Faculty of Science The University of Hong Kong

Joined August 2016
Researchers from Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science dug into many existing real-world deep networks and found that an efficient ‘early stopping criterion’ in Deep Learning significantly improves the quality of the deep networks: arxiv.org/abs/2111.13331
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Invited by HKBU, HKU Dean of Science (Interim) Professor Vivian Wing-Wah YAM ( Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy) delivered a Distinguished Lecture last week sharing her insights on the control of supramolecular assembly: bit.ly/3bmMZPk
The last 60th Anni Distinguished Lecture was held on 20 June 2022. The on-site and on-line hybrid lecture was given by Professor Vivian Wing-wah Yam, Dean of Science (Interim). bit.ly/3bmMZPk
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To all secondary school student: Join us in the science programmes at HKU Taster@Summer 2022, a 2-day programme offering secondary school students a splendid array of faculty-based activities. 𝐄𝐧𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥 𝐍𝐨𝐰 𝐛𝐲 𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 𝟐𝟒, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐:bit.ly/3A9Fiq0
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Our Marine Scientists from HKU School of Biological Sciences placed “mini-apartments'' on Hong Kong’s seabed for sea creatures to move in, and they seem to like it! scmp.com/news/china/science/… via @scmpnews
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Dr Zhiwen ZHANG of Department of Mathematics, who has recently received HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award, successfully developed model reduction methods to solve several SPDE problems. Watch this video and learn more. bit.ly/3tQFtmn
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After some time of ‘working remotely’, our mascot Currio has finally arrived today for his ‘first day of work’ at the Faculty Office! Currio will be dressed in ‘scientific casual’ and also in a graduation gown for you to take his pictures within office hours! #hkuscience
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Dr Angela YUEN of HKU Department of Chemistry mentioned in an interview that glyphosate in herbicides is poisonous for your pet, so pay attention if there are herbicide safety signs put up in the area when you walk your dogs in a public place: bit.ly/3n3KnZs
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Our PhD student Bovern ARROMRAK and MPhil Student Ka Hei CHEUNG won the 1st and 2nd runner-up respectively, in HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT ®) Competition 2022. Click the following links to revisit their appealing presentations: 3mt.hku.hk/competition-2022
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YAP Jinn Ming,a PhD student from HKU Physics reminded prospective PhD students to be prepared to work independently on a research topic and be clear of the goals so that proper actions can then be taken to achieve them. Let’s hear his story: bit.ly/3LMxcG9
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In this interview, Dr Jason PUN from HKU Department of Physics, also the Programme Director of our TPg programme, Master of Science in the field of Space Science, will tell you about how this programme could help you to enter the field of Space Science: bit.ly/3QrLbF2
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TEO Qin Han, Year 2 PhD student from Department of Chemistry is a firm believer in chemistry and thinks that its proper applications via technology in various fields shall be the legacy we leave to the future generations. bit.ly/3LMxcG9
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Check out the HKU 2022 programme scoring formula and expected score for JUPAS students, take it as a reference to help make your plan before the release of HKDSE results in July: bit.ly/3QpCNWg #hkuscience #jupas #hku
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HKU Science Alumni Association will organise a guided tour to T · PARK on July 9, 2022. Register now and learn more about the benefits of the waste-to-energy approach in waste management. Registration: bit.ly/3NLgV66
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🦪The first oyster hatchery in Hong Kong will commence operation in July 2022! 👏The hatchery will be operated by our marine scientists at @HKUSBS & @SWIMSHKU which aims to develop innovative hatchery technology that delivers superior local oyster seeds: bit.ly/3mx6ya3
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🏆Congratulations!🤩HKU ranks #21 in the Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) World University Rankings 2023, which makes it #1 in Hong Kong and #5 in the Asia! ✨ Learn more: bit.ly/3MtUj8M #hku #hkuscience #QSWUR
✨RISING GLOBAL RECOGNITION: #HKU has been ranked 21st in the world by @TopUnis in the QS World @universityranking 2023 #QSWUR. 🔍More at: topuniversities.com/universi…
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Join Professor William MCKINNON from Washington University in St. Louis via zoom on June 16 at 10AM(HKT), to learn more about Europa’s geology and history, our new clue to find life! Date and Time: June 16, 2022 (Thursday), 10:00 - 11:00 HKT Learn more: bit.ly/380ZoHp
[Science Distinguished Lecture Series-June 16,10:00@HKT] In this talk, Prof William MCKINNON from Washington University in St. Louis will outline facets of Europa’s geology and history and NASA’s plans to explore Europa and investigate its habitability: bit.ly/380ZoHp
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We have 7 students competing for the 3MT competition this year! The candidate with the most ‘LIKE’ votes on YouTube will be awarded the “Online People’s Choice Award”. Show your support by voting for the best presenter before 12nn, June 14, 2022: 3mt.hku.hk/competition-2022
We have created a ‘Graduation Hooray’ Whatstickers Pack of Currio the Science owl. Get it and share the joy with your fellow classmates now! bit.ly/3tgN0us Meet our mascot Currio: bit.ly/3aw1QGM #hku #hkuscience #congregation #sciencegraduates
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Passion is the biggest reason for pursuing a PhD. Let’s hear the story of Anyang DING, Year 4 PhD student from Department of Earth Sciences, who has been fascinated by the beauty of rocks and minerals since his freshman year in undergraduate studies: bit.ly/3LMxcG9