HKIAS Senior Fellows

Professor Evelyn Hu, a renowned and active scholar in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, was appointed as HKIAS Senior Fellow in March 2020.

Professor Evelyn Hu is currently the Tarr-Coyne Professor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Physics from Columbia University and a B.A. in Physics from Barnard College.

Professor Hu's research focuses on high-resolution fabrication of compound semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices, candidate structures for the realization of quantum computation schemes, and on novel device structures formed through the heterogeneous integration of materials. She has also developed biological approaches to the formation of electronic and photonic materials.

Professor Hu is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academia Sinica of Taiwan, a recipient of an NSF Distinguished Teaching Fellow award, an AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award, a Fellow of the IEEE, APS, and the AAAS. She holds an honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Glasgow and an honorary Doctorate of Science from Heriot Watt University.


View the full list of Senior Fellows at HKIAS website