Mr Jimin FU, a PhD student from the PolyU Department of Mechanical Engineering, got the Best Student Presentation Award at the 22ndAnnual Conference of HKSTAM on 14 April 2018.

The 22nd Annual Conference of HKSTAM 2018 in conjunction with the 14th Shanghai-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and Its Application was co-organized by the Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HKSTAM), the Shanghai Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (SSTAM) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). The conference topics cover mechanics and its application in all science and engineering disciplines. The one-day conference featured 5 distinguished lectures and 38 presentations in eight parallel sessions. Student participants were provided opportunities to present their research work during the presentation sessions. Based on the assessment results by referees, eight best students were awarded the Best Student Presentation Award. The topic of Jimin’s presentation is “Microscopic ridge-like surface morphology: An antifouling strategy learned from nature”.

Jimin is a fourth-year PhD candidate. He is devoted to the study on micro-and nanomechanics of natural biomaterials under the joint supervisions of Dr Haimin YAO and Prof. Sanqiang SHI.