of new commercial applications of OSCs.
  • 2020-05-18
    Associate Professor Leilei Tian (Materials Science and Engineering) led her research team to publish two ground-breaking papers in high-impact academic journals, Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Angew Chem Int Ed) (IF = 12.257) and CCS Chemistry, the flagship journal of the Chinese Chemical Society.
  • 2020-05-17
    Associate Professor Meng Gu (Materials Science and Engineering) and Associate Professor Hu Xu (Physics) worked with their colleagues at Oregon State University (Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering) to publish a breakthrough paper on single-atom catalysis.
  • 2020-05-01
    Associate Professor Weishu Liu (MSE, SUSTech) has led his research team, in collaboration with Professor Gang Chen at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), to develop a proof-of-concept wearable device powered by gelatin. The paper was published online in the high-impact academic journal, Science as First Release, under the title, “Giant thermopower of ionic gelatin near room temperature,” on THURSDAY April 30, 2020
  • 2020-04-29
    New-generation thermoelectric materials now have a new method for optimizing their performance, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech).