Professor Minhua Shao is Associate Director of the HKUST Energy Institute, a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is also the Director of the HKUST Collaborative Innovation Center, and Director of the Sustainable Energy Engineering Program. He earned BS and MS degrees in chemistry from Xiamen University, and a PhD degree in materials science and engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Shao joined UTC Power in 2007 leading the development of advanced electrocatalyts for fuel cells, and was promoted to UTC Technical Fellow in 2012. In 2013, he joined Ford Motor Company to conduct research on lithium-ion batteries. He then joined HKUST in 2014. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vice Chair of Division 5 (Electrochemical Process Engineering and Technology) of the International Society of Electrochemistry, and Treasure of the Energy Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, and filed over 30 patent applications (16 issued). He has also received a number of awards, including the Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award from the ECS Energy Technology Division (2014). He is one of the founding members of Young Academy of Science of Hong Kong.
Prof Minhua Shao
Associate Director of Energy Institute
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology