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2014-09-15
ME PhD Student wins the Poster Prize at an International Symposium

Mr. Weiqun LI, PhD student of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded a Poster Prize at the 5th Unilever-RSC International Symposium on Functional Materials Science which was held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on 15 September 2014.

Royal Society of Chemistry and Unilever have collaborated in organizing a series of highly successful multisite international symposia since 2010. The 5th symposium took place at three different cities including Hong Kong with one-day workshop for each city this year. Each one-day workshop included four high-quality invited talks on advanced functional materials including bio-inspired materials and technology, biologically active materials and so on. Student participants were provided opportunity to present their work and communicate with international scholars during a poster session. Based on the assessment by the referees, three best posters were awarded the Poster Prize.

Mr. Li is a second-year PhD student in ME department. His is devoted to the study on the mechanics of durability and reliability of energy materials under the supervisions of Dr. Haimin Yao and Prof. Limin Zhou.