Weixin Liao, male, doctoral director

shenzhen institute of advanced technology, Chinese academy of sciences
Mailing address: room 308, engineering building, Chinese university of Hong Kong, shatin, Hong Kong

Research Areas

Advanced electronic packaging materials


080502 - materials science
080501- material physics and chemistry
080503- material processing engineering


Work Experience

From August 2014 to now, associate dean of school of engineering, Chinese university of Hong Kong
2008-08 - now, professor, Chinese university of Hong Kong
From June 2003 to July 2008, associate professor, Chinese university of Hong Kong
From August 1997 to June 2003, assistant professor, Chinese university of Hong Kong

Teaching Experience

1993-08 -- 1997-05 graduate/PhD, Pennsylvania state university, USA



(1) Tuning dielectric properties and energy density of poly(vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites by quasi core-shell structured BaTiO3@graphene oxide hybrids., JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN ELECTRONICS, 2018, 第 6 作者
(2) Optimal Design of a Magnetorheological Damper Used in Smart Prosthetic Knees, Smart Materials and Structures,, 2017, 第 3 作者
(3) A Bistable Piezoelectric Oscillator with an Elastic Magnifier for Energy Harvesting Enhancement,, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2017, 第 2 作者
(4) Magnetic-Spring Based Energy Harvesting from Human Motions: Design, Modeling and Experiments, Energy Conversion and Management, 2017, 第 4 作者
(5) Construction of 3D-BaTiO3 Network Leading to Significantly Enhanced Dielectric Permittivity and Energy Storage Density of Polymer Composites, Energy Environ. Sci, 2017, 第 5 作者
(6) Design and experimental investigation of a low-voltage thermoelectric energy harvesting system for wireless sensor nodes, Energy Conversion and Management, 2017, 第 3 作者
(7) Ultralight, super-elastic and volume-preserving cellulose fiber/graphene aerogel for high-performance electromagnetic interference shielding, Carbon, 2017, 第 6 作者
(8) Barium titanate coated and thermally reduced graphene oxide towards high dielectric constant and low loss of polymeric composites, Composites Science and Technology, 2017, 第 7 作者
(9) A High Efficiency Boost Converter with MPPT Scheme for Low Voltage Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting, Journal of Electronic Materials, 2016, 第 4 作者
(10) Covalent polymer functionalization of graphene for improved dielectric properties and thermal stability of epoxy composites, Composites Science and Technology, 2016, 第 6 作者
(11) Self-expanding/shrinking structures by 4D printing, Smart Materials and Structures, 2016, 第 3 作者
(12) Tuneable cellular-structured 3D graphene aerogel and its effect on electromagnetic interference shielding performance and mechanical properties of epoxy composites, RSC Advances, 2016, 第 7 作者
(13) A systematic study on electrical properties of the BaTiO3-epoxy composite with different sized BaTiO3 as fillers, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2015, 第 5 作者
(14) Electromechanical characteristics of discal piezoelectric transducers with spiral interdigitated electrodes, Smart Materials and Structures, 2014, 第 4 作者
(15) A novel multifunctional rotary actuator with magnetorheological fluid, Smart Materials and Structures, 2012, 第 2 作者


(1) Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Device and Methods of Use, invention, 2016, author no. 1, patent no. 15/280,788
(2) self-powered, self-sensing Magnetorheological Dampers, invention, 2015, author no. 1, Patent no. : China Patent, ZL201010257348.0
(3) Apparatus and the Methods to Control Magnetorheological Damping/style with Energy Harvesting, invention, 2016, the first author, patent number: 201610647828.5
(4) Optical Pickup Assemblies and Drive Systems with the Same, invention, 2013, author 1, Patent no. : US Patent 8,605,558
(5) Magnetorheological Actuators, invention, 2012, author no. 1, US Patent no. 8 193 670

Research Interests

Advanced electronic packaging materials

Honors & Distinctions

(1) Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Engineering, 2014
(2) Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award 2011
(3) ASME Best Paper Award in Structures,2008
(4) The Young Researcher Award 2007