Yong Jin

PhD Student

Research Interests

​W​ater collection surfaces, special wettability materials, solar energy utilization

Selected Publications

  • Jin, Y., Zhang, L.B.*, Wang, P.* Atmospheric Water Harvesting: Role of Surface Wettability and Edge Effect, Global Challenges​, 2017, Accepted. [Link] [PDF​]

  • ​Yong Jin, Wen-Xiong Wang. Biokinetics and metallothionein-like proteins response in oysters facing metal challenges in an estuary. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2015, 34 (8): 1818-1825.

  • Yong Jin, ZepengLi, LijuanHu, XiaowenShi, WeiminGuan, Yumin Du. Synthesis of chitosan-stabilized gold nanoparticles by atmospheric plasma. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2013, 91(1): 152-156.


  • PhD. Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST, January 2016 - present (supervisor: Professor Peng Wang)​
  • MPhil. Marine Environmental Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,  Aug. 2013 - Aug. 2015
  • B.S. Environmental Science, Wuhan University, China, Sep. 2008 - July 2012