Professor Gang LI elected 2022 Optica Fellow


[Image: Prof. Gang Li]

Prof. Gang LI, Sir Sze-yuen Chung Endowed Professor in Renewable Energy, Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Associate Director, Research Institute for Smart Energy  (RISE), is elected as 2022 Optica Fellow for his seminal and sustained contributions to the research and development of organic solar cells and perovskite solar cells.

Optica (formerly OSA) Board of Directors has recently elected 106 members from 24 countries to the Society’s 2022 Fellows Class. 4 from these 106 members are from Hong Kong.

Professor Li’s research interests are organic semiconductor, and organo-metal halide hybrid perovskite based thin-film optoelectronic devices. He has published >160 journal papers including the paper on printed perovskite solar cell on Nature Photonics, and a Nature Communications paper on organic polymer solar cell this year. He has been a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher from 2014 to 2021.

Prof. Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation) of PolyU congratulated Prof. Li and said, “We are glad to receive Optica's recognition to Prof. Li's research effort in solar cell technology and energy applications, and it is our researcher’s endeavor in advancing technology development.”

Optica (formerly OSA) is dedicated to promoting the generation, application, archiving and dissemination of knowledge in optics and photonics worldwide. Founded in 1916, it is the leading organization for scientists, engineers, business professionals, students and others interested in the science of light.