Professor School of System Design and Intelligent Manufacturing

Prof. Wang received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from Zhengzhou University in 1984, M.Sc. degree in Polymer Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 1990 and PhD degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2000.

Before joining SUSTech, Prof. Wang held several senior technical and management positions in research institutes and multinational corporations, including Technical Director at National Institute of Clean and Low-Carbon Energy (China), and Vice President of R&D at Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE). He has extensive experience in academic research, technology transfer, new product development and industrialization, process optimization, quality assurance and project management for polymer based composite materials. He had successfully led and fully accomplished the development, commercialization and customer qualification for several world-leading technologies and products.

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1. Preparation, structure and performance development of polymer multiphase systems;

2. Design, process and industrial application of fiber reinforced composite material ;

3. Development and industrialization of high-performance functional composite materials;

4. Modification and processing of thermoplastic polymers.


Leture:Fundamentals of Materials Engineering

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Xia J, Liu JQ, Zheng DF, Duan CT, Feng B, Jow J, Liang WB, Song HH, Wang K, Intercalation of copper microparticles in an expanded graphite film with improved through-plane thermal conductivity, Journal of Materials Science, 2020, Vol.55, No.17, 7351-7358.

Chunbo Zhang, Yi Ma, Bo Feng, Zhihua Han, Zhicheng Zhang, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Effects of montmorillonite on structures and properties of injection-molded polypropylene J. Appl. Polym .Sci., 2019, 136, 47442.

Rong Wang , Dongxue Ren, Xiaojie Sun, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Structure variation and puncture resistance of stretched crosslinked polyethylene film: Effects of stretching temperature, J. Appl. Polym .Sci., 2019, 136, 47542.

Lanlan Chen, Xiaojie Sun, Yueqing Ren, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Effects of thermo-oxidative aging on structure and low temperature impact performance of rotationally molded products, Polym. Degrad. Stab., 2019, 161, 150-156.

Khine Y Mya, Ke Wang, Ling Chen, Ting Ting Lin, Pramoda Pallathadka, Jisheng Pan, Chaobin He, The Effect of Nanofiller on the thermomechanical properties of polyimide/clay nanocomposites. Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2008, 209, 643-650

Ke Wang, Ling Chen, Masaya Kotaki, Chaobin He, Preparation, microstructure and properties of epoxy/crude clay nanocomposites, Composite A, 2007, 38, 192-197.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Hydrophobicity of model surfaces with closely packed nano- and micro-spheres. Colloid and Surface A: Physicochem. & Eng. Aspects. 2007, 296, 123-131.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Characterization of fluoroalkylsilane monolayer on polystyrene sphere arrays after plasma treatment, Surface Science, 2007, 601 (5), 1394-1402.

Masaya Kotaki, Ke Wang, Mei Ling Toh, Ling Chen, Siew Yee Wong, Chaobin He. Electrically conductive epoxy/clay/VGCF hybrids. Macromolecule, 2006, 39, 908-911.

Lei Wang, Ke Wang, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Yongwei Zhang, Hydrothermal effects on the thermomechanical properties of high performance epoxy/clay nanocomposites, Polym. Eng. Sci. 2006, 46, 215-221.

Lei Wang, Ke Wang, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Yongwei Zhang, Preparation, morphology and thermal/mechanical properties of Epoxy/nanoclay composites, Composite A, 2006, 37, 1890-1896.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Hydrophobicity of Model Surfaces with Loosely Packed Polystyrene Spheres after Plasma Etching, J. Phys. Chem., 2006, 110, 11241-11246.

Ling Chen, Ke Wang, Masaya Kotaki, Charmaine Hu, Chaobin He, Fracture behavior of polypropylene/clay nanocomposites, J. Nanosci. Nanotech, 2006, 6, 3969-3972.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and Hanmin Zeng, Microstructure and fracture behavior of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2006, 99, 1207-1213.

Ke Wang, Ling Chen Jingshen Wu, Meiling Toh, Chaobin He, Albert F. Yee, Epoxy Nanocomposites with Highly Exfoliated Pristine Clay: Mechanical Properties and Fracture Mechanisms, Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 788-800.

Ke Wang, Lei Wang, Jingshen Wu, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Preparation of highly exfoliated epoxy-clay nanocomposites by “slurry-compounding”: process and mechanisms. Langmuir, 2005, 21, 3613-3618.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and HanminZeng, Crystallization and melting of behavior of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Polym. Int., 2004, 53, 838-843.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, and Lin Ye, Super Hydrophobic Property of PVDF/CaCO3 Nanocomposite Coatings, J. Mater. Sc. Lett., 2003, 22, 1713-1717.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye and Hanmin Zeng, Mechanical properties and fracture mechanism of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Composite A, 2003, 34, 1199-1205.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and Hanmin Zeng, Radial growth rate of spherulites in polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Eur. Polym. J., 2003. 39, 1647-1652.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, and Hanmin Zeng, Microstructure and Fracture Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforced PBT/PC/Elastomer Blends, Part-1. Microstructure, Compo. Sci. and Technol., 2001, 61, 1529-1538.

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Postdoc Research Opportunity

We are a new research group in the School of System Design and Intelligent Manufacturing at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). We have 2 fully-funded postdoctoral fellow positions available. The successful candidate will be working in Professor Ke Wang’s research group at the Lab for Advance Electronic Materials.


Applicants should have a recently awarded Ph.D. degree (or will get the degree soon) in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, polymer chemistry and physics, composite materials and other related majors and have experiences in polymer based composite.

Job Description

The research area will focus on the next generation electronic composite materials, such as the formulation and manufacturing of high performance substrate materials, reliability prediction and rapid measurements, dielectric ceramics materials, etc.

The positions are available immediately for an appointment of two years with annual stipend up to RMB 335,000 RMB (~USD47,000). Successful candidates will have an opportunity to compete, based on performance and qualifications, for SUSTech Presidential fellowship, which offers a salary of RMB 415,000.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a statement of research experience and interests, a CV (including a list of publications), and the names and contact information of at least two referees to Professor Ke Wang ( 

About SUSTech

SUSTech was founded in 2012 in the southern city of Shenzhen, the epicenter of China’s economic miracle and ingenuity over the past 35 years. Situated on a tranquil and picturesque campus of rolling hills and wandering creeks, SUSTech is widely known as a pioneer for higher education reform and innovation in China. With an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is making great strides toward its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts. With state-of-the-art experimental facilities and guidance from internationally recognized scientists, postdoctoral fellows working at SUSTech have unique opportunities to achieve their scientific and career goals. 

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