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Biography

Oscar K.S. Hui received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2008. HKUST ranks #47 in THE world ranking 2020.

He is a reader in mechanical engineering in School of Engineering at UEA. Prior to that, he was a lecturer in the department of systems engineering and engineering management of the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Aug 2008 - Feb 2013), an Assistant/Associate Professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Hanyang University, South Korea (Mar 2013 – Aug 2016), and a lecturer in mechanical engineering in School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, UK (Sep 2016 – Jul 2019). 

As PI, he has secured GBP 1.1  million to conduct research projects (GBP 2.4 million as both PI and Co-I). The funding is from General Research Fund of Hong Kong, Innovation and Technology Fund of Hong Kong, National Research Foundation of Korea, The Science and Technology Development Fund of Macau, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd., Hysan Development Company Ltd., ASA Innovation & Technology Limited, among others.

He has over 18 years of experience in the study of nanostructured catalytic materials for energy and environmental applications and has published work in over 224 SCI papers (Scopus; h-index: 52; total times cited: 7287). He has 1 United States (US) patent (US9040007B2) and licensing to 3 companies in Hong Kong.

He has so far supervised 18 PhD and 26 MPhil students, 17 PDRAs and 13 RAs. Many of the ex-members are engineers in the industry and hold faculty positions at Universities in China. He has been maintaining a large consortium to better understand and address the research problems, including partners from international-leading universities:  UCLA, Uni. of Western, Cambridge, Leeds, Kent, Cardiff, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shandong Uni., Xiamen, Uppsala, Hanyang Uni., among others. 

His recent research projects include (i) theoretical and experimental studies of heterogeneous catalytic reaction kinetics and mechanisms; (ii) rational design and synthesis of single-atom Co/carbon and porous graphene materials for energy storage and conversion; (iii) density functional theory (DFT) calculations of structural and electronic properties of catalysts, modulated by dopants, in electrochemical/electrocatalysis performance; (iv) process modelling and optimisation of methanol steam reforming for hydrogen production; and (v) hybrid sodium-air batteries (HSABs), zinc-air batteries, and solid-state flexible Li/Na-ion batteries.

 

PhD opening

Novel rechargeable solid-state zinc-air battery by additive manufacturing (HUIO_U22SCIO) link application by 28 Nov 2021 via UEA application (click)

 

Administrative duties

  • Director of Research (2018-2022)
  • Director of PGR (2021-current)
  • Research Seminar Organizer (2018-20; 2021-current)
  • School Promotion committee (2019-current)
  • Director of Placements (2019-20)
  • Director of MSc Admissions (2019-20)
  • School Health and Safety Officer (Chair, 2019-20)
  • School Health and Safety Committee (2018-19)
  • ENG Student Partnership Officer (Chair, 2017-19)
  • IMechE, UK, Coordinator (2017-18)

Professional qualification

  • EPSRC Full College Membership, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), since 12 October 2020 link
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK. Recognition reference: PR139512; Date of recognition: 18/12/2017
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice, the Higher Education Academy, 1 Dec 2017

Editorial activities

  • Topic Editor in “Bifunctional Catalysts for Rechargeable Metal-Air Batteries and Fuel Cells” Frontiers, 2021. link
  • Topic Editor in “Electrolytes for Non-Lithium Based Rechargeable Batteries and Ionic Capacitors”, Frontiers, 2019. link
  • Guest Editor in Special Issue "Recent Advance in Porous Materials in Catalysis" MDPI, Switzerland, 2020. link
  • Guest Editor in Special Issue "Development of Novel Nanomaterials for Metal-air Batteries" MDPI, Switzerland, 2021. link
  • Associated Editor in Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology Open Access, Medwin Publishers, 2019. link
  • Editorial Board Member, SF Journal of Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology, ScienceForecast Publications, USA, 2017 - present link
  • Editorial Board Members, Current Alternative Energy, Bentham Science Publishers, 2017 – present link
  • Editorial board, International Journal of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graphy Publications, 2015 – present link
  • Section Editor, in Catalytic Materials Section, Catalysts (IF 4.501), MDPI, Switzerland, 2021 - present . link

More information about his research can be found in Energy and Environment Laboratory

Key Research Interests

K.S. Hui (Scopus); WoS; WOS; Google scholar;

Our research is in the cross-disciplinary fields of heterogeneous catalysis, electrocatalysis, nanoscience and nanotechnology, materials chemistry and science, transport phenomena, and process modeling and optimization. We focus on atomic-level understanding, design and improvement of functional nanomaterials for efficient energy harvest/storage/conversion and environmental remediation. Our on-going activities includes

  1. Fundamental understanding of catalytic ozonation process over functional nanomaterials for developing advanced air/water pollution control technology/system
  2. Development of a multiscale theoretical model to study the coupled mass transfer and reaction kinetics in catalytic ozonation process for reactor-design and operating-condition optimization
  3. Development of multi-microchannel microreactors with multi-scale microstructures for enhanced chemical reactions such as hydrogen production by ethanol steam reforming, catalytic combustion of methane, catalytic ozonation of organic compounds
  4. Development and reliability study of high-brightness LEDs
  5. Synthesis/Development of functional materials for applications in Li/Na/K/Al/Zn-ion, Li-S, K-S batteries, metal-air batteries, fuel-cell, solar cell, and LEDs

 

Highlight/ Top publications

  • S. Ji, C. Song, J. Li, K.S. Hui*, W. Deng, S. Wang, H. Li, D. Dinh, X. Fan, S. Wu, J. Zhang, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "Metal phosphide embedded with in situ formed metal phosphate impurities as buffer materials for high-performance potassium-ion battery," Advanced Energy Materials, 11, 2101413, 2021. link

  • Ji, J. Li, J. Li, C. Song, S. Wang, K. Wang, K.S. Hui*, C. Zha, Y. Zheng, D. Dinh, S. Chen*, J. Zhang, W. Mai, Z. Tang, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "Dynamic reversible evolution of solid electrolyte interface in non-flammable TEP electrolyte enabling safer and better K-ion batteries," Advanced Functional Materials, adfm.202200771, 2022. link
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  • S. Chen, K. Li, K.S. Hui, J. Zhang*, "Regulation of Lamellar Structure of Vanadium Oxide via Polyaniline Intercalation for High-Performance Aqueous Zinc-Ion Battery," Advanced Functional Materials, 30, 2003890, 2020. link
  • S. Wang, H. Gao, L. Li*, K.S. Hui*, D.A. Dinh, S. Wu, S. Kumar, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "High-throughput Identification of Highly Active and Selective Single-Atom Catalysts for Electrochemical Ammonia Synthesis through Nitrate Reduction," Nano Energy,  pp. 107517, 2022. link

  • Y. Kang, S. Wang, S. Zhu, H. Gao, K.S. Hui*, C.Z. Yuan, H. Yin, F. Bin, X. Wu, W. Mai, L. Zhu, M. Hu, F. Liang*, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "Iron-modulated Nickel Cobalt Phosphide Embedded in Carbon to Boost Power Density of Hybrid Sodium−air Battery," Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 285, pp. 119786, 15 May 2021. link

  • Shude Liu, Ying Yin, Dixing Ni, K.S. Hui, Ming Ma, Sewon Park, Kwun Nam Hui*, chuying Ouyang*, Seong Chan Jun*, "New Insight into the Effect of Fluorine Doping and Oxygen Vacancies on Electrochemical Performance of Co2MnO4 for Flexible Quasi-Solid-State Asymmetric Supercapacitors," Energy Storage Materials, 22, pp. 384-396, 2019. link 

  • K.S. Hui*, C.W. Kwong, C.Y.H. Chao, "Methane emission abatement by Pd-ion-exchanged zeolite 13X with ozone," Energy & Environmental Science, 3, pp. 1092-1098, 2010.  link

  • Hu, Z. Yao, K. N. Hui* and K. S. Hui*, "Novel mechanistic view of catalytic ozonation of gaseous toluene by dual-site kinetic modelling," Chemical Engineering Journal, 308, pp. 710-718, 2017. link

  • Li, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, Y.R. Cho, Heesoo Lee, W. Zhou, Shinho Cho, C.Y.H. Chao, Y.Y. Li, "Influence of modification methods and transition metal type on the physicochemical properties of MCM-41 catalysts and their performances in the catalytic ozonation of toluene," Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 107, pp. 245-252, 2011.  link

  • Bin*, X. Wei, B. Li, K.S. Hui*, “Self-sustained combustion of carbon monoxide promoted by the Cu-Ce/ZSM-5 catalyst in CO/O2/N2 atmosphere,” Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental, 162, pp. 282-288, 2015.  link

  • Chi-Him A. Tsang, K. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, L. Ren, “Deposition of Pd/graphene aerogel on nickel foam as a binder free electrode for direct electrooxidation of methanol and ethanol,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2 (42), pp. 17986 - 17993, 2014. link

  • M. Liang, J. Zhang, K. Ramalingam, Q. Wei, K.S. Hui, S.H. Aung, K.N. Hui, F. Chen*, “Stable and efficient self-sustained photoelectrochemical desalination based on CdS QDs/BiVO4 heterostructure,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021 link

Review papers

  1. J. Li, K.S. Hui*, D.A. Dinh, S. Wu, X. Fan, F. Chen, K.N. Hui*, "Review of Electrolyte Strategies for Competitive Dual-ion Batteries," Materials Today Sustainability,   pp. 100188, 2022. link
  2. C.H. Tsang*, J. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, H. Huang*, "Recent Development and Applications of Advanced Materials via Direct Ink Writing," Advanced Materials Technologies, 2022. link
  3. Xu*, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, “Rechargeable Batteries: Regulating Electronic and Ionic Transports for High Electrochemical Performance,” Advanced Materials Technologies, DOI: 10.1002/admt.202101107 link
  4. Cao, D. Tan, B. Wulan, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Zhang*, "In-situ characterization for boosting electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction," Small Methods, 2021 link
  5. CZ, Yuan, K.S. Hui*, S. Zhu, J. Zhang, X. Wu, X. Hong, W. Zhou, F. Xi, F. Bin, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "Regulating Intrinsic Electronic Structures of Transition-Metal-Based Catalysts and their Potential Applications in Electrocatalytic Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution Reactions,” ACS Materials Letters, 3, pp. 752-780, 2021.link
  6. Xu*, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, J. Shen, G. Zhou, J. Liu, Y. Sun, “Engineering Strategies for Low-Cost and High-Power Density Aluminum-Ion Batteries,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 418, 129385, 15 August 2021. link
  7. Wang, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, S. Peng, Y. Xu*, "Recent progress in metal-organic frameworks/graphene-derived materials for energy storage and conversion: design, preparation, and application," Chemical Science, 12, pp. 5737-5766, 2021. link
  8. Shen, S. Zhai, S. Wang, Q. Ru, X. Hou, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, F. Chen*, "Recent Progress in Binder-free Electrodes Synthesis for Electrochemical Energy Storage Application," Batteries & Supercaps, 4, pp. 860-880, 2021 link. This article also appears in:  Hot Topic: Batteries and Supercapacitors
  9. Shu, M. Yang, D. Tan, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Zhang*, "Recent Advances of Carbon-based Cathode Electrocatalysts for Zn-Air Batteries," Materials Advances, 2, pp. 96-114, 2021link
  10. Xu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, H. Wang*, J. Liu, "Recent Advances in the Interface Design of Solid-State Electrolytes for Solid-State Energy Storage Devices," Materials Horizons, 7, pp. 1246-1278, 2020. link This article is part of the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
  11. Xu, K.S. Hui*, D.A. Dinh , K.N. Hui*, H. Wang*, "Recent Advances in Hybrid Sodium-Air Batteries," Materials Horizons, 6, pp. 1306-1335, 2019. link; This article is part of the themed collections: Recent Review Articlesand Horizons Community Board Collection – Advanced Energy Storage Technologies
  12. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "2D Black Phosphorus: from Preparation to Applications for Electrochemical Energy Storage," Advanced Science, 5, pp. 1700491, 2018. link

 

Electro-catalysis

Hybrid sodium-air batteries, Zinc-air batteries

  1. X. Xu, S. Wang, S. Guo, K.S. Hui*, J. Ma, D.A. Dinh, K.N. Hui*, H. Wang*, L. Zhang*, G. Zhou*, "Cobalt Phosphosulfide Nanoparticles Encapsulated into Heteroatom-Doped Carbon as Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Zn-Air Battery," Advanced Powder Materials,  2022. link
  2. H. Gao, S. Zhu, Y. Kang, D. Dinh, K.S. Hui*, F. Bin, X. Fan, F. Chen, A. Mahmood, J. Geng, W. Cheong, K.N. Hui*, "Zeolitic imidazolate framework-derived Co-Fe@NC for rechargeable hybrid sodium–air battery with a low voltage gap and long cycle life," ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2022. link
  3. Y. Kang, S. Wang, K.S. Hui*, S. Wu, D.A. Dinh, X. Fan, B. Feng, F. Chen, W.C. Cheong*, K.N. Hui*, "Surface reconstruction establishing Mott-Schottky heterojunction and built-in space-charging effect accelerating oxygen evolution reaction," Nano Research, 2021. link
  4. X. Yu, J. Guo, B. Li, J. Xu, P. Gao*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, H. Shao*, "Sub-nanometer Pt Clusters on Defective NiFe LDH Nanosheets as Trifunctional Electrocatalysts for Water Splitting and Rechargeable Hybrid Sodium-air Battery," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, pp. 26891–26903, 2021. link
  5. X. Shu, M. Yang, D. Tan, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Zhang*, "Recent Advances of Carbon-based Cathode Electrocatalysts for Zn-Air Batteries," Materials Advances, 2, pp. 96-114, 2021 link
  6. Y. Kang, S. Wang, S. Zhu, H. Gao, K.S. Hui*, C.Z. Yuan, H. Yin, F. Bin, X. Wu, W. Mai, L. Zhu, M. Hu, F. Liang*, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "Iron-modulated Nickel Cobalt Phosphide Embedded in Carbon to Boost Power Density of Hybrid Sodium−air Battery," Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 285, pp. 119786, 15 May 2021. link
  7. Y. Kang, S. Wang, K.S. Hui*, H. Li, F. Liang, X. Wu, Q.Zhang, W. Zhou, L. Chen*, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "[Fe(CN)6] Vacancy Boosting Oxygen Evolution Activity of Co-based Prussian Blue Analogues for Hybrid Sodium-air Battery," Materials Today Energy, 100572, 2021. link
  8. X. Yu, Y. Kang, S. Wang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, H. Zhao, J. Li, B. Li, J. Xu, L. Chen*, H. Shao*, "Integrating PtNi Nanoparticles on NiFe Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets as Bifunctional Catalyst for Hybrid Sodium-Air Batteries," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 8, pp. 16355-16365, 2020. link
  9. Y. Kang, S. Wang, Y. Liu, K.S. Hui*, H.-F. Li, K.W. Ng, F. Liang*, J. Geng, X. Hong, W. Zhou*, K.N. Hui*, "Unveil the Origin of Catalytic Sites of Pt Nanoparticles Decorated on Oxygen Deficient Vanadium doped Cobalt Hydroxide Nanosheet for Hybrid Sodium–air Battery," ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 8, pp. 7464–7473, 2020. link
  10. X. Xu, K.S. Hui*, D.A. Dinh , K.N. Hui*, H. Wang*, "Recent Advances in Hybrid Sodium-Air Batteries," Materials Horizons, 6, pp. 1306-1335, 2019. link; This article is part of the themed collections: Recent Review Articles and Horizons Community Board Collection – Advanced Energy Storage Technologies

 

Water-splitting, water–alkali–electrolyser

  1. Li, K.S. Hui*, S. Ji, C. Zha, C. Yuan, D Dinh, F. Bin, X. Fan, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "Synergistically Boosting the Elementary Reactions over Multi-Heterogeneous Ordered Macroporous Mo2C/NC-Ru for Highly Efficient Alkaline Hydrogen Evolution," Carbon Energy, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/cey2.188 link 
  2. Z. Yuan, K.S. Hui*, H. Yin, S. Zhu, J Zhang, X. Wu, X. Hong, W. Zhou, X. Fan, F. Bin, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "Regulating Intrinsic Electronic Structures of Transition-Metal-Based Catalysts and the Potential Applications for Electrocatalytic Water Splitting," ACS Materials Letters, 3, pp. 752-780, 2021.link

 

Artificial photo-synthesis, Carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction to fuels, Nitrogen (N2) reduction to fuels

  1. S. Wang, H. Gao, L. Li*, K.S. Hui*, D.A. Dinh, S. Wu, S. Kumar, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "High-throughput Identification of Highly Active and Selective Single-Atom Catalysts for Electrochemical Ammonia Synthesis through Nitrate Reduction," Nano Energy,  pp. 107517, 2022. link
  2. Cao, D. Tan, B. Wulan, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Zhang*, "In-situ characterization for boosting electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction," Small Methods, 2021 link
  3. S. Wang, L. Li; J. Li, C.Z. Yuan, Y. Kang, K.S. Hui*, J. Zhang, F. Bin, X. Fan, F. Chen*, K.N. Hui*, "High-throughput Screening of Nitrogen Coordinated Bi-metal Catalysts for Multielectron Reduction of CO2 to CH4 with High Selectivity and Low Limiting Potential," The Journal of Physical Chemistry,  125, pp. 7155–7165, 2021. link
  4. S. Wang, L. Li*, K.S. Hui.*, F. Bin, W. Zhou, X. Fan, E. Zalnezhad, J. Li*, K.N. Hui*, "Computational Screening of Single Atoms Anchored on Defective Mo2CO2 MXene Nanosheet as Efficient Electrocatalysts for the Synthesis of Ammonia," Advanced Engineering Materials, 2021. link

 

Direct ethanol fuel cell

  1. A.C.H. Tsang*, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, B. Liu, L. Yu, B. Shi, H. Huang*, "Ink-printed metal/graphene aerogel for glucose electrooxidation", Battery Energy, 2022. DOI: 10.1002/bte2.20220004 link
  2. Chi-Him A. Tsang, K. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "Influence of Pd1Ptx alloy NPs on graphene aerogel/nickel foam as binder-free anodic electrode for electrocatalytic ethanol oxidation reaction,” Journal of Power Sources, 413, 15 February 2019, pp. 98-106, 2019. link
  3. Chi-Him A. Tsang, K. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "Electrooxidation of glucose by binder-free bimetallic Pd1Ptx/graphene aerogel/nickel foam composite electrodes with low metal loading in basic medium," Electrochimica Acta, 258, pp. 371-379, 2017. link
  4. H. Zhao, C. Su, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "Facile synthesis of Co-N4-doped mesoporous carbon for oxygen reduction reaction," Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164, issue 4, F412-F417, 2017. link
  5. Chi-Him A. Tsang, K. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, L. Ren, “Deposition of Pd/graphene aerogel on nickel foam as a binder free electrode for direct electrooxidation of methanol and ethanol,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2 (42), pp. 17986 - 17993, 2014. link
  6. Long Ren, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, “Self-Assembled Free-standing Three-Dimensional Nickel Nanoparticle/Graphene Aerogel for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, pp. 5689-5694, 2013. link
  7. C.E. Jeyanthi, R. Siddheswaran, P. Kumar, J. Singh, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, K. Rajarajan, "Synthesis, Characterization and Spectroscopic Analysis of Er-Doped Ceria (Ce0.9Er0.1O1.95) Electrolyte for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Energy and Environment Focus, 3, pp. 196-201, 2014.  link
  8. H. Zhao, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, “Synthesis of nitrogen-doped multi-layer graphene from milk powder with melamine and their application to fuel cells,” Carbon, 76, pp. 1-9, 2014  link
  9. W. Jeong, C.-L. Yin, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho, K.M. Cho, "Enhanced electrochemical reduction of hydrogen peroxide by Co3O4 nanowire electrode," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28, pp. 16672–16678, 2017. link

 

Electro-chemistry

Li-, Na-, K-, Zn-, Al-ions, Li-S batteries

  1. "Stabilizing Anionic Redox Processes in Electrospun NiS2–based Cathode towards Durable Aluminum-ion Batteries" Chemical Engineering Journal, 450, 15 December 2022, 138237. link
  2. S. Chen, Q. Chen, J. Ma, J. Wang, K.S. Hui, J. Zhang, "Interface Coordination Stabilizing Reversible Redox of Zinc for High-Performance Zinc-Iodine Batteries," Small, n/a (n/a), pp. 2200168, 2022. link
  3. Zha*, S. Wang, C. Liu, Y. Zhao, B. He, C. Lyu, J. Li, S. Ji, S. Chen, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, "Single-Atom Tailoring of Li2S to Form Li2S2 for Building Better Lithium-sulfur Batteries," Energy Storage Materials, Volume 47, May 2022, Pages 79-86, 2022. link
  4. Zhao, D. Wu, T. Tang, C. Lyu, J. Li, S. Ji, C. Yuan, K.S. Hui, C. Zha*, K.N. Hui*, H. Chen*, "In-situ tailored strategy to remove capping agents from copper sulfide for building better lithium-sulfur batteries," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10, pp. 4015-4023, 2022. link
  5. Ji, C. Song, J. Li, K.S. Hui*, W. Deng, S. Wang, H. Li, D. Dinh, X. Fan, S. Wu, J. Zhang, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "Metal phosphide embedded with in situ formed metal phosphate impurities as buffer materials for high-performance potassium-ion battery," Advanced Energy Materials, 11, 2101413, 2021. link
  6. Li, K.S. Hui*, S. Ji, C. Zha, C. Yuan, D Dinh, F. Bin, X. Fan, F. Chen, Z. Shao*, K.N. Hui*, "Electrodeposition of dendrite-free 3D Al anode for improving cycling of aluminum-ion battery," Carbon Energy, 4, pp. 155-169, 2021. link This article also appears in: Energy Storage Beyond Li-ion Batteries
  7. Xu*, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, J. Shen, G. Zhou, J. Liu, Y. Sun, “Engineering Strategies for Low-Cost and High-Power Density Aluminum-Ion Batteries,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 418, 129385, 2021. link
  8. Wang, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, S. Peng, Y. Xu*, "Recent progress in metal-organic frameworks/graphene-derived materials for energy storage and conversion: design, preparation, and application," Chemical Science, 12, pp. 5737-5766, 2021. link
  9. Shen, S. Zhai, S. Wang, Q. Ru, X. Hou, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, F. Chen*, "Recent Progress in Binder-free Electrodes Synthesis for Electrochemical Energy Storage Application," Batteries & Supercaps, 4, pp. 860-880, 2021 link. This article also appears in:  Hot Topic: Batteries and Supercapacitors
  10. Dinh*, T. Nguyen, T. Cuong, K.S. Hui, T.H. Bui, S. Wu, K.N. Hui*, "Defect-free MoS2-flakes/amorphous-carbon Hybrid as Advanced Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries", Energy & Fuels, 35, pp. 3459–3468, 2021. link 
  11. Chen, K. Li, K.S. Hui, J. Zhang*, "Regulation of Lamellar Structure of Vanadium Oxide via Polyaniline Intercalation for High-Performance Aqueous Zinc-Ion Battery," Advanced Functional Materials, 30, 2003890, 2020. link
  12. Ma*, M. Xing, L. Yin*, K.S. Hui*, K.N Hui, "Porous Hierarchical TiO2/MoS2/RGO nanoflowers as Anode Material for Sodium Ion Batteries with High Capacity and Stability," Applied Surface Science, 536  pp. 147735, 2021. link
  13. Zhu, H. Yin, Y. Wang, K.S. Hui*, X. Wu, W. Mai, X. Hong, F. Chen, K.N. Hui*, "Heteroatomic interface engineering of MOF-derived metal-embedded P and N-codoped Zn node porous polyhedral carbon with enhanced sodium-ion storage," ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 9, pp. 8892–8902, 2020. link
  14. He*, C. Li, B. Zhao, X. Zhang*, K.S. Hui, J. Zhu, "Metal Ti quantum chain-inlaid 2D NaSn2(PO4)3/H-doped hard carbon hybrid electrodes with ultrahigh energy storage density," Chemical Engineering Journal,  403  pp. 126311, 2021.link
  15. Zhao, X. Zhang*, G. Xu, K.S. Hui, J. Zhu, W. He*, "NaSn2(PO4)3 submicro-particles for high performance Na/Li mixed-ion battery anodes," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 844,  pp. 156082, 2020. link
  16. Wu, Y. Zhang, X. Zhang*, K.S. Hui, J. Zhu, W. He*, "Low cost Na2FeSiO4/H-N-doped hard carbon nanosphere hybrid cathodes for high energy and power sodium-ion supercapacitors," Journal of Alloys and Compounds,  842  pp. 155797, 2020. link
  17. Yin, K.S. Hui, X. Zhao, S. Mei, X. Lv*, K.N. Hui*, J. Chen*, "Eco-friendly synthesis of self-supported N-doped Sb2S3-carbon fibers with high atom utilization and zero discharge for commercial full lithium-ion batteries," ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3 (7), pp. 6897-6906, 2020. link
  18. Sun, X. Zhang*, K.S. Hui*, K. Zhang, G. Xu, C. Li, J. Ma, W. He*, "NaTi2(PO4)3/N-doped hard carbon nanocomposites with sandwich structure for high performance Na-ion full batteries," ChemElectroChem, 7 (7), pp. 1598-1609, 2020. link
  19. Sun, Y. Hu, Xudong Zhang*, K.S. Hui*, K. Zhang, G. Xu, J. Ma, Wen He*, "N-doped hard/soft double-carbon-coated Na3V2(PO4)3 hybrid-porous microspheres with pseudocapacitive behaviour for ultrahigh power sodium-ion batteries, " Electrochimica Acta, 335, 1 March, pp. 135680, 2020. link
  20. Xu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, H. Wang*, J. Liu, "Recent Advances in the Interface Design of Solid-State Electrolytes for Solid-State Energy Storage Devices," Materials Horizons, 7, pp. 1246-1278, 2020. link This article is part of the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
  21. Mingyue Mo, Hongyu Chen, Xiaoting Hong*, K. S. Hui, Chengcong Ye, Ke Lai, “Hydrothermal synthesis of reduced graphene oxide-LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 composites as 5 V cathode materials for Li-ion batteries,” Journal of Materials Science, 52 (5), pp. 2858-2867, 2017. link
  22. Ren*, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Y. Liu, X. Qi, J. Zhong, Y. Du, J. Yang, “3D hierarchical porous graphene aerogel with tunable meso-pores on graphene nanosheets for high-performance energy storage,” Scientific Reports, 5, pp. 14229, 2015.  Link
  23. Mingyue Mo*, Chengcong Ye, Ke Lai, Zhenze Huang, Licai Zhu, Guozheng Ma, Hongyu Chen*, K.S. Hui, “Gelatin-assisted Synthesis of LiNi5Mn1.5O4Cathode Material for 5 V Lithium Rechargeable Batteries,” Applied Surface Science, 276, pp. 635–640, 2013.  link
  24. Mo, K.S. Hui, X. Hong, J. Guo, C. Ye, A. Li, N. Hu, Z. Huang, J. Jiang, J. Liang, H. Chen*, "Improved Cycling and Rate Performance of Sm-Doped Lini0.5mn1.5o4 Cathode Materials for 5V Lithium Ion Batteries," Applied Surface Science, 290, pp. 412-418, 2014.  link
  25. Ren, Y. Liu, X. Qi*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, Z. Huang, J. Li, K. Huang, J. Zhong, “Architectured TiO2 Nanosheet with Discrete Integrated Nanocrystalline Subunits and Its Application in Lithium Batteries”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, pp. 21513-21518, 2012. link

 

Desalination

  1. liang, J. Zhang, K. Ramalingam, Q. Wei, K. San Hui, S. Htike Aung, K. Nam Hui, F. Chen*, "Stable and efficient self-sustained photoelectrochemical desalination based on CdS QDs/BiVO4 heterostructure," Chemical Engineering Journal, 429 pp. 132168, 2022. link
  2. Wei, L. Tang, K. Ramalingam, M. Liang, J. Ma, Y. Shi, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, F. Chen*, "Redox-catalysis flow electrode desalination in an organic solvent," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9 (39), pp. 22254-22261, 2021. link
  3. Shen, Q. Wei, X. Wang, Q. Ru, X. Hou*, G. Wang*, K.S. Hui, J. Shen, K.N. Hui*, F. Chen*, “The Electro-catalytic Desalination with CO2 Reduction and O2 Evolution”, Nanoscale, 13, pp. 12157-12163, 2021. link
  4. Dai, M. Huang, K.S. Hui, Y.W.D. Yu, D. Yan, K.N. Hui, S.C. Tan, L. Zhang, F. Chen*, "Redox Flow Desalination based on the Temperature Difference as a Driving Force," Chemical Engineering Journal, 416, pp. 127716, 2020. link
  5. Wei, Y. Hu, J. Wang, Q. Ru, X. Hou*, L. Zhao, D.Y.W. Yu, K.S. Hui, D. Yan, K.N. Hui*, F. Chen*, "Low Energy Consumption Flow Capacitive Deionization with a Combination of Redox Couples and Carbon Slurry," Carbon, 170, pp. 487-492, December 2020. link
  6. Liang, K. Feng, R. Karthick, L. Zhang, Y. Shi, K. N. Hui, F. Jiang,"Photocathode-assisted Redox Flow Desalination, Green Chemistry, 22, pp. 4133-4139, 2020, link
  7. Sun, X. Hong*, Z. Cui; Y. Du, K.S. Hui, E. Zhu, K. Wu, K.N. Hui, "Treatment of Landfill Leachate Using Magnetically Attracted Zerovalent Iron Powder Electrode under an Electric Field," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 388, 121768, 2020. link
  8. Sun, X. Hong*, K. Wu, K.S. Hui, Y. Du, K.N. Hui, "Simultaneous removal of ammonia and phosphate by electro-oxidation and electrocoagulation using RuO2–IrO2/Ti and microscale zero-valent iron composite electrode," Water Research, 169, pp. 115239, 2020. link
  9. Hong*, E. Zhu, Z. Ye, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "Enhanced Phosphate Removal under an Electric Field via Multiple Mechanisms on MgAl-LDHs/AC Composite Electrode," Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 836, pp. 16-23, 1 March 2019. link
  10. Zhu, X. Hong*, Z. Ye, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "Influence of various experimental parameters on the capacitive removal of phosphate from aqueous solutions using LDHs/AC composite electrodes," Separation and Purification Technology, 215, pp. 454-46, 15 May 2019. link

 

Solid-state supercapacitor

  1. Kumar, I.A. Mir, Z. Ahmad, K.S. Hui, D.A. Dinh, L. Zhu*, K.N. Hui*, J.-J. Shim*, "Microflowers of Sn-Co-S derived from ultra-thin nanosheets for supercapacitor applications," Journal of Energy Storage, 49, pp. 104084, 2022. link
  2. Chen, R. Xie, H. Li, J. Xu, F. Jaber, F. Musharavati, E. Zalezhad*, S. Bae 7*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Liu, "Supercapacitor performance of porous nickel cobaltite nanosheets," Scientific Reports, 10 (1), pp. 18956, 2020.link
  3. Chen, H. Li, J. Xu, F. Jaber, F. Musharavati, E. Zalezhad*, S. Bae 7*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J. Liu, "Synthesis and Characterization of a NiCo2O4@NiCo2O4 Hierarchical Mesoporous Nanoflake Electrode for Supercapacitor Applications," Nanomaterials, 10(7), 1292, 2020. link
  4. Chen, L. Ang, F. Musharavati, F. Jaber, L. Hui, E. Nezhad*, S. Bae*, K.S. HUI*, K.N. Hui*, "Supercapacitor performance of nickel-cobalt sulfide nanotubes decorated using Ni Co-layered double hydroxide nanosheets grown in situ on Ni foam," Nanomaterials, 10(3), 584, 2020. link
  5. Liu, Y. Yin, Y. Shen, K.S. Hui, Y.T. Chun, J.M. Kim, K.N. Hui*, L. Zhang*, S.C. Jun*, "Phosphorus Regulated Cobalt Oxide@Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanowires for Flexible Quasi-Solid-State Supercapacitors," Small, 16, 1906458, 2020. link
  6. Li, X. Chen, Erfan Zalezhad*, Kwun Nam Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Min Jae Ko*, "3D Hierarchical Transition-Metal Sulfides Deposited on MXene as Binder-Free Electrode for High-Performance Supercapacitors," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 82, 25 February, pp. 309-316, 2020.link
  7. Liu, D. Gao, J. Li, K.S. Hui, Y. Yin*, Kwun Nam Hui*, S.C. Jun*, "Phosphorus dual-site driven CoS2@S, N co-doped porous carbon nanosheets for flexible quasi-solid-state supercapacitors" Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, pp. 26618-26630, 2019. link; This article is part of the themed collection: 2019 Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers
  8. Wu, C. Liu, D.A. Dinh, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, J.M. Yun, K.H. Kim*, "Three-Dimensional Self-Standing and Conductive MnCO3@Graphene/CNT Networks for Flexible Asymmetric Supercapacitors," ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7, pp. 9763-9770, 2019. link
  9. Shude Liu, Ying Yin, Dixing Ni, K.S. Hui, Ming Ma, Sewon Park, Kwun Nam Hui*, chuying Ouyang*, Seong Chan Jun*, "New Insight into the Effect of Fluorine Doping and Oxygen Vacancies on Electrochemical Performance of Co2MnO4 for Flexible Quasi-Solid-State Asymmetric Supercapacitors," Energy Storage Materials, 22, pp. 384-396, 2019. link 
  10. Chen, Y. Heng, H. Li, S. Bae, A. Li, Z. Wang, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, E. Zalenezhad*, "Electrodeposited Nickel Aluminum-layered double hydroxide on Co3O4 as binder-free electrode for supercapacitor", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30, Issue 3, pp 2419–2430, February 2019. link
  11. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, S.W. Or*, "3D Hetero-structured Cobalt Oxide@Layered Double Hydroxide Core-shell Networks on Nickel Foam for High-performance Hybrid Supercapacitor," Dalton Transactions, 48, pp. 150-157. 2019. link
  12. Liu, Y. Yin, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, S.C. Lee, S.C. Jun*, "Nickel hydroxide/chemical vapor deposition-grown graphene/nickel hydroxide/nickel foam hybrid electrode for high performance supercapacitors," Electrochimica Acta, 297, pp. 479-487, 20 February 2019. link
  13. Wu, H. Guo, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "Rational Design of Integrated CuO@CoxNi1−x(OH)2 Nanowire Arrays on Copper Foam for High-Rate and Long-Life Supercapacitors," Electrochimica Acta, 295, 1 February 2019, pp. 759-768, 2019. link
  14. Liu, Y. Yin, M. Wu, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, C.Y. Ouyang*, S.C. Jun*, "Phosphorus-Mediated MoS2 Nanowires as a High-Performance Electrode Material for Quasi-Solid-State Sodium-Ion Intercalation Supercapacitors," Small, 15, 1803984, 2019. link Back Cover
  15. Liu, Y. Yin, D. Ni, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, C.Y.Ouyang, S.C. Jun*, "Phosphorous-Containing Oxygen-Deficient Cobalt Molybdate as an Advanced Electrode Material for Supercapacitors," Energy Storage Materials, 19, pp. 186-196, May 2019.link
  16. Lei Li, Jianjian Fu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho*, "Controllable preparation of 2D nickel aluminum layered double hydroxide nanoplates for high performance supercapacitors," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 29, pp. 17493-17502, 2018. link
  17. Shude Liu, Ying Yin, Kwan San Hui, Kwun Nam Hui*, Su Chan Lee, Seong Chan Jun*, "High-performance flexible quasi-solid-state supercapacitors realized by molybdenum dioxide@nitrogen-doped carbon and copper cobalt sulfide tubular nanostructures," Advanced Science, 5, pp. 1800733, 2018. link
  18. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "2D Black Phosphorus: from Preparation to Applications for Electrochemical Energy Storage," Advanced Science, 5, pp. 1700491, 2018. link
  19. Li, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, T. Zhang, J. Fu, Y.-R. Cho*, High-performance solid-state flexible supercapacitor based on reduced graphene oxide/hierarchical core-shell Ag nanowire@NiAl layered double hydroxide film electrode, Chemical Engineering Journal, 348, pp. 338-349, 15 September 2018. link
  20. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "Carbon nanotube@manganese oxide nanosheet core-shell structure encapsulated within reduced graphene oxide film for flexible all-solid-state asymmetric supercapacitors,” Carbon, 132, pp. 776–784, June 2018. link
  21. Li, F. Musharavati, J. Sun, F. Jaber, E. Zalnezhad*, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "Electrochemical Properties Investigation of CoAl-layered Double Hydroxide/Ni(OH)2," Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 165 (2), pp. A407-A415, 2018. link
  22. Li, F. Musharavati, E. Zalnezhad*, X. Chen, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "Electrodeposited Ni-Co layered double hydroxides on titanium carbide as a binder-free electrode for supercapacitors," Electrochimica Acta,  261, pp. 178–187, 20 January 2018.link
  23. Lin, H. Li, F. Musharavati, E. Zalnezhad*, S. Bae*, B.-Y. Cho, K.S. Hui, "Synthesis and characterization of cobalt hydroxide carbonate nanostructures," RSC Advances, 7 (74), pp. 46925-46931, 2017.link
  24. Wu, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, J.M. Yun, K.H. Kim*, "Silver particle-loaded nickel oxide nanosheet arrays on nickel foam as advanced binder-free electrodes for aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors," RSC Advances, 7 (66), pp. 41771-41778, 2017.link
  25. Li, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho*, "Ultrathin Petal-like NiAl Layered Double Oxide/Sulfide Composites as Advanced Electrode for High-performance Asymmetric Supercapacitor," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, pp. 19687-19696, 2017.link
  26. Xing, F. Musharavati, H. Li, E. Zalezhad*, K.S. Hui, S. Bae*, B.-Y. Cho, "Synthesis, characterization, and properties of nickel-cobalt layered double hydroxide nanostructures," RSC Advances, 7 (62), pp. 38945-38950, 2017.link
  27. Liu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, H.-F. Li, K.W. Ng, J. Xu, Z. Tang, S.C. Jun*, "Asymmetric Supercapacitor with Excellent Cycling Performance Realized by Hierarchical Porous NiGa2O4 Nanosheets," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, pp. 19046-19053, 2017.link
  28. Lei Li, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Qixun Xia, Jianjian Fu, Young-Rae Cho*, "Facile synthesis of NiAl layered double hydroxide nanoplates for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitor," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 721, pp. 803-812, 2017.link
  29. Luojiang Zhang, Rui Chen, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Haiwon Lee. “Hierarchical ultrathin NiAl layered double hydroxide nanosheet arrays on carbon nanotube paper as advanced hybrid electrode for high performance hybrid capacitors.” Chemical Engineering Journal, 325, pp. 554-563, 2017.link
  30. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, J. Moon Yun and K. Ho Kim*, "A novel approach to fabricate carbon-sphere-intercalated holey graphene electrode for high-energy-density electrochemical capacitors," Chemical Engineering Journal, 317, pp. 461-470, 2017. link
  31. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, K. Ho Kim*, “Electrostatic-induced Assembly of Graphene-encapsulated Carbon@Nickel-Aluminum Layered Double Hydroxide Core–Shell Spheres Hybrid Structure for High-energy and High-power-density Asymmetric Supercapacitor,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (2), pp. 1395–1406, 2017. link
  32. Kwun Nam Hui*, Kwan San Hui*, Zikang Tang, V.V. Jadhav, Qi Xun Xia, “Hierarchical chestnut-like MnCo2O4 nanoneedles grown on nickel foam as binder-free electrode for high energy density asymmetric supercapacitors,” Journal of Power Sources, 330, pp. 195-203, 31 October 2016. Link
  33. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, K.H. Kim*, "Ultrathin porous NiO nanoflake array on nickel foam as high performance electrodes for asymmetric supercapacitors," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, pp. 9113-9123, 2016.  link
  34. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, H. Lee, “Role of Graphene on Hierarchical Flower-like NiAl Layered Double Hydroxide-Nickel foam-Graphene as Binder-free Electrode for High-rate Hybrid Supercapacitor,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, pp. 9443-9453, 2016 link
  35. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, H. Lee, “High-performance Asymmetric Supercapacitor with 3D Hierarchical Porous Flower-like Layered Double Hydroxide Grown on Nickel Foam as Binder-free Electrode," Journal of Power Sources, 318, pp. 76-85, 2016.  link
  36. Liu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, K.H. Kim*,  "Vertically Stacked Bilayer CuCo2O4/MnCo2O4 Heterostructures on Functionalized Graphite Paper for High-Performance Electrochemical Capacitors," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, pp. 8061-8071, 2016. link
  37. Liu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "Flower-Like Copper Cobaltite Manosheets on Graphite Paper as High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes and Enzymeless Glucose Sensors", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, pp. 3258-3267, 2016.  link
  38. Liu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, V.V.Jadhav, Q.X. Xia, J.M. Yun, Y.R.Cho, R.S. Mane, K.H. Kim*, "Facile Synthesis of Microsphere Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxides Electrode for Asymmetric Supercapacitor," Electrochimica Acta, 188, pp. 898-908, 2016  link
  39. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, H. Lee, "Facile synthesis of porous CoAl-layered double hydroxide/graphene composite with enhanced capacitive performance for supercapacitors,” Electrochimica Acta, 186, pp. 522-529, 2015  link
  40. Liu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "1D Hierarchical MnCo2O4 Nanowire@MnO2 Sheet Core-shell Arrays on Graphite Paper as Superior Electrodes for Asymmetric Supercapacitors," ChemNanoMat, 1, pp. 593-602, 2015.  link(featured on the Back Cover)
  41. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, "1D Core-Shell Architecture Composed of Silver Nanowire@Hierarchical Nickel-Aluminum Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheet as Advanced Electrode Materials for Pseudocapacitor," The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119 (41), pp 23358–23365 2015.  link
  42. X. Xia, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, S.-D. Kim, J. Lim, S.-Y. Choi, L. Zhang, R.S. Mane, J.M. Yun, and K.H. Kim*, "Facile Synthesis of Manganese Carbonate Quantum Dot/Ni(HCO3)2-MnCO3 Composites as Advanced Cathode Materials for High Energy Density Asymmetric Supercapacitors," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 22102-22117 2015.  link
  43. Bao, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Y. Wang, X.T. Hong, “Hydrothermal self-assembly and supercapacitive behaviors of Co(II) ion-modified graphene aerogels in H2SO4electrolyte,” Materials Research Bulletin, 56, pp. 92-97, 2014.  link
  44. V. Jadhav, D.V. Shinde, S.A. Patil, M.K. Zate, S. Pawar, A. Al-Osta, R.S. Mane*, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, S.H. Han, "Electrochemical Properties of Anodized Copper Hydroxide Nanostructures," Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing, 4, pp. 168-172, 2014.  link
  45. T. Hong, K.S. Hui*, Z. Zeng, K.N. Hui*, L. Zhang, M. Mo, M. Li, “Hierarchical nitrogen-doped porous carbon with high surface area derived from endothelium corneum gigeriae galli for high-performance supercapacitor,” Electrochimica Acta, 130, pp. 464-469. 2014.  link
  46. A. Dinh, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, “Three Dimensional Graphene: A Prospective Architecture for High Performance Supercapacitors,” Energy and Environment Focus, 3, pp. 98-120, 2014. link
  47. Hong*, M. Mo, X. Wu, G. Wiling, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, “An Effective Zeta Potential Fitting Model for Sphere-Plate Interaction Force in Nanoparticle Suspensions,” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 35, pp. 338–342, 2014.  link
  48. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Zhu, X. Zhang*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "3D porous layered double hydroxides grown on graphene as advanced electrochemical pseudocapacitor materials," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, pp. 9046-9053, 2013.  link
  49. Wu, X.T. Hong*, Z. Luo, K.S. Hui*, H. Chen, J. Wu, K.N. Hui, L. Li, Q. Zhang, J. Nan, "Synthesis and electrochemical capacitive performances of novel hierarchical micro-meso porous carbons using microporous rod-like hydroxyapatites as template," Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, 29, pp. 298-304, 2013.  link
  50. Wu, X. Hong*, Z. Luo, K.S. Hui, H. Chen, J. Wu, K.N. Hui, L. Li, J. Nan, Q. Zhang, "The effects of surface modification on the supercapacitive behaviors of novel mesoporous carbon derived from rod-like hydroxyapatite template", Electrochimica Acta, 89, 99. 400-406, 2013.  link
  51. Wu, X. Hong*, J. Nan, Z. Luo, Q. Zhang, L. Li, H. Chen, K.S. Hui, “Electrochemical double-layer capacitor performance of novel carbons derived from SAPO zeolite templates,” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 160, pp. 25–31, 2012.  link
  52. Hu, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, W. Zhou, “Facile and green method for polystyrene grafted multi-walled carbon nanotubes and their electroresponse,”  Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 396, pp. 177-181, 2012  link

 

Solar-cell, LEDs, Sensor

  1. J. Lee, D.A. Dinh, H.T. Hoa, P.H. Phuong, H.H. Nguyen, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, T.V. Cuong*, "Observation of whispering gallery modes in InGaN/GaN multi-quantum well microdisks with Ag plasmonic nanoparticles on Si pedestals", Journal of Electronic Materials, 51, pp. 2054–2061, 2022. link
  2. Jeong, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho, K.M. Cho, "Tunable emission properties of CdSe/CdS quantum dots by Ce doping," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics,  28, pp 17331–17337, 2017.link
  3. Sambasivam*, D.P. Joseph, S.A. Naidu, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, B.C. Choi*, "Intense violet–blue emission and paramagnetism of nanocrystalline Gd3+ doped ZnO ceramics," Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 4, pp. 300–306, 2015.  link
  4. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, X.L. Zhang, Rajaram S. Mane*, Mu. Naushad, "One-step hydrothermal synthesis of CdSe/CdS core/shell quantum dots sensitized ZnO nanowire photoanodes and their photoelectrochemical cells," Solar Energy, 125, pp. 125-134, 2016.  link
  5. Wang, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, S. Sambasivam, X.L. Zhang, Y.R. Cho, I. Kim, W. Lee, K. Kyhm, J. Park, "Enhancement of the photoluminescence properties of Ba1.98SiO4-δN2/3δ:Eu0.02 phosphors and their application to green LEDs," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 27, pp. 2809-2815, 2016.  link
  6. Wu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, L. Li, H.H. Chun. Y.R. Cho*, "Characterization of Sn-doped CuO thin films prepared by a sol-gel method", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 27, pp. 1719-1724, 2016.  link
  7. L. Zhang, K.S. Hui*, F. Bin, K.N. Hui*, L. Li, Y.R. Cho, R.S. Mane, and W. Zhou, "Effect of thermal annealing on the structural, electrical and optical properties of Al–Ni co-doped ZnO thin films prepared using a sol–gel method," Surface and Coatings Technology, 261, pp. 149-155, 2015.  link
  8. Zhang, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho, W. Zhou, R. Mane, and H.H. Chun, "Microstructure and electro-optical properties of Cu–Ni co-doped AZO transparent conducting thin films by sol–gel method," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 26, pp. 1151-1158, 2015.  link
  9. Penchal Reddy*, W. Madhuri, K. Sadhana, I.G. Kim, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, K.V. Siva Kumar, R. Ramakrishna Reddy, “Microwave sintering of nickel ferrite nanoparticles processed via sol-gel method,” Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 70, pp. 400-404, 2014.   link
  10. Duc Anh Dinh, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Y.R. Cho, Wei Zhou, Xiaoting Hong, Ho-Hwan Chun,“Green synthesis of high conductivity silver nanoparticle-reduced graphene oxide composite films,” Applied Surface Science, 298, pp. 62-67, 2014.  link
  11. E. Jeyanthi, R. Siddheswaran, P. Kumar, J. Singh, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, K. Rajarajan, "Combustion Synthesis, Structural and Optical Properties of Nd-Doped Ceria Nanoparticles," Materials Focus, 3, pp. 191-196, 2014. link
  12. W. Lee, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, Y.R. Cho*, H.H. Chun, “Low resistivity of Ni-Al co-doped ZnO thin films deposited by DC magnetron sputtering at low sputtering power,” Applied Surface Science, 293, pp. 55-61, 2014.  link
  13. D. Jo, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, Y.R. Cho, K.H. Kim*, “Microstructural, optical, and electrical properties of Ni-Al co-doped ZnO films prepared by DC magnetron sputtering,” Materials Research Bulletin, 51, pp. 345–350, 2014.  link
  14. Kumar*, J. Singh, M.K. Pandey, C.E. Jeyanthi, R. Siddheswaran, M. Paulraj, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, “Synthesis, Structural, Optical and Raman Studies of Pure and Lanthanum Doped Znse Nanoparticles,” Materials Research Bulletin, 49, pp.144–150, 2014.  link
  15. Zhou*, R. Song, X. Pan, Y. Peng, X. Qi, J. Peng, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "Fabrication and Impedance Measurement of Novel Metal Dry Bioelectrode," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 201, pp. 127-133, 2013.  link
  16. Kumar*, P. Srivastava, J. Singh, R. Belwal, M. Pandey, K.S. Hui*,  K.N. Hui, K. Singh, “Morphological evolution and structural characterization of Bismuth Telluride (Bi2Te3) nanostructures,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46, pp. 285301, 2013.  link
  17. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Qixun Xia, Tran Viet Cuong, Young-Rae Cho, Jai Singh, Pushpendra Kumar, Eui Jung Kim, "Enhanced extraction efficiency of GaN-based LED with ZnO nanorod grown on Ga-doped ZnO seed layer," ECS Solid State Letters, Vol. 2, no. 6, Q43-Q46, 2013.  link
  18. S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, Cui-LeiYin, Xiaoting Hong, “Synthesis of Co3O4 nanowires on nickel foam by a novel microwave-assisted template-free method,” Materials Letters, 97, pp. 154–157, 2013.  link
  19. L. Zhang, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Jai Singh, “Structural and optical characterization of high-quality ZnO thin films deposited by reactive RF magnetron sputtering” Materials Research Bulletin, 48, pp. 1093–1098, 2013.  link
  20. L. Zhang, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, “High photo-responsivity ZnO UV detectors fabricated by RF reactive sputtering”, Materials Research Bulletin, 48, pp. 305-309, 2013.  link
  21. M. Wang*, S. Kwon, K.N. Hui, D. Kim, K.S. Hui, K.H. Kim*, "Synthesis and properties of crystalline TiO2 films deposited by a HIPIMS+ technique," Vacuum, 89, pp. 90-95, 2013. link
  22. Guo, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, "High conductivity nickel oxide thin films by a facile sol-gel method", Materials Letters, 92, pp. 291–295, 2013.  link
  23. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, Lei Li, Jai Singh, "Low resistivity p-type Zn1-xAlxO:Cu2O composite transparent conducting oxide thin film fabricated by sol-gel method", Materials Research Bulletin, 48, pp. 96–100, 2013.  link
  24. Kumar, A.K. Singh, S. Hussain, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, J. Eom, J. Jung, J. Singh, "Graphene: Synthesis, Properties and Application in Transparent Electronic Devices," Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering, 2, pp. 238-258, 2013. link
  25. A. Dinh, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, J. Singh, P. Kumar, W. Zhou, "Parameters affecting the electrical and optical properties of p-type aluminum-doped ZnO: A review," Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering, 2, pp. 259-272, 2013. link
  26. A. Dinh, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, J. Singh, P. Kumar, W. Zhou, “Silver nanowires: a promising transparent conducting electrode material for optoelectronic and electronic applications,” Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering, 2, pp. 324-345, 2013. link
  27. H. Hwang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, Y.G. Son*, “Effect of Sputtering Power on the Structural and Optical Properties of CdS films, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, 7, pp. 513-516, 2012.  link
  28. Singh*, P. Kumar, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui*, K. RamamR.S. Tiwari, O.N. Srivastava, “Synthesis, band-gap tuning, structural and optical investigations of Mg doped ZnO (0 ≤ x ≤ 20) nanowires”, CrystEngComm, 14, pp. 5898–5904, 2012. Link
  29. Singh*, P. Kumar, D.J. Late, T. Singh, M.A. More, R.S. Tiwari, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, O.N. Srivastava, “Optical and field emission properties in different nanostructures of ZnO”, Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol. 7, No. 2, April - June 2012, p. 795-806.  link
  30. X. Xia, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, D.H. Hwang, Y.R. Cho, S.K. Lee, W. Zhou, Y.G. Son, “High quality p-type N-doped AZO nanorods arrays by an ammonia-assisted hydrothermal method”, Materials Letters, 78, pp.  180–183, 2012.  link
  31. Yin, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, W. Zhou, Z.P. Wan, Chi-Nhan Ha Thuc, "Facile microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of TiO2 nanotubes," Materials Letters, 75, pp. 175-178, 2012.  link
  32. H. Kwon, N.H. Kwon, P.K. Song, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, Y.R. Cho*, "In-situ electrical resistance measurement for determining minimum continuous thickness of Sn films by DC magnetron sputtering," Materials Letters, 73, pp. 62-64, 2012.  link
  33. H. Hwang, J.H.  Ahn, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, Y.G. Son*, “Structural and optical properties of ZnS thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 7:26, 2012. link
  34. X. Xia, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, D.H. Hwang, S.K. Lee, W. Zhou, Y.R. Cho, S.H. Kwon, Q.M. Wang, Y.G. Son, "A facile synthesis method of hierarchically porous NiO nanosheets," Materials Letters, 69, pp. 69-71, 2012. link
  35. Li, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, H.W. Park, D.H. Hwang, S. Cho, S.K. Lee, P.K. Song, Y.R. Cho, H. Lee, Y.G. Son, W. Zhou, "Synthesis and characterization of NiO doped p-type AZO films fabricated by sol–gel method," Materials Letters, 68, pp. 283-286, 2012  link
  36. H. Hwang, J.H. Ahn, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, Y.G. Son*, "Effect of oxygen partial pressure contents on the properties of Al-doped ZnO thin films prepared by radio frequency sputtering," Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 12, pp. 150-154, 2011.  link
  37. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui, H. Lee, D.H. Hwang, Y.G. Son, "Enhanced light output of angled sidewall light-emitting diodes with reflective silver films," Thin Solid Films, 519, pp. 2504-2507, 2011.  link
  38. N. Hui*, K.S. Hui, "Vertically-stacked LEDs with invariance of color Chromaticity," Current Applied Physics, 11, pp. 662-666, 2011.  link

 

Catalysis

VOCs removal

  1. Dou, R. Zhao, N. Yan, C. Zhao, Q. Hao*, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui, "A facilitated synthesis of hierarchically porous Cu-Ce-Zr catalyst using bacterial cellulose for VOCs oxidation," Materials Chemistry and Physics, Volume 237, 121852, 1 November 2019.  link
  2. Yan, Q. Hao, C. Zhao, D. Yang, B. Dou*, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui, "Studies on CuCe0.75Zr0.25Ox preparation using bacterial cellulose and its application in toluene complete oxidation," ChemistrySelect, 4 (14), pp. 4355-4363, 2019. link
  3. Hu, Z. Yao, K. N. Hui* and K. S. Hui*, "Novel mechanistic view of catalytic ozonation of gaseous toluene by dual-site kinetic modelling," Chemical Engineering Journal, 308, pp. 710-718, 2017. link
  4. Hu, K.S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, “Role of graphene in MnO2/graphene composite for catalytic ozonation of toluene,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 254, pp. 237-244, 2014.  link
  5. Wu, R. Chen*, H. Wang, Z.B. Wang, X. Zhu, Q. Liao, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, “Numerical Study on Catalytic Combustion of Methane with Ozone Using Pd-exchanged Zeolite X,” Science China Chemistry, 58, pp. 899–904, 2015.  link
  6. C. Chan, C.Y.H. Chao*, G.N. Sze-To, K.S. Hui, “Development of a new zeolite 13X/CaCl2 composite adsorbent for adsorption cooling systems and the system performance prediction,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, pp. 3214–3224, 2012.  link
  7. N. Hui*, C.L. Yin, K.S. Hui*, J.Y. Lee, M. Li, S.K. Lee, K.L. Tsui, C.Y.H. Chao, C.W. Kwong, "Synthesis of Co3O4 Nanowire Arrays Supported on Ni Foam for Removal of VOCs," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12, pp. 3563–3566, 2012.  link
  8. Li, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, Y.R. Cho, Heesoo Lee, W. Zhou, Shinho Cho, C.Y.H. Chao, Y.Y. Li, "Influence of modification methods and transition metal type on the physicochemical properties of MCM-41 catalysts and their performances in the catalytic ozonation of toluene," Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 107, pp. 245-252, 2011.  link
  9. P. Wan, K.S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, C.W. Kwong, "Catalytic Combustion of Methane with Ozone Using Pd-Exchanged Zeolite X: Experimental Investigation and Kinetics Model," Combustion Science and Technology, 182, pp. 1429-1445, 2010.  link
  10. S. Hui*, C.W. Kwong, C.Y.H. Chao, "Methane emission abatement by Pd-ion-exchanged zeolite 13X with ozone," Energy & Environmental Science, 3, pp. 1092-1098, 2010.  link
  11. W. Kwong, C.Y.H. Chao*, K.S. Hui, M.P. Wan, "Catalytic Ozonation of Toluene Using Zeolite and MCM-41 Materials," Environmental Science & Technology, 42, pp. 8504-8509, 2008. link
  12. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, "Methane emissions abatement by multi-ion-exchanged zeolite A prepared from both commercial-grade zeolite and coal fly ash," Environmental Science & Technology, 42, pp. 7392-7397, 2008. link
  13. Kwong, C.Y.H. Chao*, K.S. Hui, M.P. Wan, "Removal of VOCs from indoor environment by ozonation over different porous materials," Atmospheric Environment, 42, pp. 2300-2311, 2008.  link
  14. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, C.W. Kwong, M.P. Wan, "Use of multi-transition-metal-ion-exchanged zeolite 13X catalysts in methane emissions abatement," Combustion and Flame, 153, pp. 119-129, 2008.  link
  15. Y.H. Chao*, C.W. Kwong, K.S. Hui, "Potential use of a combined ozone and zeolite system for gaseous toluene elimination," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 143, pp. 118-127, 2007.  link

 

CO/methane combustion

  1. Huang, Z. Teng, R. Kang, F. Bin*, X. Wei, Q. Hao, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, B. Dou, "Study on activity, stability limit and reaction mechanism of CO self-1sustained combustion over the LaMnO3, La0.9Ce0.1MnO3and2La0.9Sr0.1MnO3perovskite catalysts using sugar agent," Fuel, 292, pp. 120289, 15 May 2021. link
  2. Kanga, P. Ma, J. He, H. Li, F. Bin*, X. Wei, B. Dou, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, "Transient behavior and reaction 1 mechanism of CO catalytic ignition over a CuO-CeO2 mixed oxide," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2020, link
  3. Bin*, X. Wei, B. Li, K.S. Hui*, “Self-sustained combustion of carbon monoxide promoted by the Cu-Ce/ZSM-5 catalyst in CO/O2/N2 atmosphere,” Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental, 162, pp. 282-288, 2015.  link
  4. Y.H. Chao*, K.S. Hui, W. Kong, P. Cheng, J.H. Wang, "Analytical and experimental study of premixed methane-air flame propagation narrow channels," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, pp. 1302-1313, 2007.  link

 

 

NOx removal

  1. Liu, R. Kang, F. Bin*, X. Wei, K.N. Hui, S. Kasipandi, K.S Hui*, "Insights on Copper, Manganese, and Nickel/ZSM-5 catalytic mechanisms for nitric oxides selective reduction with ammonia," Carbon Resources Conversion, 5, pp. 15-25, 2022. link
  2. Kang, J. He, F. Bin*, B. Dou, Q. Hao, X. Wei, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, “Alkali metal-resistant mechanism for selective catalytic reduction of nitric oxide over V2O5/HWO catalysts”, Fuel, 304, pp. 121445, 2021. link
  3. He, R. Kang, X. Wei, J. Huang, F. Bin*, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, D. Wu* “Comparative study of MCe0.75Zr0.25Oy (M = Cu, Mn, Fe) catalysts for selective reduction of NO by CO: Activity and reaction pathways”, Carbon Resources Conversion, 4, pp. 205-213, 2021. link
  4. Yao, L. Li, X. Liu, K.N. Hui, L. Shi, F. Zhou, M. Hu*, K.S. Hui*, "Mechanistic insights into NO-H2 reaction over Pt/boron-doped graphene catalyst," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 406, pp. 124327, 2020. link
  5. Dou, G. Lv, C. Wang, Q. Hao*, K.S. Hui*, “Cerium doped copper/ZSM-5 catalysts used for the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxide with ammonia,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 207, pp. 549-556, 2015.  link

 

Hydrogen production

  1. Zheng, W. Zhou, X. Chu*, Y. Lian, X. Huang, K. San Hui, K.N. Hui, "A columnar regular-porous stainless steel reaction support with high superficial area for hydrogen production,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2022. link
  2. Zheng, W. Zhou*, Y. Yang, Y. Zhong, H. You, X. Li, X. Chu, K.S. Hui, W. Ding, "Novel Nickel Foam with Multiple Microchannels as Combustion Reaction Support for Self-heating Methanol Steam Reforming Microreactor," Energy & Fuels, 35, 3, pp. 2815–2825, 2021,link
  3. Zheng, W. Zhou*, X. Li, H. You, Y. Yang, We. Yu, C. Zhang, X. Chu*, K.S. Hui, W. Ding, "Structural Design of Self-thermal Methanol Steam Reforming Microreactor with Porous Combustion Reaction Support for Hydrogen Production," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 45, Issue 43, pp. 22437-224473, September 2020. link
  4. Zheng, W. Zhou*, W. Yu, Y. Ke, Y. Liu, R. Liu, K.S. Hui, "Methanol Steam Reforming Performance Optimisation of Cylindrical Microreactor for Hydrogen Production Utilising Error backpropagation and Genetic Algorithm," Chemical Engineering Journal, 357, 1 February 2019, pp. 641-654, 2018. link
  5. Ling, W., W. Zhou*, W. Yu, F. Zhou, J. Chen, K. S. Hui, "Experimental investigation on thermal and hydraulic performance of microchannels with interlaced configuration," Energy Conversion and Management, 174, pp. 439-452, 2018. link
  6. Liu, W. Zhou*, X. Chu, S. Liu, K.S. Hui, "Feasibility investigation of direct laser cutting process of metal foam with high pore density," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, pp. 1-12, 2018. link
  7. Liu, W. Zhou*, S. Liu, C. Zhang, S. Huang, Y. Li, K.S. Hui, "Electrical Impedance Performance of Metal Dry Bioelectrode with Different Surface Coatings," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 269, pp. 515–523, 1 January 2018. link
  8. Ling, W. Zhou*, W. Yu, R. Liu, K.S. Hui, "Thermal performance of loop heat pipes with smooth and rough porous copper fiber sintered sheets," Energy Conversion and Management, 153  pp. 323-334, 2017.link
  9. Zhou*, S. Liu, W. Liu, C. Zhang, Y. Li, W. Xu, K.S. Hui, "Novel Dry Metal Electrode with Tilted Microstructure Fabricated with Laser Micromilling Process," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 264,pp. 76-83, 2017. link
  10. Zhou*, Y. Ke, Q. Wang, S. Wan, J. Lin, J. Zhang and K. S. Hui, "Development of cylindrical laminated methanol steam reforming microreactor with cascading metal foams as catalyst support," Fuel, 191, pp. 46-53, 2017. link
  11. Zhou*, W. Ling, L. Duan, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "Development and Tests of Loop Heat Pipe with Multi-layer Metal Foams as Wick Structure," Applied Thermal Engineering, 94, pp. 324-330, 2016. link
  12. Zhou*, Q. Wang, Q. Qiu, Y. Tang, J. Tu, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, "Heat and mass transfer characterization of porous copper fiber sintered felt as catalyst support for methanol steam reforming," Fuel, 145, pp. 136-142, 4/1/ 2015. link
  13. Zhou*, Q. Wang, W. Ling, L. He, Y. Tang, F. Wu, J. Liao, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, “Characterization of Three-and Four-point Bending Properties of Porous Metal Fiber Sintered Sheet,” Materials & Design, 56, pp. 522-527, 2014. link
  14. Zhang, W. Zhou*, H. Wang, Q. Wang, Y. Tang, K.S. Hui, “Comparison of static contact angle of various metal foams and porous copper fiber sintered sheet,” Applied Surface Science, 276, pp. 377– 382, 2013. link
  15. K. Lee*, G. Mogi, K.S. Hui, “A fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (AHP)/data envelopment analysis (DEA) hybrid model for efficiently allocating energy R&D resources: In the case of energy technologies against high oil prices,”Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 21, pp. 347-355, 2013. link
  16. Zhou*, Y. Tang, Q. Wang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, Z.P. Wan, R. Song, “Optimization of catalyst loading procedure for porous copper fiber sintered felt used in methanol steam reforming microreactor”,  Chemical Engineering & Technology, 36, pp. 1-9, 2013. link
  17. N. Hui*, C.L. Yin, K.S. Hui*, J.Y. Lee, D. Cao, G. Wang, "Electroreduction of H2O2 by Co3O4 and NiCo2O4 nanowires and β-Ni(OH)2 nanoplates grown on Ni foam," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12, pp. 615–3619, 2012.  link
  18. P. Wan, B. Liu, W. Zhou*, Y. Tang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, “Experimental Study on Shear Properties of Porous Metal Fiber Sintered Sheet”, Materials Science & Engineering A, 544, pp. 33-37, 2012.  link
  19. Zhou*, Y. Tang, R. Song, L. Jiang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, “Characterization of Electrical Conductivity of Porous Metal Fiber Sintered Sheet Using Four-point Probe Method,” Materials and Design, 37, pp. 161–165, 2012.  link
  20. Zhou*, Y. Tang, B. Liu, R. Song, L. Jiang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, H. Yao, Compressive Properties of Porous Metal Fiber Sintered Sheet Produced by Solid-state Sintering Process,” Materials and Design, 35, pp. 414-418, 2012.  link
  21. K. Lee*, G. Mogi, Z. Li, K.S. Hui, S.K. Lee, K.N. Hui, S.Y. Park, Y.J. Ha, J.W. Kim, "Measuring the relative efficiency of hydrogen energy technologies for implementing the hydrogen economy: An integrated fuzzy AHP/DEA approach," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36, pp. 12655-12663, 2011.  link
  22. K. Lee*, G. Mogi, K.S. Hui, J.W. Kim, "Econometric analysis of the R&D performance in the national hydrogen energy technology development for measuring relative efficiency: The fuzzy AHP/DEA integrated model approach," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, pp. 2236-2246, 2010.  link

 

Water treatment

  1. Hong*, Y. Du, H. Zhang, W. Xue, K.S. Hui, G. Fang, "Electrochemical nitrate removal by magnetically immobilized nZVI anode on ammonia-oxidizing function plate of RuO2-IrO2/Ti," Chemosphere, 294, May 2022, 133806, 2022. link
  2. Liu, X. Hong*, K. Wu, K.S. Hui, "Release characteristics and water washing of heavy metals from electroplating sludge during low temperature drying" Desalination and Water Treatment, 236, pp. 76-87, 2021. link
  3. Zhu, X. Hong*, K.S. Hui, "Magnetically attracted iron scrap anode based electrocoagulation for phosphate removal," Water Science and Technology, 84, pp. 216–224, 2021.link
  4. Hong*, C. Fang, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, H. Zhuang, W. Liu, S. Shan*, "Influence of interfering anions on Cu2+ and Zn2+ ions removal on chestnut outer shell-derived hydrochars in aqueous solution," RSC Advances, 7 (81), pp. 51199-51205, 2017. link
  5. Xiaoting Hong*, Chengran Fang, Mengxian Tan, Haifeng Zhuang, Wanpeng Liu, K.S. Hui, Zhuoliang Ye, Shengdao Shan*, Xianghong Lv. "Longan seed and mangosteen skin based activated carbons for removal of Pb(II) ions and Rhodamine-B dye from aqueous solutions," Desalination and Water Treatment, 88, pp. 154-161, 2017. link
  6. Xiaoting Hong*, Yumei Zhou, Zhuoliang Ye*, Haifeng Zhuang, Wanpeng Liu, K.S. Hui, Zhi Zeng, Xianhuan Qiu. "Enhanced hydrophilicity and antibacterial activity of PVDF ultrafiltration membrane using Ag3PO4/TiO2 nanocomposite against E. coli," Desalination and Water Treatment, 75, pp. 26-33, 2017. link
  7. Ming Yu Zhang*, Li Zhu Liu, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, “Effect of Alkali Treatment on the Mechanical Property of Polyimide Film,” Key Engineering Materials, 744, pp. 364-369, 2017.Link
  8. Y. Zhang, K.S. Hui*, G. Gong, K.N. Hui*, L.Z. Liu, “Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Wheat Straw in Ethanol-Water Co-solvents,” Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 51, pp. 425-432, 2017. link
  9. Ye*, M. Tang, X. Hong, and K.S. Hui, "Sustainable Composite Super Absorbents Made from Polysaccharides," Materials Letters, 183, pp. 394-396, 2016  Link
  10. Hong*, M. Li, S. Shan, K.S. Hui, M. Mo*, and X. Yuan, "Chloride ion-driven transformation from Ag3PO4 to AgCl on the hydroxyapatite support and its dual antibacterial effect against Escherichia coli under visible light irradiation," Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23, pp. 13458-13466, 2016.  link
  11. Bao*, K.S. Hui*, J.G. Duh, "Promoting Catalytic Ozonation of Phenol over Graphene through Nitrogenation and Co3O4 Compositing," Journal of Environmental Sciences, 50, pp. 38–48, 2016. link
  12. Y. Zhang, L.Z. Liu*, L. Weng, W.W. Cui, K.S. Hui, “Fabrication and characterization of polyimide/Al2O3composite films via surface modification and ion exchange technique,” Pigment & Resin Technology, 45, pp. 30-37, 2016.  link
  13. Zhang, G. Gong*, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, L. Liu, “Hydrolysis of microcrystalline cellulose for fermentable hexose in supercritical water,” Journal of Energy Engineering, 141 (4), 2015, Article number 04014033  link
  14. S. Hui*, K.N. Hui*, D.A. Dinh, C.H. Tsang, Y.R. Cho, W. Zhou, X. Hong, Ho-Hwan Chun, “Green synthesis of dimension controlled silver nanoparticles-graphene oxide with in situ ultrasonication,” Acta Materialia, 64, pp. 326-332, 2014.  link
  15. Qiangqiang Sun, Laisheng Li*, Huihua Yan, Xiaoting Hong, K.S. Hui, Zhaoqi Pan, “Influence of the surface hydroxyl groups of MnOx/SBA-15 on heterogeneous catalytic ozonation of oxalic acid,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 242, pp. 348–356, 2014.  link
  16. N. Zhu, K.N. Hui*, X. Hong, K.S. Hui*, "Catalytic ozonation of basic yellow 87 with a reusable catalyst chip," Chemical Engineering Journal, 242, pp. 180-186, 2014.  link
  17. Wu, J. Fang*, X. Hong, K.S. Hui, Y. Chen, "Facile preparation and characterization of BiOI/rectorite composite with high adsorptive capacity and photocatalytic activity," Dalton Transactions, 43, pp. 2611-2619, 2014. link
  18. R. Pant*, H.J. Kim, M.K. Joshi, B. Pant, C.H. Park, J.I. Kim, K.S. Hui*, C.S. Kim*, “One-step fabrication of multifunctional composite polyurethane spider-web-like nanofibrous membrane for water purification,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 264, pp. 25-33, 2014.  link
  19. Shi-Ni Zhu, Guo-hua Liu, K.S. Hui*, Zhengfang Ye*, K.N. Hui, “A Facile Approach for the Synthesis of Stable Amorphous Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron Particles,” Electronic Materials Letters, 10, pp. 143-146, 2014.  link
  20. R. Pant*, H.J. Kim, L.R. Bhatt, M.K. Joshi, E.K. Kim, J.I. Kim, A. Abdal-hay, K.S. Hui*, C.S. Kim*, “Chitin Butyrate Coated Electrospun Nylon-6 Fibers for Biomedical Applications,” Applied Surface Science, 285, pp. 538-544, 2013.  link
  21. Wu, K.N. Hui*, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, W. Zhou, "Adsorption of basic yellow 87 from aqueous solution onto two different mesoporous adsorbents," Chemical Engineering Journal, 180, pp. 91-98, 2012.  link
  22. Kumar*, P. Karimi, K.S. Hui, "Hydrothermal synthesis of yttrium orthovanadate (YVO4) and its application in photo catalytic degradation of sewage water," Iranian Journal of Materials Science & Engineering, 7, pp. 22-29, 2010.  link
  23. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, "Synthesis of MCM-41 from coal fly ash by a green approach: Influence of synthesis pH," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 137, pp. 1135-1148, 2006.  link
  24. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, "Pure, single phase, high crystalline, chamfered-edge zeolite 4A synthesized from coal fly ash for use as a builder in detergents," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 137, pp. 401-409, 2006.  link
  25. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, "Effects of step-change of synthesis temperature on synthesis of zeolite 4A from coal fly ash," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 88, pp. 145-151, 2006.  link
  26. S. Hui, C.Y.H. Chao*, S.C. Kot, "Removal of mixed heavy metal ions in wastewater by zeolite 4A and residual products from recycled coal fly ash," Journal of Hazardous Materials, 127, pp. 89-101, 2005.  link

 

 

Book

  1. K.S. Hui, Use of Zeolite Materials in Enhancing Methane Combustion Performance, Lambert Academic Publishing, 6 Jan 2011, ISBN: 3843391319 / ISBN-13: 9783843391313  link

 

Book chapter

  1. K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, Laser Micromachining for Nitride Semiconductor, Advances inMicro/Nano Electromechanical Systems and Fabrication Technologies, Editor Kenichi Takahata, In-tech, ISBN 980-953-307-774-6 (link) >1000 downloads since 22 Jan 2014
  2. D.A. Dinh, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui, Chapter 23, Graphene - Three dimensional graphene: A prospective architecture for high performance supercapacitors, CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. link
  3. Shude Liu, K.S. Hui, K.N. Hui, Review of the green synthesis of metal/graphene composites for energy conversion, sensor, environmental and bioelectronic applications, Advanced Bioelectronic Materials, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 427-466, 2015. link

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1 Sep 200430 Jun 2008

Award Date: 12 Nov 2008

Master of Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1 Sep 200231 Aug 2004

Award Date: 10 Nov 2004

Bachelor of Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1 Sep 199931 Aug 2002

Award Date: 6 Nov 2002

Keywords

  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • TP Chemical technology
  • Catalysis
  • Energy materials
  • TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
  • Water treatment
  • Air treatment

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