Associate Professor Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

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Dr. He is an associate professor in SUSTECH with ability to surprise PhD students.  Dr. He has enrolled in the National 1000 Young Talent Program. The thrust of his research focuses on the alloying and microstructural design, strengthening mechanisms and mechanical properties of varied structural materials such as advanced high strength steels, with an in-depth understanding on the strengthening mechanisms in ultra-strong metallic materials. Specifically, Dr. He has published a research paper in SCIENCE journal in 2017, which reports a completely new alloy design strategy for ultra-high strength steels, enabling an ultrahigh yield strength of 2.2GPa and a large uniform elongation of 16%. Consequently, this research work has been reported by 200+ media and newspapers outlets, including the one in Dragon TV with a title of “A breakthrough supersteel made by Chinese scientists”. In addition, Dr. He has a good research background in advanced high strength steels such as TRIP steel, medium Mn steel and Q&P steel, and is also interested in nano-mechanical behavior of steels. Dr. He has published 40+ journal papers, including 19 first-authored papers, receiving a total citation of 500+ and h index of 12. Dr. He is  a reviewer for several international journals. Dr. He has received several important awards, including the TechConnect Global Innovation Awards 2018, HKU Research Output Prize 2018, Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Thesis Award.



Southern University of Science and Technology                  Shenzhen, CHINA                                        

Associate Professor                                                                                    May 2019-Present

Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering



University of Hong Kong                                                                Hong Kong, CHINA

Postdoctoral fellow                                                                                     October 2015- March 2019

Department of Mechanical Engineering



University of Hong Kong                                                                Hong Kong, CHINA

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering                              September 2011-September 2015


Research Centre for the Application of Steel (OCAS)          Ghent, BELGIUM

Visiting research student                                                                          December 2012- April 2013


Shanghai Jiao Tong University                                                     Shanghai, CHINA

Master of Science in Solid Mechanics                                                    September 2008-June 2011


Lanzhou University                                                                           Lanzhou, CHINA

Bachelor of Science in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics              September 2004-June 2008



Shenzhen Peacock Program: Category B Talents     2019

National 1000 Young Talent Program      2019

Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Thesis Award, University of Hong Kong,     2015

TechConnect Global Innovation Awards, TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo,     2018

HKU Research Output Prize     2018



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1、PhD student in SUSTECH(1 post)


      (1)Underguate or master student from the renowned universities in China with a background of either materials or mechaincs;

      (2)Underguate study GPA>3.3;

      (3)College English Test, Band Six [=CET-6] (>450)。

The present group focuses on (1) understanding the microstructure-property relationship and phase transformation of advanced steels, and (2) development of strong and ductile materials for industrial applications. The structural materials can be fabricated by either conventional thermal-mechanical processing as frequently employed in industries or by the 3-D printing technologies. PhD candidate with a bachelor degree is expected to graduate around 5 years while the one with a master degree is expected to graduate about 4 years. For interested applicants, please send your up-to-date CV directly to Dr. Binbin He ( For the details of application procedures, please refer to the following links:


2、Post-doctor(2 post)

1. Requirement

(1)Researchers from renowned universities with a background of either materials or mechaincs;

(2)Researchers with independent research ability and high execution ability. 

2.Duration and Salary:

The duration for post-doctor is expected to be 2 years.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. For the detailed description of this section, please kindly refer to the Chinese version to avoid the possible misinterpretation. 


3、Application procedures:

Applicants should apply the post-doctor position by directly sending an up-to-date C.V.  to Dr. Binbin He ( Note that only the short-listed candidates will be invited for interview. The document received is only for job application and will be strictly confidential. 

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