Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - 2019

2019

Date Seminars and Talks Remarks
25 Oct 2019

Vacuum Noise Squeezing and Its Application to The Gravitational Wave Detector and On-Chip Quantum Circuits
By Prof. Ray-Kuang LEE (Institute of Photonics Technologies, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

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

Poster
18 Oct 2019

Nature and Ultrafast Dynamics of Elementary Excitations in Solar Materials
By Prof. Majed CHERGUI (Laboratory of Ultrafast Spectroscopy & Lausanne Centre for Ultrafast Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

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

Poster
18 Oct 2019

Integrating Geospatial Technologies, Environmental Science, and Health Research
Prof. Mei-Po KWAN (Institute of Earth and Space Information Science & Department of Geography and Resource Management, CUHK)

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

Poster
17 Oct 2019

Mechanisms of protein secretion through the Golgi complex
By Dr. Seung-Yeol Park (Department of Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)

Time : 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
11 Oct 2019

Cooperative Metal Catalysis for Efficient Organic Synthesis
By Prof. Yoshiaki Nakao (Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan)

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

Poster
11 Oct 2019

Novel structure-based strategies for blocking IkappaB Kinase enzyme activity
By Prof. Tom Huxford (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, USA)

Time : 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Venue: LT4, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
10 Oct 2019

Learning from The Last Few Milli-seconds of Binary Black Hole Mergers
By Dr. Juan CALDERON BUSTILLO (School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University, Australia)

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

Poster
4 Oct 2019

Nonlinear Photonic Metasurfaces
By Prof. Guixin LI (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, China)

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

Poster
4 Oct 2019

Smooth geodesics in the space of Kahler potentials
By Prof. Jingchen HU (ShanghaiTech University, China)

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

Poster
27 Sep 2019

Single Cell Multi-Scale Bioimaging from Atomic Force to Nonlinear Microscopy. Applications to Neuro-Muscular Disorders and Cancer.
By Prof. Csilla GERGELY (Laboratoire Charles Coulomb University of Montpellier, France)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
25 Sep 2019

Critical Phenomena in The Yielding Transition of Amorphous Solids
By Dr. Jie LIN (Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineeting and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA)

Time: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
24 Sep 2019

Growth at The Single-Cell Level and The Implications of Cell-To-Cell Variability On the Population Growth
By Dr. Jie LIN (Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineeting and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA)

Time: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Venue: L4, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
23 Sep 2019

MV cycles and affine Deligne-Lusztig varieties
By Prof. Sian NIE (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
23 Sep 2019

The amplituhedron
By Prof. Huanchen BAO (National University of Singapore)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

 Poster
20 Sep 2019

Probabilistic Projection of the Dynamic Evolution of Hydrological Extremes in A Changing Climate
By Dr. Shuo WANG (Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

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

Poster
13 Sep 2019

Nanomechanics of Covalent Crystals (Si and diamond) and Their Elastic Strain Engineering
By Prof. Yang LU (Department of Mechanical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)

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

Poster 
9 Sep 2019

The Next Generation of Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes Simulations: Accounting for Real-Earth Elastic Complexities
By Dr. Sui TUNG (School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, USA)

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

Poster
6 Sep 2019

Blazar OJ287 and Its Nano-Hertz GW Emitting Massive BH Binary Central Engine
By Prof. Achamveedu GOPAKUMAR (Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)

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

Poster 
4 Sep 2019

Bessel F- Isocrystals for reductive groups
By Dr. Daxin XU (California Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
3 Sep 2019

Modeling Gravitational Wave Signals from Non-Circular Compact Binaries
By Prof. Achamveedu GOPAKUMAR (Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)

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

Poster
2 Sep 2019

Multicompartment Nanostructures of ABC Triblock Terpolymers Inspired by the Cell
By Prof. Axel H.E. Müller (Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany)

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Venue: L5, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster 
26 Aug 2019

Symmetric and Antisymmetric Linear Magnetoresistances
By Prof. Yejun FENG (Electronic and Quantum Magnetism Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan)

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

Poster
26 Aug 2019

Spin-Triplet Superconductivity and Field-Induced Phenomena in 5f Electron System
By Prof. Dai AOKI (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan, CEA-Grenoble, France)

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

Poster
26 Aug 2019

Problem of evaporation-condensation for a two component gas in a bounded domain
By Prof. Stéphane Brull (Université de Bordeaux, France)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
23 Aug 2019

L-space surgeries on 2-component L-space links
By Ms. Beibei LIU (University of California, Davis, USA)

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

Poster
22 Aug 2019

The Milnor numbers and the Heegaard Floer homology
By Ms. Beibei LIU (University of California, Davis, USA)

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

Poster
21 Aug 20119

The Heegaard Floer d-invariants of surgeries on links of linking number zero
By Ms. Beibei LIU (University of California, Davis, USA)

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

Poster
20 Aug 2019

Crystal Growth in Solid State Physics: When Physics Meets Chemistry
By Dr. Kwing To Toby LAI (Department of Physics, CUHK)

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

Poster
19 Aug 2019

Hyperbolicity is not an intrinsic property of knot graphs
By Ms. Beibei LIU (University of California, Davis, USA)

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

Poster
19 Aug 20119

Ground Based Gravitational Wave Astronomy in the Asian Region
By Prof. David BLAIR (Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Physics, The University of Western Australia, Australia)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room G26, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
16 Aug 20119

Creation from Confusion: A Journey of Porphyrin Mutan
By Prof. Hiroyuki Furuta (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Mong Man Wai Building , CUHK

 Poster
15 Aug 2019

Algebraic Criteria for Lipschitz Equivalence of Dust-Like Self-Similar Sets
By Prof. Ying XIONG (South China University of Technology)

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

Poster 
15 Aug 2019

N-Confused Hexaphyrins: Versatile NIR Ligands for Bis-Metal Coordination
By Prof. Hiroyuki Furuta (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University)

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Room G04, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
14 - 15 Aug 2019

2019 NBER-NSF Time Series Conference
Venue: LT6, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

(Jointly hosted by Department of Statistics, The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) & National Science Foundation (NSF))

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13 Aug 2019

Polynomial mean complexity and Logarithmic Sarnak conjecture
By Prof. Wen Huang (University of Science and Technology of China)

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

Poster   
13 Aug 2019

Entropy and Weak Horseshoe
By Prof. Wen Huang (University of Science and Technology of China)

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

Poster  
12 Aug 2019

Coupling of Reactive Chemistry in the Atmosphere with Global Climate
By Prof. Lee T. Murray (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester)

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster 
9 Aug 2019

Halo-functionalizations of organic molecules enabled by unique organocatalysts
By Prof. Yoshitaka Hamashima (School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 158, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
9 Aug 2019

Diophantine approximation problems related to fractals and dynamics (Part 2)
By Prof. Lei YANG (Sichua University)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 n.n.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
8 Aug 2019

Diophantine approximation problems related to fractals and dynamics (Part 1)
By Prof. Lei YANG (Sichua University)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
6 Aug 2019

Organofluorine chemistry: Synthetic methods and applications from a personal perspective
By Prof. Yoshitaka Hamashima (School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK

Poster
6 Aug 2019

Quantum Optics with Superconducting Artificial Atoms
By Prof. IoChun HOI (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 311, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
6 Aug 2019

Life and Death of the First Stars
By Prof. Alexander HEGER (Monash Centre for Astrophysics, Monash University, Australia)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 n.n.
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
2 Aug 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - Recent Progress in Hamiltonian Stationary Lagrangian Manifolds
By Prof. Jingyi CHEN (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
31 Jul 2019

Constructing minimal-genus Seifert surface
By Mr. Antony FUNG (CUHK)

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

Poster
31 Jul 2019

Regularity for the gradient flow of a spinorial functional
By Prof. Fei HE (Xiamen University, China)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
30 Jul 2019

Probe the Galactic Centre Region Using Wavelets
By Prof. Chien-Chang YEN (Department of Mathematics, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan)

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

Poster
28 Jul -
1 Aug 2019
XXXI IUPAP Conference on Computational Physics (CCP2019)

Venue: Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong & Physical Society of Hong Kong)

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24 Jul 2019

Total Synthesis of Terpenoid Natural Products
By Prof. Peter Metz (Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Organische Chemie I, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G03, Liang YC Hall, CUHK

 Poster
24 Jul 2019

Targeting Tumor Microenvironment for Immunotherapy
By Prof. Leaf HUANG (Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: L1, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK

 Poster
22 Jul 2019

High-order Conservative Characteristic Methods for Environmental Modelling
By Prof. Dong LIANG (York University, Canada)

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

Poster
22 Jul 2019

Earth-Abundant Materials for Nanoplasmonics
By Dr. Emilie RINGE (Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy & Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster
19 Jul 2019

Coalescence or Bounce? How Surfactant Adsorption in Milliseconds Affects Bubble Collision
By Prof. Qingxia LIU (Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
17 Jul 2019

Pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrroles - Electron-rich Functional Heterocycles
By Prof. Daniel Tomasz Gryko (Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall, CUHK

Poster 
17 Jul 2019

Introduction to Hamiltonian Stationary Lagrangian submanifolds and a compactness theorem in 2 dimension
By Prof. John Man Shun MA (Rutgers University, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
15 Jul 2019

Design of Thienoacene Based Organic Semiconductors: from Molecules to Molecular Solids
By Prof. Kazuo Takimiya (Department of Chemistry, Tohoku University, Japan)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G04, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
12 Jul 2019

An introduction to additive combinatorics
By Dr. Changhao CHEN (University of New South Wales, Australia)

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

Poster 
12 Jul 2019

On the Frisch-Parisi conjecture
By prof. Julien Barral (Université Paris 13, France)

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

Poster
12 Jul 2019

Enantioselective Functionalization of Fully Substituted C=N Double Bond
By Prof. Jian ZHOU (School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
12 Jul 2019

Spectral Cantor-Moran measures and a Bourgain Sum of Sine problem
By Prof. LAI Chun Kit (San Francisco State University, USA)

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
11 Jul 2019

Tidal Disruption Events in Active Galactic Nuclei
By Dr. CHAN Chi-Ho (Racah Institute of Physics Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel & School of Physics and Astronomy Tel Aviv University, Israel)

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

Poster
11 Jul 2019

Picking two out of three: visible light promoted dual C-F bond cleavage in a CF3 group
By Prof. Lei ZHOU (School of Chemistry and Chemical, Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 106, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
10 July 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - Ricci flows with unbounded curvature and their applications
By Dr. LEE Man Chun (University of British Columbia, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, CUHK)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
10 July 2019

A talk of two halves: ligand redox noninnocence in highly oxidized carbodicarbene complexes, and exploring the oxidative reactivity of superoxocopper (II)
By Prof. Jason England (School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 106, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
28 Jun 2019

Proton Transfer Mechanisms and Developing Ring Formation Reactions
By Prof. Zhixiang YU (College of Chemistry, Peking University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 104, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
27 Jun 2019

Thermodynamics and kinetics guided DNA probe design for uniformly sensitive and specific DNA hybridization without optimization
By Prof. Xianjin XIAO (Institute of Reproductive Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G06, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
26 June 2019

Bioanalytical development enabling studies of arsenic health effects
By Prof. LE Chris (Director, Analytical and Environmental Toxicology Division, University of Alberta, Canada)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 104, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

 Poster
25 June 2019

Diophantine Approximation on M0-sets with restricted denominators
By Prof. Sanju V elani (University of York, UK)

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

Poster
24 June 2019

Infrared Investigations of Dirac/Weyl Semimetals under Pressure
By Dr. Ece UYKUR (Physikalisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart, Germany)

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

Poster 
21 June 2019

Nano-Carbon Imides: Precise Synthesis and Applications
By Prof. Zhaohui WANG (Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 104, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

 Poster
21 June 2019

Polymer Brush-Grafted Silica Nanoparticles
By Prof. ZHU Lei (Department of Macromolecular and Chemical Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 106, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
20 June 2019

Decoding Brain Signals Based on Ultra-Flexible Bioelectronics
By Prof. WEI Xiaoling (State Key Laboratory of Transducer Technology, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G03, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
19 June 2019

Bioanalytical chemistry in living tissue
By Prof. Rebecca R. Pompano (Department of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 106, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
18 June 2019

Room-Temperature Single-Photon Sources Based On Colloidal Quantum Dots
By Prof. Wei FANG (College of Optical Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: G26, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster 
17 June 2019

Mechanisms of Self-Organization Behaviors in Myxococcus xanthus Bacteria
By Prof. Oleg IGOSHIN (Department of Bioengineering, Center for Theoretical and Biological Physics, Rice University, USA)

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

Poster 
14 June 2019

Iodine Reagents in Synthesis and Flow Chemistry
By Prof. Thomas Wirth (School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, UK)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 104, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
13 June 2019

Adsorption and Activation of O2 over Cu(I/II) Single-sites on CeO2
By Dr. WANG Feng Ryan (Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
12 June 2019

Majoron Dark Matter (Decaying) and Structure Formation
By Prof. CHEUNG Kingman (Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

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

Poster
11 June 2019

X-MRIs and IMRIs – From Extremely Large To Intermediate
By Dr. Pau AMARO-SEOANE (Institute of Space Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster
10 June 2019

Density Oscillations Induced By Individual Ultracold Two-Body Collisions
By Prof. Doerte BLUME (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma, USA)

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

Poster
6 June 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] The Past and Future of HK Higher Education: Difficulties in Development of Science and Technology
By Prof. Shing Tung YAU (William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University, Distinguished Professor-at-Large, CUHK)

Time: 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Venue: LT5, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by Department of Mathematics & The Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

Poster
5-7 June 2019 CUHK Mathematics Alumni International Conference in celebration of Professor Shing-Tung Yau's 70th birthday and the 55th anniversary of CUHK

5 June: Room 201 and LT9, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK
6 June: Room 201 and LT9, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK
7 June: Room 501A and 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Hosted by Department of Mathematics & The Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

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Poster

30 May 2019

Double Feature Allocation for Phenotyping with Electronic Health Records Data
By Dr. Yang NI (Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
30 May 2019

On The Dawn of Second Quantum Revolution (Part 2): Why Bosonic Devices Are Promising?
By Dr. LAU Hoi Kwan (Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, USA)

Time: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster
29 May 2019

On The Dawn of Second Quantum Revolution (Part 1): What Should We Care About Quantum Computers?
By Dr. LAU Hoi Kwan (Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, USA)

Time: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Venue: LT, William M W Mong Engineering Building, CUHK

Poster
29 May 2019 Science Faculty Research Day 2019

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
By 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
By Prof. WU Yilin (Associate Professor, Department of Physics)

Talk 3: Precise Targeting in the Complex System: From Basic Science to Translational Research
By Prof. XIA Jiang (Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry)

Talk 4: Nexus of Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases – Enabling Research without Boundaries
By Prof. CHAN Ho Yin Edwin (Professor, School of Life Sciences)

Talk 5: Statistical Platform for Common Bioinformatics Analyses
By 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
By Prof. TAI Pui Kuen Amos & Prof. TAM Chi Yung Francis (Assistant Professor, Earth System Science Programme)

Talk 7: How to Become Highly Cited
By Prof. YU Chai Mei Jimmy (Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry)

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28 May 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Change-Point Detection: Past and Present
By Prof. David SIEGMUND (Department of Statistics, Stanford University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT6, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
26 - 30 May 2019 The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting 2019

Venue: Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by School of Life Sciences & The Crustacean Society)

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24 May 2019

Phase Engineering of Novel Nanomaterials
By Prof. Hua ZHANG (Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 103, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
23 May 2019

Observation and Modeling of Mesoscale Convective Systems and their Large-scale Environments
By Dr. Ruby Lai-Yung LEUNG (Battelle Fellow, Earth Science Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA)

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

 Poster
22 May 2019

Structure and Dynamics of Topological Defects in Active Liquid Crystals
By Dr. Rui ZHANG (Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago, USA)

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

Poster
22 May 2019

Quantum Optics with X-rays: Dynamical Control of Resonant Interaction
By Prof. Olga KOCHAROVSKAYA (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room G04, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

 Poster
21 May 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Neutrino and Gravitational Wave Research In Kamioka
By Prof. Takaaki KAJITA (2015 Nobel Laureate, Director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Japan)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: LT7, Lee Shau Kee Building, CUHK

Poster
21 May 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Global Warming and Extreme Events
By Dr. Ruby Lai-Yung LEUNG (Battelle Fellow, Earth Science Pacific Northwest National Laboratory USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: LT1, 7/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
20 May 2019

Gravitational Wave Astronomy with KAGRA
By Prof. Takaaki KAJITA (2015 Nobel Laureate, Director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Japan)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: LT3, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

Poster 
20 May 2019

Mid-IR to Thz Polaritons: Realizing Novel Materials for Nanophotonics
By Prof. Joshua D. CALDWELL (Mechanical Engineering Department, Vanderbilt University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster
17 May 2019

Design of Bifunctional Thiourea Catalysts for Asymmetric Reactions
By Prof. Yoshiji Takemoto (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK

Poster 
16 May 2019

Preparation and properties of large oligopyrrolic pi-systems
By Prof. Hidemitsu Uno (Executive Director and Vice President Ehime University, Japan)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 106, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster 
15 May 2019

Organocatalyzed Reactions Directed Toward Natural Product Synthesis
By Prof. Yoshiji Takemoto (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 104, Liang YC Hall , CUHK

Poster
15 May 2019

Conditional Quantile Decision Trees and Forest with Its Application for Predicting the Risk (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) PTSD After Experienced An Acute Coronary Syndrome
By Prof. Ying WEI, Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT3, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
15 May 2019

Developmental Origins of Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease
By Dr. Hein-Min TUN (Research Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: LT4, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
10 May 2019

Constructing Markov State Models to Elucidate the Functional Conformational Changes of Complex Biomolecules
By Prof. Xuhui HUANG (Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: LT1, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
10 May 2019

Quantifying and Understanding Variations in the Star Formation Process
By Dr. Sami Marcel DIB (Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: LT6, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
9 May 2019

Why Does Plate Tectonics Occur On Earth But Not On Venus?
By Prof. Shun-Ichiro Karato (School of Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University, USA)

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

Poster
8 May 2019

Higgs Physics and Future Opportunities
By prof. Kirill PROKOFIEV (Department of Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

Poster
7 May 2019

High-Energy Astro-Particle Physics of the Sun
By Dr. Kenny Chun Yu NG (Department of Particle Physics and Astro Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

Time: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Venue: G25, Science Centre North Block, CUHK

 Poster
6 May 2019

Dark Matter: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Dr. Kenny Chun Yu NG (Department of Particle Physics and Astro Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

Time: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Venue: LT1, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
3 May 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Cleavage and Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds at Transition Metal Centers: Elucidating Factors that Control Selectivity
By Prof. William D. Jones (Charles F. HoughtoPostern Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, USA)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: L1, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK 

Poster 
3 May 2019

Spatiotemporal Changes in Precipitation Extremes over Canada and Their Teleconnections to Large-Scale Climate Patterns
By Prof. Thian Yew GAN (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada)

Time: 11:00 a.m. 
Venue: Conference Room, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
25 Apr 2019

Topological Superconductor and Quantum Spin Liquid Study via Exactly Solvable Models
By Dr. Jianjian MIAO (Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

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

Poster 
18 Apr 2019

Impacts of Biostatistics on Advancing Human Health in the 20th Century: My Personal View
By Prof. LIANG Kung-Yee (President, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK

Poster
18 Apr 2019

Dynamics of protein sorting zones on the trans-Golgi network (TGN) revealed by super-resolution confocal live imaging microscopy (SCLIM) in plant
By Prof. Tomohiro Uemura (Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences Ochanomizu University, Japan)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK
Poster
18 Apr 2019

Quantum Dynamics between Two Heteronuclear Single Atoms Trapped In an Optical Tweezers
By Dr. Xiaodong HE (Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
18 Apr 2019

Mini-Symposium on Biomaterials for Cellular and Biomedical Applications - Disease Modeling and Drug Screening with Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessels
By Prof. Kam W. LEONG (Samuel Y. SHENG Professor of Biomedical Engineering , Professor of Systems Biology Columbia University, USA)

Time: 9:30 a.m.
Venue: LT2, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

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Poster

 

17 Apr 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Future Prospects of Biomaterials and Nanomedicine
By Prof. Kam W. LEONG (Samuel Y. SHENG Professor of Biomedical Engineering , Professor of Systems Biology Columbia University, USA)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Venue: L1, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster 
16 Apr 2019

Machine Learning the Universe: Opening the Pandora Box
By Dr. Shirley HO (Flatiron Institute/Princeton University, USA)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
16 Apr 2019

Dissecting pathogenesis of CNS-parasites by Cryo-electron tomography (Cryo-ET)
By Dr. Stella SUN (Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, USA)

Time : 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
15 Apr 2019

A new paradigm for Environmental Sciences?
By Prof. Alberto Arribas (Head of Met Office Informatics Lab, UK)

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

Poster
12 Apr 2019

Can We Send Relativistic-Speed Nanocrafts To Nearby Exoplanets? Challenges and Solutions
By Dr. Thiem HOANG (Center for Theoretical Astronomy, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Korea)

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

Poster
12 Apr 2019

Genetic Regulation of Mammalian Sex Development
By Prof. Richard Behringer (Ben F. Love Chair for Cancer Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 297, Science Centre, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by Natural Sciences Programme, School of Life Sciences & Centre for Cell & Developmental Biology)

Poster
11 Apr 2019

CMB Polarization Foregrounds for Primordial Gravitational Wave Detection
By Dr. Thiem HOANG (Center for Theoretical Astronomy, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Korea)

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

Poster
11 Apr 2019

Immiscibility-driven Folding of Synthetic Polymers – Accessing sub-10 nm scale microphase separation
By Prof. S. Ramakrishnan (Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room C5, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
11 Apr 2019

Ubiquitin signaling in Immunity and Vesicle Trafficking
By Prof. Dr. Marco TRUJILLO (Institute of Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany)

Time : 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK

 Poster
10 Apr 2019

Statistical Methods for Selecting Best Treatment with High-Dimensional Data
By Prof. ZHOU Xiao-Hua (Department of Biostatistics, Peking University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT7, Lee Shau Kee Building (LSK), CUHK

Poster
8 Apr 2019

Modeling of Atmospheric Chemistry: Past Achievements and Future Directions
By Prof. Dr. Guy Brasseur (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Germany), and National Center for Atmospheric Research (USA))

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

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4 Apr 2019

Tracers Show Large-Scale Connectivity Across Landscapes: A Case Study of Watershed Development and Sediment Erosion Impacting Downstream Coastal Fisheries at Brisbane, Australia
By Prof. Brain Fry (Emeritus Professor, Griffith School of Environment, Australian Rivers Institute, Australia)

Time : 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Venue: Room 703, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Poster
3 Apr 2019

New Frontier in Healthcare - Gas Sensor Technology and Clinical Applications

Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Venue: L5, Science Centre, CUHK

 Poster
2 Apr 2019

Zero-Inflated Generalized Dirichlet Multinomial (ZIGDM) Regression Model for Microbiome Compositional Data
By Dr. Zhengzheng TANG (Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
30 Mar 2019

The 5th Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences - Why You Should Embrace GMOs
By Sir Richard J Roberts (1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine)

Time : 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum

(Jointly hosted by New Asia College, School of Life Sciences & Hong Kong Science Museum)

Poster 
29 Mar 2019

Cluster Connectivity in Metallic Glass
By Prof. WANG Xun-Li (Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong)

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

Poster
29 Mar 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Statistics: Genesis of Machine Learning and AI
By Prof. Jianqing FAN (Department of Operations Research and Financial, Engineering, Princeton University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
29 Mar 2019

The 5th Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences - Why I Love Bacteria
By Sir Richard J Roberts (1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine)

Time : 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by New Asia College & School of Life Sciences)

Poster 
28 Mar 2019

The 5th Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences - Exploring Bacterial Methylomes
By Sir Richard J Roberts (1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine)

Time : 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: L1, Science Centre, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by New Asia College & School of Life Sciences)
Poster 
28 Mar 2019

The perfect marriage of bioelectronics and biomaterials via advanced manufacturing
By Prof. Tiger H. TAO (State Key Laboratory of Transducer Technology, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, CAS)

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room C4, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
28 Mar 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - Stability on two types of partitioning problems
By Prof. XIA Chao (Xiamen University, China)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
27 Mar 2019 The 8th Lecture Series by Academia Sinica (AS) Academicians


Talk 1: New Horizon in Enzymology from Cryo-EM and X-ray Free-electron Laser (XFEL)
By Prof. TSAI Ming-Daw (Division of Life Sciences of AS)
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: LT1, 7/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK

Talk 2: Metal-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization for the Direct Synthesis of Pyridinium-Type Compounds and Their Application
By Prof. CHENG Chien-Hong (Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences of AS)
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: L1, Science Centre, CUHK

(Jointly hosted by Office of Academic Links (China), School of Life Sciences & Department of Chemistry)

 Poster
27 Mar 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - The isoperimetric inequality for minimal surfaces in a Riemannian manifold (Part II)
By Prof. Jaigyoung CHOE (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster 
26 Mar 2019

Multiplier Processes in Statistics: A New Multiplier Inequality and Implications
By Prof. Jon A. WELLNER (Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Washington, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
25 Mar 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Reactions
By Prof. Gregory C. FU (Norman Chandler Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: L1, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK

Poster
22 Mar 2019

A convergent evolving finite element algorithm for mean curvature flow of closed surfaces
By Prof. LI Buyang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Time : 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
22 Mar 2019

Metal-Catalyzed C–F Bond Activation via Fluorine Elimination
By Prof. Junji Ichikawa (Department of Chemistry, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

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

Poster
22 Mar 2019

Coherence Control of Complex Lasers
By Prof. CAO Hui (Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, USA)

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

Poster
22 Mar 2019

Analysis of a Mixed discontinuous Galerkin method for incompressible magnetohydrodynamics
By Prof. QIU Weifeng (City University of Hong Kong)

Time : 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
22 Mar 2019

Improved Skill in Asian Monsoon Seasonal Forecasts Derived from Multi-satellite Snow Data Assimilation in Ungauged Eurasia
By Prof. YANG Zong-Liang (Director, CIESS and Jackson Chair in Earth System Sciences, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

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

Poster
22 Mar 2019

Analysis of the roles of CSLD proteins during polarized plant cell wall
By Prof. Erik NIELSEN (Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, USA)

Time : 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 297, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
21 Mar 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - On positive solutions of semi-linear elliptic inequalities on Riemannian manifolds
By Prof. Alexander Grigor'yan (Bielefeld University, Germany)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
19 Mar 2019

An Overview of Neutrino Oscillations with the T2K Experiment
By Dr. TSUI Ka Ming (Department of Physics, University of Liverpool, UK)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G25, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
19 Mar 2019

Bayesian Estimation of Sparse Spiked Covariance Matrices in High Dimensions
Dr. Yanxun XU (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
18 Mar 2019

A Nanoengineer’s View of Membrane Curvature in Cell Biology
By Prof. ZHAO Wenting (School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Time : 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 297, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
18 Mar 2019

Molecular condensation--mediated actin assembly through IDR
By Prof. MIAO Yansong (School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room 297, Science Centre, CUHK

 Poster
15 Mar 2019

Visible Light Photocatalysis: Basic concepts, recent advances and future perspectives
By Prof. Burkhard König (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Regensburg, Germany)

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

Poster
13 Mar 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - The isoperimetric inequality for minimal surfaces in R³ (Part III)
By Prof. Jaigyoung Choe (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
12 Mar 2019

Large Scale Inference for Chi-squared Data
By Prof. Inchi HU (Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
8 Mar 2019 Talk 1: Carbohydrate Block Copolymer Self-Assemblies: Nanoparticles and Highly Nanostructured Thin Films 
By Prof. Redouane Borsali (University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, France)

Talk 2: Biomaterials based on carbon nanotubes and polymers for the design of electrochemical biosensors and enzymatic fuel cells
By Prof. Serge Cosnier (University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, France)

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster 
8 Mar 2019

Low Rank Tensor Methods in High Dimensional Data Analysis
By Prof. Ming YUAN (Department of Statistics, Columbia University, USA)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Swire Hall 1, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK

Poster
7 Mar 2019

Employing Self-Assembly For Biomedical Imaging Applications
By Prof. LIANG Gaolin (Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China)

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room 158, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster 
4 Mar 2019

Birational geometry of Kaehler 3-folds
By Prof. OU Wenhao (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

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

Poster 
28 Feb 2019

Motility of Uni-Flagellated Bacteria
By Prof. Jay X. TANG (Department of Physics Physics and School of Engineering, Brown University, USA)

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

Poster
27 Feb 2019

A Gravitational Wave Measurement of the Hubble Constant Following the Second Observing Run of Advanced LIGO-Virgo
By Mr. Ignacio MAGANA HERNANDEZ (The College of Letters & Science - Physics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, US)

Time: 2:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 311, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
22 Feb 2019

Exploiting Optical and Thermophoretic Forces on Plasmonic Particles
By Prof. Dr. Jochen FELDMANN (Department für Physik und CeNS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)

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

Poster
20 Feb 2019

Joint Geometric Analysis Seminar - Characterizations of the plane and the catenoid as capillary surfaces
By Dr. Eungbeom Yeon (Seoul National University, South Korea)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 502A, Academic Building No.1, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster 
20 Feb 2019

A multiscale finite element method for the Schrödinger equation with multiscale potentials
By Mr. MA Dingjiong (The University of Hong Kong)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
19 Feb 2019

Improving Attribute Classification Accuracy in High-dimensional Data: A Four-step Latent Regression Approach
By Prof. Jimmy, DE LA TORRE (Division of Learning, Development and Diversity, University of Hong Kong)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
19 Feb 2019

Holomorphic quadratic differentials on graphs
By Prof. Wayne Wai Yeung LAM (Brown University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
18 Feb 2019

Replica Symmetry Breaking for mean field spin glass models
By Prof. ZENG Qiang (City University of New York, USA)

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

Poster 
15 Feb 2019

Multiscale Simulation for Fluid Dynamics – Boundary Layer Correction
By Prof. Bjorn Engquist (The University of Texas at Austin)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room C3, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

(Jointly organized with The Institute of Mathematical Sciences IMS)

Poster
15 Feb 2019

Two-Dimensional Materials for Spintronics - A Computational Materials Science Perspective
By Prof. Dr. Peter KRATZER (Faculty of Physics, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

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

Poster
14 Feb 2019

Hong Kong Probability Seminar - Wandering around the Asymptotic Theory
By Prof. SHAO Qi Man (Department Statistics, CUHK)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

(Jointly Hosted by City Univeristy of Hong Kong, The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong & Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Poster 
1 Feb 2019

Quantum Computing for the Near Future
By Prof. YUNG Man Hong (Department of Physics, Southern University of Science and Technology, China)

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

Poster 
30 Jan 2019

Quantitative multiple pointwise ergodic theorem
By Prof. SHI Ronggang (Fudan University, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

 Poster
30 Jan 2019

Asymptotic behaviors of generalized Thue-More Trigonometric Polynomials
By Prof. SHEN Weixiao (Fudan University, China)

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

Poster 
30 Jan 2019

Uniform Functional Microparticles Tailored by Micro-Fluidic Spray Granulation Technology
By Prof. WU Duo (College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, China)

Time: 2:30 p.m. 
Venue: Room 158, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
30 Jan 2019

Re-balancing TGF-beta Signaling in Pulmonary Hypertension
By Dr. YUNG Lai Ming (Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA)

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

Poster
29 Jan 2019

The Mathieu Differential Equation and Generalizations to Infinite Fractafolds - Shiping Cao, Anthony Coniglio, Xueyan Niu, Richard Rand, Robert Strichartz
By Miss NIU Xueyan (The University of Hong Kong)

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

Poster
28 Jan 2019

From Martingale Optimal Transport to McKean-Vlasov Control Problems
By Prof. TAN Xiaolu (University of Paris-Dauphine, France)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 219, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster 
25 Jan 2019

Where Do Our Materials Come From, and Where Do They Go?
By Prof. Bradley D. Olsen (Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

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

Poster 
25 Jan 2019

Polymer Solar Cells: Efficiency, Stability and Applications
By Prof. YIP Hin Lap (State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of Technology, China)

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

Poster
24 Jan 2019

Non-covalent Interactions in Enantioselectve C–H Transformations
By Prof. Masaya Sawamura (Department of Chemistry, Hokkaido University, Japan)

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

Poster
24 Jan 2019

Cellular precision for cell fate control and surface integrity
By Prof. June M KWAK (Department of New Biology, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Daegu, Korea)

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Venue: Room G18, Basic Medical Science Building, CUHK

Poster 
24 Jan 2019

Quantifying Molecular Defects and Relaxations in Polymeric Networks
By Prof. Bradley D. Olsen (Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster 
23 Jan 2019 The 12th Lecture Series by Academicians from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) 

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Venue: CUHK Campus

The Foundation of Molecular Medicine: A Chemical Biology Approach
By Prof. TAN Weihong (Division of Chemistry, CAS)

Chemical Biology of Metals and Metallodrugs
By Prof. GUO Zijian (Division of Chemistry, CAS)

水稻細胞質雄性不育的分子機制和起源進化
By Prof. LIU Yaoguang (Division of Life Sciences and Medical Sciences, CAS)

Insight into cold sensing and its potential in rice breeding
By Prof. CHONG Kang (Division of Life Sciences and Medical Sciences, CAS)

計算電磁學中的數學方法
By Prof. CHEN Zhiming (Division of Mathematics and Physics, CAS)

(Jointly organized with Office of Academic Links (China))

Poster 
22 Jan 2019

Amyloid-Inspired Protein Assembly and Interfacial Materials
By Prof. YANG Peng (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, China)

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Venue: L3, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
22 Jan 2019

Non-standard Problems in Statistical Inference: Bartlett Identity, Boundary, Identi ability Issues
By Dr. CHEN Yong (Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
21 Jan 2019

Surface Science Meets Homogeneous Catalysis. Surfaces as Activators and Ligands
By Prof. Tobin J. Marks (Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, USA)

Time: 4:30 p.m. 
Venue: L1, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK

Poster
21 Jan 2019

CN Yang Lecture in Physics - Quantum Leap: From Tests of Quantum Foundations to New Quantum Technologies
By Prof. PAN Jianwei (National Lab, for physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, China)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: LT5, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

Poster
18 Jan 2019

MCMC with Sequential State Substitutions: Theory and Applications
By Prof. LAI Tze Leung (Department of Statistics, Stanford University, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster 
18 Jan 2019

Featuring Fault Zone Dynamics after A Large Earthquake from Crossing-Fault Vertical Borehole Seismic Array
By Prof. MA Kuo Fong (Earthquake–Disaster & Risk Evaluation and Management Center, Department of Earth Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan)

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

Poster
17 Jan 2019

[Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series] Physics beyond Ohm’s Law
By Prof. XUE Qikun (Professor and Vice President for Research of Tsinghua University, President of Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences, Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: LT1, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
15 Jan 2019

Modeling Maxima with Autoregressive Conditional Frechet Model
By Prof. ZHAO Zifeng (Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
11 Jan 2019

Unconventional Superconductivity and Hidden Quantum Critical Point in Al-Doped CrAs
By Prof. Tuson PARK (Department of Physics & Center for Quantum materials and Superconductivity, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)

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

Poster 
11 Jan 2019

Modulators of the Arabidopsis thaliana Innate Immunity Response
By Prof. Laurent Zimmerli (Professor and Principal Investigator, Institute of Plant Biology, Department of Life Science, The National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 297, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
10 Jan 2019

One-point Function Estimates and Natural Parametrization for Loop-erased Random Walk in Three Dimensions
By Dr. LI Xinyi (Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, USA)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: LT2, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK

Poster
9 Jan 2019

Hanessing extracellular vesicles from red blood cells for a novel RNA drug delivery platform
By Prof. LE Minh (Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong)

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

Poster
8 Jan 2019

Phosphatriazenes: Versatile Ligands for Bio-active Molecules Modification via Sustainable Palladium Catalysis
By Prof. Anant Ramakant Kapdi (Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, India)

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

Poster
8 Jan 2019

A Parsimonious Personalized Dose Finding Model via Dimension Reduction
By Dr. ZHU Ruoqing (Department of Statistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: L2, Science Centre, CUHK

Poster
4 Jan 2019

Observation of Broad High-Partial-Wave Feshbach Resonances in Ultracold 85Rb−87Rb Mixtures
By Ms CUI Yue (Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, China)

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

Poster