Prof. Yi-Chun Lu, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering has been selected as one of the awardees of the XPLORER Prize 2021. A total of three scholars from Hong Kong was recognized.
Prof. Lu leads ground-breaking research on battery. Her team has successfully invented a safe, high-energy, low-cost, and environmentally-friendly battery that serves as a substitute for commercial lithium-ion batteries which are indispensable in our daily lives.
The XPLORER Prize is a new talent award developed and evaluated by prominent scientists, and focuses on nine fields of basic sciences and frontier technologies. Adhering to the principle of being future-oriented, the Prize has funded a total of 150 promising young scientists since 2018.
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