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  Curriculum Vitae



Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, 2015
M.S. Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2009
B.S. Applied Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2004


2017 – present Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
2015 – 2017 Research Engineer, Group of Construction and Building Materials, The Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI), Hong Kong
2015 – 2017 Part-time postdoctoral fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
2015 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2009 – 2010 Lecturer, Zhikang Global Education and Consulting Company Limited, Tomorrow Advancing Life (TAL) Education Group, Beijing, China
2004 – 2006 Lecturer, Department of Food and Nutrition Engineering, Jiangsu Food & Pharmaceutical Science College, Jiangsu, China


   Research Interests

    • Nanoparticles fabricated from the hydration products of cement, applied to the enhancement of polymer materials such as hydrogels
    • Development of ultra-stable nanocomposite foam, applied to energy efficient, long durability and high strength foam concrete, geopolymer and gypsum
    • Concrete admixtures: superplasticizer, antifreezing agent, and foaming agent
    • Mechanical enhancement and mechanism study of polymer and fiber reinforced cementitious materials
    • Polymer crystallization, surface and interface science in polymer blends and composites

   Research Group


   Ph.D. Courses



  1. Guoxing Sun, Rui Liang, Jinrui Zhang*, Zongjin Li, and Lu-Tao Weng. Mechanism of cement paste reinforced by ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene powder and thermotropic liquid crystalline copolyester fiber with enhanced mechanical properties. Cement and Concrete Composite. 2017, 78, 57-62.
  2. Guoxing Sun, Rui Liang, Zeyu Lu*, Jinrui Zhang, and Zongjin Li. Mechanism of cement/carbon nanotube composites with enhanced mechanical properties achieved by interfacial strengthening. Construction and Building Materials. 2016, 115, 87-92.
  3. Guoxing Sun, Zongjin Li*, Rui Liang, Lu-Tao Weng, and Lina Zhang. Super stretchable hydrogel achieved by non-aggregated spherulites with diameters < 5 nm. Nature Communications. 2016, 7:12095, doi: 10.1038/ncomms12095.
  4. Guoxing Sun, Lu-Tao Weng, Jerold M. Schultz, and Chi-Ming Chan*. Formation of banded and non-banded poly(L-lactic acid) spherulites during crystallization of films of poly(L-lactic acid)/poly(ethylene oxide) blends. Polymer. 2014, 55, 1829-1836.
  5. Guoxing Sun, Guangming Chen*, Zhengping Liu*, and Ming Chen. Preparation, crystallization, electrical conductivity and thermal stability of syndiotactic polystyrene/carbon nanotube composites. Carbon. 2010, 48, 1434-1440. 




Invited peer reviewer:

  • Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier)
  • Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier)
  • Applied Surface Science (Elsevier)
  • RSC Advances (Royal Soc Chemistry)