SUN Xiaowei
Chair Professorship of Southern University of Science and Technology

Dr. Xiao Wei Sun is presently a Chair Professor in the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. He is also founding Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Before joining Southern University of Science and Technology, he had been working at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as a Full Professor. He was the Director of Microelectronics Center at Nanyang Technological University. 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 recherchescientifique), Quebec, Canada in 2013. He is an Academician of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials. He is the fellow of several academic societies including Society for Information Display (SID), Optical Society of America (OSA), SPIE, and Institute of Physics (IoP, UK). He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Nanotechnology Council and Chair of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council Guangdong Chapter. He is the founder and President of the Society for Energy Photonics, a non-profitable organization promoting photonics technologies to solve energy crisis and combat global warming and climate change. His main research presently is on semiconductor nanocrystals for power-saving high-quality displays and lighting. Professor Sun has authored over 500 peer-reviewed journal publications, and delivered numerous invited talks. His H-index is 76. He is an Elsevier Highly Cited Scholar in China.