Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty Research Day

Faculty Research Day



The Faculty’s annual research day will be held on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. We are honored to have a total of 8 invited speakers this year. Our guest speaker, Dr. Thomas Holcombe from the BASF Advanced Chemicals Co. Ltd., will share with us their collaborations with Asian universities and how these kinds of collaborations and partnerships can lead to business impact and talent development. Six Faculty members, Prof. Wu Yilin, Prof. Xia Jiang, Prof. Edwin Chan, Prof. Fan Xiaodan, Prof. Amos Tai and Prof. Francis Tam, will share with us their latest collaborative research projects across different disciplines. In addition, Prof. Jimmy Yu, a highly cited researcher selected by the Clarivate Analytics, will share with us his invaluable experience on how to become highly cited researchers. In this connection, you are cordially invited to attend this year’s event.


Faculty Research Day 2019

Date: 29 May 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:10 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Venue: LT1, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK


Talk 1

The Network for Asian Open Research (NAO):
A BASF Academic Research Alliance

Dr. Thomas Wesley HOLCOMBE
Group Leader, Functional Polymers Research Asia Pacific
Academic Research Alliance: Network for Asian Open-Research
BASF Advanced Chemicals Co. Ltd.

Talk 2

Bacterial Self-organization in Space and Time:
From Physical Forces to Chemical Signaling

Prof. WU Yilin
Associate Professor, Department of Physics

Talk 3

Precise Targeting in the Complex System:
From Basic Science to Translational Research

Prof. XIA Jiang
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Talk 4

Nexus of Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases –
Enabling Research without Boundaries

Prof. CHAN Ho Yin Edwin
Professor, School of Life Sciences

Talk 5

Statistical Platform for Common Bioinformatics Analyses

Prof. FAN Xiaodan
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics

Talk 6

Integrated Earth System Modeling to Tackle Food-water-energy
Nexus and Sustain Planetary Health in the 21st Century

Prof. TAI Pui Kuen Amos & Prof. TAM Chi Yung Francis
Assistant Professor, Earth System Science Programme

Talk 7

How to Become Highly Cited

Prof. YU Chai Mei Jimmy
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry