Welcome to the Ho Research Group at the City University of Hong Kong!

Our research program aims to utilize chemistry, physics, materials science and various engineering disciplines to explore novel nano-materials and nano-engineering techniques for various technological applications including electronics, energy-harvesting, photonics, and sensors, etc.

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Principal Investigator (PI)

Ho PicJohnny C Ho, Ph.D. (UC Berkeley)

Associate Professor





Contact Information:


Department of Physics and Materials Science
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR






Office: G6754
Tel:  +852-3442 4897
Fax: +852-3442 0538
Email: johnnyho@cityu.edu.hk


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ORCID: 0000-0003-3000-8794

ResearcherID: K-5275-2012

Scopus Author ID: 35334275500 


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Research Goals

• Materials & Processing Innovations


• Novel Properties of Nano-Materials


• Heterogeneous Integration of Nano-Materials


• Technological Applications


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Research Topics

Nano-Scale Materials Processing






Nano-Materials based Energy-Harvesting and Sensors


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Latest news


Congrat to Ming Fang and Guofa Dong for their work "Hierarchical Nanostructures: Design for Sustainable Water Splitting" being accepted in Advanced Energy Materials!



Congrat to Guofa Dong and Ming Fang for their work "In-Situ Formation of Highly Active Ni-Fe based Oxygen-Evolving Electrocatalysts via Simple Reactive Dip-Coating" being accepted in Journal of Materials Chemistry A!



Congrat to Fengyun Wang for her work "Manipulating III-V Nanowire Transistor Performance via Surface Decoration of Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles" being accepted in Advanced Materials Interfaces!



Congrat to Zaixing Yang for his work "Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor-Compatible, High-Mobility, <111>-Oriented GaSb Nanowires Enabled by Vapor-Solid-Solid Chemical Vapor Deposition" being accepted in ACS Nano!


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