Xiao Wei Sun

Xiao Wei Sun
South University of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China
Acting Dean of the College of Engineering

Prof. Xiao Wei Sun is presently the Acting Dean of College of Engineering, South University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. He is also a Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering, of the same university. Before he returned to Shenzhen in December 2015, he was a professor of Electronic Engineering of Nanyang Technological University. He is a prominent scholar in energy photonics, working on solid state lighting, displays, and photovoltaics. He was awarded the Nanyang Award for Research and Innovation in 2009, the 1000 Talent Award by the Chinese Government in 2012, and the Jacques Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair of INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique), Quebec, Canada in 2013. He is the founder of the Society for Energy Photonics and presently the Chair of the society. He is an Academician of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials. He is a Fellow of SPIE, a Fellow of Society for Information Display, and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK). He is presently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Professor Sun has authored over 350 peer-reviewed journal publications with a H-index of 53, and delivered numerous invited talks.