Dr. Haitao HUANG

Associate Professor

B.Sc., Shanghai Jiao Tong University

M.Sc., Shanghai Institute of Metallurgy, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ph.D, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Department of Applied Physics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Tel. : (852) 2766 5694
Fax.: (852) 2333
Email: aphhuang[AT]polyu.edu.hk
My Web Page: http://ap.polyu.edu.hk/apahthua

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College Physics I;                    Optics 1 & 2;                    Optical Design

Current Research Interests:

·         Ferro-energy: ferroelectric materials for energy applications (electric energy storage; electrocaloric effect; pyroelectric energy harvesting)

·         Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage: dye-sensitized solar cells; perovskite solar cells; batteries and supercapacitors.

·         Nanomaterials and Nano-devices

Publication List in 2007-2018

Selected Publications (Total: >200 journal papers, H-index=48 as per Google Scholar):

1.           K.Yao*, S.Leng, Z.Liu, L.Fei, Y.Chen, S.Li, N.Zhou, J.Zhang, Y.-X.Xu, L.Zhou, H.Huang* and A.K.-Y.Jen*, “Fullerene-Anchored Core-Shell ZnO Nanoparticles for Highly Efficient and Stable Dual-Sensitized Perovskite Solar Cells”, Joule (accepted)

2.           H.You, Y.Jia*, Z.Wu*, F.Wang, H.Huang* and Y.Wang, “Room-Temperature Pyro-Catalytic Hydrogen Generation of 2D Few-Layer Black Phosphorene Under Cold-Hot Alternation”, Nature Commun. 9, 2889 (2018) Selected as Editors’ Highlights of recent research on Energy Materials.

3.           X.Xu, L.Xiao, Y.Jia*, Z.Wu*, F.Wang, Y.Wang, N.O.Haugen and H.Huang*, “Pyro-catalytic Hydrogen Evolution by Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3 Nanoparticles: Harvesting Cold-Hot Alternation Energy Near Room-Temperature”, Energy & Environ. Sci. 11, 2198 (2018) Highlighted by Royal Society of Chemistry’s magazine Chemistry World.

4.           B.Peng, Q.Zhang, Y.Lyu, L.Liu, X.Lou, C.Shaw, H.Huang* and Z.Wang*, “Thermal strain induced large electrocaloric effect of relaxor thin film on LaNiO3/Pt composite electrode with the coexistence of nanoscale antiferroelectric and ferroelectric phases in a broad temperature range”, Nano Energy 47, 285 (2018)

5.           Y.Chen, X.Li, K.Park, W.Lu, C.Wang, W.Xue, F.Yang, J.Zhou, L.Suo, T.Lin,  H.Huang*, J.Li*, and J.B.Goodenough*, “Nitrogen-Doped Carbon for Sodium-Ion Battery Anode by Self-Etching and Graphitization of Bimetallic MOF-Based Nanocomposite”, Chem 3, 152 (2017) Highlighted by X-MOL (http://www.x-mol.com/news/9547) on Oct.29, 2017, Elsevier on Aug.1, 2017, and Rational Science (https://www.wxwenku.com/d/101605074) on Jul.23, 2017.

6.           M.Xu, L.Fei, W.Zhang, T.Li, W.Lu, N.Zhang, Y.Lai*, Z.Zhang, J.Fang, K.Zhang, J.Li and H.Huang*, “Tailoring Anisotropic Li-Ion Transport Tunnels on Orthogonally Arranged Li-Rich Layered Oxide Nanoplates Toward High-Performance Li-Ion Batteries”, Nano Lett. 17, 1670 (2017) ESI Highly Cited Paper.

7.           Y.Liu, N.Fu, G.Zhang, M.Xu, W.Lu, L.Zhou and H.Huang*, “Design of Hierarchical Ni-Co@Ni-Co Layered Double Hydroxide Core-Shell Structured Nanotube Array for High-Performance Flexible All-Solid-State Battery-Type Supercapacitors”, Adv.Funct.Mater. 27, 1605307 (2017) Top 10 most accessed article in 01/2017 and Highlighted by X-MOL (http://www.x-mol.com/news/5863) on April.24, 2017. ESI Highly Cited Paper.

8.           M.Guo, K.Xie, J.Lin, Z.Yong, C.T.Yip, L.Zhou, Y.Wang and H.Huang*, “Design and Coupling of Multifunctional TiO2 Nanotube Photonic Crystal to Nanocrystalline Titania Layer as Semi-Transparent Photoanode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell”, Energy & Environ.Sci. 5, 9881 (2012)

9.           C.T.Yip, H.Huang*, L.Zhou*, K.Xie, Y.Wang, T.Feng, J.Li and W.Y.Tam, “Direct and Seamless Coupling of TiO2 Nanotube Photonic Crystal to Dye Sensitized Solar Cell: A Single-Step Approach”, Adv.Mater. 23, 5624 (2011) Frontispiece Article

10.        H.Huang*, “Solar Energy: Ferroelectric Photovoltaics”, Nature Photonics 4, 134 (2010)

Academic Activities and Memberships:

·        Advisory Board: Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2014.01-2017.08)

·        Editorial Board: Scientific Reports;   

 Science of Advanced Materials;    Composites Communications

·        Guest Editor:

                Composite Part A, special issue V.39 (4), 2008

                Key Engineering Materials: Advances in Composite Materials and Structures, V.334-335, 2007