Croucher Foundation News

March 2012

2012 Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 30 March 2012

Three outstanding scholars of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) were awarded the prestigious Senior Research Fellowship by the Foundation on 29th March 2012 in recognition of their excellent scientific achievements and contributions to the international scientific community. 

Nanotwinned materials 15 March 2012

Professor Jian Lu, Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong and Professor Ke Lu of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Institute of Metal Research in Shenyang have developed a novel processing technique for transforming metallic surfaces into nanocrystalline structures.

Croucher Innovation Awards 8 March 2012

The Croucher Innovation Awards are substantial awards of up to HK$5 million each for research expenses to be used over five years at the discretion of the recipient. The objective is to identify a small number of exceptionally talented scientists working at an internationally competitive level and to offer substantial support to these “rising stars” at a formative stage in their careers. These...