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Chair Professor and Programs Director
 
Pei-Yuan QIAN
BSc Ocean University of Qingdao; MSc Xiamen; PhD Alberta
(Principal Investigator of Center for Marine Bioactive Substances)


Email: boqianpy@ust.hk

Research Interests: Current research focuses on environmental impact on larval biology of marine invertebrates; marine fouling and antifouling; environmental impact assessment; mariculture and marine natural products.
 
Chair Professors
Wen-Xiong WANG
BSc, MSc Xiamen; PhD State University of New York, Stony Brook

Email: wwang@ust.hk

Research Interests: Trace element ecotoxicology and biogeochemistry; marine pollution; physiological ecology of invertebrates.
 
  Jianping GAN
MSc, PhD McGill University

Email: magan@ust.hk

Research Interests: Ocean circulation and ecosystem dynamics and modeling, coastal and estuarine physical oceanography, coastal marine environment modeling, atmosphere-ocean interaction.
 
Professors
 
Hongbin LIU
PhD University of Hawaii at Manoa

Email: liuhb@ust.hk

Research Interests: Plankton ecology, marine microbial food web structure and trophic dynamics.
Jimmy Chi-Hung FUNG
BSc University of Durham, PhD University of Cambridge

Email: majfung@ust.hk

Research Interests: Comprehension, prediction and assessment of meteorological and air pollution problems associated with urban and coastal environments, computational fluid dynamics and turbulence research.
  Weijia WEN
PhD Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: phwen@ust.hk

Research Interests: Soft condensed matter physics, electrorheological (ER) and magnetorheological (MR) fluids, field-induced pattern and structure transitions, micro- and nano-fluidic controlling, microsphere and nanoparticle fabrications, thin film physics, band gap materials, metamaterials and nonlinear optical materials.
Joseph Tin-Yum WONG
PhD University of Stirling

Email: botin@ust.hk

Research Interests: Dinoflagellates, Cellulosic Thecal Plates, birefringent chromosomes, life-cycle tranistions, [Cell size regulation]
Jason Zhiyu YANG
BSc Fudan University, PhD Purdue University

Email: phyang@ust.hk

Research Interests: Polymer dynamics, Physical properties of ultra-thin/nanostructured polymers, Physics of II-VI and III-V semiconductor interfaces and quantum structures; Optical properties of novel materials such as carbon nanotubes and photonic crystals.
Jianzhen YU
BS Nanjing University; MS University of Montana, Missoula; PhD University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Email: chjianyu@ust.hk

Research Interests: Analytical methods for atmospheric applications, measurements of concentrations of individual chemical components in ambient and source aerosols, sources and sinks of important aerosol constituents, secondary organic aerosol formation chemistry, aqueous phase atmospheric chemistry.
 

Associate Professor

Stanley Chun-Kwan LAU
PhD Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Email: scklau@ust.hk

Research Interests: Marine microbial ecology, microbial source tracking of fecal pollution in seawater, population genetics of environmental E. coli strains.
   
   
Simon Wan CHAN
BSc Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PhD Hong Kong Baptist University

Email: chanwan@ust.hk

Research Interests: Developing chromatographic and mass spectrometric methods: 1). to identify and quantify toxic chemicals for food safety testing; 2). to study chemically/physically-induced damage to biological macromolecules such as DNA, RNA, protein, etc. that is related to human diseases; 3). to investigate the biological consequence of external stimuli by using a systematic metabolomics approach.

 

Assistant Professors

   
Qinglu ZENG
PhD State University of New York at Albany

Email: zeng@ust.hk

Research Interests: The role of cyanobacteria and their viruses (cyanophages) in marine ecological processes and how they adapt to the marine environment through genomic coevolution.
Karen Kit-Yu CHAN
PhD University of Washington

Email: karenchan@ust.hk

Research Interests: Plankton ecology with a specific interest in marine invertebrate larvae, research focuses on role of individuals on population dynamics such as effects of swimming behaviors on dispersal and predation risk, impact of climate change related environmental stressors on plankton ecophysiology, and functional morphology.
Lecturers
 
Ice Wai-Ping KO
BSc, PhD University of Hong Kong; Master of Education (Education Management) University of Bristol; Professional Diploma (Guidance and Counseling) Chinese University of Hong Kong

Email: iceko@ust.hk

Teaching and coordination of student enrichment activities. Fellow of 'Rise & Shine Living Learning Community' (theme: students' self-development) for Undergraduate Halls VI and VII.
Cindy Ka-Sin LAM
BSc (Biology) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; MPhil (Marine Environmental Science) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; PhD (Environmental Science) University of Oldenburg, Germany

Email: envscindy@ust.hk
Jinping CHENG
BSc (Biology) Central China Normal University; MSc (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Xiamen University; PhD (Environmental Science) City University of Hong Kong

Email: jincheng@ust.hk