Tuning of Confined Quantum States
Tuning of Confined Quantum States
HKIAS News · 10 May 2021
Professor Ruiqin Zhang, Chair Professor in the Department of Physics at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), delivered a lecture titled “Tuning of Confined Quantum States” at the virtual talk of the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) Lecture Series on Physics at CityU on 28 April 2021.


HKIAS Lecture Series on Chemistry showcases breakthroughs
HKIAS Lecture Series on Chemistry showcases breakthroughs
South China Morning Post · 26 Apr 2021
Asia is recovering from the global pandemic quicker than any other region, and knowledge exchange at the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at CityU has not been hampered. Embracing the new normal, the institute has taken advantage of the internet to connect scholars and stakeholders worldwide.


Structure and Dynamics of Metallic Glass – Atomistic Insights from Neutron and Synchrotron Scattering Experiments
Structure and Dynamics of Metallic Glass – Atomistic Insights from Neutron and Synchrotron Scattering Experiments
HKIAS News · 20 Apr 2021
Professor Xun-Li Wang, a renowned scholar in neutron scattering, presented a lecture titled “Structure and Dynamics of Metallic Glass – Atomistic Insights from Neutron and Synchrotron Scattering Experiments” at the online talk of the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) Lecture Series on Physics at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 14 April 2021. Close to 300 online participants joined this virtual lecture.


HKIAS continues to flourish with new Distinguished Lectures Series on Chemistry
HKIAS continues to flourish with new Distinguished Lectures Series on Chemistry
The Standard · 19 Apr 2021
Following the success of the Distinguished Lecture series last semester, HKIAS has introduced three distinguished online lectures on the Chemistry series with support in part by Kwang Hua Educational Foundation.


Charge-Transfer Complexes and their Applications
Charge-Transfer Complexes and their Applications
HKIAS News · 13 Apr 2021
A renowned scholar, Professor Chun-Sing Lee, the Head of Department of Chemistry of the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), delivered an online lecture titled “Charge-Transfer Complexes and their Applications” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) Distinguished Lecture Series on Chemistry at CityU on 8 April 2021.


Phase Engineering of Nanomaterials (PEN)
Phase Engineering of Nanomaterials (PEN)
HKIAS News · 8 Apr 2021
A specialist in the field of nanomaterials, Professor Hua Zhang, the Herman Hu Chair Professor of Nanomaterials in the Department of Chemistry of the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), delivered an online lecture titled “Phase Engineering of Nanomaterials (PEN)” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) Distinguished Lecture Series on Chemistry at CityU on 31 March 2021. Over 300 online participants joined this virtual event.


“About Tresca’s Memoirs on the fluidity of solids (1864–1870)” by HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jean Salençon published on Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences
“About Tresca’s Memoirs on the fluidity of solids (1864–1870)” by HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Jean Salençon published on Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences
HKIAS News · 30 Mar 2021
The article “About Tresca’s Memoirs on the fluidity of solids (1864–1870)”, by Professor Jean Salençon, Senior Fellow of HKIAS, was published on Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences in January 2021.


Renowned experts advocate nuclear safety and clean energy for net-zero carbon emissions
Renowned experts advocate nuclear safety and clean energy for net-zero carbon emissions
HKIAS News · 11 Mar 2021
Thirty-eight world-leading scholars, industry leaders and policy-makers from around the world debated recent advances in low-carbon energy technology and nuclear safety in a specially convened online Forum on clean energy and nuclear safety on 10 March, titled “Clean Energy and nuclear safety – 10 years after Fukushima”. The Forum offered two streams, namely clean energy and nuclear safety, and approximately 2,500 participants from over 20 countries and territories participated.


Printable Solar Cells for Transformative Clean Energy and Sustainable Society
Printable Solar Cells for Transformative Clean Energy and Sustainable Society
HKIAS News · 8 Mar 2021
Powering the world while preserving the planet is a rising concern. A renowned scientist, Professor Alex Jen, the Lee Shau-Kee Chair Professor of Materials Science of the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), presented an online lecture titled “Printable Solar Cells for Transformative Clean Energy and Sustainable Society” for the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) Distinguished Lecture Series on Chemistry at CityU on 3 March 2021. Over 330 online participants joined this virtual lecture.


Eight HKIAS Members rank among the World's top 2% in Stanford University list
Eight HKIAS Members rank among the World's top 2% in Stanford University list
HKIAS News · 22 Feb 2021
According to metrics compiled by Stanford University, over 140 full-time faculty members at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) are listed among the top 2% of the world's most highly cited scientists, including eight Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) members. Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet, Professor Way Kuo, Professor Chain-Tsuan Liu, Professor Jian Lu, Professor David J. Srolovitz, Senior Fellows of HKIAS*; Professor Tei-Wei Kuo, Former Visiting Fellow of HKIAS; and Professor Jacob C. Huang, Executive Director of HKIAS are among those eminent scholars.


Diving deeper into modern scientific questions
Diving deeper into modern scientific questions
Science (Vol 371, Issue 6528, 29 Jan 2021) · 29 Jan 2021
World-renowned academics in Hong Kong addressed key academic questions as they participated in the virtual HKIAS Distinguished Lecture series in November 2020. During two lectures delivered as the second half of a four-part series, senior fellows from the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) explored advanced mathematical analysis as well as pioneering approaches to materials science and engineering.


Pursuing mathematical beauty and material strength
Pursuing mathematical beauty and material strength
nature (Volume 589 Issue 7841) · 14 Jan 2021
The Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) has been pushing the boundaries of knowledge through interdisciplinary collaboration, celebrating the scientific achievements of its global community of scholars.