Renjie Zhou to understand photons, the fundamental unit of light.
Carol Mak's fascination with computer science has pointed the way to her future career and research that could expand understanding of how machine learning works.
Joseph Wong is engineering novel pathways to understanding the role of hypoxia in the disease.
Capturing reality through theoretical electrochemistry
21 April 2020
Dr Yan Choi Lam is building a theoretical model to explain why certain chemical reactions happen the way they do.
Tuning in to the bilingual benefits of Cantonese tones
16 April 2020
Dr William Cho is building his work in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.
Deconstructing our natural defences
26 February 2020
Dr W K Eddie Ip is seeking to decode how human bodies defend themselves against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens, a quest stretching back nearly two decades.
Medical robotics pioneer powers forward patients and physicians
19 February 2020
As an internationally recognised pioneer in robotic technology for medical and surgical applications, Dr Samuel Au Kwok Wai has had the great satisfaction of helping people who have lost a leg literally take a major step forward.
Langlands quest to turn structures into numbers
13 February 2020
Dr Kei Yuan Chan studies how to break down a model and represent it with arithmetic.
The science of sleep
29 January 2020
Researchers are moving closer to understanding how human sleeping and waking patterns function.
The many facets of a medical multi-tasker
8 January 2020
Dr Fanny Ko is a renowned respiratory physician, trainer, researcher, and collaborator.
Molecular biology quest to reduce maternal deaths
3 January 2020
Knowledge of blood vessel growth offers hope for preeclampsia treatment.
Gene editing our allergies away
18 December 2019
Immunology scientists are leveraging state-of-the-art CRISPR technology to identify which genes cause allergic responses.
Making Magnets for the Large Hadron Collider
21 November 2019
Ian Pong is the cable task leader for the American contribution of superconducting quadrupole magnets to CERN’s LHC upgrade.
Training micro-robots to swim in complex fluids
11 November 2019
Targeted drug delivery by designing tiny swimming robots.
Searching the cosmos for the origins of the universe
25 October 2019
Dr Kimmy Wu researches gravitational waves and radiation in the universe.
Steering AI out of harm’s way
16 October 2019
For Dr Yinlam Chow, having an interest as a child in robots turned out to be a future career in the making because today he is a research scientist at Google AI.
Geomaterials expert shakes up earthquake studies
12 September 2019
Prof Andrew Chan studies the effects of tremors and tsunamis on the earth and buildings.
Stabilising images for mobile devices
4 September 2019
Dr Cheung Kwok-yuen manufactures systems used in the mass production of electronics all over the world.
Fresh eye on ophthalmology
27 August 2019
Dr Eddy Wu’s start-up pharmaceutical company helps people who have sight problem.
Biochemist offers hope for leukaemia treatment
20 August 2019
Biochemist Dr Alice Cheung has been fascinated by the mechanism of cells.