New Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage

Location: Lecture Theaters on Campus of HKUST  
Date(s): 1-3 October 2015  

General information

Chinese and English are the official languages of NDECS 2015

Conference chair
Guohua Chen (HKUST)

Conference co-chair
Christos Comninellis (EPFL)
Gerardine G. Botte (Ohio U)

Conference secretariat
Minhua Shao (HKUST)

Call for Papers

Call for papers

Important dates

Abstract submission: 30 April 2015  (extended to 15 May 2015)
Abstract acceptance: 1 June 2015
Full paper submission: 1 August 2015

Organizing committee

Chan, Kwong Yu, The University of Hong Kong
Ciucci, Francesco, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Huang, Haitao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kim, Jang Kyo, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Li, Quan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Liu, Fude, The University of Hong Kong
Lu, Yichun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yang, Shihe, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Yu, Denis, City University of Hong Kong
Zhou, Limin, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Plenary speakers

Hubert H. Girault, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Nenad M. Markovic, Argonne National Laboratory
Jean-Marie Tarascon, College de France/The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Keynote speakers

Yun Hang Hu, Michigan Tech
Zifeng Ma, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ.
Mark Mathias, General Motors
Qingbo Meng, Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shirley Meng, University of California, San Diego
Al-jassim Mowafak, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bunsho Ohtani, Hokkaido University
Jiazhao Wang, University of Wollongong
Piotr Zelenay, Los Alamos Nat. Lab
Jiujun Zhang, National Research Council

Invited speakers

Robert Armstrong, St. Andrews University
Wen-bin Cai, Fudan University
Kwong Yu Chan, Hong Kong University
Francesco Ciucci, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Andrew Gewirth, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Pawel J. Kulesza, University of Warsaw
Quan Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shijun Liao, South China University of Technology
Yi-Chun Lu, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wohlfahrt-Mehrens Margret, Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg
Shelley Minteer, University of Utah
Zhigang Shao, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS
Andy Sun, University of Western Ontario
Zidong Wei, Chongqing University
John W. Weidner, University of South Carolina
Xinghua Xia, Nanjing University
Shihe Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Won-Sub Yoon, Sungkyunkwan University
Denis Yu, City University of Hong Kong
Huaming Zhang, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS

Abstract submission

Click here for abstract submission.

Click here for abstract template.

Selected papers will be published in the Journal of Applied Electrochemistry as a Special Issue.

Poster requirement

Size of Poster: 120*80cm (Height*width)


Full registration: 400USD
Student fee: 200 USD
Early registration: 350 USD (on or before 1 July 2015)

Please download registration form and return it by E-mail:


Travel, accommodation and special requirements



To Hong Kong

- Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


Travel Tips (English)
Travel Tips (Traditional Chinese)
Travel Tips (Simplified Chinese)


The best MTR stations for transport to HKUST are:

  • Choi Hung
  • Hang Hau
  • Po Lam

From either of them, you can then board a bus, minibus, or taxi that lets you off at the main entrance of HKUST.

This MTR route map helps you locate the stations.

Bus or Minibus

Most of buses to HKUST leave from different MTR stations and bus terminals:

The buses let you off at the main entrance.

Campus map



Taxis are easily available at any MTR station, from hotels and most areas of Hong Kong. From the airport, it costs approximately HK$380 (about US$49) to get to HKUST.

From the Hang Hau MTR, taxi fare is approximately HK$30; from the Choi Hung MTR, approximately HK$50.

Taxi can let you off at the Entrance Piazza.

Campus map



[Period of Stay: 29 September – 5 October 2015]

  1. Crowne Plaza HK Kowloon East
    Superior Room starts from HK$1,150+10% per night, with free Internet
    Superior Room starts from HK$1,280+10% per night, with free Internet and one buffet breakfast

    Special Benefits for Conference Delegates
  • Welcome fruit
  • Daily newspaper
  • Free local calls
  • 20% discount on Business Centre services
  1. Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Kowloon East
    Standard Room starts from HK$1,050+10% per night, with free Internet

Both Hotels are located in Tseung Kwan O district with about 10 minutes' taxi ride from HKUST, and a 45-minute drive from the Hong Kong International Airport.

Booking Deadline: 29 August 2015*
*After the deadline, special offer will no longer be guaranteed

  • Rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Credit card guarantee (number & expiry date) is required when making reservation - no charge will be made to the credit card when your reservation is confirmed, you may cancel or amend your reservation without penalty up to 2 days (before 18:00hrs) prior to arrival; otherwise, one-night room charges will be levied as penalty for any late cancellation or no-show.

Reservation Method:
Please contact the hotel’s Reservations Department directly by one of the following means for reservations and quoting "HKUST-ISE2015". Special rates will NOT be honored if booking is made via other channels.

Tel: +852 3983 0300
Email:   (Crowne Plaza)
(Holiday Inn Express)


Technical Program

Technical Program