About Us


May 2021: Explore our latest video on building energy saving,

"Passive Radiative Cooler & Thermochromic Smart Window"

Sep 2020: Explore our latest video on building energy saving, 

"The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Chiller Plant Optimization"

2019: Our project was awarded Hanson I&T Outstanding Awards and Best Innovation Award from EMSD (with Dr. Edwin Tso, City University of Hong Kong)

2019: Prof. Chao was elected Fellow of The Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. Congratulations!

2019: Our PhD student, Celeste Lai was awarded the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship


Latest Publications

Biotechnology of Plastic Waste Degradation, Recycling, and Valorization: Current Advances and Future Perspectives

Z.H. Qin, J.H. Mou, C.Y.H. Chao, S.S. Chopra, W. Daoud, S.Y. Leu, Z. Ning, C.Y. Tso, C.K. Chan, S. Tang, Z.J. Hathi, M.A. Haque, X. Wang and C.S.K. Lin

ChemSusChem, 2021

Respiratory Bioaerosol Deposition from a Cough and Recovery of Viable Viruses on Nearby Seats in a Cabin Environment

C.T. Wang, J. Xu, S.C. Fu, K.C. Chan and C.Y.H. Chao

Indoor Air, 2021

Aligned Microfibers Interweaved with Highly Porous Carbon Nanofibers: A Novel Electrode for High-power Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

J. Sun, M.C. Wu, X.Z. Fan, Y.H. Wan, C.Y.H. Chao, T.S. Zhao

Energy Storage Materials, 2021

Bio-inspired TiO2 Nano-cone Antireflection Layer for the Optical Performance Improvement of VO2 Thermochromic Smart Windows

S. Liu, C.Y. Tso, H.H. Lee, Y. Zhang, K.M. YU, C.Y.H. Chao

Scientific Reports, 10, 11376, 2020

Aligned Hierarchical Electrodes for High-performance Aqueous Redox Flow Battery

J. Sun, H.R. Jiang, M.C. Wu, X.Z. Fan, C.Y.H. Chao, T.S. Zhao

Applied Energy, 271, 115235, 2020.

Energy Consumption Modelling of a Passive Hybrid System for Office Buildings in Different Climates

Y. Zhang, T. Tennakoon, Y.H. Chan, K.C. Chan, S.C. Fu, C.Y. Tso, K.M. Yu, B.L. Huang, S.H. Yao, H.H. Qiu and C.Y.H. Chao

Energy, 2022

Fluttering Amplitude Amplification by Utilizing Flapping Moment in Flutter-Driven Triboelectric Nanogenerator

Y. Zhang, K.C. Chan, S.C. Fu, C.Y.H. Chao

 ASME Energy Sustainability, 2021

Experimental Study on the Thermal-hydraulic Performance of a Fluttering Split Flag in Channel Flow

X.L. Zhong, S.C. Fu, K.C. Chan, G. Yang, H.H. Qiu, C.Y.H. Chao

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2022