Understanding and Design of Atomic-scale Distorted Lattice in High Entropy Alloys with Unusual Mechanical Properties
Understanding and Design of Atomic-scale Distorted Lattice in High Entropy Alloys with Unusual Mechanical Properties
HKIAS News · 30 Aug 2019
On 29 August 2019, Professor Yong Yang, a Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong (CityU), delivered a presentation titled “Understanding and Design of Atomic-scale Distorted Lattice in High Entropy Alloys with Unusual Mechanical Properties” for Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study at CityU.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Tobin J. Marks elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences and conferred Honorary Professor by Nanjing Technical University
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Tobin J. Marks elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences and conferred Honorary Professor by Nanjing Technical University
HKIAS News · 15 Jul 2019
Professor Tobin J. Marks, Senior Fellow of HKIAS and Professor at Northwestern University, USA, was elected a member of the European Academy of Sciences (was named a Clarivate Analytics Citation Laureate) and was conferred Honorary Professor by Nanjing Technical University, China, in recognition of his contributions to science and technology, especially the pioneering work in the areas of catalysis, organo-f-element chemistry, electronic and photonic materials, and coordination chemistry.


HKIAS Visiting Fellow Professor Tei-Wei Kuo appointed as Dean of College of Engineering at City University of Hong Kong
HKIAS Visiting Fellow Professor Tei-Wei Kuo appointed as Dean of College of Engineering at City University of Hong Kong
HKIAS News · 15 Jul 2019
Professor Tei-Wei Kuo, Visiting Fellow of HKIAS, was appointed as Dean of the College of Engineering at CityU. Professor Kuo will also hold the Lee Shau Kee Chair Professor of Information Engineering and serve as an Advisor to President (Information Technology), with effect from 1 August 2019.


The Heart, Beating in Unison, and the Mathematics of Synchronization
The Heart, Beating in Unison, and the Mathematics of Synchronization
HKIAS News · 5 Jul 2019
Professor Stephen Smale, a renowned mathematician, delivered a distinguished lecture titled “The Heart, Beating in Unison, and the Mathematics of Synchronization” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong on 4 July 2019.


Some Pondering Questions in Studying High Entropy Alloys
Some Pondering Questions in Studying High Entropy Alloys
HKIAS News · 26 Jun 2019
On 19 June 2019, Professor T.G. Nieh, a world leader in superplasticity and superplastic forming, Visiting Fellow at Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS), delivered a presentation titled “Some Pondering Questions in Studying High Entropy Alloys” at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Sir Colin Blakmore delivered an opening keynote speech at the 12th QS WorldClass conference
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Sir Colin Blakmore delivered an opening keynote speech at the 12th QS WorldClass conference
CityU NewsCentre · 14 Jun 2019
International experts and scholars explored One Health in relation to university–industry collaboration in medical technology and beyond at the 12th QS WorldClass conference hosted by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and QS Asia, a prestigious international institute.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Pierre-Louis Lions receives the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Pierre-Louis Lions receives the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago
HKIAS News · 3 Jun 2019
Professor Pierre-Louis Lions, Senior Fellow of HKIAS and Professor at the prestigious ColIège de France in Paris, will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago. The award ceremony will be held on 15 June 2019.


Some Equations of Mathematical Biology
Some Equations of Mathematical Biology
HKIAS News · 29 May 2019
Professor Benoît Perthame, a renowned mathematician, presented a distinguished lecture titled “Some Equations of Mathematical Biology” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong on 23 May 2019.


Professor Herbert Gleiter receives 2019 International Association of Advanced Materials Award
Professor Herbert Gleiter receives 2019 International Association of Advanced Materials Award
HKIAS News · 21 May 2019
Professor Herbert Gleiter, HKIAS Senior Fellow, was honored with the 2019 International Association of Advanced Materials Award (IAMM Award). The award recognizes the achievements of Professor Gleiter on the design and development of advanced materials. Professor Gleiter will deliver


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor George Fu Gao elected Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor George Fu Gao elected Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences
HKIAS News · 20 May 2019
Professor George Fu Gao, HKIAS Senior Fellow, was elected a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on 30 April 2019. The honour recognizes the significant contribution of Professor Gao in the field of clinical-related preventive medical sciences and public health. The National Academy of Sciences elected 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research this year.


Stabilization of Nanocrystalline Grain Size at Elevated Temperatures: Theory and Experiment
Stabilization of Nanocrystalline Grain Size at Elevated Temperatures: Theory and Experiment
HKIAS News · 18 May 2019
Professor Carl C. Koch, an eminent scientist in materials science and engineering, delivered a distinguished lecture titled “Stabilization of Nanocrystalline Grain Size at Elevated Temperatures: Theory and Experiment” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 17 May 2019.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet conferred Honorary Professor by South China University of Technology and Chongqing University
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet conferred Honorary Professor by South China University of Technology and Chongqing University
HKIAS News · 17 May 2019
Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet, HKIAS Senior Fellow and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong (CityU), was conferred Honorary Professor by South China University of Technology and Chongqing University, China, in recognition of his significant contributions to higher education.


New discover helps develop materials with higher strength and ductility
New discover helps develop materials with higher strength and ductility
CityU NewsCentre · 9 May 2019
A research team comprising experts from City University of Hong Kong, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology and Zhejiang University discovered for the first time the deformation transitions of multiscale nanotwins (NTs) in austenitic stainless steel, which will help develop materials with higher strength and ductility. HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jian Lu and his team has discovered the marginal scale of nanotwin deformation transition mechanisms of austenitic stainless steel combining in situ tensile tests with theoretical modeling and atomistic simulations.


HKIAS Visiting Fellow Professor Tei-Wei Kuo elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
HKIAS Visiting Fellow Professor Tei-Wei Kuo elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
HKIAS News · 6 May 2019
Professor Tai-Wei Kuo, HKIAS Visiting Fellow, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for the 2018 class. The honour is the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.


Extending the Applicability of the Glassy State of Matter
Extending the Applicability of the Glassy State of Matter
HKIAS News · 15 Apr 2019
Professor A. Lindsay Greer, a renowned physical scientist, presented a distinguished lecture titled “Extending the Applicability of the Glassy State of Matter” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 11 April 2019.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jian Lu wins a silver medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 15 April 2019
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jian Lu wins a silver medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 15 April 2019
CityU NewsCentre · 15 Apr 2019
“Origami and 4D Printing of Ceramic Structures”, invented by HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jian Lu and his research team, won a Silver Medal at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, held in Switzerland.


HKIAS Explores New Frontiers in Neuroscience
HKIAS Explores New Frontiers in Neuroscience
South China Morning Post · 12 Apr 2019
The Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience, which took place on March 25 and 26 at CityU, presented an opportunity to foster collaboration by highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of modern neuroscience and the possibilities for productive exchange with other areas. Such areas include genomics, engineering, computation, data science and the humanities.


Disconnection, Random Interlacements, and the Gaussian Free Field
Disconnection, Random Interlacements, and the Gaussian Free Field
HKIAS News · 11 Apr 2019
Professor Alain-Sol Sznitman, a renowned mathematician, delivered a distinguished lecture titled “Disconnection, Random Interlacements, and the Gaussian Free Field” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 9 April 2019.


A Mathematical Model of National Sustainability: Where the World is Heading
A Mathematical Model of National Sustainability: Where the World is Heading
HKIAS News · 2 Apr 2019
Professor Yannis A. Phillis, a renowned engineering scientist, presented a distinguished lecture titled “A Mathematical Model of National Sustainability: Where the World is Heading” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 29 March 2019.


Nurturing neuroscience in Hong Kong
Nurturing neuroscience in Hong Kong
CityU NewsCentre · 2 Apr 2019
World-class experts in the field of neuroscience shared ideas and research discoveries during a two-day symposium at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 25 to 26 March.


Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study hosts a 2-day Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study hosts a 2-day Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience
HKIAS News · 27 Mar 2019
HKIAS Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience hosted by the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) was held at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 25 to 26 March 2019. The symposium is organized by Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Neuroscience at CityU and Professor Tomas Hökfelt, Professor at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, both of whom are Senior Fellows of HKIAS; together with Professor Jufang He, Chair Professor of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at CityU.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Way Kuo receives high French honour
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Way Kuo receives high French honour
CityU NewsCentre · 14 Mar 2019
Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU and HKIAS Senior Fellow, has been bestowed the title and rank of Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’ Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour).


HKIAS Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience
HKIAS Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience
HKIAS News · 27 Feb 2019
To highlight the remarkable technical and conceptual progress across the whole of modern neuroscience and encourage the collaboration of scholars at the forefront of neuroscience research, the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) will organize the HKIAS Symposium on Advances in Neuroscience on 25 – 26 March 2019 at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU). The symposium is initiated by Professor Tomas Hökfelt, Professor at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at University of Oxford, UK, both of whom are Senior Fellows of HKIAS; together with Professor Jufang He, Chair Professor of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at CityU.


HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Ke Lu receives the 2019 Acta Materialia Gold Medal
HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Ke Lu receives the 2019 Acta Materialia Gold Medal
HKIAS News · 25 Feb 2019
Professor Ke Lu, HKIAS Senior Fellow, has been honored the 2019 Acta Materialia Gold Medal from the Acta Materialia, Incorporated. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of Professor Lu to Materials Science. The Gold Medal will be presented during the 2019 TMS Spring Meeting and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.


Design and Applications of Catalytic Reactions for Sustainable Synthesis and Energy
Design and Applications of Catalytic Reactions for Sustainable Synthesis and Energy
HKIAS News · 28 Jan 2019
In view of global concerns regarding the environment and sustainable energy resources, the discovery of new green catalytic reactions is desirable. A renowned chemist Professor David Milstein delivered the distinguished lecture titled “Design and Applications of Catalytic Reactions for Sustainable Synthesis and Energy” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 23 January 2019.


Advanced Thinking for Real-world Issues
Advanced Thinking for Real-world Issues
CityUtoday · 21 Jan 2019
Now into its fourth year of operation, the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) has seen the number of Senior Fellows shoot up, enhanced output, a recalibrated strategic direction and new premises for galvanising intellectual thought leadership across campus and further afield.


State of Public and Private Blockchains: Myths and Reality
State of Public and Private Blockchains: Myths and Reality
HKIAS News · 14 Jan 2019
Renowned computer scientist Dr. C. Mohan delivered the distinguished lecture titled "State of Public and Private Blockchains: Myths and Reality" for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 11 January 2019.