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Wang Kai

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Research Interests: 

◆ Luminescent nanocrystals (e.g. quantum dots/rods) and related optoelectronic devices for displays, lighting and solar energy (e.g. QLED, QR Display, QD-LSC).

◆ Freeform optics for display, SSL and solar energy.


Educational Background: 

◆ Sept. 2006 ~ Jun. 2011 Ph. D. in Optical Engineering, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO), College of Optoelectronics Science & Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.

◆ Sept. 2002 ~ Jun. 2006 B. Sc. in Opto-information Science and Technology, College of Optoelectronics Science & Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.


Professional Experience:

◆ Jul. 2013 ~ present, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Assistant Professor.

◆ Jul. 2011 ~ Jun. 2013, Guangdong Real Faith Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., Vice President.


Honors & Awards: 

◆ 2015 The First Prize of Technical Innovation Award, Chinese Ministry of Education

◆ 2015 The First Prize of Natural Science Prize, Hubei, China

◆ 2014 Young Talent Award of Science and Technology Innovation, Guangdong, China

◆ 2013 Nomination National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, China

◆ 2012 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Hubei, China

◆ 2011 The Second Prize for Progress in Science and Technology, Foshan, China

◆ 2010 Young Scholar Award, Chinese Ministry of Education

◆ 2009 The First Prize of Science and Technology in Invention, CFLP

◆ 2007 NXP Semiconductors Best Paper Award, ICEPT


Brief Introduction: 

Dr. Kai Wang’s current research interests include luminescent nanocrystals (e.g. quantum dots/rods) and related optoelectronic devices for displays, lighting and sensor (e.g. QLED, QR Display, QD-LSC), and freeform optics. He has published 1 book of Freeform Optics for LED Packages and Applications, more than 40 journal papers cited by more than 1200 times with H-Index of 19, and more than 40 conference papers and authorized 9 patents. He is OSA/IEEE Member,IEEE Photonics Society Guangdong Chapter Committee Member, National Flat Panel Display Standardization Committee Member.


Selected Publications: 

[1]. X. L. Zhang, B. Xu, Y. Gao, J. B. Zhang, Y. J. Zheng, K. Wang* and X. W. Sun*, “All-Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystals for High-Efficiency Light Emitting Diodes: Dual-Phase CsPbBr3-CsPb2Br5 Composites,” Advanced Functional Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201600958, 2016.

[2]. D. Wang, D. Wu, D. Dong, W. Chen, J. J. Hao, J. Qin, B. Xu, K. Wang*, and X. W. Sun*, "Polarized Emission from CsPbX3 Perovskite Quantum Dots," Nanoscale, DOI: 10.1039/C6NR01915C, 2016.

[3]. W. Chen, K. Wang*, J. Hao, D. Wu, C. Li, J. Qin, D. Dong, J. Deng and W. Q. Cao, “High Efficiency and Color Rendering Quantum Dots White Light Emitting Diodes Optimized by Luminescent Microspheres Incorporating,” Nanophotonics, DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2016-0037, 2016.

[4]. X. L. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, B. Xu, K. Wang* and X. W. Sun*, “Synergistic Effects in Biphasic Nanostructured Electrocatalyst: Crystalline Core Versus Amorphous Shell,” Nano Energy, DOI:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.01.008, 2016.

[5]. C. Li, W. Chen, D. Wu, D. H. Quan, Z. M. Zhou, J. Hao, J. Qin, J. Deng, Z.B. He and K. Wang*, “Large Stokes Shift and High Efficiency Luminescent Solar Concentrator Incorporated with CuInS2/ZnS Quantum Dots,” Scientific Reports, vol. 5, pp. 17777, 2015.

[6]. W. Chen, K. Wang*, J. Hao, D. Wu, S. Wang, J. Qin, C. Li, and W. Q. Cao, “High Efficient and Stable Luminescent Micro Beans Integrated with Cd-free Quantum Dots for White Light Emitting Diode,” Particle & Particle Systems Characterization (sister journal of the Advanced Materials family of journals), vol. 32, pp. 922-927, 2015 (Featured as Front Cover).

[7]. K. Wang, D. Wu, Z. Qin, F. Chen, X. B. Luo and S. Liu, "New reversing design method for LED uniform illumination," Optics Express, 19(S4): A830-A840, 2011.

[8]. K. Wang, D. Wu, F. Chen, Z. Y. Liu, X. B. Luo and S. Liu, “Angular color uniformity enhancement of white light-emitting diodes integrated with freeform lenses,” Optics Letters, 35(11): 1860-1862, 2010.

[9]. K. Wang, F. Chen, Z. Y. Liu, X. B. Luo and S. Liu, “Design of compact freeform lens for application specific light-emitting diode packaging,” Optics Express, 18(2): 413-425, 2010.

[10]. J. Qin, Z. L .Wen, S. Li, J. Hao, W. Chen, D. Dong, J. Deng, D. Wang, B. Xu, D. Wu, K. Wang* and X. W. Sun*, “Large-Scale Luminance Enhancement Film with Quantum Rods Aligned in Polymeric Nanofibers for High Efficiency Wide Color Gamut LED Display,” SID Display Week 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2016. (Featured as Distinguished Paper, 19/509, TOP 3.7%)



Kai Wang, Sheng Liu, Xiaobing Luo and Dan Wu, Freeform Optics for LED Packages and Applications, John Wiley and Sons, 2016.



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