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School of Materials Science & Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Prof. Dr.  Sammy Chan is presently a professor at the National Central University (NCU), Taiwan, and an honorary professor at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. Prof Chan started his career in Materials Engineering in England, where he received an Honours BSc(Eng) degree in Metallurgy from Imperial College and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He held professorial positions at different universities, including National Taiwan University in Taiwan and UNSW, Sydney, Australia.

Prof. Dr. Sammy Chan’s expertise lies in the areas of materials design, energy materials, corrosion engineering and materials failure analysis. He publishes extensively in these areas and has authored and co-authored over 150 papers in international journals and conferences, and several book chapters on energy materials. 

Prof. Dr. Sammy Chan is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials (UK), Australian Institute of Energy and Materials Research Society (Taiwan). He serves as a Discipline Expert (Materials Science), Engineers Australia. He is also a Chartered Scientist and a Chartered Engineer in the UK. Chan has been listed among the top 2% of the Stanford University World’s Ranking of all researchers (2021 and Career). He is a recipient of the Outstanding Research Staff Award, NCU in both 2021 and 2022. Chan is a devoted educator and received numerous teaching awards, including the Best Teaching Award, UNSW Faculty of Science (2010); the prestigious UNSW Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2014), and Outstanding Teaching Staff Award, NCU (2023).

Prof. Dr.  Sammy Chan is a co-editor-in-chief of Materials Chemistry and Physics (Publisher: Elsevier; Journal Impactor Factor = 4.6)

Presentation Title

Hydrogen Storage Systems for On-board, Mobile and Stationary Applications