Associate Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Solid-State Electronics & Photonics
Individual Research Interest
Fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials and nanostructures; applications of functional nanomaterials for electronics, energy harvesting and sensing.
Prof. FAN Zhiyong recieved his BS and MS degree in physical electronics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 1998 and 2001. He recieved PhD degree from University of California, Irvine in 2006 in Materials Science. From 2007 to 2010, he worked in University of California, Berkeley as a postdoctoral fellow in department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, with a joint appointment with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In May 2010, he joined Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as an assistant professor. Prof. Fan has published more than 40 referred papers with more than 1000 citations. He holds 2 China and 1 US patents.