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Prof Andrew Glen COHEN 高漢安
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
Lam Woo Foundation Professor
Director of Institute for Advanced Study

Tel:
(852) 2358 5060
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Disordered materials
Field-induced pattern
Infrastructure development and planning
Photonic band gap
Thermofluid
Prof Angela Ruohao WU 吳若昊
Division of Life Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Center for Epigenomics Research

Tel:
(852) 3469 2577
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Genomics
Cancer genomics
Systems Biology
Microfluidics and nanofluidics
Single particle/molecule/cell studies
Prof Beifang CHEN 陳北方
Department of Mathematics

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7449
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Combinatorics
Graph theory
Geometry
Topology
Prof Can YANG 楊燦
Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7462
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Statistical machine learning
Applied statistics
Prof Che Ting CHAN 陳子亭
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
Daniel C K Yu Professor of Science
Director of Research Office
Director of Center for Metamaterials Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 7487
Language:
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Theoretical physics
Metamaterials
Material simulations
Photonic crystals
Computational physics
Prof Ching Wan TANG 鄧青雲
Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering

Chair Professor
IAS Bank of East Asia Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2308
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Condensed matter physics
Chemical physics
Prof Chun LIANG 梁純
Division of Life Science

Associate Professor
Director of Center for Cancer Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 7296
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication
Cell cycle control
Cancer
Biotechnology
Prof Danny Chi Yeu LEUNG 梁子宇
Division of Life Science

Assistant Professor
Director of Center for Epigenomics Research
Associate Director of HKUST-BGI Joint Research Center

Tel:
(852) 3469 2494
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Cancer genomics
Epigenomics
Epigenetics
Genome biology
Chromatin structure
Prof Henry He YAN 顏河
Department of Chemistry

Associate Professor
Associate Director of HKUST Energy Institute

Tel:
(852) 2358 7366
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Polymer chemistry
Perovskite solar cell
Organic chemistry
Organic solar cells
Renewable energy
Prof Henry Sze-hoi TYE 戴自海
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
IAS Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2348
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Theoretical physics
String theory
Cosmology
Prof Ho Bun CHAN 陳浩斌
Department of Physics

Professor
Director of William Mong Institute of Nano Science and Technology
Associate Director of Materials Characterisation and Preparation Facility

Tel:
(852) 2358 7493
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Nanomechanical systems
Prof Ho Yi MAK 麥晧怡
Division of Life Science

Associate Professor
Director of Biosciences Central Research Facility

Tel:
(852) 2358 8785
Email:
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Cell biology
Fat storage
Organelle structure and function
Metabolic diseases
Caenorhabditis elegans
Prof Hongbin LIU 劉紅斌
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7341
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Marine plankton ecology
Microbial food web dynamics
Biodiversity
Global change biology
Prof Jianfeng CAI 蔡劍鋒
Department of Mathematics

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2248
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Computational harmonic analysis
Image processing
Data analysis
Optimization
Numerical linear algebra
Prof Jianping GAN 甘劍平
Department of Mathematics, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Department of Ocean Science

Chair Professor
Director of Ocean Dynamics and Modeling Program

Tel:
(852) 2358 7421
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Physical Oceanography
Ocean circulation and ecosystem
Ocean circulation and ecosystem modelling
Ocean and geophysics
Prof Jianzhen YU 郁建珍
Division of Environment and Sustainability, Department of Chemistry

Professor
Director of Environmental Central Facility
Co-Director of HKUST ENVF-INA/LMA Joint Laboratory on Environment
Associate Director of Atmospheric Research Center

Tel:
(852) 2358 7389
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Aerosol chemistry
Analytical chemistry
Atmospheric applications
Environmental analysis
Atmospheric science
Environmental chemistry/instrumentation
Urban ozone formation chemistry
Prof Jimmy Chi Hung FUNG 馮志雄
Department of Mathematics, Division of Environment and Sustainability

Head and Professor
Professor
Director of Institute for the Environment
Associate Director of Atmospheric Research Center

Tel:
(852) 2358 7419
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Atmospheric science and weather prediction
Air pollution measurement and modelling
Computational fluid dynamics
Environmental sustainability
Prof Jinqing HUANG 黃晉卿
Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2627
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Single molecule manipulation
Raman spectroscopy
Protein folding
Biophysical chemistry
Prof Jun XIA 夏軍
Division of Life Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7293
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Protein trafficking
Synaptic transmission (Neurotransmission)
Prof Kai LIU 劉凱
Division of Life Science

Cheng Associate Professor of Science
Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7277
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Molecular mechanisms regulating axon regeneration
Prof Kam Sing WONG 黃錦聖
Department of Physics

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7475
Language:
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Spectroscopy
Nonlinear optics
Nanostructures
Photo-physics of organic and inorganic materials
Prof Kam Tuen LAW 羅錦團
Department of Physics

Dr Tai-chin Lo Associate Professor of Science
Associate Professor
Associate Director of Center for Quantum Materials

Tel:
(852) 2358 7970
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Condensed matter physics
Electronic structure
Superconductors
Quantum states
Prof Karl HERRUP
Division of Life Science

Chair Professor
Director of SSCI-IAS Super-resolution Imaging Center

Tel:
(852) 2358 7308
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Aging
Molecular and cellular neuroscience
Neurodegenerative disease
Cell cycle
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) damage
Prof Karl Wah Keung TSIM 詹華強
Division of Life Science

Chair Professor
Director of Center for Chinese Medicine Research and Development

Tel:
(852) 2358 7332
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Agricultural and domestic animal services
Cellular and molecular mechanisms
Food science and technology
Molecular and cellular neuroscience
Prof Kin Yin LI 李健賢
Department of Mathematics

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7420
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Complex function theory
Hilbert space operator theory
Functional analysis
Prof King Lau CHOW 周敬流
Division of Life Science, Interdisciplinary Programs Office, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Acting Dean of Students
Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Office
Professor
Director of Development for the Gifted and Talented Team
Program Director of Individualized Interdisciplinary Major Program

Tel:
(852) 2358 7342
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Genetics
Evolutionary biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms
Developmental biology
Sensory organ differentiation
Prof Kun XU 徐昆
Department of Mathematics, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Chair Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7433
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Computational fluid dynamics
Gas kinetic schemes
Rarefied gas
Heat transfer
Dr Kwan Kit Jason CHAN 陳鈞傑
Department of Chemistry

Lecturer I

Tel:
(852) 3469 2098
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Chemical education
Chemical biology
Bioorganic chemistry
Synthetic organic chemistry
Natural product biosynthesis
Prof Michael Kwok Yee WONG 王國彝
Department of Physics

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7480
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Complex and disordered systems
Complex optimization
Computational neuroscience
Machine learning
Statistical and nonlinear physics
Prof Ning WANG 王寧
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
Director of Materials Characterisation and Preparation Facility
Director of Center for Quantum Materials

Tel:
(852) 2358 7489
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Nanostructures
Electron microscopy
Prof Peiyuan QIAN 錢培元
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Acting Head and Chair Professor
Chair Professor
David von Hansemann Professor of Science

Tel:
(852) 2358 7331
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Marine genomics and proteomics
Marine ecology
Marine invertebrate larvae
Natural resources and conservation
Prof Ping SHENG 沈平
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
Dr William M W Mong Professor of Nanoscience
Senior Fellow

Tel:
(852) 2358 7474
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Acoustic metamaterials
Condensed matter physics
Electrorheological and magnetorheological fluids
Superconductivity in carbon nanotubes
Soft condensed matter physics
Prof Qinglu ZENG 曾慶璐
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 8701
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Cyanobacteria
Virology
Marine bacteria
Environmental microbiology
Marine microbial ecology
Prof Shing Yu LEUNG 梁承裕
Department of Mathematics

Associate Dean of Science
Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7414
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Applied mathematics
Computational mathematics
Nonlinear partial differential equations
Scientific computation
Prof Stanley Chun Kwan LAU 劉振鈞
Division of Life Science, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Department of Ocean Science

Associate Professor
Program Director of Environmental Science Programs

Tel:
(852) 2358 7329
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Marine bacteria
Environmental microbiology
Marine pollution
Marine microbial ecology
Prof Stefan NAGL 南思帆
Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2629
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Bioanalytical chemistry
Miniaturization and automation of analytical producers
Nanoprobes
Optical chemical sensors
Optical imaging
Prof Tom CHEUNG 張曉東
Division of Life Science

S H Ho Assistant Professor of Life Science
Assistant Professor
Director of HKUST-BGI Joint Research Center
Associate Director of Biosciences Central Research Facility

Tel:
(852) 2358 7306
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Aging
Muscle stem cells
Single particle/molecule/cell studies
Muscular dystrophy
Stem cell biology
Prof Tsz Ho FONG 方子豪
Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2243
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Differential geometry
Geometric flows
Complex geometry
Prof Wenxiong WANG 王文雄
Department of Ocean Science, Division of Life Science

Chair Professor
Director of Coastal Marine Laboratory

Tel:
(852) 2358 7346
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Marine environment
Prof Xi DAI 戴希
Department of Physics

Chair Professor
Senior Fellow

Tel:
(852) 2358 7981
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Strongly correlated materials
Computational materials science
Quantum magnetism
Superconductors
Unconventional superconductors
Prof Yan WANG 王岩
Department of Ocean Science

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2801
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Geophysical fluid dynamics
Physical Oceanography
Turbulence
Computational fluid dynamics
Nonlinear dynamics
Prof Yi WANG 王一
Department of Physics

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2430
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
High energy physics
Cosmology
Prof Yuan YAO 姚遠
Department of Mathematics, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7461
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Statistical machine learning
Applied mathematics
Prof Yue Kuen KWOK 郭宇權
Department of Mathematics

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7418
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Financial mathematics
Computational mathematics
Financial engineering