Group

Principal Investigator

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Dr. Qin Xu is an assistant professor of physics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph. D. in Physics at Unversity of Chicago in 2015. After left Chicago, he started a postdoc in the SoftLab at Yale University. In the summer of 2016, he moved to Switzerland with the group to help build the laboratory of soft and living materials at ETH Zurich. Since March of 2020, he joined the physics department of HKUST as a faculty member.

Email:  qinxu@ust.hk
Tel:       (+852) 23588591
Faculty Webpage:    HKUST Homepage             Academic Profile:    Google Scholar   

Professional Employment
2020. 3 – Current, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, HKUST
2016. 8 – 2020. 2,  Postdoc, Department of Materials, ETH Zürich
2015. 8 – 2016. 6,  Postdoc, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University

Address:
Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Main Academic Building, Office: Rm 4439 / Laboratory: Rm 4142
Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung
Hong Kong SAR


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Weiwei Zhao (Ph.D. student)

Personal Description:
2012_09 – 201607: Bachelor student, Mechanical engineering, Northwest A&F University
2016_09 – 202007: Master student and Research Assistant, Aerospace engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Research area: Drop impact, interface dynamics, soft material, high-speed images

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Jianhui Zhou (Undergraduate Researcher)

I am a sophomore in the Department of Physics. I am interested in hydrodynamics,especially complex fluids, and the physical properties of other soft matters. My current research area is dense suspension droplets and their pinch-off mechanisms.

Mr. Kwok Fai YEUNG (Technical Officer)