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Dr. Han Jie Crystal 韓洁博士
BSc Xiamen University, MSc Xiamen University, PhD CUHK
Assistant Professor
School of Science and Technology

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Environmental and chemical analysis
  • Testing and certification
  • Supramolecular science
  • Crystal engineering and materials science

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Mak, T. C. W.; Lam, C.-K.; Han, J.; Li, Q.; Xue, F. Urea/Thiourea-Anion Host Lattices, Stabilization of Labile Species, and Designed Construction of Rosette Ribbons and Layers, Frontiers in Crystal Engineering Volume II, Wiley, 2009.

Journal Articles

  • Duan, J. H.; Han J.; Zhou, H. C.; Lau, Y. L.; An, W. W; Wei, P. P.; Cheung, S.G.; Yang, Y.; Tam, N. F.-Y. Development of a digestion method for determining microplastic pollution in vegetal-rich clayey mangrove sediments, Sci. Total Environ., 2020, 707, 136030
  • Zuo, J.; Zhu, J. Q.; Zhang, M. Z.; Hong, Q. M.; Han, J.; Liu, J. F. Synergistic photoelectrochemical performance of La-doped RuO2-TiO2/Ti electrodes, Appl. Surf. Sci., 2020, 502,144288
  • Zhou, J.; Xu, H.-F.; Huang, Y.-Y.; Cao, C.-N.; Han, J.; Xiao-Li Zhao*; Chen, X.-D., A metal-organic framework based on heptanuclear Cu-O clusters and its application as recyclable photocatalyst for stepwise selective catalysis, Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 1, 254.
  • Xiang, R.-Q; Niu, Y-F; Han, J.; Lau, Y. L.; Zhao X.-L. A Neutral Cu-Based MOF for Effective Quercetin Extraction and Conversion from Natural Onion Juice, RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 33716
  • Ye, C.-P.; Ling, R.; Yang, L.-F.; Zhang, Q.; Han, J.*; Chen, X.-D.* Syntheses, crystal structures and photocatalytic properties of transition metal complexes based on 9,10-anthraquinone-1,3-dicarboxylate, Transit. Met. Chem., 2019, 44, 475.
  • Zhou, J.; Zhu, T. T.; Han, J.*; Chen, X.-D.* Lanthanide (III)-Organic Extended Frameworks based on cubic [Ln4(μ3-OH)4] clusters: Syntheses, Structures and Application as Fluorescent Sensor, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2019, 108, 107536.
  • Ye, C.-P.; Xu, G.; Zheng, W.; Han, J.; Xue, L.; Cao, F.-Y.; Zhang, Q.; Yang, L.-F.; Lin, L.-Z.; Chen, X.-D. Design and synthesis of functionalized coordination polymers as recyclable heterogeneous photocatalysts, Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 6470.
  • Niu, Y.-F.; Cui, L.-T.; Han, J.; Zhao, X.-L. Solvent-mediated secondary building units (SBUs) diversification in a series of MnII-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), J. Solid State Chem., 2016, 241, 18.
  • Cui, L.-T.; Niu, Y.-F.; Han, J.; Zhao, X.-L. Ancillary ligand-assisted assembly of C3-symmetric 4, 4′, 4 ″-nitrilotribenzoic acid with divalent Zn2+ ions: Syntheses, topological structures, and photoluminescence properties, J. Solid State Chem., 2015, 227, 155.
  • Cheng, R.-R.; Shao, S.- X.; Wu, H.-H. Niu, Y.-F.; Han, J.; Zhao, X.-L. A dual functional porous NbO-type metal–organic framework decorated with acylamide groups for selective sorption and catalysis, Inorg. Chem. Comm., 2015, 46, 226.
  • Niu, Y.; Zhao, W.; Han, J.;* Tian G.; Zhao, X.-L.* Unprecedented metal-ion metathesis in a metal–carboxylate chain-based metal–organic framework, CrystEngComm., 2014, 16, 2344.
  • Zhao, W.; Han, J.;* Tian, G.; Zhao, X.-L.* Ancillary ligand-assisted structural diversity of six new MOFs with 5-(4-carboxybenzoylamino)-isophthalic acid: syntheses, crystal structures and photoluminescence properties, CrystEngComm., 2013, 15, 7522.
  • Han, J.-J.; Niu, Y.-F.; Han, J.; Zhao, X.-L. Supramolecular assembly of a series of new coordination polymers based on 4, 4′-(carbonylimino) dibenzoic acid: Syntheses, structures and photoluminescence investigation, Polyhedron, 2013, 55, 249.
  • Han, J.; Yau, C.-W.; Chan, C. W.; Mak, T. C. W. Anionic host layers constructed with guanidinium–hydrogen carbonate dimer 2: 1 rosette-ribbons and bridging carboxylate connectors, Cryst. Growth&Des., 2012, 4457.
  • Zhang, Y.; Wang, Q.; Xiao, Y.-J.; Han, J.; Zhao, X.-L. Structure diversity of a series of new coordination polymers based on a C3-symmetric tridentate ligand with rosette architecture, Polyhedron 2012, 33, 127
  • Han, J.; Zhao, L.; Yau, C.-W.; Mak, T. C. W. Hydrogen-Bonded Networks Constructed with 5-Nitrobarbiturate, Cryst. Growth Des., 2009, 308.
  • Wan, C.-Q.; Han, J.; Mak, T. C. W. Intermolecular S…Pi interaction in sulfanyl-triazine derivatives, New J. Chem., 2009, 33, 707.
  • Zang, S.-Q.; Han, J.; Mak, T. C. W. Silver(I)-Organic Networks Assembled with the Flexible Prop-2-ynyloxy-benzene Ligand: In situ Re-crystallization and Unusual Silver-Aromatic Interaction, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 2677.
  • Han, J.; Yau, C.-W.; Lam, C.-K.; Mak, T. C. W. Designed Supramolecular Assembly of Hydrogen-Bonded Anionic Rosette Layers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 10315.
  • Zhao, L.; Wan, C.-Q.; Han, J.; Chen, X.-D.; Mak, T. C. W. Ancillary Ligands and Spectator Cations as Controlling Factors in the Construction of Coordination and Hydrogen-bonded Networks with the tert-Bu−C≡C-Agn (n = 4, 5) Supramolecular Synthon, Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 10437.
  • Han, J.; Li, Z.; Liu, W.-X.; Yang, R.; Jiang, Y.-B. N-(ferrocamido)thiourea-based Anion Receptors, Acta Chim. Sinica., 2006, 64, 1716
  • Nie, L.; Li, Z.; Han, J.; Zhang, X.; Yang, R.; Liu, W.-X.; Wu, F.-Y.; Xie, J.-W.; Zhao, Y.-F.; Jiang, Y.-B. Development of N-Benzamidothioureas as a New Generation of Thiourea-Based Receptors for Anion Recognition and Sensing, J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 6449

Modified Date: 01 Feb, 2022
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Jonathan Chiu
Marketing Director
3DP Technology Limited

Jonathan handles all external affairs include business development, patents write up and public relations. He is frequently interviewed by media and is considered a pioneer in 3D printing products.

Krutz Cheuk
Biomedical Engineer
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

After graduating from OUHK, Krutz obtained an M.Sc. in Engineering Management from CityU. He is now completing his second master degree, M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, at CUHK. Krutz has a wide range of working experience. He has been with Siemens, VTech, and PCCW.

Hugo Leung
Software and Hardware Engineer
Innovation Team Company Limited

Hugo Leung Wai-yin, who graduated from his four-year programme in 2015, won the Best Paper Award for his ‘intelligent pill-dispenser’ design at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering’s International Conference on Consumer Electronics – China 2015.

The pill-dispenser alerts patients via sound and LED flashes to pre-set dosage and time intervals. Unlike units currently on the market, Hugo’s design connects to any mobile phone globally. In explaining how it works, he said: ‘There are three layers in the portable pillbox. The lowest level is a controller with various devices which can be connected to mobile phones in remote locations. Patients are alerted by a sound alarm and flashes. Should they fail to follow their prescribed regime, data can be sent via SMS to relatives and friends for follow up.’ The pill-dispenser has four medicine slots, plus a back-up with a LED alert, topped by a 500ml water bottle. It took Hugo three months of research and coding to complete his design, but he feels it was worth all his time and effort.

Hugo’s public examination results were disappointing and he was at a loss about his future before enrolling at the OUHK, which he now realizes was a major turning point in his life. He is grateful for the OUHK’s learning environment, its industry links and the positive guidance and encouragement from his teachers. The University is now exploring the commercial potential of his design with a pharmaceutical company. He hopes that this will benefit the elderly and chronically ill, as well as the society at large.

Soon after completing his studies, Hugo joined an automation technology company as an assistant engineer. He is responsible for the design and development of automation devices. The target is to minimize human labor and increase the quality of products. He is developing products which are used in various sections, including healthcare, manufacturing and consumer electronics.

Course CodeTitleCredits
 COMP S321FAdvanced Database and Data Warehousing5
 COMP S333FAdvanced Programming and AI Algorithms5
 COMP S351FSoftware Project Management5
 COMP S362FConcurrent and Network Programming5
 COMP S363FDistributed Systems and Parallel Computing5
 COMP S382FData Mining and Analytics5
 COMP S390FCreative Programming for Games5
 COMP S492FMachine Learning5
 ELEC S305FComputer Networking5
 ELEC S348FIOT Security5
 ELEC S371FDigital Forensics5
 ELEC S431FBlockchain Technologies5
 ELEC S425FComputer and Network Security5
 Course CodeTitleCredits
 ELEC S201FBasic Electronics5
 IT S290FHuman Computer Interaction & User Experience Design5
 STAT S251FStatistical Data Analysis5
 Course CodeTitleCredits
 COMPS333FAdvanced Programming and AI Algorithms5
 COMPS362FConcurrent and Network Programming5
 COMPS363FDistributed Systems and Parallel Computing5
 COMPS380FWeb Applications: Design and Development5
 COMPS381FServer-side Technologies and Cloud Computing5
 COMPS382FData Mining and Analytics5
 COMPS390FCreative Programming for Games5
 COMPS413FApplication Design and Development for Mobile Devices5
 COMPS492FMachine Learning5
 ELECS305FComputer Networking5
 ELECS363FAdvanced Computer Design5
 ELECS425FComputer and Network Security5