Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringOUR PEOPLE
Qing CHEN 陳擎
PhD, Arizona State University
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Prof. Chen received his bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University, and his PhD in Materials Science from Arizona State University. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University before joining HKUST. He holds a joint appointment at the Department of Chemistry.

The research in his group applies materials science and electrochemistry to understand and control structure evolution at nanoscales. The group also use the same set of knowledge to design electrochemical devices, particularly for energy storage.

Research Interests:

Morphology Evolution of Materials,
Nanoporous Metal Structures,
Electrochemical Energy Storage.

Selected publications:

  • Q. Chen "Bi-continuous Nanoporous Structure Formation via Compound Decomposition". J. Electrochem. Soc. 2014, 161, H643-H646.
  • Q. Chen, K. Sieradzki "Spontaneous Evolution of Bicontinuous Nanostructures in Dealloyed Li-based Systems". Nature Mater. 2013, 12, 1102–1106.
  • Q. Chen, L. Eisenach, M. J. Aziz "Cycling Analysis of a Quinone-Bromide Redox Flow Battery". J. Electrochem. Soc. 2016, 163, A5057-A5063.
  • K. Lin, Q. Chen, M. Gerhardt, L. Tong, S. Kim, L. Eisenach, A. Valle, D. Hardee, M. J. Aziz, R. Gordon, M. Marshak "Alkaline Quinone Flow Battery". Science, 2015, 349, 1529-1532.
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