Dr CHENG HansongChairman & Chief Technology Officer at Hynertech Co Ltd
Dr Cheng founded Hynertech Co Ltd in 2014 to commercialize the hydrogen technologies based on the concept of liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHCs). In 2017, Dr Cheng was elected to become the inaugural President of Hydrogen Industry Technology Innovation and Application Alliance of China.
Dr Cheng developed his professional and academic career in the US prior to returning to his native China. In 2004, he became one of the founding members of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence and served as a member of its Steering Committee. In 2009, he became a distinguished professor of chemistry at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), where he founded the Sustainable Energy Laboratory and has been serving as its director.
Upon receiving his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Princeton University in 1991, Dr Cheng joined Air Products and Chemicals Inc in Allentown, Pennsylvania, as a Senior Scientist, before relocating back to China.
Dr Cheng is an author of approximately 400 peer-reviewed publications, an inventor of over 170 patents and patent applications, and has delivered over 150 invited lectures worldwide.