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Daoud Research Group

​Dr. Walid Daoud

Dr Daoud is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Technology Graz, Austria, with a Dipl-Ing degree (BS and MS) in Chemical Engineering and received his PhD in flexible bilayer photovoltaic cells from the University of Sheffield, UK. 

His group's research is mainly focused on energy harvesting and smart wearable technologies, which has featured in Nature (2004), Science (2008) and the international press, such as Reuters (2014), BBC (2015) and SCMP (2017), Physics World (2021), and PV Magazine (2022).


Research Interests 

  • Approaches for harvesting light and kinetic energies

  • Hybrid nanogenerators for self-powered wearable electronics

  • Flexible organic based photovoltaics

  • Renewable energy compatible energy storage flow batteries

  • Solar wearable self-cleaning nanotechnology

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