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Chao, Christopher Y H (趙汝恒)

  • Head, Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Director, Building Energy Research Center (BERC), Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
  • Chair Professor, Dept of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Professor, Institute for the Environment
  • Chair Professor, HKUST Energy Institute
  • Chair Professor, Smart Green City Laboratory, HKUST Energy Institute

Telephone: (852) 2358 7182    Email: meyhchao@ust.hk   
Scopus: 7403320307    Google Scholar: lMVq_rMAAAAJ    ORCID: 0000-0002-2974-0403   
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Active Projects as Principal Investigator

  • Investigation of enhancement of particle deposition by micro-structured surfaces in turbulent flows
  • Development of a Passive Thermal Diode/Switch for use in a Novel Solar-thermal Power System
  • Study of Cooling Effect by Surface Treatment and its Application to Smart Green Buildings
  • Environmental studies of the spread of respiratory viruses in a large dense urban social network
  • Feasibility study of oil-free type chillers for Hong Kong buildings
  • Study of Nanofluid Heat Transfer
  • Development of a high-performance passive radiative cooler for buildings
  • Stress resistance genes as the new engineering target for environmental control of airborne bacteria
  • 低压侧并网型20kW风力发电机控制器关键技术研究
  • Resuspension of bioaerosols on surfaces loaded with dust and its effect on microorganism viability
  • Development of a capillary-assisted and nanofluid based evaporator for use in adsorption cooling systems
  • Mechanical and/or electrical characterization of nano materials
  • Pre-plate frame (PPF) project

Active Projects as Co-investigator

  • Electrostatic Charging of Coalescence-induced Jumping Droplets and its Application in a Nanofluid-based Phase Change Thermal Diode
  • 吸烟对室内超细颗粒物污染的影响研究
  • 新型MPPT/脉冲充电糅合控制技术的小型风力发电机的研发
  • A multidisciplinary study of next-generation direct ethanol fuel cells for sustainable energy production