1. Energy Storage and Green Battery Materials

Design and synthesize novel metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and carbon-based composites; investigate their applications in hydrogen and natural gas storage; explore applications as active electrode materials and membranes in lithium-ion battery, sodium-ion battery, metal-air battery and fuel cells.

2. Gas Adsorption and Separation

Design and prepare functional MOFs for gas adsorption, separation and capture of harmful gases.

3. Green Catalysis

Embark on the heterogeneous catalytic properties of novel MOFs and explore their recyclability.

4. Chem/Bio Sensing and Bio-materials Study

Design and Synthesize MOFs for sensing and explore their applications as new functional bio-materials.