1993-1997 Ph.D. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1986-1988 M. Eng., Tsinghua University
1981-1986 B.Eng., Tsinghua University
PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD(with dates):
1997-2002, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University,
2002-2010, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
PRESENT ACADEMIC POSITION
2010-present, Dean and Professor, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University,
Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
PREVIOUS RELEVANT RESEARCH WORK
Prof. Kang’s research interests are focused on the nano-carbon materials, graphite and its intercalation compounds, lithium ion battery and super-capacitors, new type secondary batteries such as Zinic ion battery and Nickel ion battery, direct methanol fuel cell, electric vehicles, porous carbon and adsorption, indoor air clearing and water purification.
Prof. Kang has made achievements in graphite intercalation compounds and new carbon materials for energy storage and environmental protection. He has undertaken and is on-going research projects such as National Key Basic Research Program of China (973), Eighth and Tenth Five-Year National Programs of China, two "863" High Technology Programs and seven projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, including two key projects.
He was awarded the National Invention Award (3rd Rank, 1993), the Scientific Progress Award (1st Rank, 1997) by the Ministry of Mechanical Industry and the Technological Invention Award (1st Rank, 2006) by China Building Materials Association. In 2010, Guangdong Provincial Government introduced the “international innovative R&D team for energy and environment materials” which is led by Prof. Kang. Prof. Kang is chief scientist of 973 project.
Prof. Kang has been awarded 50 Chinese patents and 4 US patents. And more than 300 academic papers including 250 papers in SCI journals and 3 scientific books have been published.
OTHERS (ACADEMIC PARTICIPATION)
1)Chief scientist of 973 project;
2)Team Leader of Guangdong Province Energy and Environment Research Innovative Team
3)Advisory board member of Journal Carbon;
4)Associate Editor in Chief of Journal New Carbon Materials;
5)A committee member of Asia Carbon Association.
6)Chairman of the Specialist Committee on Industry, University and Institute Cooperation Alliance for Advanced Battery and Materials in Guangdong Province and Ministry of Education;
7)A committee member of Asia Carbon Association.
8)Chairman of World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities