IAS Chatroom

A Chat with Prof Rachel Ngai on Economics, Research and Life

IAS Visiting Fellow Professor Rachel Ngai is the Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), focusing on the research in macroeconomics...

Knowledge Corner

A Computational Approach to Combatting Diseases

Despite the significant advances in medical research over the past decade, infectious diseases continue to have a devastating impact on humankind, resulting in high mortality rates and financial burden...

IAS Community

Nobel Laureate Shed Light on Global Economy

Sir Christopher Pissarides, IAS Helmut & Anna Pao Sohmen Professor-at-Large, spent his residence at HKUST in September and December 2015 and shared his thoughts of the current trends in economic situations worldwide...

Nexus of Great Minds

IAS is dedicated to serving as an intellectual hub for prominent scholars and talented researchers. This academic year, we are pleased to welcome Nobel laureate Prof George Smoot, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics...

IAS Academicians Participate in ASHK Establishment

To promote the development and advancement of science and technology in Hong Kong, IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. Tang and IAS Senior Fellow Prof Mingjie Zhang have joined the newly-established Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong (ASHK)...

An Honor of Two Cities

In celebration of HKUST’s 25th anniversary, we were honored to have Sir John Pendry, Chair Professor in Theoretical Solid State Physics from Imperial College London, as one of the 25 distinguished guests participating in our Global Alumni Conference in London...

IAS Visiting Professor Receives 2015 Materials Theory Award

IAS extends its congratulations to Visiting Professor Steven Louie for his receipt of the 2015 Materials Theory Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS)...

Event Highlights

Encountering the Beauty of Chinese Literature

IAS Program on Chinese Creative Writing

Oct – Nov 2015

Extending the Life of Green Energy

IAS Seminar Series on Better Materials for Energy Related Applications via Inorganic Synthesis

25 Sep, 12 Oct, 14 Oct 2015

Solving Inverse Problems of the Real World

IAS Workshop on Inverse Problems, Imaging and PDEs

28 Sep – 2 Oct 2015

A Glance on Light and Sound

IAS Symposium on New Ways to Manipulate Light and Sound

24 Nov 2015

Traffic inside Cells

IAS Conference and AoE Symposium on Organelle Biogenesis and Membrane Trafficking

7 – 9 Dec 2015

Quantum Leap in Understanding

Asian Winter School in Quantum Chemistry

7 – 11 Dec 2015

When Condensed Matter Meets Cold Atom

IAS Program and Croucher Conference on Topological Phases in Condensed Matter and Cold Atomic Systems

11 – 19 Dec 2015

4Rs in Genome

IAS Focused Program on Genome and Stability

16 – 19 Dec 2015

Transcription: From DNA to RNA

IAS Focused Program on Mechanisms of Transcription and Its Regulation

4 – 8 Jan 2016

Vision to Future Colliders

IAS Program on High Energy Physics

4 – 29 Jan 2016

What Next in Network Science?

IAS Focused Program on Graphical Models and Network Analysis

5 – 8 Jan 2016

Ways to Manipulate Waves

IAS Winter School and Workshop on Advanced Concepts in Wave Physics: Topology and Parity-time Symmetries

11 – 15 Jan 2016

The Future of Stem Cells

IAS Focused Program on Frontiers in Stem Cell Research

13 – 15 Jan 2016

The New Phase of Materials Innovation

IAS Focused Program on Computational and Mathematical Problems in Materials Science

25 – 29 Jan 2016