Biography

Oscar K.S. Hui received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2008. HKUST ranks #30 in QS World University Rankings, 2018. He was appointed as a lecturer in the department of systems engineering and engineering management of the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong from Aug 2008 - Feb 2013. In Mar 2013, he worked as an Assistant/Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Hanyang University, South Korea. In Sep 2016, he was appointed as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of East Anglia, UK.

 

As PI, I have demonstrated an excellent independent-funding track record during my appointments (2008-2017), and have been awarded a total funding of GBP 1.1  million (GBP 1.59 million as both PI and Co-I) both from external sources (e.g. General Research Fund of Hong Kong, Innovation and Technology Fund of Hong Kong, National Research Foundation of Korea, The Science and Technology Development Fund of Macau, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd., Artenano Company Ltd., Hysan Development Company Ltd., CME Solutions Limited, ASA Innovation & Technology Limited, among others) and internal ones (e.g. CityU, HYU, UM, PNU). I have completed supervision of 8 post-doctoral/visiting scholars and 13 research assistants. 4 Ph.D. and 18 master research students successfully graduated under my supervision. Currently, I have been supervising 10 Ph.D. and 8 master research students with my collaborators working in the University of Macau, Hanyang University, Pusan National University and Yonsei University. I have been working in a big team with my collaborators in USA, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, China, and Hong Kong to secure research funding. Thus far, my research has led to 1 US patent, 9 Korea application patents, 4 pending Korea application patents, 140 journal paper publications (source: google scholar; h-index: 35), 30 invited lectures, and >60 international conference presentations.

 

Research website: Energy and Environment Research Laboratory

 

Ph.D. (self-funding and international students) (click)

 

Career History

Academic position

  • Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, Sep 2016 → present
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Convergence Engineering, Hanyang University (HYU), Seoul, South Korea, Mar 2013 - Aug 2016 (3.5 yr)
  • Lecturer, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong (CityU), Hong Kong, Aug 2008 - Feb 2013 (4.5 yr)

 

Award

  1. Chartered Engineer (IMechE; working towards this), 2018
  2. Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK. Recognition reference: PR139512; Date of recognition: 18/12/2017 link
  3. Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice (PGCERT), HEA, UK, 2017 link
  4. Conscientious supervision of Dr. Luojiang Zhang (Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea), the China Scholarship Council, China, 2017
  5. Plaque of appreciation (24K Fine Gold, 3.75 gram), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University, 2016
  6. HY Get Together Program (organized activities with students from Malaysia, Sweden and South Korea), 2015
  7. Excellent Research Professor, Hanyang University, 2015 (based on the numbers of published SCI papers from 2013-2015; total: 47)
  8. Researcher of the month, Hanyang University, April 2014, “Greener Nano-particles for the Future”
  9. Best Poster Presentation Award, CSE Student Project Exhibition 2011, Microwave-assisted Acid-catalyzed Hydrolysis of Rice Husk into Xylose, CityU, 31 May 2011
  10. Best Paper Award, Finalist, [ICAE 033], International Conference on Applied Energy 2010, Energy Solutions for a Sustainable World, Singapore, 21-23 April 2010
  11. Certificate (among 3 out of 220 participants were awarded), Strategic Teaching Enhancement Programme (STEP 2008-09), Education Development Office, CityU link
  12. The Best Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKUST, Fall Semester, 2005-06
  13. DaimlerChrysler Scholarship, 2003

 

Enterprise activity

  1. Mr. Anthony Huen and Mrs. Mui Kinoshita (ASA Innovation & Technology Limited, Hong Kong), Final five (out of 190 companies), Innovation Award, HSBC Youth Business Award, Hong Kong, 2017
  2. Mr. Anthony Huen and Mrs. Mui Kinoshita (ASA Innovation & Technology Limited, Hong Kong), Top 6, China Mobile Onenet Hackathon Competition in Chongqing, China, 2017
  3. Mrs. Mui Kinoshita, Mr. Anthony Huen, Dr. Oscar Hui (ASA Innovation & Technology Limited, Hong Kong), Eureka Nova Incubation Hub, www.EurekaNova.com, #EurekaNovaHK, Hong Kong, 2017

Academic Background

TEACHING INTERESTS

UEA (Sep 2016 - )
 
Autumn
MSc: ENG-7001A: ENERGY ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS; intake(year): 12(2016); 8(2017) 
 
Spring
Msc: ENG-7105X: ENERGY ENGINEERING DISSERTATION; intake(year): 1(2017) 
 
Autumn-Spring (Year long)
 
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea (Mar 2013 - Aug 2016)
 
Semester 1
  • UG COE2004 Dynamics; intake(year): 67(2016)
  • UG MEE3002 Thermodynamics 2; intake(year): 60(2016)
  • UG DME3052 Machine Elements Design; intake(year): 14(2013); 57(2014); 48(2015); 87(2016)
  • UG GEN5029 Career Development I; intake(year): 11(2013); 12(2014); 14(2015); 14(2016)
  • PG MEE9079 Paper writing in English and Knowledge Management; intake(year): 9(2013); 24(2014); 39(2015); 43(2016)
  • PG MEE3039 Energy Systems and Management; intake(year): 15(2014); 23(2015)
  • PG COE8020 Project 2; intake(year): 1(2015)
 Semester 2
  • UG MEE4001 Heat Transfer; intake (year): 60(2013); 62(2014); 49(2015)
  • PG COE8016 Thesis and Journal Writing in English; intake (year): 19(2013); 48 (2015)
  • PG COE8019 Project 1; intake(year): 1(2014)
  • UG GEN5100 Career Development II; intake(year): 15(2015)
Hanyang International Summer School
  • MEE4001 Heat Transfer; intake (year): 43(2016)
  • ISS1041 Engineer and Society; intake (year): 67(2016)
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Sept 2008 - Feb 2013)
A: Semester A; B: Semester B; C: SummerUG
  • MEEM 3040 Engineering Database and Systems; intake (year): 42(2008A); 40(2008B); 72(2009A); 23(2009B); 37(2010A); 14(2010B); 47(2011A); 15(2011B); 56(2012A)
  • MEEM 4020 Enterprise Information Systems; intake (year): 122(2009B); 67(2010B); 5(2011B)
  • MEEM 4006 Mechatronic Product Design; intake (year): 16(2008A);
  • SEEM 4046 Green Industrial Systems; intake (year): 21(2011B)
  • MEEM 4058 Product Health, Safety, Environmental Standards and Compliance; intake (year): 22(2011A); 18(2012A)
  • MEEM 2016 Computer Aided Engg Drawing; intake (year): 149(2009C)
 PG
  • MEEM 6051 Sustainable Green Manufacturing; intake (year): 28(2009C); 72(2010C); 35(2011B)
HKUST (Sep 2002 - Jun 2008) I worked as a teaching assistant to the lecturers in the following courses
  • MECH 131 Thermodynamics, HKUST, 2005-08
  • MECH 284 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II, HKUST, 2003-04
  • MECH 321 Air Pollution Control, HKUST, 2005-06 (The Best Teaching Assistant award)
  • MECH 335 Indoor Air Quality in Buildings, HKUST, 2002-08

 

All Publications

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Wu, S., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N.

(2018)

Carbon nanotube@manganese oxide nanosheet core-shell structure encapsulated within reduced graphene oxide film for flexible all-solid-state asymmetric supercapacitors,

in Carbon

132

pp. 776-784

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Liu, Y., Zhou, W., Chu, X., Liu, S., Hui, K. S.

(2018)

Feasibility investigation of direct laser cutting process of metal foam with high pore density,

in International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

96

(5-8)

pp. 2803–2814

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Wu, S., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N.

(2018)

2D Black Phosphorus: from Preparation to Applications for Electrochemical Energy Storage,

in Advanced Science

5

(5)

article no. 1700491

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Li, L., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N., Zhang, T., Fu, J., Cho, Y.

(2018)

High-performance solid-state flexible supercapacitor based on reduced graphene oxide/hierarchical core-shell Ag nanowire@NiAl layered double hydroxide film electrode,

in Chemical Engineering Journal

348

pp. 338-349

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(E-pub ahead of print)


Li, H., Musharavati, F., Sun, J., Jaber, F., Zalnezhad, E., Hui, K. N., Hui, K. S.

(2018)

Investigation of the Electrochemical Properties of CoAl-Layered Double Hydroxide/Ni(OH)2,

in Journal of the Electrochemical Society

165

(2)

pp. A407-A415

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Li, H., Musharavati, F., Zalenezhad, E., Chen, X., Hui, K. N., Hui, K. S.

(2018)

Electrodeposited Ni–Co layered double hydroxides on titanium carbide as a binder-free electrode for supercapacitors,

in Electrochimica Acta

261

pp. 178-187

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Liu, W., Zhou, W., Liu, S., Zhang, C., Huang, S., Li, Y., Hui, K. S.

(2018)

Electrical impedance performance of metal dry bioelectrode with different surface coatings,

in Sensors and Actuators A: Physical

269

pp. 515–523

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Tsang, C. A., Hui, K. N., Hui, K. S.

(2017)

Electrooxidation of glucose by binder-free bimetallic Pd1Ptx/graphene aerogel/nickel foam composite electrodes with low metal loading in basic medium,

in Electrochimica Acta

258

pp. 371-379

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Ling, W., Zhou, W., Yu, W., Liu, R., Hui, K.

(2017)

Thermal performance of loop heat pipes with smooth and rough porous copper fiber sintered sheets,

in Energy Conversion and Management

153

pp. 323-334

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jeong, W., Yin, C., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N., Cho, Y. R., Cho, K. M.

(2017)

Enhanced electrochemical reduction of hydrogen peroxide by Co3O4 nanowire electrode,

in Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

28

(22)

pp. 16672–16678

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Jeong, W., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N., Cho, Y. R., Cho, K. M.

(2017)

Tunable emission properties of CdSe/CdS quantum dots by Ce doping,

in Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

28

(22)

pp. 17331–17337

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Li, L., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N., Xia, Q., Fu, J., Cho, Y.

(2017)

Facile synthesis of NiAl layered double hydroxide nanoplates for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitor,

in Journal of Alloys and Compounds

721

pp. 803–812

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Zhang, L., Chen, R., Hui, K. N., Hui, K. S., Lee, H.

(2017)

Hierarchical ultrathin NiAl layered double hydroxide nanosheet arrays on carbon nanotube paper as advanced hybrid electrode for high performance hybrid capacitors,

in Chemical Engineering Journal

325

pp. 554–563

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Liu, S., Hui, K., Hui, K. N., Li, H., Ng, K. W., Xu, J., Tang, Z., Jun, S. C.

(2017)

An asymmetric supercapacitor with excellent cycling performance realized by hierarchical porous NiGa2O4 nanosheets,

in Journal of Materials Chemistry A

36

pp. 19046-19053

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Zhou, W., Liu, S., Liu, W., Zhang, C., Li, Y., Xu, W., Hui, K. S.

(2017)

Novel dry metal electrode with tilted microstructure fabricated with laser micromilling process,

in Sensors and Actuators A: Physical

264

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hong, X., Fang, C., Tan, M., Zhuang, H., Liu, W., Hui, K. S., Ye, Z., Shan, S., Lü, X.

(2017)

Longan seed and mangosteen skin based activated carbons for the removal of Pb(II) ions and rhodamine-B dye from aqueous solutions,

in Desalination and Water Treatment

88

pp. 154-161

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(Article)

(Published)


Li, L., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N., Cho, Y.

(2017)

Ultrathin petal-like NiAl layered double oxide/sulfide composites as an advanced electrode for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors,

in Journal of Materials Chemistry A

5

pp. 19687-19696

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(Article)

(Published)


Zhang, M., Liu, L., Hui, K. S., Hui, K. N.

(2017)

Effect of Alkali Treatment on the Mechanical Property of Polyimide Film,

in Key Engineering Materials.

Trans Tech Publications Ltd

pp. 364-369

ISBN 9783035711165

Full Text UEA Repository

(Conference contribution)

(Published)


Wu, S., San Hui, K., Nam Hui, K., Moon Yun, J., Ho Kim, K.

(2017)

A novel approach to fabricate carbon-sphere-intercalated holey graphene electrode for high-energy-density electrochemical capacitors,

in Chemical Engineering Journal

317

pp. 461–470

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Zhang, M., Hui, K. S., Gong, G., Hui, K. N., Liu, L.

(2017)

Pretreatment of lignocellulosic wheat straw in ethanolwater co-solvents,

in Cellulose Chemistry and Technology

51

(5-6)

pp. 425-432

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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Key Research Interests

K.S. Hui (Scopus); WoS; Google scholar;

Our research is in the interdisciplinary field of heterogeneous catalysis, nanoscience and nanotechnology, materials chemistry and science, transport phenomena, and process modeling and optimization. We focus on preparation of functional nanomaterials for efficient energy harvest/storage/conversion and environmental remediation. Our on-going activities includes

 

  1. Fundamental understanding of catalytic ozonation process over functional nanomaterials for developing advanced air/water pollution control technology/system
  2. Development of a multiscale theoretical model to study the coupled mass transfer and reaction kinetics in catalytic ozonation process for reactor-design and operating-condition optimization
  3. Development of multi-microchannel microreactors with multi-scale microstructures for enhanced chemical reactions such as hydrogen production by ethanol steam reforming, catalytic combustion of methane, catalytic ozonation of organic compounds
  4. Development and reliability study of high-brightness LEDs
  5. Synthesis/Development of graphene-based functional materials for applications in Li-ion battery, fuel-cell, solar cell, and LEDs

 

http://www.uea.ac.uk/energy-and-environment/papers/journal-papers

 

 

Professional Activities

Editorship

  1. Volume Editor, 2D Materials for Energy Applications, Advanced Nanomaterials Series, published by Elsevier

  2. Editorial Board Member, SF Journal of Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology, ScienceForecast Publications, USA, 2017- link

  3. Editorial Board Members, Current Alternative Energy, Bentham Science Publishers, ISSN: 2405-464X (Online), 2017-

  4. Editorial board, International Journal of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graphy Publications, 2015-present

  5. Review Editor for Energy Storage, Frontiers in Energy Research, www.frontiersin.org, 2013-present

  6. Editorial Board: Energy, The Scientific World Journal, 2012-present

 

Scientific Services

  1. Program committee, 5th International Conference on Machine Design and Manufacturing Engineering (ICMDME2018), Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia, November 22-23, 2018 link

  2. Organizing Committee, 5th World Congress on Chemical Engineering and Catalysis, Tokyo, Japan, September 5-6, 2018 link

  3. Scientific Committee/Organizing Committee, 2nd International conference on Petrochemical Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 23-25, 2018 link

  4. Organizing Committee, Energy Materials and Nanotechnology (EMN) Summer Meeting, Berlin, Germany, July 16 – 20, 2018 link

  5. Program Committee, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Smart Grids (ESG 2018), Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge city, United Kingdom, 25-26 June, 2018 link

  6. Organizing Committee, 4th Energy Materials and Nanotechnology (EMN) Meeting on Batteries/Catalysis, Novotel Casa City Center, Casablanca, Morocco, April 30 to May 4, 2018 link

  7. Organizing Committee, 2nd International Conference and Expo on Diamond And Carbon, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, April 16-17, 2018 link

  8. Reviewer, International Conference on Mechanical, Electric and Industrial Engineering, Hangzhou, China, May 12-14, 2018

 

Professional Activities

  1. Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), USA

  2. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers International (ASME), USA

  3. Member, International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), USA

  4. Committee member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), USA, Hong Kong Chapter, 2008-2009

 

Reviewer

Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Functional Materials, Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Carbon, Fuel Cells, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Environmental Science & Technology, Sensors, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, IEEE-IAS, Water Research, Powder Technology, Desalination and Water Treatment, Chemical Engineering Journal, Building and Environment, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Thin Solid Films, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Separation and Purification Technology, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Applied Surface Science, etc.