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​Lau, Vincent Wing-hei

Assistant Professor

Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation

Molecular Materials & Frameworks

Photo-/electrochemical systems


☎  Phone:06-2757575-65331



BSc (Hons I) in Chemistry, University of Sydney (2007)


PhD in Chemistry, University of Sydney (2011)



2012-2017 Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Postdoctoral Researcher


2018-2020  Dongguk University, Research Professor


2021-Present  National Cheng Kung University, Assistant Professor


2020-2021  Korea University, Research Professor


  1. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Chang-Gi Lee, Hakwoo Lee, Yong-Mook Kang "Lewis acidity/basicity of inorganic interlayers as a descriptor for inhibition of charge shuttling in DMPZ-based organic batteries" Journal of Power Sources 2024591, 233876.

  2. Xun Ou, Junfeng Luo, Jiliang Zhang, Chi-Liang Chen, Jing Yu, Jiawei Hu, Chung-Kai Chang, Igor Moudrakovski, Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Ruirui Zhao "Reversible Li Intercalation in Layered Cathodes Enabled by Dopant-Induced Medium-Range Orders" Chem. Mater. 2023, 35, 17, 7273–7282.

  3. Mihui Park, Seonyong Cho, Junghoon Yang, Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Kwang Hee Kim, Jong Hyeok Park, Stefan Ringe, Yong-Mook Kang "Heterogeneous Catalyst as a Functional Substrate Governing the Shape of Electrochemical Precipitates in Oxygen-Fueled Rechargeable Batteries" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 28, 15425–15434.

  4. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Jiliang Zhang, Chang-Gi Lee, Yong-Mook Kang "Effectiveness of salification against shuttle effect in p-type organic batteries: Case studies of triflimide and iodide salts of N,N’-dimethylphenazine" Chemical Engineering Journal 2022446, 137292.

  5. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Bettina V. Lotsch"A Tour-Guide through Carbon Nitride-Land: Structure- and Dimensionality-Dependent Properties for Photo(Electro)Chemical Energy Conversion and Storage" Adv. Energy Mater., 2021, 12, 2101078.

  6. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Jae-Bum Kim, Feng Zou, Yong-Mook Kang "Elucidating the charge storage mechanism of carbonaceous and organic electrode materials for sodium ion batteries" Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 13465-13494.

  7. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Igor Moudrakovski, Junghoon Yang, Jiliang Zhang, Yong-Mook Kang "Uncovering the Shuttle Effect in Organic Batteries and Counter-Strategies Thereof: A Case Study of the N,N'-Dimethylphenazine Cathode" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 4023-4034.

  8. Vincent Wing-hei Lau, Igor Moudrakovski, Tiago Botari, Simon Weinberger, Maria B Mesch, Viola Duppel, Jürgen Senker, Volker Blum, Bettina V Lotsch " Rational design of carbon nitride photocatalysts by identification of cyanamide defects as catalytically relevant sites" Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 1-10.

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