Associate Professor Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Dr. Zeng Lin is currently an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology. He graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Mechanical and Aerospace of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Jockey Club Institute of Advanced Studies. His research interests include the development of key materials and devices in electrochemical energy systems. At present, 52 academic papers have been published in academic journals such as Energy & Environmental Science, Nano Energy, Applied Energy, Journal of Power Sources, etc. The total number of papers is 1000, and the factor H is 21. Has applied for 1 Chinese patent and 1 international patent. Co-hosted one project of the Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission. He is a member of five academic societies such as the International Electrochemical Society, participated in five international academic conferences and made reports, and served as a reviewer for more than 20 SCI journals such as Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. Dr. Zeng is the head of the fuel cell R&D department of the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Electric Power Materials, the core member of the “Fuel Cell Core Components” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Team of Guangdong Province, and a core member of the Shenzhen Automotive Fuel Cell Stack Engineering Laboratory.

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Electrochemistry; Material science; Mass transfer at interface

Fuel Cell; Water splitting; Secondary battery; Electrochemical Energy storage device

Nanomaterials; Composite materials; Electrocatalysts

(5) New electrochemical energy storage device


Course: Fundamentals of Energy Engineering (Undergraduate); Fuel Cell Technology (graduate)

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Professor Zeng’s research mainly involves the critical materials and mass transfer mechanism at the solid/liquid interface for electrochemical energy systems, including fuel cell, water splitting and secondary battery. Professor Zeng has published more than 50 papers in top-rated journals, including Energy & Environmental Science, Nano Energy, Applied Energy, Journal of Power Sources. According to Web of Science, his papers have been cited more than 1,000 times with an H-index of 22. Professor Zeng has one Chinese patent and one international patent. Professor Zeng hosted a funding from National Natural Science Foundation, participated in two fundings from Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) and Engineering Laboratory of Shenzhen Municipality. Professor Zeng among the member of several national and international societies, including International Society of Electrochemistry. He is also the reviewer for several top-rated journals, including Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Journal of Power Sources and Applied Energy.

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