Faculty

KYAW, Aung Ko Ko
Associate Professor
aung@sustech.edu.cn

Education
2008 to 2012 Ph.D. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2003 to 2007 B.Eng. (First Class Honours) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Working Experiences
08. 2017 - Present Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
02. 2014 - 08. 2017 Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore
01. 2012 - 01. 2014 Research Fellow at Nobel Laureate Prof Alan Heeger’s Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
08. 2013 - 09. 2014 Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
10. 2008 - 01. 2012 Project Officer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
08. 2007 - 08. 2008 Research Officer, Institute of Microelectronics (A*STAR), Singapore

Research Introduction
Research Interests:
Organic/molecular materials and devices for energy harvesting, display and artificial skin
Wearable electronics on Flexible/Stretchable Platform
Material processing for highly ordered conjugated polymers
Perovskite crystal growth for optoelectronic devices

Awards & Honors
A*STAR Investigatorship 2014 (final list)
Green Talents 2012, awarded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (BMBF)
A*STAR International Fellowship
PhD prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research
A*STAR Graduate Scholarship

Papers
[1] A. K. K. Kyaw*, F. Jamalullah, L. Vaithieswari, M. J. Tan, L. Zhang and J. Zhang*, “Thermally Stable and Sterilizable Polymer Transistors for Reusable Medical Devices”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, 9533 (2016)
[2] V. V. Brus, A. K. K. Kyaw*, P. D. Maryanchuk, J. Zhang, “Quantifying interface states and bulk defects in high-efficiency solution-processed small-molecule solar cells by impedance and capacitance characteristics”, Progress in Photovoltaics, 23, 1526 (2015)
[3] C. Luo*, A. K. K. Kyaw, L. A. Perez, S. Patel, M. Wang, B. Grimm, G. C. Bazan, E. J. Kramer and A. J. Heeger*, “General Strategy for Self-Assembly of Highly Oriented Nanocrystalline Semiconducting Polymers with High Mobility”, Nano Letters,14, 2764 (2014) (Cited 171 times)
[4] A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, L. Chan, Y. Cao, T. Q. Nguyen, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Effects of Solvent Additives on Morphology, Charge Generation, Transport, and Recombination in Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, Adv. Energy Mat., 4, 1301469 (2014)
[5] A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, D. Wynands, J. Zhang, T. Q. Nguyen, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Improved Light Harvesting and Improved Efficiency by Insertion of an Optical Spacer (ZnO) in Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, Nano Letters, 13, 3796 (2013) (highlighted by Physics.org. Cited 316 times)
[6] A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, V. Gupta, W. L. Leong, L. Ke, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Intensity Dependence of Current–Voltage Characteristics and Recombination in High-Efficiency Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, ACS Nano, 7, 4569 (2013) (Cited 220 times)
[7] A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, V. Gupta, J. Zhang, S. Chand, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Efficient Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells with Inverted Structure”, Adv. Mat., 25, 2397 (2013) (Cited 336 times)