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Prof. Wei Chen joins ITC as new Professor

Prof. Wei Chen has recently joined ITC as a Professor of Fashion & Textile Technology – Clothing. He obtained his PhD degree in Condensed Matter Physics from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2001. From 2001 to 2006, he worked as postdoctoral research fellow at University of Science and Technology of China, and PolyU respectively. From 2006 to 2018, he was a Professor of Materials Science at Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Prof. Chen is internationally recognized for his leading research work on nanotechnology based smart materials, artificial muscle actuators, artificial skin sensors, flexible supercapacitors and functional nanocomposites/devices for wearable applications. Professor Chen has published more than 100 papers in high-impact international scientific journals including Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Angewandte Chemie, ACS Nano.