Dr. Aung Ko Ko Kyaw


Associate Professor

SUSTech Distinguished Young Scholar

email: aung@sustc.edu.cn

Tel: +86-755-88018531

Taizhou Building, Room 205

1088 Xueyuan Blvd.,


Nanshan District


Shanzhen, Guangdong,


P. R. China, 518055



Dr. Kyaw received both B.Eng. degree and PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2007 and 2012, respectively.

He began his post-doctoral fellow career at the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Prof Alan Heeger at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) under A*STAR International Fellowship Program. While working at UCSB, he also joined Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Germany as a visiting scientist in 2013. He returned to Singapore in 2014 and worked as a Scientist at Institute of Materials Research and Engineering of A*STAR until 2017. Then, he joined the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology as an Associate Professor in August 2017.

He has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Energy and Environmental Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Nano Letters and ACS Nano, four book chapters and filed five patents. He has citation of > 4000 and H-index of 31.


Awards and Honors

  • SUSTech Distinguished Young Scholar, 2017

  • Green Talents 2012, awarded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

  • A*STAR International Fellowship

  • PhD prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research

Research Interests

  • Organic/molecular materials and devices for energy harvesting, display and artificial skin

  • Flexible/stretchable devices for wearable electronics

  • Material processing for highly ordered conjugated polymers

  • Perovskite crystal growth for optoelectronic devices 

Research Grants and Projects

  • PI, "Novel Interfacial Layers and Tailoring their Energy-level for Efficient and Long-term Stable Perovskite Solar Cell", Guangdong NSFC, 100k RMB

  • PI, "Phase change materials and system development contract based on medical GSP standard", Chunjun new materials (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd, 100k RMB

  • PI, "Transparent Conductive Polymer Films for ITO-free Optoelectronic Devices", Shenzhen Basic Research Project, 0.5 million RMB

  • PI, Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Commission, Start-up Research Grant, "Charge transport in highly ordered conjugated polymers", 5 million RMB

  • PI, SUSTech Start-up Matching Fund, 1 million RMB

  • PI, National Thousand Talents Program Start-up Research Grant, 2 million RMB

  • Co-PI, Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Council Peacock Team Project,  "X-LED advanced lighting and display technology research and development", 40 million RMB


Kyaw Research Group

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SUSTech

1088 Xueyuan Blvd, Xili, Nanshan

Shenzhen 518088, Guangdong, China

广东省深圳市南山区西丽学苑大道1088号  南方科技大学  电子与电气工程系  518055

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