School of Science and Technology
School of Science and Technology

Research Areas

• Smart city
• Environmental science

Contact Person

Dr XU Jingliang, Steven
Tel: 2768 5905
E-mail: sjlxu@hkmu.edu.hk

Staff Member Research Interests

ASTUDILLO, Placencia Juan Carlos
BSc (UCN-Chile); PhD (HKU); PD (UCNChile)

• Ecology and biodiversity
• Ecological engineering 
• Invasive species 
• Marine biofouling

AU YEUNG Siu Kei, Jeff
BEng (Hons), MPhil, PhD (HKUST); SMIEEE, MIET, MHKCS

• Digital image and video processing 
• Automatic speech recognition 
• Natural language processing
• Machine learning 
• Signal processing 

CAI Yancheng
BEng (CAU); MEng (BJUT); PhD (HKU);
CEng, MHKIE, FICE, MASCE

• Composite structures
• Construction technology
• Connections and joints
• High performance steel
• Structural stability
• Steel structures

CHAN Man Ngai, Sidney
BSc (Hons), PhD (CityU of HK)

• Bioremediation of organic pollutants
• Applications of microalgae
• Analytical chemistry
• Environmental monitoring

CHAN Moon Tong, Tony
Grad. Dip (RSS); MPhil (CUHK); PhD (CityU of HK);
Professional Statistician, American Statistical Association

• Generalized linear mixed models
• Zero-inflated poisson models
• Multilevel statistical models
• Time series analysis and forecasting

CHAN Yuen Kwong, Kelvin
BSc, PhD (HKU); Registered MLT (Part I)

• Medical laboratory science 
• Medical genetics 
• Cancer genetics 
• Application of sequencing and emerging technology 

CHEN Jianlin
BSc, MSc (TJU); PhD (CityU of HK)

• Environmental (Bio) chemistry
• Biosensors
• Green chemistry

CHEUNG Ka Tik
BSc (ENU); MMedSc (HKU); PhD (PolyU);
FIBMS, MRSB, SC (ASCPi); Registered MLT (HK)

• Antibiotics resistance
• Mechanism of antimicrobial effects
• Zoonotic diseases
• Medical laboratory science

CHEUNG Yuk Yam, Andy
BSc (CUHK); MPhil (HKU); PhD (CUHK);
Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (Part I)

• Medical laboratory science
• Medical microbiology
• Molecular detection of infectious agents
• Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms

CHIU Wai Hang, Winnie
BSc, MPhil, PhD (HKUST)

• Chemical analysis and education
• Laboratory safety and techniques

CHU Hon Wai, Wilson
BSc (Boston University); MSc (Johns Hopkins University);
PhD (HKUST); SMIEEE

• Electronic circuits
• Communication systems

CHUI Kwok Tai, John
BEng (Hons); PhD (CityU of HK);
MIEEE

• Computational intelligence
• Energy monitoring and management
• Intelligent transportation
• Smart metering and sub-metering

FU Yaru
BEng (Hons) (NEEPU); MSc (Hons) (NUPT);
PhD (CityU of HK); MIEEE, MTCGCC

• Intelligent communications and networking
• Radio resource management
• Internet-of-Things
• Wireless edge caching and computing

FUNG Man Kin, Oscar
BSc (Hons) (HKUST); PhD (HKU)

• STEAM education
• Material science
• Nano-structures materials
• Novel photovoltaic cells
• Computational physics

HAN Jie, Crystal
BSc, MSc (XMU); PhD (CUHK)

• Environmental and chemical analysis
• Crystal engineering and materials science
• Supramolecular science

HO Hung Wai, Julio
BEng, PhD (HKU); CMILT

• Transport network modelling
• Travel time estimation and prediction
• Theory of traffic flow
• Land use and transport planning

HUNG King Fai, Kevin
BSc (Hons) (Queen’s University); MPhil, PhD (CUHK);
MIET, SMIEEE, MCIE

• Biomedical engineering
• Mobile health and telehealth
• Biosignal processing and biosystem simulation
• Engineering education
• Medical device
• Biomedical informatics

KWAN Ho Yuet, Vincent
BEng (Hons) (HKUST); MPhil, PhD (CUHK)

• Communication theory
• Wireless communications
• Network coding

LAM Siu Kei, Stephen
BEng (PolyU); MSc (EEE), MSc (BSE) (HKU); DEng (HKMU);
CEng, CEnv, MIET, MIMechE, MHKIE

• Building services engineering
• Renewable energy
• Environmental science

LAU Po Ying, Carol
BSc (Hons), PhD (HKU)

• Biomedical diagnostics 
• Plant biology and ecology
• Raman spectroscopy

LEE Chi Chung, Tony
BEng (Hons), PhD (PolyU);
CEng, MIET, MHKIE, MIEEE, MCIE

• Electrical and electronic testing
• Optical communications
• Network performance monitoring
• Internet of Things (IoT)

LEE Lap Kei, Keith
BEng (Hons), PhD (HKU);
MIEEE

• Algorithms
• Natural language processing
• Educational technology
• Bioinformatics

LEE Wang Fat, Fred
BSc (Hons), PhD (PolyU)

• Environmental biochemistry
• Harmful algal blooms
• Coastal wetland
• Proteomics

LI Chi Ho, Jimmy
BEng (Hons) (CityU of HK); MEng (PolyU);
MBA (CityU of HK); DEng (HKMU); CEng,
RPE, MIET, MIMechE, MInstMC, MIEEE, MHKIE, MHKAAST, MASTM, FHKICA, HKICA Registered Lead Auditor

• Industry 4.0
• Extended reality training
• Design for manufacture and assembly
• Modular Integrated Construction
• Recycling material analysis

LI Tin Lok, Matthew
BSc (Hons), PhD, Postdoctoral (HKU)

• STEAM education planning and implementation
• Science education (Chemistry)
• Organic synthesis
• Metal catalysis

LI Yaohan, Yolanda
BEng (Hons) (UNNC); MSc (UCL); PhD (PolyU)

• Sustainable and intelligent infrastructure systems
• Digital twins
• Multi-hazard risk assessment
• Life-cycle maintenance and management
• Robust decision making under deep uncertainty

LI Zongxi, Roy
PhD (CityU of HK); MIEEE

• Deep learning in natural language processing
• Recommender system and e-commerce
• Education technology

LIU Jianqing, Bell
PhD (CityU of HK)

• Performance evaluation in wireless networks
• Machine learning

LIU Yalin
BEng (CQUPT); MSc, PhD (MUST)

• Internet-of-Things
• Reconfigurable intelligent surface
• Unmanned aerial vehicle assisted networks
• Space-air-ground integrated networks
• Intelligent communications and networking

MO Wing Yin, Ian
BSc (PolyU); PhD (HKBU)

• Health risk assessment with a focus on food safety
• Climate change and aquaculture
• Ecology and conservation of mangrove
• Antibiotic resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes associated with fish 

NG Ching Man, Christie
PhD (PolyU)

• Chemical analysis
• Biofuel catalysis

NG Siu Mui, Stella
BSc (Hons), PhD (CityU of HK)

• Artificial photosynthesis
• Catalysis of carbon dioxide reduction
• Oxidation of pollutants

PAN Min, Livia
BSc (Hons) (SCAU); PhD (CUHK)

• Environmental pollution
• Ecotoxicology and environmental safety
• Soil and plant contamination and remediation
• PPCPs contamination

RENOM, Allan Patrick Stephane
BSc, MSc (UPS Toulouse); PhD (HKUST)

• Animal and plant physiology
• Food and health
• Cell and molecular biology
• Developmental biology
• Microscopy
• Pharmacology treatments

SZE Tung Po, Eric
BSc (Hons) (CUHK), PD (CityU of HK);
MSc (Surrey); PhD (CUHK);
MRSC, MBTS, MRSB, RLSBB, FHKICA

• ISO/IEC 17025 Laboratory management
• Evaluation of measurement uncertainty
• Authentication of Chinese materia medica
• Detection and characterization of toxic substances
• Application of probiotic bacteria in food processing
• Environmental studies and monitoring

TAM Fung Yee, Nora
BSc (Hons) (CUHK); MSc (Sheffield UK);
MPhil (CUHK); PhD (York UK);
C.I. Biol, F.I. Biol, BBS, JP

• Ecology and conservation of mangrove and coastal wetlands
• Bioremediation of toxic pollutants
• Biotechnology in waste treatment and pollution control

TAM Wan Ting, Emily
BSc (Hons), PhD (HKU)

• Molecular microbiology
• Genetic engineering
• Food microbiology
• Antibiotic resistance 

TANG Chi Hung, Charles
BSc (Hons), MPhil (CUHK); PhD (UT-Austin)

• Planktonic organisms
• Marine ecology
• Ecotoxicology
• Environmental science

TANG Wai Fan, Fanny
BSc (Hons) (CityU of HK); MSc (HKU); EdD (NTU);                                C.Build E MCABE, MHKIE, MIET, MIEEE, FHKICA

• Material science and properties
• Reliability engineering
• Failure analysis
• Higher education curriculum development

TAO Bishenghui Tabitha
BSc, MSc (PolyU), PhD (MUST)

• Blockchain technology 
• Complex networks 
• Graph neural network

TONG Kwong Bun, Bruce
BEng (Hons), MPhil (CUHK);
MIEEE

• Artificial and computational intelligence
• Metaheuristic algorithms
• Black-box optimisation

TSANG Hin Fat, Alphonse
BSc, PhD (HKU)

• Invasion ecology
• Freshwater ecology

TSANG Kin Wai, Ernest
BEng (Hons), PhD (CityU of HK)

• Building services engineering
• Daylighting and solar radiation
• Building and urban energy modeling
• Green and wellness buildings

TSE Ka Wing, Kevin
BEng, MEng, MPhil (CityU of HK)

• Computer programming
• Mobile application development
• Innovative technology for education

VELLAISAMY, Arul Lenus Roy
BSc (St. Xavier's College); MSc (Loyola College);                                          PhD (Nagpur University)

• Quantum technology
• Artificial intelligence and machine learning for healthcare applications 
• Terahertz materials and devices 
• Neuromorphic materials and devices

WANG Dan, Debby
PhD (CityU of HK); MIEEE

• Structural bioinformatics
• Structure-based drug design
• Health informatics

WANG Fu Lee, Philips
BEng, MPhil (HKU); MBA (Imperial);
MSc (HKUST); PhD (CUHK); FBCS, FCG,
FCS, FCPA Australia, FHKIE, FIET

• Applied algorithm
• Educational technology
• Information retrieval
• Machine learning

WANG Weiming, Wyman
BEng (Hons) (HUST); PhD (CUHK)

• Image processing
• Deep learning
• 3D geometry processing

WEERASURIYA, Asiri Umenga
BSc (Hons), MSc (Sri Lanka); PhD (HKUST);                                            AMIESL, AFHEA

• Pedestrian-level wind environment
• Air ventilation assessment
• Natural ventilation of buildings
• Air pollution dispersion in built-up areas
• Explainable machine learning

WONG Shun Man
BSc (Hons), PhD (PolyU)

• Chemical analysis
• Chemistry laboratory techniques

WONG Sze Wan, Emily
BChinMed, PhD (HKU);
RCMP

• Vascular biology 
• Pharmacology 
• Chinese medicine 
• Cancer therapy 
• Food and drug analysis 

WONG Yee Man, Heidi
BSc (Hons), MScBioMedSc, MScQM (PolyU);                                          CT(IAC), CMIAC, CSSBB(ASQ), Reg.MLT I (HK)

• Histopathology and cytology

WU Ho Chun, Andrew
BEng (Hons) (UNSW); MSc (EEE), PhD (HKU);
MIEEE, MIET

• Big data analytics for smart grid
• Deep learning in financial engineering
• Deep learning for sleep disorder diagnosis and patient monitoring 
• Medical image and signal processing 
• Time series analysis

XU Jingliang, Steven
BSc, MSc (JNU); PhD (CityU of HK)

• Marine and freshwater pollution
• Aquatic physiology
• Environmental toxicology
• Microalgal ecophysiology

YAN Fan, Farah
BEng (Hons), MPhil, PhD (CityU of HK)

• Computer networks
• Cyber security
• Machine learning
• Multimedia technologies

Modified Date: 28 September, 2023

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