Prof. Po-Chun Hsu
Assistant Professor at Univ of Chicago
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Area of Expertise:
Electrochemistry , Radiative heat transfer , Carbon capture , Active metamaterials , Plasmonics , Human-Building-Energy Nexus
Profile Summary

Research Interests: Light- and Heat-managing materials for energy and health.
Po-Chun Hsu is an Assistant Professor at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. He earned his PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering and was a postdoctoral researcher in Mechanical Engineering, both at Stanford University. Prior to joining the University of Chicago, he was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University from 2019 to 2022. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, shortlist for the Falling Walls Science Breakthrough of the Year 2023, Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 (China), Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers, and Sony Faculty Innovation Award. His project in cooling textiles was selected as Top Ten World-Changing Ideas by Scientific American.
Publications (7)

Proceedings Article | 5 October 2023 Presentation
Proceedings Volume PC12648, PC1264818 (2023)
KEYWORDS: Metals, Lithium, Sustainability, Nanoparticles, Emissivity, Electrolytes, Zinc, Silver, Polymers, Plutonium

Proceedings Article | 4 October 2023 Open Access Presentation
Proceedings Volume PC12746, PC1274607 (2023)
KEYWORDS: Thermal engineering, Design and modelling, Sustainability, Solar energy, Materials science, Materials properties, Energy harvesting

Proceedings Article | 4 October 2022 Presentation
Proceedings Volume PC12202, PC122020D (2022)
KEYWORDS: Electrodes, Mid-IR, Thin film devices, Switching, Platinum, Particles, Nanoparticles, Metals, Instrument modeling, Electron microscopes

Proceedings Article | 7 March 2022 Presentation
Proceedings Volume PC11998, PC119980B (2022)
KEYWORDS: Mid-IR, Polymers, Switching, Transition metals, Refractive index, Plasmons, Photonics, Phonons, Molecular spectroscopy, Modulation

Proceedings Article | 5 March 2022 Presentation
Proceedings Volume PC12010, PC1201010 (2022)
KEYWORDS: Solar energy, Plasmonics, Photonics, Mid-IR, Switches, Reflectivity, Nanoparticles, Metals, Electrodes, Defense technologies

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