Chair Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Hsing-Lin Wang earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Chung Hsing University in 1984 and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the South Florida University in 1992. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania with Prof. Alan G. MacDiarmid from 1993 to 1995 followed with another postdoctoral researcher job in Los Alamos National Laboratory between 1995 and 1998. After that he became a scientist in Los Alamos National Laboratory and was promoted to senior scientist in the year of 2008. In 2016, he joined the Department of Material Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology as a One Thousand Talented Plan Foreign Expert professor and awarded the title of “One Thousand Talents Expert” by the Central Organization Department. Then he won the title of “Guangdong Province Leading Talent” in 2017. Prof. Wang's research is mainly focused on the preparation of organic polymeric materials and organic-inorganic composite materials with the applications for lithium ion battery, Perovskite solar cell, bio-imaging materials and biosensors, etc. He has authored or co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed articles on the journals of Science, Nature Nanotechnology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemical Society Review and Advanced Materials etc. with H-index of 46 and the number of citations has reached 9668.