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PhD (PolyU) MEng (RMIT, Aus) BEng (RMIT, Aus)

Chair Professor of Product Innovation 


Fellow of European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Fellow of European Academy of Sciences


Prof Lau
















劉建德教授獲委任為香港高等教育科技學院(THEi)新任校長,由 2022 12 12 日起生效。他將帶領學院的策略發展和營運管理,提高學術課程和科研成果質量,以支援香港工業的發展。






劉教授是一位經驗豐富的職業專才教育(VPET)工作者。他的職業生涯由在香港成為一位飛機維修學徒開始,在香港和澳洲多家工程公司工作多年後,先後任職於香港理工大學和澳洲斯文本科技大學。在擔任 THEi 校長之前,劉教授是澳洲斯文本科技大學的副校長(科研合作和數碼創新),負責科研績效、國際科研和排名策略。



劉教授持有香港理工大學機械工程哲學博士學位、墨爾本皇家理工大學航空航天工程學士和碩士學位。他的專業資格/會員包括英國工程委員會 (CEng)特許工程師、澳洲特許專業工程師 (CPEng)、香港工程師學會資深會員 (FHKIE)、機械工程師學會資深會員 (FIMEchE)、英國工程設計師協會資深會員 (FIED)、英國皇家航空學會資深會員(FRAeS)、材料、礦物和採礦研究所 (FIMMM) 資深會員和歐洲科學與藝術學院資深會員。


09/1997 – 04/2001

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Mechanical Engineering

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Thesis: Mechanical Performance and Structural Health Monitoring of Composite-strengthened Structures

02/1996 – 11/1996

Master of Engineering (MEng), Aerospace Engineering

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT University

Thesis: The Use of Ultrasonic Welding for Carbon Fiber Preforms for RTM Process

Group Project: Design of an Unmanned Air Vehicle

02/1991 – 11/1995

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng (Hons)), Aerospace Engineering

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT University

Thesis: Investigation on a Cutout Effect for Aircraft Structures


02/2022 - now


Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

01/2020 - now

Honorary Professor in Design

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

12/2019 - now

Honorary Professor

Shandong University, China

04/2016 - 12/2022

Pro Vice-Chancellor

(Research Performance and Development; International and Digital Research)

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

12/2014 - now

Independent Non-Executive Director

King’s Flair International (Holdings) Limited

(Stock Code: 6822)

01/2014 - 04/2016

Associate dean

Faculty of Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

12/2014 - 04/2016

Endowed Professor in Product Design Engineering

Alex Wong Siu Wah & Gigi Wong Fook Gi Endowed Professor,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

09/2002 - 04/2016

Assistant, Associate and Full Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

09/2002 - 04/2016


James Hsioung Lee Foundation Product Testing and Analysis Centre

(through HSBC Donation)

09/2001 - 11/2016

School Manager

Wa Ying College (Band 1A school in Hong Kong)

08/2010 - 05/2012

Executive Director and Professor

Centre of Excellence in Engineered Fibre Composites, Queensland, Australia

02/2008 - 12/2008

Visiting Research Fellow

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia

14/2001 - 08/2002

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

06/1997 - 09/1997

Engineering Designer

PolyU Technology & Consultancy Company Limited (Welding specialist)

01/1997 - 06/1997

Mechanical Engineer

Dynaweld Limited, Hong Kong

02/1996 - 11/1996

Research Assistant (Composite manufacturing)

Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite (Aerospace)

Structures (CRC-ACS) Australia

11/1995 - 02/1996

Engineer Trainee (Aircraft repair)

General Aviation Maintenance Pty. Ltd. Australia

1987 - 1990

Aircraft Maintenance

Apprentice (Airframe)

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, Aircraft


03/2017 - now

Adjunct Professor

Southwest Jiaotong University, China

01/2018 - now

Academic Advisor

Asia University

12/2010 - 11/2013

Visiting Chair Professor

Harbin Institute of Technology, China (Under 100 scholars’ scheme)

06/2010 - 05/2014

Visiting Chair Professor

London South Bank University, London, UK

(Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Programme)

07/2009 - 06/2014

Visiting Chair Professor

Chonbuk National University, Korea

(Under the World Class University (WCU) Programme)

06/2012 - 05/2018

Adjunct Professor

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

04/2010 - 04/2013

Adjunct Professor  

Shanghai Maritime University, China

10/2006 - 09/2009

Adjunct Professor

Ocean University of China, China

11/2006 - 10/2008

Adjunct Professor

Lanzhou University, China

05/2003 - 05/2007

Adjunct Professor

University of New Orleans, USA



The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship Award


Young Scientist Award 2002, Award in Engineering Science Discipline,

The Institute of Science


Young Engineer of the Year Award,

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)


Award for Outstanding Research (International) on “Nanocomposites for Space Applications”,

The 14th International Conference of Composites/Nano Engineering,

July 2006, Colorado USA


Elected as Fellow of European Academy of Sciences


Winner of the Ernest L. Boyer International Award for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology


The 1st Technology Award in Heilongjiang Province, China in Space Smart and Structural Health Monitoring Research


University Grants Committee Award for Teaching Excellence


“Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” granted by the Global Learntech Congress


USQ Research Giant Award on Nano-composites for Space Applications, Australia


Elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts


Australia’s Research Theme Leader in Composite Materials


VEBLEO Best Scientist Award, granted by International Science, Engineering and Technology Conference & Webinars



  • Temperature-compensated FBG strain sensor for statically and dynamically measuring mechanical strains of cement-based structures (2004/CN 03272851.4.)
  • Rotary stepping actuator (CN 2005 1 0079594.0)
  • Novel Carbon Nanotube/nanoclay composites (CN 2005 10079598.9)
  • Sensory Re-educator (US 2010/0106050 A1)
  • An FBG music tuner (US 2009/7507891 B2)
  • Hygiene rubbish bin (US 2009/0008402 A1)
  • A Fibre-optic transducer for simultaneous pressure and temperature measurement in fluid flow (US2010/7729567 B2)
  • Automated testing for palpating of diabetic foot patient (US 2008/0193905 A1 and US2015/9017266 B2)


  • Aviation Performance Limitations
  • Materials Science
  • Construction Materials
  • Product Innovation Design
  • Materials Characterisation
  • Nanostructured Materials



CNT for Polymer-based Composites


The Development of Heat Resistant Nanoclay/Polymer Composites for Space and Automotive Applications


Interfacial Bonding Properties of Layered Silicates Polymer Composites


Structural Integrity Monitoring of Delaminated Composite Beams using Embedded Multiplexed FBG Sensor Arrays


Enhancement of Fracture Toughness of Advanced Composite Materials using Multiwalled Coiled Carbon Nanotubes


Design of a Product Platform to Improve Commonality for Local Electronic and Home Appliance Industry


Design of a Multifunctional Sensory Product for Stroke patients


Delamination detection of composite structures using acousto-ultrasonic and embedded fibre-optic sensor mapping technology


The use of computer-aided technology to comprehensively investigate KCRC train’s structural problems with due consideration of human effect


Temperature-compensated FBG sensors


The Development of Multi-functional Sensory Re-education Device


Novel Design of a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Backpack Scaffold with due Considerations of Human Effect and Materials Fatigue for Product and Military Applications


Development of a High Strength biodegradable composite using natural silk fibres 


MIT-Hong Kong Polytechnic collaboration on Vehicle Design Initiative


International Conference on Multifunctional Materials and Structures (MMS) and Their Application


Structural and Mechanical Performance of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)


A Novel Luminescent Nano-composite by Incorporating Rare Earth Complex in Polymer Matrix


Development of a High-strength and Eco-friendly CFF/PEC Composite


Development of a Generic Product Design Platform for Household Product Design


Design of a Smart FRP Foot Bridge Systems


Development of a High-strength Nanoclay Reinforced Advanced Composite Material for Product and Engineering Applications


Development of a Silk Pelade/PLA Bio-degradable and Bio-resorbable Composite for Bone Fixation


CRC-ACS Collaborative Research Projects

(Bio-composites; Structural Health Monitoring; FRP for Pipe Repair and Deep Water Composites)


Bridging the Gap –Composite Girder for Bridge Applications

(with LOC Composites and Main Roads of Queensland – Smart State Fund)


Researcher in Business (Geo-polymer for Buildings)


Monitoring damage in advanced composite structures using embedded multiplexed fibre optic sensors (with Boeing R&T Australia)


Development of Natural Fibre for Cementitious Materials


Research in Business (Composites Sandwich Panel)


Frontier Technologies for Science and Engineering


Development of a Smart Composite Wind Turbine (with NASA Glenn Research Centre)


Bamboo Fibre Reinforced Composites (Research in Business)


UV Resistant Polymer-based Composites for Aircraft Structures


Cryogenic Nanootibe/Polymer Composites


Fire Retardant Epoxy-based Fibre Composites


Structural Health Monitoring of Concrete Bridges


Reliability and Repair Scheme on Advanced Composite Bonded and Hybrid Joints for Aircraft at Harsh Service Environments


Using Coiled Carbon Nanotubes to Enhance Composite Joints at Cryogenic Environments

(Hong Kong Scholar Scheme)


Optic Fibre Sensors Network for Composite-Retrofitted Column in Earthquake (DP180103587)


Quantifying residual stress in rapid manufacturing of composite materials (DP180104199)


Factory of the Future: High Volume Automated Composites Centre (LE170100245)


Design for Kitchenware


JRC in Frontier Carbon Materials


Hybrid Composite Materials and Structures


Co-construction of Electronic Arc Extinguishing Research and Development Project


Anti-bacterial coating for polymers


Noise-isolated polymer layer using CNTs


Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub



  • Advances in Composite Materials and Structures (2007) ISBN 0-87849-427-8
  • Multifunctional Materials and Structures (2008) ISBN 0-87849-378-6
  • Research, Development and Applications (2008) ISBN 978-7-302-18475-1
  • Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites Nano- and Bio-Composites (2009) ISBN 9781420080278
  • Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites (2010) ISBN 9781439816820
  • Polymer-based Materials and Composites – Synthesis, Assembly, Properties and Applications (2011) ISBN 978-1-60511-289-3
  • Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocomposites (2015) ISBN 978-0-08-100079-3

  • Natural Fiber-Reinforced Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Polymer Composites (2017) ISBN 9780081006566

  • Polymer-based Composites for Applications in Harsh Environments (2018)



  • The revolutionary creation of new advanced materials—carbon nanotube composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2002
  • Effectiveness of using carbon nanotubes as nano-reinforcements for advanced composite structures. Carbon 40. 2002
  • Thermal and mechanical properties of single-walled carbon nanotube bundle-reinforced epoxy nanocomposites: the role of solvent for nanotube dispersion. Composites Science and Technology. 2005.
  • A critical review on nanotube and nanotube/nanoclay related polymer composite materials. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2006
  • A critical review on polymer-based bio-engineered materials for scaffold development. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2007
  • Natural fibre-reinforced composites for bioengineering and environmental engineering applications. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2009
  • In-situ synthesis and characterization of electrically conductive polypyrrole/graphene nanocomposites. Polymer. 2010

  • Polymer membranes for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell: recent advances and challenges. Progress in Polymer Science. 2011

  • Chemical treatments on plant-based natural fibre reinforced polymer composites: An overview. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2012

  • Critical factors on manufacturing processes of natural fibre composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2012

  • Epoxy clay nanocomposites–processing, properties and applications: A review. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2013


Book Chapters

  • Hao W and LAU KT. Hemp and Hemp-based Composites. Green Composites from Natural Resources, CRC Press, USA, edited by Vijay Kumar. 32-46, 2013 (ISNB:  9781466570696)

  • LAU KT. Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites. Nano- and Biocomposites, published by by Taylor & Francis / CRC Press, USA, 1 – 22, 2009 (ISBN:  9781420080278)

  • LAU KT. Recent Development on Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites. Functional Materials, Nanophysics and Nanotechnology, published by Institute of Materials, Vietnam, edited by Anthony Chatham. 118-150, 2006 (ISBN: 987-90-9021459-7)

  • LAU KT. Potential Applications of nanotube and Nanoclay Polymer-based Composites. Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural and Nano-composites, 2006 (ISBN 0-7334-2362-9)

  • JIN W, LEE TKY, HO L, HO HL, LAU KT, ZHOU LM and ZHOU Y. Structural Strain and Temperature Measurements Using Fiber BRAGG Grating Sensors. Guided Wave Optical. Chapter 25, 2005

  • LAU KT, SANKAR J and HUI D. Enhancement of the Mechanical Strength of Polymer-based Composite using Carbon Nanotubes. Nano-Engineering of Structural, Functional and Smart Materials (Chapter 14), published by CRC Press, edited by Mark J Schulz, Ajit D Kelkar, Mannur J Sundaresan. 2005 (ISBN: 0849316537)

  • GOU J and LAU KT. Modelling and Simulation of Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Composites. A chapter in The Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, published by American Scientific Publishers, edited by Michael Rieth and Wolfram Schommers, 2005 (ISBN 1-58883-042-X)

  • LING HYLAU KTCHENG L. JIN W. THOMSON RS and Murray L SCOTT. Embedded FBG Sensor for Dynamic Strain Measurement for a Clamped-Clamped Composite Structure. Key Engineering Materials (Vol 295-296). Trans Tech Publications Inc. Publishers in Science and Engineering, USA, 2005; 21-26. (ISBN: 0-87849-977-6)

  • LING HY, LAU KT, ZHOU LM, CHENG L, TENG JG and W JIN. Utilisation of Embedded Fibre-optic Sensors for Infrastructure Applications. Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology. Edited by F. K. Chang, C. B. Yun and B. F. Spencer. DES tech Publications, Inc. USA. 2004; 453-460. (ISBN: 1-932078-40-1)

  • LAU KT, ZHOU LM and YE L. Strain Evaluation on Strengthened Concrete Beam by using FBG Sensor. Non-destructive Characterisation of Materials, Chapter, Edited by R. E. Green, American Institute of Physics (AIP) (ISBN 1-5639-911-4), New York, pp 303-308, 1999

  • LAU KT, SHI SQ and ZHOU LM. Stress Intensity Factor for the Concrete Beam Strengthening by Composite Plate. Fracture Mechanics and Advanced Engineering Materials, Chapter, Edited by L. Ye and Y. W. Mai, The University of Sydney Press (ISBN 1-86487-283-7), Australia, pp 84-91, 1999

  • CHAN PKC, LAU KT, JIN W and ZHOU LM. Utilisation of Fibre-optic Bragg Grating Sensors in Concrete Columns Confined with Glass-fibre-reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Laminate under Uni-axial Compression Test. Chapter, Edited by Marcus M. A. and Wang A., The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) (ISBN 0-8194-2999-6), U.S.A. pp 64-72, 1999


Single-authorship Papers

  • LAU KT.  Structural Health Monitoring for Smart Composites using Embedded FBG Sensor Technology. Materials Science and Technology. 2014; 30(13A): 1642-1654
  • LAU KT. Interfacial Bonding Characteristics of Nanotube/polymer Composites. Chemical Physics Letters. 2003; 370: 399-405
  • LAU KT. Fibre-optic Sensors and Smart Composites for Concrete Applications: A Review Article. Magazine of Concrete Research, 2003; 51(1): 19-34
  • LAU KT. Vibration Characteristics of SMA Composite Beams with Different Boundary Conditions. Materials and Design. 2002: 23: 741-749


Journal articles (accepted and published)

  • Chan KY., Pham DQ., Demir B., Yang D., Mayes ELH., Mouritz AP and Lau KT. Graphene Oxide Thin Film Structural Dielectric Capacitors for Aviation Static Electrically Harvesting and Storage. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2020; 201: 108375

  • Kabir MM., AI-Haik MY., Aldajah SH., Lau KT and Wang H. Impact Properties of the Chemically-treated Hemp Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites. Fibers and Polymers. 2020; 21(9): 2098-2110

  • Jiang J., Lau KT and Chen S. Discussion of “An Unstiffened Eight-bolt Extended End-plate Moment Connection for Special and Intermediate Moment Frames”. Journal of Structural Engineering. 2020; 146(7): 0702004

  • Guo F., Shen X., Zhou J., Zheng Q., Yang J., Jia B., Lau KT and Kim JK. Highly Thermally Conductive Dielectric Nanocomposites with Synergistic Alignments of Graphene and Boron Nitride Nanosheets. Advanced Functional Materials. 2020; 30(19): 1910826

  • Hung PY., Lau KT., Guo Q., Jia B and Fox B. Tailoring Specific Properties of Polymer-based Composites by using Graphene and its Associated Compounds. International Journal of Smart and Nan0-materials. 2020; 11(2): 173-189

  • Peerzada M., Abbasi S., Lau KT., Hameed. Additive Manufacturing of Epoxy Resin” Materials, Methods and Latest Trend. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2020; 59(14): 6375-6390

  • Kshetri T., Tran DT., Nguyen DC., Kim NH., Lau KT and Lee JH. Ternary Graphene-carbon Nanofibers-carbon Nanotubes Structure for Hybrid Supercapactor. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2020; 380: 122543

  • Kshetri T., Tran DT., Singh TI., Kim NH., Lau KT and Lee JH. Effects of the Composition of Reduced Graphene Oxide/Carbon Nanofibre Nanocomposite on Charge Storage Behaviour. Composites part B: Engineering.  2019; 178: 107500

  • Chan KY., Yang D., Demir B., Mouritz AP., Lin H., Jia B and Lau KT. Boosting the Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Structural Dielectric Capacitor Composites via Gold Nanoparticle Doping. Composites part B: Engineering. 2019; 178: 107480

  • Wang H., Murray VJ., Qian M., Minton DJ., Dong A., Lau KT., Wu B and Che L. Resistance of Nanoclay Reinforced Epoxy Composites to Hyperthermal Atomic Oxygen Attack. Chinese journal of Chemical Physics. 2019; 32(5): 543-552

  • Hung P., Lau KT., Fox B., Hameed N., Jia B and Lee JH. Effect of Graphene Oxide Concentration on Flexural Properties of CFRP at Low Temperature. Carbon. 2019

  • Hung P., Lau KT., Qiao K., Fo B and Hameed N. Property Enhancement of CFRP Composites with Different Graphene Oxide Employment Methods at a Cryogenic Temperature. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 2019; 120: 56-63

  • Demir B., Chan KY., Yang D., Mouritz A., Lin H., Jia B., Lau KT and Walsh TR. Epoxy-gold Nanoparticle Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermo-mechanical Properties: An Integrated Modelling and Experimental Study. Composites Science and Technology. 2019; 174: 106-116

  • Yuan G., Bai Y., Jia Z., Lau KT and Hung PY. Structural Deformation Performance of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composite Beam Actuated by Imbedded Indented SMA Wires. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2019; 159: 284-291

  • Di C., Yu J., Wang B. Lau KT., Zhu B and Qiao K. Study of Hybrid Nanoparticles Modified Epoxy Resin used in Filament Winding Composite. Materials. 2019; 12(23): 3853-62

  • Tran P., Nguyen QT and Lau KT. Fire Performance of Polymer-based Composites for Maritime Infrastructure. Composite Part B: Engineering. 2018; 155: 31-48

  • Chan KY., Han L., Qao K., Jia BH and Lau KT. Multifunctional Graphene Oxide Paper Embodied Structural Dielectric Capacitor based on Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composites. Composites Science and Technology. 2018; 163: 180-190

  • Mohan VB, Lau KT, Hui D and Bhattacharyya. Graphene-based Materials and their Composites: A review on Production, Applications and Product Limitations. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2018; 142: 200-220

  • Lau KT, Hung PY, Zhu MH and Hui D. Properties of Natural Fibre Composites for Structural Engineering Applications. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2018; 136: 222-233

  • Chan KY., Jia BH., Lin H., Zhu B and Lau KT. Design of a Structural Power Composite using Graphene Oxide as a Dielectric Material Layer. Materials Letters. 2018; 216:162-165

  • Chan KY., Jia BH., Lin H., Hameed N., Lee HL and Lau KT.  A Critical Review on Multifunctional Composites as Structural Capacitors for Energy Storage. Composite Structures. 2018; 188:126-142

  • Ma HL., Zhang XQ., Lau KT and Shi SQ. Effect of nanoclay Concentration on the Lap Joint Shear Performance of nanoclay/Epoxy Adhesive at Cryogenic Condition. Journal of Composite Materials. 2018; 52 (18): 2477-2482

  • Liu ZY., Lin H., Lee KK., Lau KT and Tam HY. Large Dynamics Range Pressure Sensor Based on Two Semicircle-hole Micro-structured Fiber. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8:65 (8:65: DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-18245-6)

  • Hung PY., Lau KT., Cheng LK., Leng JS and Hui D. Impact Response on Hybrid Glass/Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Designed for Engineering Applications. Composites part B: Engineering; 2018, 133: 86-90

  • Hung HY., Lau KT., Fox B., Hameed N., Lee JH and Hui D. Surface Modification of Carbon Fibre using Graphene-related Materials for Multifunctional Composites. 2018; 133: 240-257

  • Bajracharya RM., Manalo AC., Karunasena W and Lau KT. Durability Characteristics and Property of Glass Fibre Reinforced Mixed Plastics Composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2017; 116: 16-29

  • Layek RK., Uddin Md E., Kim NH., Lau KT and Lee JH. Noncovalent Functionalization of Reduced Graphene Oxide with Pluronic F127 and its Nanocomposites with Gum Arabic. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2017; 128: 155-163

  • Wu Y., Sun XY., Liu X., Lin XY., Wang ZY., Li RK., Yang ZY., Lau KT and Kim LK. Graphene Foam/Carbon Nanotube/Poly(Dimethyl Siloxane) Composites as Excellent Sound Absorber. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 2017; 102: 391-399

  • Ma HL., Lau KT., Hui D., Shi SQ and Poon CK. Theoretical analysis on the pull-out behaviour of carbon nanotube at cryogenic environment with the consideration of thermal residual stress. Composites Part B: Engineering, 2017: 128: 67-75

  • Ma HL., Jia ZM., Lau KT, Li XF., Hui D and Shi SQ. Enhancement on Mechanical Strength of Adhesively-bonded Composite Lap Joints at Cryogenic Environment using Coiled Carbon Nanotubes. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2017; 110: 396-401

  • Chipara M., Artiaga R., Lau KT, Chipara DM and Hui D. Dynamical Mechanical Analysis of Multiwall carbon Nanotube-styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer nanocomposite. Composites Communications. 2017; 3: 23-27

  • Ma HL, Jia ZM., Lau KT., Leng JS and Hui D. Impact Properties of Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composites at Cryogenic Environment. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2016; 92: 210-217

  • Jia ZM., Yuan GQ., Ma HL., Hui D and Lau KT. Tensile Properties of a Polymer-based Adhesive at Low Temperature with Different Strain Rates. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2016; 87: 227-232

  • Bajracharya RM., Manalo AC., Karunasena W and Lau KT. Experimental and Theoretical Studies on the Properties of Injection Moulded Glass Fibre Reinforced Mixed Plastics Composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 2016; 84: 393-405

  • Yuan GQ., Bao YJ., Jia ZM, Hui D and Lau KT. Enhancement of Interfacial Bonding Strength of SMA Smart Composites by using Mechanical Indented Method. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2016; 106; 99-106

  • Jia ZM., Hui D., Yuan GQ, Lair J., Lau KT and Xu FJ. Mechanical Properties of an Epoxy-based Adhesive under High Strain Loadings at Low Temperature Environment. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2016; 105: 132-137

  • Das O., Bhattacharyya D., Hui D and Lau KT. Mechanical and Flammability Characterisations of Biochar/Polypropylene Biocomposites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 106; 120-128: 2016

  • Jia ZM, Ma HL, Cheng LK, Lau KT, Hui D and Yuan GQ. Stress Transfer Properties of carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymer Composites at Low Temperature Environment.  Composites part B: Engineering; 2016; 106: 356-365

  • Wong TT., Lau KT., Tam WY., Etches JA., Kim JK and Wu Y. Effects of silane surfactant on nano-ZnO and rheology properties of nano-ZnO/epoxy on the UV absorbability of nano-ZnO/epoxy/micron-HGF epoxy composite. Composite Part B: Engineering. 2016;90:378-385

  • Wong TT., Lau KT and Tam WY. Degradation of Nano-ZnO Particle filled Styrene-based and Epoxy-based SMPs under UVA Exposure. Composite Structures. 2015; 132: 1056-1064

  • Ho MP, Lau KT and Wang H. Improvement on the Properties of Polylactic Acid (PLA) using Bamboo Charcoal Particles. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2015; 81: 14-25

  • Manalo A., Wani E; Zukamain NA and Lau KT. Effects of Alkali Treatment and Elevated Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Bamboo Fibre-polyester Composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2015; 80: 73-80

  • Dong Y., Marshall J., Haoosh H and Lau KT. Polylactic Acid (PLA)/Halloysite Nanotubes (HNT) Composite Mats: Influence of HNT Content and Modification. Composites Part A – Applied Science and Manufacturing. 2015: 76: 28-36

  • Misnon MI., Islam MM., Epaarachchi JA and Lau KT. Analyses of Woven Hemp Fabric Characteristics for Composite Reinforcement. Materials and Design. 2015; 66: 82-92

  • Baijracharya RM., Manalo AS., Karunasena W and Lau KT. An Overview of Mechanical Properties and Durability of Glass-fibre Reinforced Recycled Mixed Plastic Waste Composites. Materials and Design. 2014; 62: 98-112

  • Ho MP and Lau KT. Enhancement of Impact Resistance of Biodegradable Polymer using bamboo Charcoal Particles. Materials Letters. 2014; 136:  122-125

  • Li P, Yan ZJ, Zhang L, Liu YJ, Leng JS and Lau KT. Monitoring of deployment process of shape memory polymers for morphing structures with embedded fibre Bragg grating Sensors. J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 2014; 25(10): 1224-1232

  • Lau KT. Structural Health Monitoring for Smart Composite using Embedded FBG Sensor Technology. Materials Science and Technology. 2014; 30(13): 1642-1654

  • Wong TT, Tam WY, Julie A and Lau KT. Feasibility of Using ZnO/Epoxy Filled Hollowed Glass Fibres for UV Resistant Polymer Composites. Materials Letters. 2014; 63: 76-84

  • Haroosh H, Yu D and Lau KT. Tetracycline Hydrochloride (TCH)-loaded Drug Carrier Based on PLA:PCL Nanofibre Mats: Experimental Characterisation and Release Kinetics Modelling. J. Materials Science. 2014; 49(18): 6270-6281

  • Wang H, Kabir MM and Lau KT. Hemp Reinforced Composites with Alkalization and Acetylation Fibre Treatments. Polymers and Polymer Composites. 2014; 22(3): 247-252

  • Misnon I, Epaarachchi J and Lau KT. Potentiality of Utilising Natural Textile Materials for Engineering Composites Applications. Materials & Design. 2014; 59: 359-368 (DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.022)

  • Dong Y, Mosaval T, Haroosh HJ, Umer R, Takagi H and Lau KT. The Potential Use of Electro-spun Poly-lactic Acid Nanofibres as Alternative Reinforcements in an Epoxy Composites System.  J. Poly. Sci. Part B – Polymer Physics. 2014; 52: 618-623 (DOI: 10.1002/polb.23467)

  • Wong TT, Lau KT and Tam WY. UV resistibility of a Nano-ZnO/galss Fibre Reinforced Epoxy Composite. Materials and Design. 2014; 56: 254-257 (DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2013.11.014)  

  • Dong Y, Ghataura A, Takagi H, Haroosh HJ, Nakagaito AN and Lau KT. Polylactic acid (PLA) Biocomposites Reinforced with Cori Fibres: Evaluation of Mechanical Performance and Multifunctional Properties. Composites Part A. 2014; 63: 76-84

  • Rohan B, Manalo A, Warna K and Lau KT. An Overview of Mechanical Properties and Durability of Glass-fibre Reinforced Recycled Mixed Plastic Waste Composites. Materials and Design; 2014; 62: 98-112

  • Tao F, Liu YJ, Lau KT and Leng JS. Impact Source Identification in a Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Plate by using Embedded Fibre Optic Acoustic Emission Sensor. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2014; 66: 420-429

  • Shamsuddoha Md., Islam MM, Aravinthan T., Manalo A and Lau KT. Characterization of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Epoxy Grouts for Composite Repair of Steel Pipelines. Materials and Design. 2013; 52: 315-327

  • Ho MP, Lau KT, Au HY and Tam HY. Monitoring of an asymmetrical SMA reinforced composite using embedded FBG sensors. Smart Materials and Structures. 2013; 22(12): 125015

  • Gayan K., Epaarachchi, Wang H and Lau KT. Extraction and Processing of Real Time Strain of Embedded FBG Sensors using a Fixed Filter FBG Circuit and an Artificial Neural Network. Measurement. 2013; 46(10): 4045-4051

  • Lau ML, Lau KT, Ku H and Bhattacharyya D. Analysis of Heat-treated Bovine Cortical Bones by Thermal Gravimetric and Nano-indentation. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2013; 55: 447-452

  • Lau KT, Wong TZ, Leng JS and Hui D. Property Enhancement of Polymer-based Composites at Cryogenic Environment by using Tailored Carbon Nanotubes. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2013; 54: 41-43

  • Kabir MM, Wang H, Lau KT, Cardona F, Aravinthan T. Mechanical properties of chemically-treated hemp fibre reinforced sandwich composites. Composites: Part B: Engineering. 2013; 53: 362-368

  • Yu D, Thomas B, Hazim JH and Lau KT. Multi-response analysis in the material characterisation of electrospun poly (lactic acid)/halloysite nanotube composite fibres based on Taguchi design of experiments: fibre diameter, non-intercalation and nucleation effects. Applied Physics A- Materials Science & Processing. 2013; 112(3): 747-757

  • Kabir MM, Wang H and Lau KT. Effects of Chemical Treatments on Hemp Fibre Structures. Applied Surface Science. 2013; 276: 13-23

  • Li Q, Mishra AK, Hoon N, Lee JH and Lau KT. Effects of processing conditions of pol(methylmethacrylate) encapsulated liquid curing agent on the properties of self-healing composites. Composites Part B. 2013; 49: 6-15

  • Tarawneh MA., Shmad SHJ., EhNoum SY and Lau KT. Sonication effect on the mechanical properties of MWNTs reinforced natural rubber. J. Composites Materials. 2013; 47(5): 579-585

  • Yan Z, Wang H and Lau KT. Reinforced of polypropylene with hemp fibre. Composites Part B. 2013; 46: 221-226

  • He YX, Li Q, Kuila T and Lau KT. Micro-crack behaviour of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic modified epoxy composites for cryogenic applications.  Composites Part B. 2013; 44(1): 533-539

  • Shamsuddoha Md, Mainul Md, Aravinthan T and Lau KT.  Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for under water steel pipeline repairs. Composite Structures. 2013; 100: 40-54

  • Albdiry MT, Yousif BF, Ku H and Lau KT. A critical review on the manufacturing processes in relation to the properties of nanoclay/polymer composites. J. Composite Materials. 2013; 47(9): 1093-1115

  • Ho MP, Wang H and Lau KT. Effect of silk fibre to the mechanical and thermal properties of its biodegradable composites. J. Applied Polymer Science. 2013; 127(4): 2389-2396

  • YS Choy, Liu Y, Cheung HY, Qiang X and Lau KT. Development of a Composite Plate for Composite Silence Design, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2012; 331(10): 2348-2364

  • Ho MP, Wang H and Lau KT. Degumming Effect on Silkworm Silk Fibre for Biodegradable Polymer Composites. Applied surface science. 2012; 258: 3948-3955

  • Cardona F, Lau KT, Fedrigo J. Novel Phenolic Resin with Improved Mechanical and Toughness Properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences. 2012; 123: 2131-2139

  • Ho MP and Lau KT. Design of an Impact Resistant Glass Fibre/Epoxy Composite using Short Silk Fibre. Materials and Design, 2012; 35: 664-669

  • Liu LW, Liu YJ, Leng JS and Lau KT. Electromechanical Stability of Compressible Dielectric Elastomer Actuators. Smart Materials and Structures. 2011; 20(11): 115015

  • Kim MT, Rhee KY, Lee JH and Lau AKT. Property Enhancement of a Carbon Fibre/Epoxy Composite by using Carbon Nanotubes. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2011; 42(5): 1257-1261

  • Chan ML, Wong TT and Lau KT. Interfacial Properties of Nanoclay/Polymer Composites. Applied Surface Science. 2011; 258: 860-864

  • Chan ML, Lau KT, Wong TT, Ho MP and Hui D. Mechanism of Reinforcement in a Nanoclay/polymer Composite. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2011; 42: 1708-1712

  • Dong Y, Chaudhary D, Ploumis C and Lau KT. Correlation of Mechanical Performance and Morphological Structures of Epoxy/Micro/Nanoparticulate Composites. Composites Part A. 2011; 42: 1483-1492

  • Bose S, Kim NH, Kuila T, Lau KT and Lee JH. Electrochemical performance of a graphene-polypyrrole nanocomposite as a super-capacitor electrode. Nanotechnology, 2011; 22(29): 295202

  • @  Bose S, Kuila T, Thi XLN, Lau KT and Lee JH. Polymer membranes for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell: Recent advances and challenges. Progress in Polymer Science. 2011; 36(6): 813-843

  • Tarawneh MA, Ahmad SH, Rasid R, Lau KT and Lee JH. Thermal behavior of MWNT-reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites. J. Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 2011; 30(3): 216-221

  • Ho MP, Lau KT and Wang H.  Characteristics of a Silk Fibre Reinforced Biodegradable Plastic. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2011; 42(2): 117-122

  • Bose S, Kuila T, Uddin Md E, Kim NH, Lau KT and Lee JH. In-situ Synthesis and Characterization of Electrically Conductive PP/Graphene nanocomposites. Polymer, 2010; 51: 5921-5928

  • Zhao YQ, Cheung HY and Lau KT. Silkworm silk/PLA Biocomposites: Dynamic mechanical, thermal and biodegradable properties. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 2010; 95(10): 1978-1987

  • Cheng S, Lau KT and Chen SG. Microscopic Observation of the Marine Bacterium Vibrio Natriegeus Growth on Metallic Corrosion. Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2010; 25(5): 293-297

  • Lau ML, Lau KT, Yin YS, Li L, Wong M, Chan K and Chen W. A Shape Memory Alloy Energy Absorber for Backpack Design. Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 2010; 25(4): 281-286

  • Guo QB, Lau KT, Rong MZ and Zhang Q. Optimization of tribological and mechanical properties of epoxy through hybrid filling. Wear, 2010; 269(1-2): 13-20

  • Zhou YQ, Lau KT, Lim JK, Xu CL, Zhao DD and Li HL. Nanodiamond/PLA nanocomposites: effect of nanodiamond on Structure and Properties of PLA., Composites Part B: Engineering. 2010; 41: 646-653

  • Liu T, Lau KT, Chen SG, Cheng S, He T and Yin YS. The electrochemistry corrosion behaviour of Fe3Al-type intermetallic with Super-hydrophobic surfaces. Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 2010; 25(5): 298-301

  • Cheung HY, Lau KT, Pow YF, Zhao YQ and Hui D. Biodegradation of a Silkworm Silk/PLA Composite. Composites: Part B: Engineering, 2010, 41(3): 223-228

  • Park OK, Kim NH, Lau KT and Lee JH. Effect of Surface Treatment with Potassium Persulfate on Dispersion Stability of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Materials Letters. 2010; 64: 718-721

  • Lau ML, Lau KT and Lee JH. Measurement of Bovine Bone Properties through Surface Indentation Technique. Materials and Manufacturing Process, 2010; 25(5): 324-328

  • Ji XY, Li H, Hsiao KT, Ou JP and Lau KT. I-V Characteristics and Electro-mechanical response of different carbon balck/epoxy composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2010; 41: 25-32

  • Cheung HY, Ho MP, LAU KT, Cardona F and Hui D. Natural Fibre-reinforced Composites for Bioengineering and Environmental Engineering. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2009; 40: 655-663

  • Cheng S, LAU KT, Liu T, Zhao YQ, Lam PM and Yin YS. Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Chicken Feather Fiber/PLA Green Composites. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2009; 40: 650-354

  • Choy YS, LAU KT, Wang C, Chau CW, Liu Y and Hui D. Composite panels for reducing noise in air conditioning and ventilation systems. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2009; 40: 259-266

  • Lam PM and LAU KT. Acousto-ultrasonic Sensing for Delaminated GFRP Composites using An Embedded FBG Sensor. Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2009; 47: 1049-1055

  • Cheung HY, LAU KT, Ho MP and Mosallam A. Study on the Mechanical Properties of Different Silkworm Silk Fibers. J. Comp. Mater. 2009: 43(22): 2521-2531

  • Lam CK and LAU KT. Optimization Effect of Micro Hardness by Nanoclay Clusters in Nanoclay/Epoxy Composites. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 2009: 22: 213-225

  • Li XF and LAU KT. Luminescent and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy-based Composites Doped with Europium Complex. Materials Letters. 2009, in press

  • Guo QB, Rong MZ, Jia GL, LAU KT and Zhang MQ. Sliding wear performance of nano-SiO2/short carbon fiber/epoxy hybrid composites. Wear. 2009; 266: 658-665

  • Wang B, Teng JG, De Lorenzis L, Zhou LM, Ou JP, Jin W and LAU KT. Strain Monitoring of RC Members Strengthened with Smart NSM FRP Bars. Construction and Building Materials. 2009: 23: 1698-1711

  • Guo QB, LAU KT, Zheng BF, Rong MZ and Zhang MQ. Imparting Ultra-low Friction and Wear Rate to Epoxy by the Incorporation of Microencapsulated Lubricant. Marcomolecular Materials and Engineering. 2009; 294: 20-24

  • Wang ZC, Xu CL, Zhao YQ, Li HL and LAU KTFabrication and mechanical properties of exfoliated clay-CNTs/epoxy nanocomposites. Materials Science and Engineering A. 2008; 490 (1-2): 481-487

  • Chipara M, Brittain WJ, LAU KT and Chipara MD. Polycarbonate-Carbon Nanofibers Composites: An Electron Spin Resonance Study.  Polymers and Polymer Composites. 2008; 16(8): 519-526

  • Chan ML, LAU KT, Ho MP, Cheng A and Wong TT. Fabrication of uniformly-dispersed nanoclay cluster/epoxy composites. Polymers and Polymer Composites. 16 (8); 2008: 555-559

  • Si XJ, Guo LF, Wang YM and LAU KT. Preparation and study of Polypropylene/polyethylene terephthalate composite fibres. Comp. Sci and Tech. 2008; 68: 2943-2947

  • Li XF, LAU KT and Yin YS. Mechanical Properties of Epoxy-based Composites using Coiled Carbon Nanotubes. Comp. Sci. Tech. 2008; 68(14): 2876-2811

  • Guo LF, Wang YM, LAU KT and Hui D. Preparation and study of PP/PET composite fibers. Comp. Sci. Tech. 2008; 68(14): 2943-2947

  • LAU KT, Cheung HY, Lu J, Hui D and Li HL. Carbon nanotubes for space and bio-engineering applications. J. Computational & Theoretical nanoscience (invited). 2008; 5(1): 23-35

  • Zhu YF, Shi L, Liang J, Hui D and LAU KT. Synthesis of Zirconia Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes and Their Potential for Enhancing the Fracture Toughness of Alumina Ceramics. Composites Part B; 2008: 39(7-8): 1136-1141

  • Cheung HY, LAU KT and Tao XM. A Potential Material for Tissue Engineering: Silkworm Silk/PLA Biocomposite. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2008; 36(6): 1026-1033

  • Zhu JJ, Wang XY, Guo LF, Wang YM, Wang YP, Yu MF and LAU KT. A Graphite Foam Reinforced by Graphite Particles. Carbon, 2007; 45(13): 2547-2550

  • LAU KTChan WH, Au S and Chung CY. Implementation of the Web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) System. Computer-aided Design. 2007; 15-16: March/April 2007

  • Lam CK and LAU KT. Tribological Behaviour of Nanoclay/epoxy Composites. Materials Letters. 2007; 61(18); 3863-3866

  • Wang Y, An QQ, Cao LL, Si XJ, Liu DH, Chen JJ, Wang YM, LAU KT. The Study on Effective Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Foam based on Fractal Theory. E-Polymer. 2007; Aug  29: 95

  • Ling HY, Choi PC, Zheng YP and LAU KT. Extraction of mechanical properties of soft tissue using ultrasound indentation associated with genetic algorithm. J. Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 2007: 18(8): 1579-1586

  • Ling HY, LAU KT and Lam PM. Damage assessment in advanced composite structures using embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors. HKIE Transactions. 2007; 14(3): 23-32

  • LAU KTKing A and Justice L. New Engineering & Product Design Opportunities in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta Region of China. Engineering Designer, IED, 2007; Jan/Feb, 18-22

  • Wei J, Li YB and LAU KT. Preparation and characterization of a nano-apatite/polyamide6 bioactive composite. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2007; 38(3): 301-305

  • Cheung HY, LAU KT, Lu TPC and Hui. A Critical Review on Bio-engineered Materials for Scaffold Development. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2007; 38(3): 291-300

  • Ling HY, LAU KT and Jin W and Chan KC. Characterization of dynamic strain measurement using reflection spectrum from a fiber Bragg grating. Optics communications. 2007; 270:25-30

  • Lam CK and LAU KT. Enhancement of Hardness and Wear Resistance of Epoxy-based Materials using Clay Nanoparticles. HKIE Transactions. 2007; 14(1): 13-17

  • Li XF, LAU KT and Yin YS. Nano-mechanical properties of coiled carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy composites. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335:389-392

  • Lam PM, LAU KT, Ling HY and Su ZQ. Fibre Bragg grating sensor/piezoelectric actuator hybrid system for damage detection in composite laminates. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335:973-976

  • Lam CK, LAU KT and Zhou LM. Nano-mechanical creep properties of nanoclay/epoxy composite by nano-indentation. Key Engg. Mater., 2007;334-335: 685-688

  • Ling HY, Lau KT, Lam PM and Tam HY. Delamination detection in composite structures using chirped fibre Bragg grating sensors. Key Engg. Mater. 2007; 334-335: 969-972

  • Leung RCK, Lau KT and Yu SF. Design of shape memory alloy actuated deformable airfoil for subsonic flight. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335: 1133-1136

  • Cheung HY and Lau KT. Mechanical performance of an animal-based silk/polymer bio-composite. Key Engg. Mater. 2007; 334-335: 1193-1196

  • Wong KK, Shi SQ and LAU KT. Mechanical and thermal behaviour of a polymer composite reinforced with functionalized carbon nanotubes. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335:321-324

  • Ling HY, LAU KT, Zheng YP and Choi PC. Study on the mechanical properties of tissue-mimicking phantom composites using ultrasound indention. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335: 133-136

  • Yin YS, Chen SG, Chang XT and LAU KT. Preparation and mechanical properties of nanoCobalt coated Al2O3-TiC Composites. Key Engg. Mater., 2007; 334-335:933-936

  • Ling HY, LAU KT, Su YL and Wong ETT. Monitoring mode II fracture behaviour of composite laminates using embedded fiber-optic sensors. Comp. Pt. B: Engg. 2007: 38: 488-497

  • Xiong CY, Zhu JJ, Wang YM and LAU KT. Preparation of a novel cellular fiber: control of cell density of the fiber. E-polymers. 2006: 64: 1-9

  • LAU KT, Lin H, Lee F and Iliffe P. Emerging computer-aided technology for supporting the growth of automotive engineering industry in China. Hong Kong Engineer. 2006; 34(11): 20-21

  • LAU KT, Au HY, Ling HY and Chan PKC. Residual Stress in a Polymer-Glued FBG Temperature-Compensated Sensor for Civil Engineering Applications. Key Engineering Materials. 2006; 326-328: 789-792

  • Cheung HY and LAU KT. Mechanical Performance of Silk-Based Structural Composites. Key Engineering Materials. 2006; 326-328: 457-460

  • Meng XL, Cai W, Lau KT, Zhou LM and Zhao LC. Phase Transformation and Thermal Stability of Aged Ti-Ni-Hf High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys. J. mater. Sci. Technol., 2006; 22(5): 691-695

  • LAU KT, Lu M and Liao K. Improved mechanical properties of coiled nanotubes reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. Comp. Pt. A. 2006; 37(10); 1837-1840

  • Ling HY, LAU KT, Cheng L and Su ZG. Mode II fracture behaviour monitoring for composite laminates using embedded Bragg grating sensors. Composite Structures. 2006; 76: 88–93

  • Sankar J, Hui D, LAU KT, et al. "Nanoengineered Composites and Ceramic Laminates". Comp. Pt. B: Engg. 2006, 37 (6): 379-381

  • Ho MW, Lam CK, LAU KT, Ng DHL and Hui D. Mechanical properties of epoxy-based composites using nanoclays. Composite Structures. 2006; 75(1-4): 415-421

  • Lam CK and LAU KT. Localized elastic modulus distribution of nanoclay/epoxy composites by using nanoindentation. Composite Structures. 2006; 75(1-4): 553-558

  • LAU KT, Gu C and Hui D. A Critical Review on Nanotube and Nanotube/Nanoclay related Polymer Composite Materials. Comp. Pt. B. 2006; 37:425-436

  • LAU KTLU M and HUI D. Coiled carbon nanotubes: Synthesis and their potential applications in advanced composite structures. Composites Part B: Engineering, 2006; 37:437-448

  • TANG CY, DU FP, TSUI CP, LAU KT and TAM HY. Low Cost Fabrication of IPMC Actuator for Industrial Design. Industrial Engineering Research. 2006; 3(1): 30-39

  • LING HYLAU KTCHENG L and JIN W. Viability of using embedded FBG sensor in a composite structure for dynamic strain measurement. Measurement, 39(4); 2006: 328-334

  • LAU KT, LU M, QI JQ, ZHAO DD, CHEUNG HY, LAM CK, XIAO LN and LI HL. Cobalt Hydroxide Colloidal Particles Precipitation on Nanoclay Layers for the Formation of Novel Nanocomposites of Carbon Nanotubes/Nanoclay. Composites Science and Technology, 2006; 66(3-4): 450-458

  • Lu M, LAU KT and Tam WY. Enhancement of Vicker’s hardness of nanoclay-supported nanotubes reinforced novel polymer nanocomposites. Carbon, 2006; 44(2): 383-386

  • 劉建德陸梅梁天培溶劑對碳納米管/環氧樹脂複合材料熱性能的影響機械設計與硏究. 2005; 21(4):89-93

  • Ling HY, LAU KT, Cheng L and Jin W. Utilization of embedded optical fibre sensors for delamination characterization in composite laminates using a static strain method. Smart Materials and Structures. 2005; 14: 1377-1386

  • Su ZQ, Ling HY, Zhou LM, LAU KT and Ye L. Efficiency of genetic algorithms and artificial neural networks for evaluating delamination in composite structures using fibre Bragg grating sensors. Smart Materials and Structures, 2005; 14: 1541-1553

  • Ling HY, LAU KT and Cheng L. Embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors for non-uniform strain sensing in composite structures. Measurement Science and Technology. 2005; 16: 2415-2424

  • LU M, LAU KT, QI JQ, ZHAO DD, WANG Z and LI HL. Novel nanocomposite of carbon nanotube-nanoclay by direct growth of nanotubes on nanoclay surface. J. Mater. Sci. 2005; 40 (13): 3545-3548

  • LU MLAU KTXU JC and LI HL. Coiled carbon nanotubes growth and DSC study in epoxy-based composites. Colloids and Surfaces A – Physicochemcial and engineering Aspects, 2005; 257-258: 339-343

  • LING HY, LAU KT, CHENG L and JIN W. Fibre optic sensors for delamination identification in composite beams using genetic algorithm. Smart Mater. Struct. 2005; 14 (1): 287-295

  • LING HYLAU KT and LAM CK. Effects of embedded optical fibre on mode II fracture behaviours of woven composite laminates. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2005; 36(6-7): 534-543

  • LAM CK, CHEUNG HY, LING HY and LAU KT. Effect of ultrasonic sonication in nanoclay clusters of nanoclay/epoxy composites. Materials Letters. 2005; 59(11): 1369-1372

  • MENG XL, CAI W, LAU KT, ZHAO LC AND ZHOU LMPhase transformation and microstructure of quaternary TiNiHfCu high temperature shape memory alloys. Intermetallics, 2005; 13(2): 197-201

  • @LAU KT, LU M, LAM CK, CHEUNG HY, SHENG FL and LI HL. Thermal and mechanical properties of single-walled carbon nanotube bundle-reinforced epoxy nanocomposites: the role of solvent for nanotube dispersion. Composites Science and Technology. 2005; 65(5): 719-725

  • LAU KT, Nurse AD and Veprek S. Nano-Composites for Space and Infrastructure Applications: Preface. Composites Science and Technology. 2005; 65 (5): 711-712

  • LAM CK, CHEUNG HY, LAU KT, ZHOU LM, HO MW and HUI D. Cluster size effect in hardness of nanoclay/epoxy composites. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering. 2005, 36(3): 263-269

  • POON CK, LAU KT and ZHOU LM. Design of pullout stresses for prestrained SMA wire/polymer hybrid composites. Composite Part B: Engineering. 2005; 36 (1): 25-31

  • HUI D, CHIPARA M, SANKAR J and LAU KT. Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Composites. J. Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience. 2004; 1: 209-220

  • LAU KT, LU M, LI HL, ZHOU LM and HUI D. Heat absorbability of single-walled, coiled and bamboo nanotube/epoxy nano-composites. Journal of Materials Science, 2004; 39(18): 5861-5863

  • MENG XL, CAI W, LAU KT, ZHOU LM AND ZHAO LC. Phase Transformation and Thermal Stability of Aged Ti-Ni-Hf High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys. Solid State Communications, 2004; submitted

  • CHIPARA M, ALDICA GH, HUI D, DIMONIE M, LAU KT, GEORGESCU L, MUNTEANU I AND MARASCOIU H. Electron Spin Resonance and DC electrical investigations on chlorine doped polyanilines. Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials. 2004; 6(1): 297-305

  • CHIPARA M. HUI D. LAU KT. CHIPARA MD. NOTINGHER P AND PANAITESCU D. Investigations on Polymer/Carbon Black Blends. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 2004; 11(1); 19-26

  • LAU KT, GU C, GAO GH, LING HY and REID SR. Stretching process of single- and multi-walled carbon nanotubes for nanocomposite applications. Carbon. 2004; 42: 423-460

  • LAU KTLING HY and ZHOU LM. Low-velocity impact on SMA stitched composite plates. Smart Materials and Structures. 2004; 13(2): 364-370

  • LU M, LI HL, GAO XY and LAU KT. Formation of carbon nanotubes in silicon-coated alumina nano-reactor. Carbon, 2004; 42: 1841-1885

  • @LAU KT, CHIPARA M, LING HY AND HUI D. On the Elastic Moduli of Carbon Nanotubes for Nanocomposite Structures. Composites Part B: Engineering, 2004; 35B(2): 95-101

  • LU M, LI HL and LAU KT. Formation and Growth Mechanism of Dissimilar Coiled Carbon Nanotubes by Reduced-pressure Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2004; 108: 6186-6192

  • CHIPARA M. HUI D. NOTINGHER PV. CHIPARA MD, LAU KT AND PANAITESCU D. On Polyethylene/Polyaniline Composites. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2003; 34; 637-645

  • LAU KT, SHI SQ and CHENG HM. Micro-mechanical Properties and Morphological Observation on Fractured Surfaces of Carbon Nanotube Composites Pre-treated At Different Temperature. Comp. Sci. Tech., 2003; 63:1161-1164

  • Hui D, Alexandrescu, Chipara M, Morjan I, Aldica Gh, Chipara MD and LAU KT. Impedance Spectroscopy Studies on Doped Polyanlines. J. Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials. 2004; 6(3): 817-824

  • LAU KT, LI HL, LIM DS and HUI D. Recent Development and Future Research Trend on Nanotube/polymer Composite Materials (Invited paper). Annals of European Academy of Science. 2003:1: 314-330

  • MENG XL, CAI W, LAU KT, ZHOU LM AND ZHAO LC. Effect of Training on Two-way shape memory Effect and Its Stability in a Ti-Ni-Hf High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy. J. Mater. Tech. 2003; 16(6): 590-592

  • LAU KT, SHI SQ AND ZHOU LM. Mirco-hardness and Flexural Properties of Randomly-oriented Carbon Nanotube Composites. J. Comp. Mater., 2003; 37(4): 365-376

  • MENG XL, LAU KT, ZHOU LM, CAI W and ZHAO L. C. Design and Stability of Shape Memory Alloys Springs Subjected to a Constant Axial Load. J. Mater. Sci. Tech., 2003; 11(1): 1-11

  • YUAN LBZHOU LM, JIN W and LAU KT, Effect of Thermally Induced Strain on Optical Fiber Sensor Embedded in Cement-based Composites. Optical Fiber Technology.2003; 9: 95-106

  • LAU KTZHOU LM and TAO XM. Control of a Clamped-clamped Composite Beam with Embedded Shape Memory Alloys Actuators. Composite Structures, 2002; 58: 39-47

  • LAU KTTAM WY, ZHOU LM. and MENG XL. Morphological Study on Twisted NiTi Wires for Smart Composite Systems. Mater. Lett., 2002; 57: 364-368

  • MENG XL, TONG YXLAU KT, Zhou LM and Zhao LC. Effect of Cu Addition on Phase Transformation of TiNiHf High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys. Mater. Lett., 2002; 57(2): 452-456

  • LAU KT and SHI SQ. Failure Mechanics of Carbon Nanotube/epoxy Composites Pretreated in Different Temperature Environments. Carbon, 2002; 40: 2965-2968

  • LAU KT, POON CK, YAM LH and ZHOU LM. Bonding Behaviour at a NiTi/epoxy Interface: SEM Observation and Theoretical Study. Materials Science Forum, 2002; 394-395: 527-530

  • @LAU KT and HUI D. The Revolutionary Creation of New Advanced Materials - Carbon Nanotube Composites. Composite Part B: Engineering, 2002; 33: 263-277

  • LAU KT and HUI D. Effectiveness of using Carbon Nanotubes as Nano-reinforcements for Advanced Composite Structures. Carbon, 2002; 40: 1605-1606

  • LAU KT, CHAN WL, SHI SQ and ZHOU LM. Debond induced by Strain Recovery of an Embedded NiTi wire at a NiTi/epoxy interface: Micro-scale Observation. Materials and Design, 2002; 23: 265-270

  • YUAN LB, ZHOU LM, LAU KT, JIN W and Demokan MS Fiber Optic Extensometer for Concrete Deformation Measurements, Review of Scientific Instruments, 2002; 73: 2469-2474

  • LAU KT, YUAN LB and ZHOU LM. Applications of Composites, Optical Fibre Sensors and Smart Composites for Concrete Rehabilitation: An Overview. Appl. Comp. Mater., 2002; 9: 221-247

  • LAU KT and ZHOU LM. Investigation on Strengthening and Strain Sensing Techniques for Concrete Structures using FRP Composites and FBG Sensors. Mater. Struct., 2001; 34: 42-50

  • LAU KT and ZHOU LM. The Mechanical Behaviour of Composite-wrapped Concrete Column Subjected to Uni-axial Compression Load. Comp. Struct., 2001; 52: 189-198

  • LAU KT and ZHOU LM. Mechanical Performance of Composite-strengthened Concrete Structures. Composites Part B: Engineering, No.1 32 (2001) 21-31

  • LAU KT, CHAN CC, ZHOU LM and JIN W. Strain Monitoring in Composite-strengthened Concrete Structures using Optical Fibre Sensors. Comp. Pt. B: Engg., 2001; 32(1): 33-45

  • LAU KT, SHI SQ and ZHOU LM. Estimation of Stress Intensity Factor (KI) for the Plate Bonded Concrete Beams by using Superposition Method. Mag. Con. Res., 2001; 53: 31-41

  • LAU KT, ZHOU LM and YE L. Rehabilitating and Real-time Strain Monitoring on Concrete Structures using Advanced Composites and Optical Fibre Sensor, Mag. Soc. Manu. Eng., 2001; CM01-02. Invited

  • CHAN CC, GAO YJ, LAU KT, HO HL, ZHOU LM and JIN W. Characterisation of Crosstalk of a TDM FBG Sensor Array using a Laser Source. Optics and Laser Technology, 2001; 33: 299-304

  • LAU KT, YUAN LB and ZHOU LM. Thermal Effects on Embedded Grating Sensor for FRP Structure. Smart Mater. and Struct.,  2001; 10: 705-712

  • YUAN LB, JIN W, ZHOU LM and LAU KT. The Temperature Characteristic of Fibre-optic Pre-embedded Concrete Bar Sensor. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2001; 93: 206-213

  • LAU KT, DUTTA PK, ZHOU LM and HUI D. Mechanics of Bonds in An FRP Bonded Concrete Beam. Comp. Pt. B: Engineering, 2001; 32: 491-502

  • LAU KT, YUAN LB, ZHOU LM and WOO CH. Strain Monitoring in FRP Laminates and Concrete Beam using FBG Sensors. Comp. Struct., 2001; 53: 9-20

  • CHAN KC, JIN W, LAU KT and ZHOU LM. Multi-point Strain Measurement of Composite-bonded Concrete Materials with a FMCW Multiplexed FBG Sensor Array. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2000; 87: 19-25

  • LAU KT, ZHOU LM and WOO CH. Strengthening and Strain Monitoring Concrete Structures using Fibreglass Composites and FBG Sensor. Mater. Sci. Res. Inter., 1999; 5(3): 216-221

  • LAU KT, ZHOU LM and YE L. Investigation on Upgrading and Health Monitoring the Civil Concrete Structures using FRP and FBG Sensor. Adv. Comp. Letter., 1999; 8(6): 323-332