Materials Science and Engineering
Research Area
Energy Storage/Battery Materials Research

Prof. Chuan-Fu Lin

Email: chuanfu.lin@gtiit.edu.cn

Application Deadline
31 March 2021
Date Posted

16 December  2020


Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology   (GTIIT), China & Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.

Position title
PhD/Master (MSc) Positions in Energy Storage/Battery Materials Research (GS-2020013) - Group of Prof. Chuan-Fu Lin

Energy Materials Innovation Laboratory @ GTIIT

The Materials Science and Engineering Program, Prof. Chuan-Fu Lin – Energy Materials Innovation Laboratory -  创新能源材料 课题组 (EMI-Lab), is looking for several PhD/MS students to pursue their graduate study in:

Energy storage/battery materials

Advanced/beyond Li-ion battery systems

Solid-state electrolytes/batteries

Thin-film battery

Material synthesis and processing



2-3 位博士生




欢迎你联系 Prof. Lin 讨论实验室的研究细节


About the University (学校简介)

Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a satellite university of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, locating in Shantou, China. Technion is world-renowned for its exceptional research and education. Since 2004, three faculty members in Technion received the Nobel prize, consistently ranked as a top-100 university.

About the Group (课题组简介)

The EMI-Lab, led by Professor Chuan-Fu Lin, focuses on the development and synthesis of novel materials for next-generation energy storage and conversion systems, and advanced manufacturing. Prof. Lin has interacted with international research teams in the past few years to provide solutions for the emerging needs of industrial partners and scientific society.  Prof. Lin was a research faculty at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland from 2017-2019, and is currently an Adjunct Professor and Assistant Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland and the Catholic University of America. Professor Lin has been published more than 30 high-impacted journal articles.  His research has successfully attracted research partnership with research groups and large battery companies worldwide. Read his commentary on Scientific American.

Professor Lin will join GTIIT, Materials Science and Engineering program in Spring 2021. His group will (1) develop the next-generation energy storage for electronic devices and electric vehicles, and (2) develop multi-functional thin films through novel manufacturing technology for energy and electronics research.

Project Details

The research topics of the positions include:  

  • Solid-state electrolytes/batteries;
  • Hybrid, flexible solid-state batteries for flexible electronics;
  • High-energy density beyond Li-ion energy storage systems for electric-vehicle applications;
  • Functional, high-precision, novel, conformal coatings for energy, electronics, optics and packaging;
  • Thin film synthesis and processing for nanotechnology/electronics application.


The selected graduate students will have opportunities for: (1) international collaborations and conference travel to interact with world experts in the fields; (2) industrial partnership and collaborations.  


solid-state battery, Li-ion battery, energy storage, thin film, atomic layer deposition, materials synthesis


-The PhD candidate must fulfill the requirements for admission to the Technion Graduate School and needs to comply with its regulations leading to the PhD/Master degree: https://graduate.technion.ac.il/en/prospective-students/

-Application deadline: 31 March 2021


****  If you are interested in working on Next-Generation Energy Storage,  Novel Materials Innovations, and Research & Entrepreneurship, Please don’t hesitate to contact Prof. Lin (chuanfu.lin@gtiit.edu.cn) inquiring the positions in EMI-Lab @ GTIIT.****


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