Section 1: Personal Particulars

Hui Kwun Nam
Associate Professor
N23-4025, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau
University of Macau
UMAC-SKL of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine

Research Project provided for Macao Youth Scholars Program:

Enabling High-performance K-ion Battery Cathodes Via Composition Optimization
0805 材料科学与工程
0703 化学
Knowledge in the field of battery storage materials, Engagement and enjoying innovative research, Very good analytical and organizational skills
As Principal Investigator, I have obtained a total funding of 14 million MOP (1.8 million USD) from 24 projects. I have demonstrated the organizational skills necessary for managing research projects. 10 Ph.D. and 10 master students have graduated under my supervision. My research has led to 1 USA patent (US20100084668A1), 1 PCT patent (PCT/KR2015/003464), 3 CN patents, 9 CN patent-pending, 12 KR patents, and 215 SCI journal paper publications (h-index: 47 (Scopus ORCID: 0000-0002-3008-8571), citations: 6382; h-index: 49 (Google Scholar), citations: 7467), 27 invited speech, and 66 international conference presentations. I have published significant original research and built an international profile in materials chemistry and science. Currently, I am supervising 7 Ph.D. students, and collaborating with colleagues in UK, Korea, Australia, China, and Hong Kong.

Section 2: Research Interests and Grants

My current key research works are (1) potassium-ion batteries, (2) Li-sulfur batteries, (3) rechargeable hybrid sodium-air battery and (4) solid-state batteries
Design and Mechanism of Novel MXene-Based Cathode for Li-air Batteries, EF026/IAPME-XGN/2021/WYU, 220,000, 2023-2024

Investigation on the Design and Reaction Mechanism of New Double-atom Catalysts for Hybrid Sodium-air Battery, MYRG2020-00187-IAPME, 360,000, 2023