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  Curriculum Vitae



Ph.D.Physical Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2011.
B.S.Material Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 2006.


2018 – presentVice President, the Physical Society of Macao, Macao SAR
2017 – presentAssistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Material Engineering, University of Macau, Macao SAR
2016Deputy director, Research Institute, BTR New Energy Materials Inc, China
2013 – 2016Postdoctoral Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
2011 – 2013Postdoctoral Researcher, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR


   Research Interests

    • Carbon nanotube, graphene and other two-dimensional materials
    • Electronics, optoelectronics, thermodynamics and fluid dynamics
    • Flexible devices
    • Lithium ion batteries
    • Three-dimensional integrated circuits

   Research Group


GEGA021     Green energy for global society



  1. Luo, X. Ao, Z. S. Li, L. Lv, J. G. Li, G. Hong, Q. H. Wu, C. D. Wang, Imbedding ultrafine Sb2S3 nanoparticles in mesoporous carbon sphere for high-performance lithium-ion battery. Electrochimica Acta 290, 185-192 (2018)
  2. X. H. Wu, J. Lyu, G. Hong, X. C. Liu, X. T. Zhang, Inner surface functionalized graphene aerogel microgranules with static microwave attenuation and dynamic infrared shielding. Langmuir 34, 9004-9014 (2018)
  3. Y. L. Zhong, L. Han, X. Q. Yin, H. F. Li, D. Fang, G. Hong, Three dimensional functionalized carbon/tin(IV) sulfide biofoam for photocatalytical purification of chromium(VI)-containing wastewater. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6, 10660-10667 (2018)  
  4. G. Y. Li, G. Hong, D. P. Dong, W. H. Song, X. T. Zhang, Multiresponsive Graphene-Aerogel-Directed Phase-Change Smart Fibers. Advanced Materials 30, 1801754 (2018)
  5. M. C. Zhang, K. Chen, C. Y. Wang, M. Q. Jian, Z. Yin, Z. L. Liu, G. Hong, Z. F. Liu, Y .Y. Zhang, Mineral-templated three-dimensional graphene architectures for energy-efficient electrodes. Small 14, 1801009 (2018)
  6. J. Sun, P. Man, Q. Zhang, Z. Zhou, C. Li, X. Wang, J. Guo, J. Zhao, L. Xie, Q. Li, J. Sun, G. Hong, Y. Yao, Hierarchically-structured Co3O4 nanowire arrays grown on carbon nanotube fibers as novel cathodes for high-performance wearable fiber-shaped asymmetric supercapacitors. Applied Surface Science 447, 795-801 (2018)
  7. Z. Li, L. Lv, J. Wang, X. Ao, Y. Ruan, D. Zha, G. Hong, Q. Wu, Y. Lan, C. Wang, J. Jiang, M. Liu, Engineering phosphorus-doped LaFeO3-δ perovskite oxide as robust bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts in alkaline solutions. Nano Energy. 47, 199-209 (2018)
  8. R. Straessle, S. Zimmermann, L. D. Carro, J. Zurcher, G. Schlottig, A. Achen, G. Hong, D. Poulikakos, T. Brunschwiler, Thermally conductive composite material with percolating microparticles applied as underfill. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TCPMT.2017.2775154 (2017)
  9. X. C. Wang, G. Y. Li, G. Hong, Q. Guo, X. T. Zhang, Graphene aerogel templated fabrication of phase change microspheres as thermal buffers in microelectronic devices. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 41323-41331 (2017)
  10. G. Hong, The surface property of graphene. Nanomed Nanotechnol 2, 000118 (2017)
  11. G. Hong, Y. Han, T. M. Schutzius, Y. M. Wang, Y. Pan, M. Hu, J. S. Jie, C. S. Sharma, U. Muller, D. Poulikakos, On the mechanism of hydrophilicity of graphene. Nano Letters 16, 4447-4453 (2016)
  12. Y. Pan, G. Tagliabue, C. Holler, S. Droscher, H. Eghlidi, G. Hong, D. Poulikakos, A rapid response thin-film plasmonic-thermoelectric light flux detector. Scientific Reports 6 37564 (2016)
  13. G. Hong, T. M. Schutzius, S. Zimmermann, B. R. Burg, J. Zücher, T. Brunschwiler, G. Tagliabue, B. Michel, D. Poulikakos, In situ assembly in confined spaces of coated particle scaffolds as thermal underfills with extraordinary thermal conductivity. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, 838-844 (2015)
  14. Y. Pan, G. Hong, S. N. Raja, S. Zimmermann, M. K. Tiwari, D. Poulikakos, Significant thermal conductivity reduction of silicon nanowire forests through facile discrete surface doping of germanium. Applied Physics Letters 106, 093102 (2015)
  15. G. Hong, Q. H. Wu, J. G. Ren, C. D. Wang, W. J. Zhang, S. T. Lee, Recent progress in organic molecule/graphene interfaces. Nano Today 8, 388-402 (2013)
  16. G. Hong, Q. H. Wu, C. D. Wang, J. G. Ren, T. T. Xu, W. J. Zhang, S. T. Lee, Surface doping of nitrogen atoms on graphene via molecular precursor. Applied Physics Letters 102, 051610 (2013)
  17. Q. H. Wu, G. Hong, S. T. Lee, Modification of CuPc/graphene interfacial electronic structure with F16CuPc. Organic Electronics 14, 542-547 (2013)
  18. J. G. Ren, Q. H. Wu, G. Hong, W. J. Zhang, H. M. Wu, K. Amine, J. B. Yang, S. T. Lee, Silicon-graphene composite anodes for high-energy lithium batteries. Energy Technology 1, 77-84 (2013)
  19. Q. H. Wu, Y. Q. Zhao, G. Hong, J. G. Ren, C. D. Wang, W. J. Zhang, S. T. Lee, Electronic structure of MoO3-x/graphene interface. Carbon 65, 46-52 (2013)
  20. J. G. Ren, Q. H. Wu, H. Tang, G. Hong, W. J. Zhang, S. T. Lee, Germanium-graphene composite anode for high-energy lithium batteries with long cycle life. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1, 1821-1826 (2013)
  21. C. D. Wang, Y. A. Zhou, L. F. He, T. W, Ng, G. Hong, Q. H. Wu, F. Gao, C. S. Lee, W. J. Zhang, In situ nitrogen-doped graphene grown from polydimethylsiloxane by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Nanoscale 5, 600-605 (2013)
  22. G. Hong, Q. H. Wu, J. G. Ren, S. T. Lee, Mechanism of non-metal catalytic growth of graphene on silicon. Applied Physics Letters 100, 231604 (2012)
  23. G. Hong, P. Li, Y. B. Chen, J. Zhang, Controlling the growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes on surface using metal and non-metal catalysts. Carbon 50, 2067-2082 (2012)
  24. Q. H. Wu, G. Hong, T. W. Ng, S. T. Lee, Substrate effect on the electronic structures of CuPc/graphene interfaces. Applied Physics Letters 100, 161603 (2012)
  25. G. Hong, M. Zhou, R. X. Zhang, S. M. Hou, W. Choi, Y. S. Woo, J. Y. Choi, Z. F. Liu, J. Zhang, Separation of metallic and semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotube arrays by “scotch tape”. Angewandte Chemie 50, 6819-6823 (2011) (Back cover art, highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News and Chemistry World, RSC, etc.)
  26. G. Hong, B. Zhang, B. H. Peng, J. Zhang, W. M. Choi, J. Y. Choi, J. M. Kim, Z. F. Liu, Direct growth of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotube array. Journal of American Chemical Society 131, 14642–14643 (2009)
  27. B. Zhang, G. Hong, B. H. Peng, J. Zhang, W. Choi, J. M. Kim, J. Y. Choi, Z. F. Liu, Grow single-walled carbon nanotubes cross-bar in one batch. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 5341-5344 (2009) (Front cover art)






Open Position


1. Ph. D. Positions

We have two Ph. D. openings in the area of graphene/low dimensional materials, flexible electronics and energy storage for the fall semester of 2019. The monthly stipend is 12,500 MOP. Interested candidates should send Prof. G. Hong via e-mail a cover letter and CV.


2. Postdoc Position

We have one postdoc opportunity in the area of graphene/low dimensional materials and/or flexible electronics or energy storage. The candidate should have received a PhD degree in an internationally recognized institution, typically in one of the following areas: materials science, physics, chemistry, and/or chemical engineering. Optimally, candidates with extensive knowledge of nanomaterials and energy storage are sought. Qualified candidate will receive a gross salary of 240,000~300,000 MOP with a tax of ~5%. The starting date is January 2019. Interested candidates should send email to Prof. G. Hong including a cover letter, CV, and the contact information of two references.


3. Advanced Opportunities

3.1 UM Postdoc Fellowship. The gross salary of UM Postdoc Fellowship winner is 500,000 MOP/year for two years (application deadline:30/09/2018).

Minimum Requirements: graduate from top universities (985 or equivalent), one publication with IF>10

Interested candidates should send email to Prof. G. Hong including a cover letter and CV before application.

3.2 UM PhD Scholarship. The monthly stipend of UM Ph. D. Scholarship winner is 20,000 MOP for up to four years (application deadline:31/10/2018).

Interested candidates should send email to Prof. G. Hong including a cover letter and CV before application.