Invited tak by Prof. Ren

March 08, 2018

Wei gives an invited talk in the 2nd Workshop on Molecular Spectroscopy, held in Taiwan.

Group member attends SPIE Photonics West 2018

January 28, 2018

Ke Xu gives a poster presentation in Photonics West 2018, held in San Francisco.

Annual group activity

January 11, 2018

Annual group activity in 2018: hiking on Miclehose Trail, beauty of nature, and BBQ in Saigon. Everyone has lots of fun, Cheers!

Invited talk by Prof. Ren

October 14, 2017

Wei Ren gives an invited talk in the Youth Forum on Laser Spectroscopy Techniques, October 13-16, Shanxi, China. Nice gathering with old and new friends.

Group news

August 31, 2017

Best wishes to group alumni and welcome our new members!

Invited talk by Prof. Ren

August 23, 2017

Wei Ren gives an invited lecture in the 25th Colloquium on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, August 20-25, 2017, Helsinki, Finland.

New research grant

August 16, 2017

Wei Ren receives the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 面上项目.

New group member

July 31, 2017

Dr. Kinpang Cheong and Ms. Min Yang join our group. Welcome!

Group members attend combustion summer school

July 15, 2017

Hongbo, Liuhao and Junjun attend the combustion summer school at Tsinghua University. Photos with Prof. Hanson and Prof. Pilling make them so happy.

New research grant

June 30, 2017

Wei Ren receives the RGC GRF grant.

Prof. Ren serves as guest editor of APB

June 07, 2017

Wei Ren is invited as the guest editor of the journal Applied Physics B, for the topical issue "mid-infrared and THz laser sources and applications".

Group news

May 24, 2017

Liuhao Ma has passed his PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!

Group news

May 22, 2017

A new workhorse (shock tube) reports for duty in our laboratory.


March 17, 2017

Wei Ren receives the 2016 Dean's Exemplary Teaching Award.

Academic visit

February 26, 2017

We visit Prof. K. C. Lin's group at NSYSU, Taiwan. 

New group member

January 02, 2017

Mr. Filippo Colagrande joins our group. Welcome!

Annual group activity

December 19, 2016

Group hiking to Hong Kong Island.

Conference award

November 11, 2016

Liuhao Ma, Hongbo Ning and Junjun Wu attended the 2016 International Conference in Aerospace for Young Scientists, Beijing, China. Liuhao received the best paper award for his presentation. Congratulations!

Research impact

October 28, 2016

We exhibit our portable NOx sensor in InnoCarnival 2016 from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6. Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, Prof. Joseph SUNG visits our booth.

Guest Lecture

August 11, 2016

Dr. Davidson from Stanford University visited our group and gave a distinguished seminar to the department.

Group members attend PIERS 2016

August 07, 2016

Zhen Wang attended the PIERS 2016 in Shanghai, China and presented an oral presentation.

Group members attend the combusiton cymposium

July 31, 2016

Wei Ren and Liuhao Ma attended the 36th International Symposium on Combustion in Seoul, Korea; Wei Ren presented an oral presentation and Liuhao presented a poster, respectively.

Group member award

July 31, 2016

Ke Xu is awarded the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). Congratulations! 

New group member

July 31, 2016

Chenyu Yao, Junjun Wu and Ke Xu join our group as PhD students; Dr. Hongbo Ning and Dr. Qiang Wang join our group as postdoc fellows. Welcome!

Invited talk by Prof. Ren

July 17, 2016

Wei Ren is invited to give a talk of energy technology to the high school students of the 2016 ITSC (Innovation and Technology Student Club) summer camp. 

Group members attend IMCS 2016

July 09, 2016

Zhili Li attends IMCS 2016 in Jeju Island, Korea and presented an oral presentation.

New research grant

May 31, 2016

Wei Ren receives the RGC GRF grant.

New research grant

April 30, 2016

Wei Ren receives the ITF grant to develop a non-invasive medical device for breath analysis: a collaborative project with hospitals (AHNH, PWH) and industry.

New Member

April 09, 2016

Mr. Jian Geng joins our group. Welcome!

New Member

February 09, 2016

Mr. Chao Shi joins our group. Welcome!

Student award

January 09, 2016

The CUHK solar car team supervised by Wei Ren wins the "Renewable Energy Capture & Conversion Efficiency Award" in the 2016 "New Energy New Generation" Solar Car Competition organized by Environment Bureau and EMSD.

New research grant

November 30, 2015

Wei Ren receives the ITF grant to develop an ultra-sensitive gas sensor for environmental monitoring.

New research grant

July 31, 2015

Wei Ren receives the NSFC Young Scientist grant.

New Member

August 09, 2015

Dr. Zhili Li and Mr. Liuhao Ma join our group. Welcome!

Group activity

August 05, 2015

Group lunch party in Staff Common Room & group photo.

New Member

June 30, 2015

Six summer research students (from University of Liverpool, UC Riverside and Peking University) join us. Welcome!

New research grant

June 05, 2015

Wei Ren receives the RGC ECS fund.

New Member

May 02, 2015

Mr. Zhen Wang joins our group. Welcome!

Invited talk by Prof. Ren

March 05, 2015

Wei Ren presented an invited talk in the School of Aerospace Engineering at Tsinghua University.

Invited talk by Prof. Ren

March 04, 2015

Wei Ren presented an invited talk in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Tianjin University.

Teaching activity

November 20, 2014

A visit to Zero Carbon Building with MAEG3100 students, and final project presentation party.

New venture in HK

July 31, 2014

Wei Ren moves to Hong Kong, embarking on a new venture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Research impact

March 24, 2014

Recent work on atmospheric CH4 and N2O measurements during DISCOVER-AQ (has been chosen for inclusion in Spotlight on Optics.

Academic visit to THORLABS

February 24, 2014

Frank and I visit THORLABS in Newton, NJ.

SPIE Photonics West 2014

February 04, 2014

Wei Ren attends and presents in SPIE Photonics West 2014, held in San Francisco, USA.

Research impact

January 21, 2014

Our research in the development of a very compact laser-based CH4 and N2O sensor is published in Analyst (Royal Society of Chemistry), reported by Rice News, and featured in Futurity.

My PhD Graduation

June 15, 2013

Wei Ren graduated with PhD degree at Stanford; photo with my advisor Ron Hanson.

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