We offer positions at the levels of postdocs, visiting scholars, graduate students, research assistants, and undergrads. Our interdisciplinary research involves topics in materials, electronics, mechanics, biomedicine, physics, chemistry, and in many other areas. Candidates with backgrounds in science and technology are welcome to apply. 


We value integrity, curiosity and persistence. Anyone who embraces the real-world challenges and enjoys taking critical thinking approaches to problem-solving will find exciting opportunities here. We offer our strongest support to our group members for their academic and personal success. 


Regarding our immediate projects, we currently look for candidates with strong interests/experiences in one or more of the following areas: polymer synthesis and characterization, micro-/nano-fabrication, biomaterials, electrochemical techniques, mechanics of materials or related areas.

Candidates are welcome to email Prof. Xu at xulizhi@hku.hk with full CV attached. For PhD/MPhil applicants, please specify the following information: (1) Your undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) GPA on 0-100 scale. (2) Your TOEFL or IELTS scores with the subtests details. Further discussion will be based on mutual interest.