Research Excellence

Lego Blocks for Tomorrow’s Factories

IAS Visiting Fellow Frank Park on the Quest to Revolutionize Manufacturing

The Fury of Nature: Coping with Landslides

By Dr Clarence Edward Choi, IAS Junior Fellow and Research Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

IAS Community

It's Time to Party

December 2016 marked the last month of Prof Henry Tye's six years of service as lAS Director. To express our appreciation and gratitude to Henry ...

IAS Professor Receives the
2017 IEEE Nishizawa Medal

lAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching Tang was awarded the 2017 IEEE Nishizawa Medal together with ...

IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Awarded HKUST Honorary Degree

At HKUST's 24th Congregation last November, Prof Kam-Biu Luk, lAS Senior Visiting Fellow, from the University of California at Berkeley was conferred an honorary degree ...

Economy and Astronomy:
IAS Faculty Address Hot Topics

As part of the celebratory events for HKUST's 25th anniversary, two lAS faculty members were invited to share with ...

Say Hello to Our New IAS Junior and Postdoctoral Fellows

We welcomed a highly diverse group of new Junior and Postdoctoral Fellows at our annual orientation session in October 2016 ...

The Power of "Useless" Knowledge

Do you know that without Einstein's theory of general relativity, we would not have Pokémon Go today? ...

IAS Scholars

IAS Visiting Professor

Arup Chakraborty

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof Chakraborty was born in India, and immigrated to the US in 1983 after an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) ...

IAS Senior Visiting Fellow

Kingsley Haynes

George Mason University

Prof Haynes received his PhD in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. After serving on the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin ...

Intellectual Hub

The Answers to Water Pollution

lAS Summit Hong Kong - Inventing Today Imagining Tomorrow for Water Pollution Control
(Oct 20-22, 2016)

Accelerating and Energizing Particle Physics

IAS Program on High Energy Physics
(Jan 9-26, 2017)

Probing into Molecular Systems

IAS Focused Program on Advanced Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Supramolecular and Macromolecular Systems on Surfaces
(Dec 12-15, 2016)

Tackling Real-World Issues with Inverse Problems

lAS Workshop on Inverse Problems, Imaging and Partial Differential Equations
(Dec 5-9, 2016)

Chinese Literature in a Global Age

lAS Program on Chinese Creative Writing
(Oct-Nov 2016)

Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Brain

16th Japan-China-Korea Joint Workshop on Neurobiology and Neuroinformatics
(Dec 19-20, 2016)

Editors
Sherring Ng, Linus See
Writer
Towni Lao
Contributing Staff
Tsz Chun Chan, Betty Chau,
Karol Cheung, Eric Lin,
Nancy Pun, Prudence Wong