Research

Energy Conversion Materials and Systems

  • Understanding transport phenomenon of electrons and phonons
  • Tuning physical properties for high energy conversion performance and improving mechanical properties for thermal stability
  • Studying device-level characteristics: various design factors, thermal/electric contacts, physical/chemical bondings, thermal stability, compatibility, system reliability
  • Bridging the gap between materials and device technologies

System Integration & Manufacturing

  • Designing thermal energy storage systems, passive cooling systems, and biocompatible power management systems
  • Printing technology

Instrumentation

  • Thermal and electric characterization
  • Device assembly for thermoelectric modules
  • Power and efficiency measurement
  • Thermal stability test of materials and devices

Soft Electronics

  • Wearable bioelectronics for human health monitoring
  • Human-Machine Interfaces via smart machine learning
  • Multiscale sensing and disease diagnostics