Research staff

Dr. Tiantian Kong


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2009 - 2013 PH.D in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
2008 - 2009 M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
2004 - 2008 B.Sc in Electric engineering and Automation, Shanghai Maritime University


Research interests

Emulsions, emulsion-templated materials, polymer-based materials, soft matter, material science
Microfluidics technology, microfluidics coupled with electric field
Mechanical cue of biological objects, such as cells and embryos



[1] Kong T.T., Li J.M., Zhou Z. L., Ng H. Y., Wang L.Q. and Shum H.C. Rapid mixing between viscous liquids by
electrical coiling. Scientific Reports, Revision.
[2] Kong T.T., Liu Z., Wang L.Q. and Shum H.C. Suppressing buckling of flowing viscous jets using electric field.
Physics Review Applied 3, 034010 (2015).
[3] Kong T.T., Wyss H., Wang L.Q. and Shum H.C. Capillary Micromechanics for Core-Shell Particles. Soft Matter, 10, 3271 (2014).
[4] Kong T.T., Liu Z., Song Y., Shum H.C. and Wang L.Q. Engineering polymeric composite particles by emulsion-
templating: Thermodynamics versus Kinetics. Soft Matter 9, 9780 (2013).
[5] Kong T.T., Wu J., Yeung K.W.K., To M.K.T., Shum H.C. and Wang L.Q. Microfluidic Fabrication of Polymeric Core-shell Microspheres for Controlled Release Applications. Biomicrofluidics 7, 044128 (2013).
[6] Wu J., Kong T.T., Yeung K.W.K., Shum H.C., Cheung K.M.C., Wang L.Q. and To M.K.T.Fabrication and
characterization of monodisperse PLGA-alginate core-shell microspheres with monodisperse size and
homogeneous shells for controlled drug release. Acta Biomaterialia 7, 7410–7419 (2013)
[7] Song Y., Liu Z., Kong T.T. and Shum H.C. Manipulation of viscous all-aqueous jets by electrical charging.
Chemical Communications 49, 1726 (2013)