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Prof. Minxing Huang is Awarded the 2021 Xplorer Prize


Professor Mingxin Huang, Director of HKU-ZIRI’s Advanced Alloys Lab and Professor of the Faculty of Engineering, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has been awarded the 2021 Xplorer Prize (another HKU winner is Professor Yao Wang from the Faculty of Science). Supported by Tencent, the award is presented to young scientists under the age of 45 who demonstrate exceptional quality and innovation in their field of research. Both Professors are highly acclaimed scholars with international recognition, and ranked by Clarivate Analytics in the top 1% worldwide.

Professor Huang’s research interest focuses on the fundamentals of microstructure-property relationship and phase transformation of advanced steels and alloys, and the development of lightweight materials for automotive applications. Both experimental and modelling works are involved in his research.

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