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Wen Tongqi

Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Tongqi Wen is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He obtained his B.S. degree (2014) from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) and Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering (2019, jointly supervised at Ames National Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA) from NPU. He continued his research as a Distinguished Postdoc at Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) in City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and joined HKU as a Postdoc in 2021. He is the recipient of the Ross Coffin Purdy Award from the American Ceramic Society in 2021.

Dr. Wen's current research focuses on: (i) development of machine learning potentials; (ii) atomistic simulations of defect properties; and (iii) glass and high-entropy materials.

Research Areas

Machine learning potentials

Atomistic simulations of defect properties

High-entropy materials

Liquid and glass

AI for science

Research Projects


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