Faculty of Science, CUHK - 2017

2017

Date Seminars and Talks Remarks
27 Dec 2017 The Past, Present, and Future of 21cm Cosmology
By Dr. LIU Adrian (University of California, Berkeley, USA & McGill University, Canada)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
22 Dec 2017 Structure by Design towards Materials Discovery
By Prof. MA Yanming (State Key Lab of Superhard Materials College of Physics, Jilin University, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
22 Dec 2017 Towards a Continuous Atom Laser and Ultracold RbSr
By Dr. Florian SCHRECK (Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Venue: Room G26, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
22 Dec 2017 The Metric and Fractal Properties of Product of Partial Quotients of Continued Fractions
By Prof. WU Jun (Department of Mathematics, Huazhong University of Science apd Technology)

Time: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
22 Dec 2017 PGL 2-crystalline local systems on the projective line minus 4 points and torsion points on the associated elliptic curve
By Prof. ZUO Kang (Institut für Mathematik Johannes Gutenberg-Universität)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
22 Dec 2017 The Fractal Structure of Critical Points and Critical Values
By Prof. WEN Zhiying (Department of Mathematics, Tsinghua University)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
20 Dec 2017 Constraining Inflation with BICEP/Keck Array and the South Pole Telescope
By Dr. WU Kimmy (Kavli Institute of Cosmological Physics, The University of Chicago, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
19 Dec 2017 When Fuglede meets Gabor
By Prof. LAI Chun Kit (San Francisco State University)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
19 Dec 2017 Imaging Electric Polarization and Probing Domain Dynamics by Advanced Electron Microscopy
By Prof. PAN Xiaoqing (Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California – Irvine, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
15 Dec 2017 Advancement of Transmission Electron Microscopy and its Application in Materials Research
By Prof. PAN Xiaoqing (Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California – Irvine, USA)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
15 Dec 2017 A strange function space associated with positive semidefinite operators
By Prof. Lajos Molnar (University of Szeged)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
14 Dec 2017 Pointwise estimate for compressible Navier-Stokes
By Prof. YU Shih Hsien  (National University of Singapore)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
12 Dec 2017 Fast computation of the semiclassical Schrödinger equation
By Prof. Arieh Iserles (University of Cambridge, UK)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
12 Dec 2017 Non-Abelian Quantum Hall States: A 26 Years Journey from Theoretic Proposal to Experimental Confirmation
By Prof. WEN Xiao Gang (Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
12 Dec 2017 Careers in Biomedicine: do you have the right stuff
By Dr. Erik WONG (Consultant, Principal, Innovation and Program Management , EW Consulting, Ann Arbor, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. 
Venue: L4, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
12 Dec 2017 Heegaard Floer homology of L-space links with two components
By Ms LIU Beibei (University of California, Davis)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
12 Dec 2017 Quantum Gas Microscopy of Mott and Band Insulators
By Dr. CHEUK Lawrence (Department of Physics, Harvard University, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Venue: L5, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
11 Dec 2017 CN Yang Lecture in Physics - The Second Quantum Revolution: A Unification of Matter and Information
By Prof. WEN Xiao Gang (Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: L1, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
6 Dec 2017 How do we do harmonic analysis in representation theoretic ways?
By Mr KWAN Chung Hang (University of Columbia)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
6 Dec 2017 Universal Knot Invariants
By Miss Danica Kosanovic (Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
5 Dec 2017 Sums, point counts and polynomial methods
By Mr KWAN Chung Hang (University of Columbia)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room C2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
4 Dec 2017 Imaging and Monitoring Large Crustal Fault Zones
By Prof. Yehuda Ben-Zion (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, USA)

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
2 Dec 2017 CUHK Symposium on Statistics 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Venue: LT4 & LT6, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Post-selection Inference on Regression-based Treatment Effects
By Prof. HE Xuming (University of Michigan)

Testing for Unit-root Non-stationarity against Threshold Stationarity
By Prof. TONG Howell (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China / London School of Economics)

Some Statistical Models and Methods for Process Data
By Prof. YING Zhiliang (Columbia University)

Forecasting in a Data-Rich Environment
By Prof. TSAY Ruey S. (University of Chicago)

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1 Dec 2017 Fault Anatomy and Slip Dynamics along a Continental Plate Boundary: the North Anatolian Fault, Turkey
By Prof. Francois Renard (Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
29 Nov 2017 Salem sets with no arithmetic progression
By Mr. YANG Tongou  (University of British Columbia)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
24-25 Nov 2017 International Mini-Symposium on Genomics and Biotechnology cum 2017 SKL Conference on Agrobiotechnology

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute

(Jointly hosted by CUHK’s Partner State Key Laboratory (PSKL) of Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University and CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute Peacock Program)

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24 Nov 2017 Electric-Field Control of Tri-State Phase Transformation with Selective Dual-Ion Switch
By Prof. YU Pu (Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
24 Nov 2017 The Tethyan Orogenic Belt - from Subduction to Collision: Scientific Issues and Challenges
By Prof. CHEN Ling (Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
22 Nov 2017 Air Quality -  Interactions with and Impacts on Society and the Earth System
By Prof. Steve Arnold & Prof. Dominick Spracklen (School of Earth and Environment, Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds)

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
21 Nov 2017 From Majorana Fermions to Topological Quantum Computation
By Prof. LAW Kam Tuen (Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L3, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
20 Nov 2017 Compact Objects and Gravitational Waves in Ricci-Based Theories of Gravity
By Dr. Diego RUBIERA-GARCIA (Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Lisbon University, Portugal)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
17 Nov 2017 Ultrafast Epitaxial Growth of Metre-Sized Single-Crystal Graphene on Industrial Cu Foil
By Prof. YU Dapeng (State Key Laboratory for Mesoscopic Physics, School of Physics, Peking University, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 710, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
14 Nov 2017 Chiral Majorana Fermion from Quantum Anomalous Hall Plateau Transitions
By Prof. WANG Jang (Department of Physics, Fudan University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 331, Science Centre, CUHK

 Poster
13 Nov 2017 The Sunney and Irene Chan Lecture in Chemical Biology 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

Biology and Diagnostics Applications of Circulating Nucleic Acids in Plasma
By Prof. Dennis LO (Director, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, CUHK)

(Jointly organized with the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

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 10 Nov 2017 Quantum Cryptography with Imperfect Devices
By Prof. ZHANG Qiang (Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Science and Technology of China, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
10 Nov 2017 The Evolution of Data Science and its Impact on the Environmental Sciences
By Prof. William W. Hsieh (Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Canada)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

(Jointly organized with Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability IEES)

Poster
8 Nov 2017 Extratropical Cyclones and Weather Extremes
By Prof. CHANG Kar Man Edmund (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, USA)

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

(Jointly organized with Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability IEES)

Poster
7 Nov 2017 Searching for Additional Higgs bosons at the CERN Large Hadron Collider
By Prof. Trevor VICKEY (Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Sheffield, UK)

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
3 Nov 2017 Emerging Physics Properties of 2D Transition Metal DichalcogenidesInfection
By Prof. CUI Xiaodong (Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
24 Oct 2017 Modeling the Synergy between Phage and Host Immunity against an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection
By Dr. LEUNG Chung Yin Joey (School of Biological Sciences and School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
 20 Oct 2017 Digital Laser Printing at the Nano-scale
By Prof. Anders KRISTENSEN (Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
17 Oct 2017 A Tale of Two Collaborations Towards the Era of Multi-Messenger Astronomy
By By Prof. IP Wing-Huen (Graduate Institute of Astronomy, The National Central University, Taiwan) and Prof. LI Guang Feng Tjonnie (Department of Physics, CUHK)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room LG23, Science Centre, CUHK

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10 Oct 2017 High-speed Force Microscopy and Holo 4π AFM
By Prof. Mervyn Miles (FRS, FInstP, CPhys) 
(Nanoscience & Quantum Information Centre, University of Bristol, UK)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 128, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
6 Oct 2017 The Tai Chi in Star Formation
By Prof. LI Hua Bai (Department of Physics, CUHK)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
29 Sep 2017 Symposium in Honour of the 95th Birthday of Professor YANG Chen Ning

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.
Venue: LT1, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
29 Sep 2017 Chinese Academy of Sciences Earth System Model (CAS-ESM) and Its Climate Sensitivity
By Prof. ZHANG Minghua (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: LT7, 3/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK

Poster
28 Sep 2017 Single and Multiple Quantum Dots Made from Semiconductor Nanostructures for Quantum Information Processing
By Prof. XU Hongqi (Beijing Key Laboratory of Quantum Devices & Key Laboratory for the Physics and Chemistry of Nanodevices, Peking University)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
26 Sep 2017 Composition and Alignment of Interstellar Dust Grains
By Prof. Giles NOVAK (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 101, Y.C. Liang Hall, CUHK

Poster
21 Sep 2017 Do the Laws of Physics Vary in the Presence of Strong Gravitational Fields?
By Prof. John WEBB (School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, 
Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
15 Sep 2017 Topological Order: an Attempt at Demystification
By Dr. Christopher MUDRY (Condensed Matter Theory Group, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
15 Sep 2017 Squashing the Digital Rock
By Prof. Ian Main FRSE (School of GeoSciences, The University of Edinburgh, UK)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
15 Sep 2017 Temporal and Spatial Scaling of Rain and Rain Clusters: Critical Phenomena?
By Dr. Kevin CHEUNG (Department of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

(Jointly organized with Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability IEES)

Poster
6 Sep 2017 Sympathetic Cooling of Ions with a Laser-cooled Buffer Gas
By Prof. Matthias WEIDEMÜLLER
(Physikalisches Institut, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, and
University of Science and Technology of China)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G26, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
5 Sep 2017 Wind Profiler – Atmospheric Remote Sensing in NCU
By Prof. CHU Yen-Hsyang (College of Earth Science, National Central University, Taiwan)

Time: 10:45 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

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1 Sep 2017 Collective Oscillation without Local Oscillators: Large-scale Oscillation of Bacterial Suspensions
By Prof. WU Yilin (Department of Physics, CUHK)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 710, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
29 Aug 2017 Turbulent Spot and Scalar Flash in Transitional Pipe Flow
By Prof. WU Xiaohua (NYU-ECNU Institute of Physics, New York University Shanghai)

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room G26, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
25 Aug 2017 Self-healing polymers: introducing stress sensitivity and sensing in polymeric materials
By Prof. Wolfgang H. Binder (Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: L5, Science Centre, CUHK

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24 Aug 2017 Syntheses of thioethers, thiophosphates and thioesters
By Prof. LEE Chin-Fa (Department of Chemistry, National Chung Hsing University)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: L5, Science Centre, CUHK

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23 Aug 2017 Exploring New Methodologies to Enhance Synthetic Efficiency
By Prof MA Dawei (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: LT4, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

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11 Aug 2017 “Dry Gets Drier, Wet Gets Wetter”? A Study over the Arid Region of Central Asia
By Dr. HU Zengyun (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada)

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
2 Aug 2017 Charge-transfer-driven Emergent Phenomena in Oxide Heterostructures
By Prof. CHEN Hanghui (NYU-ECNU Institute of Physics, New York University Shanghai)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room G26, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
27 Jul 2017 Nonsymmorphic Superconductivity in UPt3 
By Prof. Youichi YANASE (Department of Physics, Kyoto University)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
Venue: LG23, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
13 Jul 2017 A Spherical Monte Carlo Simulation Approach with Applications in Finance
By Prof. TENG Huei-Wen (Department of Information Management and Finance, National Chiao Tung University)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room C1, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

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30 Jun 2017 Probing Quantum Motion of Protons in Interfacial Water at Atomic Scale
By Prof. JIANG Ying (School of Physics, Peking University)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: LG23, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
13 Jun 2017 Science Faculty Research Day 2017

Time: 9:15 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Experience Sharing on GRF Bio-Med Panel 
By Prof. CHEN Zhenyu (School of Life Sciences, CUHK)

Daily Life of a RGC Member: dos and don’ts for a RGC Proposal 
By Prof. CHAN Ngai Hang (Department of Statistics, CUHK)

My 16-year RGC Grant Applications 
By Prof. JIANG Liwen (School of Life Sciences, CUHK)

Three Journeys to CRF 
By Prof. MIAO Qian (Department of Chemistry, CUHK)

Experience Sharing on Preparing a GRF Grant Proposal 
By Prof. LEUNG Nai Chung Conan (Department of Mathematics, CUHK)

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8-17 Jun 2017 WUN Symposium cum Research Summit on Impacts of Grain Legume Research and Development in Developing Countries
Organized by Prof. LAM Hon Ming (Director of the Centre for Soybean Research)

Venue: CUHK Campus

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8 Mar 2017 Energy and Environment Growth Strategies
By Prof. Eurlng. Henry K. H. WANG (President, Gate International Ltd)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: TY Wong Hall LT, CUHK

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