Prof. Wang received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from Zhengzhou University in 1984, M.Sc. degree in Polymer Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 1990 and PhD degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2000.

Before joining SUSTech, Prof. Wang held several senior technical and management positions in research institutes and multinational corporations, including Technical Director at National Institute of Clean and Low-Carbon Energy (China), and Vice President of R&D at Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE). He has extensive experience in academic research, technology transfer, new product development and industrialization, process optimization, quality assurance and project management for polymer based composite materials. He had successfully led and fully accomplished the development, commercialization and customer qualification for several world-leading technologies and products.


Research Interest


Functional composite materials

Continuous fiber reinforced composites

Structure-property relationship of polymer materials

Modification, processing and application of polymers


Work Experience

2019-now:School of System Design and Intelligent Manufacturing of the Southern University of Science and Technology, Professor

2017-2019:National Institute of Clean and Low-Carbon Energy, China Energy Investment Corporation, Technical Director, Deputy Director for Research Center

2006-2017:Park Electrochemical Corp., Technical director and Quality Assurance Director for Asian-Pacific branch, Corporate R&D Director,Vice president of R&D

2003-2006:Institute of Materials Research and Engineering of Singapore, Postdoc, Senior Research Engineer

2001-2003:Sydney University, Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar

1990-2001:Research Institute of Qilu Petrochemical Corp., SINOPEC, Engineer, Senior Engineer



2000:Sun Yat-Sen University, Polymer Chemistry and Physics,Ph.D.

1990:University of Science and Technology of China, Polymer Chemistry,M.Sc.

1984:Zhengzhou University,Chemistry,B.Sc.



Chunbo Zhang, Yi Ma, Bo Feng, Zhihua Han, Zhicheng Zhang, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Effects of montmorillonite on structures and properties of injection-molded polypropylene J. Appl. Polym .Sci., 2019, 136, 47442.

Rong Wang , Dongxue Ren, Xiaojie Sun, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Structure variation and puncture resistance of stretched crosslinked polyethylene film: Effects of stretching temperature, J. Appl. Polym .Sci., 2019, 136, 47542.

Lanlan Chen, Xiaojie Sun, Yueqing Ren, Wenbin Liang, Ke Wang, Effects of thermo-oxidative aging on structure and low temperature impact performance of rotationally molded products, Polym. Degrad. Stab., 2019, 161, 150-156.

Khine Y Mya, Ke Wang, Ling Chen, Ting Ting Lin, Pramoda Pallathadka, Jisheng Pan, Chaobin He, The Effect of Nanofiller on the thermomechanical properties of polyimide/clay nanocomposites. Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2008, 209, 643-650

Ke Wang, Ling Chen, Masaya Kotaki, Chaobin He, Preparation, microstructure and properties of epoxy/crude clay nanocomposites, Composite A, 2007, 38, 192-197.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Hydrophobicity of model surfaces with closely packed nano- and micro-spheres. Colloid and Surface A: Physicochem. & Eng. Aspects.2007, 296, 123-131.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Characterization of fluoroalkylsilane monolayer on polystyrene sphere arrays after plasma treatment, Surface Science, 2007, 601 (5), 1394-1402.

Masaya Kotaki, Ke Wang, Mei Ling Toh, Ling Chen, Siew Yee Wong, Chaobin He. Electrically conductive epoxy/clay/VGCF hybrids. Macromolecule, 2006, 39, 908-911.

Lei Wang, Ke Wang, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Yongwei Zhang, Hydrothermal effects on the thermomechanical properties of high performance epoxy/clay nanocomposites, Polym. Eng. Sci. 2006, 46, 215-221.

Lei Wang, Ke Wang, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Yongwei Zhang, Preparation, morphology and thermal/mechanical properties of Epoxy/nanoclay composites, Composite A, 2006, 37, 1890-1896.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye, Hydrophobicity of Model Surfaces with Loosely Packed Polystyrene Spheres after Plasma Etching, J. Phys. Chem., 2006, 110, 11241-11246.

Ling Chen, Ke Wang, Masaya Kotaki, Charmaine Hu, Chaobin He, Fracture behavior of polypropylene/clay nanocomposites, J. Nanosci. Nanotech, 2006, 6, 3969-3972.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and Hanmin Zeng, Microstructure and fracture behavior of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,2006, 99, 1207-1213.

Ke Wang, Ling Chen Jingshen Wu, Meiling Toh, Chaobin He, Albert F. Yee, Epoxy Nanocomposites with Highly Exfoliated Pristine Clay: Mechanical Properties and Fracture Mechanisms, Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 788-800.

Ke Wang, Lei Wang, Jingshen Wu, Ling, Chen, Chaobin He, Preparation of highly exfoliated epoxy-clay nanocomposites by “slurry-compounding”: process and mechanisms. Langmuir, 2005, 21, 3613-3618.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and HanminZeng, Crystallization and melting of behavior of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Polym. Int., 2004, 53, 838-843.

Liling Yan, Ke Wang, and Lin Ye, Super Hydrophobic Property of PVDF/CaCO3 Nanocomposite Coatings, J. Mater. Sc. Lett., 2003, 22, 1713-1717.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, Lin Ye and Hanmin Zeng, Mechanical properties and fracture mechanism of polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Composite A, 2003, 34, 1199-1205.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu and Hanmin Zeng, Radial growth rate of spherulites in polypropylene/barium sulfate composites, Eur. Polym. J., 2003. 39, 1647-1652.

Ke Wang, Jingshen Wu, and Hanmin Zeng, Microstructure and Fracture Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforced PBT/PC/Elastomer Blends, Part-1. Microstructure, Compo. Sci. and Technol., 2001, 61, 1529-1538.