Professor Johnny Chung Yin HO
- Associate Head (MSE), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
- Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
- Director (KT), Knowledge Transfer Office, City University of Hong Kong
Prof. Johnny Ho obtained his BS, MSc, and PhD degrees at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, in 2002, 2005 and 2009, respectively. During his research time in Berkeley, Johnny focused on the design of nano-materials, nano-fabrication, and nano-devices for various technological applications. Due to the promising nature of his work, Johnny was selected for the Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship for 2007-2009. Before moving to Hong Kong, he also performed studies on energy-harvesting devices in the nanoscale synthesis and characterization group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California. Currently, Johnny is an Associate Head and a full Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and a core member in the State Key Laboratory of Terahertz and Millimeter Waves at the City University of Hong Kong, and a Professor (joint appointment) in Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering at the Kyushu University (Japan). Also, as a Director of the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO), he is committed to the protection, exchange, and commercialization of knowledge created at the City University of Hong Kong. He was also selected as a Founding Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (2018), RGC Research Fellow (2020), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC, 2021), and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM, 2022); and won many awards, including President’s Awards & Outstanding Research Awards at the City University of Hong Kong (2016 and 2020), World Cultural Council Special Recognition Award (2018), etc. To date, Prof. Ho has published over 230 journal articles with an H-index of 63 and a total citation of over 15,000.