Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - 2021

2021

Date Seminars and Talks Remarks
28 Sep 2021 Safe dynamic pricing: always-validity and robustness
By Professor Will Wei Sun (Krannert School of Management, Purdue University)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Poster
28 Sep 2021 Macro-Micro Decomposition and Energy Method for Boltzmann Equation
By Dr. Dongcheng Yang (Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster
27 Sep 2021 Global Dynamics of Non-cutoff Boltzmann Equation with Soft Potentials
By Professor Lingbing HE (Tsinghua University)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Poster
25 Sep 2021 Physics for the last and the next hundred years: a tribute to Professor CN Yang
By Professor Kenneth YOUNG (Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Website
24 Sep 2021 Studies in Natural Products Synthesis – Pathways to Biologically Active Systems
Professor Martin G. Banwell (Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University & Institute for Advanced and Applied Chemical Synthesis, Jinan University)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Poster
24 Sep 2021 Topological Order, Many-body Entanglement, and Non-Abelian Statistics
By Professor Xiao-Gang WEN (Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Poster
21 Sep 2021 Macro-Micro Decomposition and Energy Method for Boltzmann Equation
By Dr. Dongcheng Yang (Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster
17 Sep 2021 Dietary Fiber as a Multifunctional Food Component for Human Health
By Professor Peter C.K. Cheung (School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Poster
17 Sep 2021 Fluid Limits from Fermi-Dirac-Boltzmann Equation
By Professor Ning JIANG (Wuhan University)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Poster
17 Sep 2021 Ocean Mesoscale Eddy Residence Time-scale and Its Control on the Global Overturning Circulation
By Professor Julian MAK (Department of Ocean Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Poster
14 Sep 2021 Heavy-tailed distribution for combining dependent p-values with asymptotic robustness
By Professor George Tseng (University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Poster
14 Sep 2021 Macro-Micro Decomposition and Energy Method for Boltzmann Equation
By Dr. Dongcheng Yang (Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster
13 Sep 2021 Urban Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Infrastructure for Smart Cities
By Professor Wu CHEN (Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Poster
9 Sep 2021 Macro-Micro Decomposition and Energy Method for Boltzmann Equation
By Dr. Dongcheng Yang (Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 n.n.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster
3 Sep 2021 Global Contamination of Mercury in Forested Landscapes
By Professor Martin Tsz-Ki TSUI (School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Poster
3 Sep 2021 Di-Substituted Boron Cations and Radicals
By Prof. Ching-Wen Chiu (Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Poster
30 Aug 2021 From Braids to Transverse Slices in Reductive Groups
By Dr. Wicher Malten (University of Oxford)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (via ZOOM)
Poster
27 Aug 2021 3D Carbonate Digital Rock Reconstruction using Progressive Growing GAN
By Miss Nan YOU (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Poster
20 Aug 2021 Copper-catalyzed radical relay for the precise C-H bond functionalization
By Prof. Guosheng Liu (State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry
Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Poster
20 Aug 2021 Building Resilient Coastal Communities:
Coupling Typhoon Destructiveness and Social-Ecological Systems for Informed Planning
By Dr. Muhammad SAJJAD (Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Poster
6 Aug 2021 Pi-Structures with Different Topologies: Synthesis, Aromaticity and Electronic Properties
By Prof. CHI Chunyan (Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore)

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Poster
6 Aug 2021 On the Sets of Uniqueness for Trigonometric Series
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
4 Aug 2021

Exceptional Times for a Dynamical Version of Critical First-passage Percolation in Two Dimensions
By Dr. Wai Kit Lam (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)

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

Poster
3 Aug 2021 Earthquake Monitoring and Modeling with Deep Learning and Numerical Simulation
By Dr. Weiqiang ZHU (Stanford University, U.S.A.)

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Poster
27 Jul 2021 Understand and Utilize Complex Seismic Wavefields to Mitigate Earthquake Hazards: From Earthquake Ground Motion to Seismic Velocity Monitoring of Fault Zones
By Dr. Yixiao SHENG (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Poster
23 Jul 2021 On Tim Austin’s new proof of the theorems by Yu, Shmerkin and Wu
By Dr. Yufeng WU (South China Univresity of Technology)

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 222, Lady Shaw Building, CUHK
Poster
13 Jul 2021 High Quantile Regression for Tail Dependent Time Series
By Prof. Ting ZHAN (Department of Statistics, University of Georgia)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Poster
12 Jul 2021 Understand Volcanoes and Earthquakes Using Physics-based Models
By Dr. Chao LIANG (Géoazur Laboratory, Université Côte d'Azur, France)

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Poster
5 Jul 2021 Generation of 23Na40K Polar Molecules in the Quantum Degenerate Regime
By Dr. Xin-Yu LUO (Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Poster
28 June 2021 Assessing Climate Forcing Using Remote Sensing and Ground-based Measurements: Examples from Land Use Change and GHG Emissions
By Dr. Zutao YANG (Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University, U.S.A.)

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Poster
23 June 2021

Towards Quantum Network with Superconducting Circuits
By Prof. Io Chun HOI (Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

 Poster
22 June 2021 Lugsail lag windows for estimating time-average covariance matrices
By Prof. James Flegal (Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Poster
22 June 2021 Modeling Volcano Breathing: A Path to Forecasting Eruptions
By Dr. Yan ZHAN (Earth & Planets Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, U.S.A.)

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Poster
21 June 2021 Quantum Optics with Superconducting Artificial Atoms in One Dimensional Space
By Prof. Io Chun HOI (Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Poster 
18 June 2021 Supercomputing of Earthquakes: Unraveling the Dynamics of Multi-Fault Rupture Cascades, Tsunami Earthquakes and Induced Seismicity
By Prof. Alice-Agnes Gabriel (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munich, Germany)

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Poster
15 June 2021 Evolution of the Early Earth
By Dr. DENG Jie (Postdoctoral Associate, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.)

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Poster
15 June 2021
Fast Algorithms for Estimating Covariance Matrices of Stochastic Gradient Descent Solutions
By Prof. Wei Biao WU (Department of Statistics, University of Chicago)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Poster
8 June 2021
Weather and Climate Risk Assessments of Population Displacements by Extreme Weather Events
By Miss KAM Pui Man Mannie (PhD student in Weather and Climate Risks Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)

Time:  3:30 p.m.
Poster
3 June 2021
Getting the most out of Hydrogeophysics: Examples from Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT)
By Dr. Michael TSO  (UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, United Kingdom)

Time:  3:30 p.m.
Poster
1 June 2021
Change-point detection for COVID-19 time series via self-normalization
By Prof. Xiaofeng SHAO (Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 Poster
25 May 2021
Testing Mediation Effects Using Logic of Boolean Matrices with Applications in Neuroimaging Mediation Analysis
By Prof. Lexin LI (Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
 Poster
21 May 2021 Developing Multifunctional Soft Materials and Surfaces Through Tunable Intermolecular Interactions
By Prof. Hongbo ZENG (Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta)

Time: 10:30 a.m.
 Poster
29 Apr 2021 AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Membrane Trafficking and the Cytoskeleton: from Budding Yeast to Human Stem Cells
By Prof. David DRUBIN (Co-Chair, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Ernette Comby Chair in Microbiology, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Elected Fellow of AAAS)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  
 Poster
23 Apr 2021

Spiro Metalla-Aromatics
By Prof. Zhenfeng XI (College of Chemistry and Mocleular Engieering, Peking University)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

 Poster
23 Apr 2021

2D-Material Topological Photonics Based on Non-Hermitian Quantum Mechanics
By Prof. Shangjr (Felix) GWO (Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica & Department of Physics, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Poster
22 Apr 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Overcome Main Constraints of Genome Editing for Crop Improvement

By Prof. Yunde ZHAO (Editor-in-Chief of aBIOTECH, Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Plant Science, Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 Poster
21 Apr 2021

Have LIGO and Virgo Observed Dark Matter
By Dr. Juan CALDERON BUSTILLO (Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE), University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Poster
20 Apr 2021

Searching For New Physics with Gravitational Waves from Heavy Compact Binary Mergers
By Dr. Juan CALDERON BUSTILLO (Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE), University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 Poster
16 Apr 2021

Active Colloids with External and Internal Feedback
By Prof. Lucio ISA (Department of Materials, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster 
16 Apr 2021

Oxidative Cross-Coupling with Hydrogen Evolution
By Prof. Aiwen LEI (College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Wuhan University)

Time: 2:30 p.m.

 Poster
15 Apr 2021 AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - A Positive Feedback Module for Rho-Mediated Polar Growth in Plants
By Prof. Yan ZHANG (College of Life Sciences, Shangdong Agricultural University)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Poster 
8 Apr 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - How Do Plants Activate Defense without Running Amok? Lessons from Genetics
By Prof. Ping HE (Presidential Impact Fellow, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Texas A&M University)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
8 Apr 2021 Towards Preision Astrohphysics for Warm Ionized Gas

By Prof. Renbin YAN (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Kentucky, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 Poster 
7 Apr 2021

The Puzzle of Low Ionization Warm Ionized Gas in Galaxies
By Prof. Renbin YAN (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Kentucky, USA)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Poster
1 Apr 2021
AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Peptide Signals/Receptors Controlling Male-Female Interactions in Arabidopsis
By Prof. Lijia QU (School of Life Sciences, Peking University)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  
Poster
30 Mar 2021

Clipper: p-value-free FDR control on high-throughput data from two conditions
By Prof. Jessica Jingyi Li (Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles) 

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Poster
26 Mar 2021

Recent Progress on TM-catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Dearomatization Reactions
By Prof. Shuli You (Professor, State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster
26 Mar 2021

Dance of the Seven Veils: Revealing the Electronic Ground State in Unconventional Superconductors with High Magnetic Fields
By Prof. Nigel HUSSEY (High Field Magnet Laboratory, Nijmegen, the Netherlands)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Poster
23 Mar 2021

A Top-Down Approach Toward Understanding Deep Learning
By Prof. Weijie Su (Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Poster
19 Mar 2021

Liquid Marble: from Nature to Functional Materials
By Prof. Syuji FUJII (Department of Applied Chemistry Osaka Institute of Technology)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster
19 Mar 2021

The Yau-Yau Method for Nonlinear Filtering Problems
By Prof. Shing-Tung YAU (Harvard and CUHK)

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Poster
18 Mar 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Translation of Spindle Morphogenesis into Plant Growth
By Prof. Bo LIU (Department of Plant Biology, College of Biological Sciences University of California, Davis)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
12 Mar 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics
By Prof. Bangti Jin (University College London)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Poster
5 Mar 2021

The Hybrid Unity Power: Organic Cocrystals Make Materials Diverse
By Prof. Qichun Zhang (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster
5 Mar 2021

How to Rock the Earth without An Earthquake?
By Prof. Wenyuan FAN (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego)

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Poster
4 Mar 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Balancing Growth and Stress Tolerance in Plants by Post-Translational Regulation of the Autophagy Machinery
By Prof. Diane BASSHAM (Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, lowa State University)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
3 Mar 2021

Multi-physics Metaphotonics and Nanophotonics with Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials
By Dr. Guangwei HU (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Poster
2 Mar 2021

Nanophotonic Metasurfaces Loaded by Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
By Dr. Guangwei HU (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore)

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Poster
18 Feb 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Membrane Remodeling in Plant Endosomal Trafficking
By Prof. Marisa S OTEGUI (Professor, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin–Madison)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
17 Feb 2021

Bridging Few- And Many-Body Physics in Fermi Gases
By Dr. Yangqian YAN (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 Poster
16 Feb 2021

Synthetic Topological States of Matter in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
By Dr. Yangqian YAN (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
5 Feb 2021

Carbolong Chemistry: A Story of Carbon Chains and Transition Metals
By Prof. Haiping XIA (Shenzhen Grubbs Institute)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster 
6 - 9 Jun 2021 The 5th International Conference on Organometallics and Catalysis (OM&CAT-5)

Venue: Henry Cheng International Conference Centre (HCICC),Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK

Website
29 Jan 2021

Low-Coordinate Low-Valent Transition-Metal Complexes with NHC Ligation
By Prof. Liang DENG (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

 Poster
28 Jan 2021

AoE Zoom Seminar Series 2021 - Non-self Recognition in Plant Immunity
By Prof. Libo SHAN (Christine Richardson Professor in Agriculture, Chancellor EDGES Fellow, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Texas A&M University)

Time : 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
27 Jan 2021

Optically Active Metal Nanoparticles with Atomically Chiral Lattices
By Prof. Zhifeng HUANG (Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Poster
26 Jan 2021

Inorganic Sculptured Nano Forests
By Prof. Zhifeng HUANG (Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Poster
22 Jan 2021

Tailored Emulsion Biocatalysis - A approach to Efficient Synthesis
By Prof. Changzhu WU (Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Poster
22 Jan 2021

Quantum-Fluctuations-Induced Heat Transfer between Nano-Mechanical Membranes
By Dr. King Yan FONG (Senior Engineer, Infinera Corporation)

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Poster
15 Jan 2021

Nonporous Adaptive Crystals (NACs) for Separation and Adsorption
By Prof. Feihe HUANG (Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor, State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering Center for Chemistry of High-Performance & Novel Materials, Department of Chemistry Zhejiang University)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

 Poster
7 Jan 2021

When Spintronics Meets Topological Materials
By Dr. Yufan LI (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster
6 Jan 2021

Half-Quantum Flux in Topological Superconductors
By Dr. Yufan LI (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Poster