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Shu K SO obtained his bachelor degree from Hamilton College and PhD in Physics from Cornell University in 1991. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Chemistry Department of the University of Toronto. Then he joined the Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University where is now a Professor of Physics. His major research interest is in the physics and the chemistry of thin film materials, including charge transport, heat transfer, and defect study of organic and perovskite thin films, fabrication of organic solar cells and thin film transistors, surface and optical spectroscopies of materials.

Research Interests

Organic electronics, organic thin films, solar cells and transistors, electrical and thermal transport, optical spectroscopy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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