Welcome to FAN lab at HKUST

  Our research effort focuses on engineering novel nanostructures with functional materials, for technological applications including energy conversion, electronics and sensors, etc. The research being performed in our lab is highly interdisciplinary involving electrical engineering, materials science and engineering, chemistry and physics. Students and postdocs with strong motivation for cutting-edge research on nanotechnology are welcome to join us.

Recent Highlight

-Jul. 21, 2018, Congratulations to Airan for his paper "Significantly Improved Black Phase Stability of FAPbI3 Nanowires via Spatially Confined Vapor Phase Growth in Nanoporous Templates" being accepted to Nanoscale.

-Jul. 8, 2018, Congratulations to Prof. Fan for being awarded distinguished title "Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry".

-Jun. 29, 2018, Congratulations to Jiaqi Chen for passing his PhD thesis defence.

-Jun. 13, 2018, Congratulations to Angela for accepting a postdoc position offer from UC Berkeley.

-May 25, 2018, Congratulations to Jiaqi Chen for his paper "Ultra-Low Power Smart Electronic Nose System Based on Three-Dimensional Tin-Oxide Nanotube Arrays" being accepted to ACS Nano.

-Dec. 18, 2017, Congratulations to Mahdi for his paper "Large-Grain Tin-Rich Perovskite Film for Efficient Solar Cells via Metal Alloying Technique" being accepted by Advanced Materials.

-Oct. 21, 2017, Congratulations to Larry, Hoi and Chaky for winning the Championship of the 3rd "GCL Cup (协鑫杯) International College Student Green Energy Science and Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition", in Suzhou China.

-Oct. 10, 2017, Our Nano Letters paper "Lead-free Perovskite Nanowire Array Photodetectors with Drastically Improved Stability in Nanoengineering Templates" is selected as ESI Highly Cited Paper.

-Sept. 19, 2017, Congratulations to Angela for being accepted by UC Berkeley as a PhD research exchange student.

-Aug. 22, 2017, Congratulations to Angela for her paper "Printable Fabrication of Nanocoral-structured Electrodes for High-perormance Flexible and Planar Supercapacitor with Artistic Design" being accepted by Advanced Materials.


  • Printed Nanowire Arrays
  • Daul-diameter Nanopillars
  • 3D Nanowell for Light Trapping
  • Integrated Nanowire Electronics
  • Nanowell Structure
  • Flexible Nanopillar Solar Cell

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