Mengchun Wu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

  • Smart materials with special wettability for self-cleaning, oil/water separation
  • Photothermal materials for water distillation, actuators 
  • Self-healing materials for environmental applications


  • Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Jilin University, China, 2012-2017
  • B.S., Applied Chemistry, Jilin University, China, 2008-2012

Professional Profile

​2017 - Present: Postdoctoral fellow, WDRC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Biological and Environmental  Science & Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Bio-inspired films Photothermal materials