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Physical Sciences Panel (General Research Fund and Other Funding Schemes for Individual Research)
(as at 27 March 2018)

Member Sphere of Interest
Professor Bill Milne*
Interests in carbon nanotubes, graphene, ZnO thin Films and devices, MEMS and Sensors, field emission
Professor Wesley Cantwell* Interests in composites, polymers fracture, adhesion, nanocomposites
Professor Chak-keung Chan Interests in air pollution, atmospheric aerosols
Professor Johnny CL Chan Interests in atmospheric science, climate and climate change
Professor Guohua Chen Interests in Chemical engineering; Materials synthesis and characterization; Drying of high value materials; Electrode materials for lithium ion batteries; Electrochemical methods for wastewater treatment; Separation and purification technologies
Professor Xiaojun Chen Interests in Stochastic Equilibrium Problems, Iterative methods for nonlinear/singular/nonsmooth equations, Complementarity problems and applications, Nondifferentiable optimization, Verification methods, Spherical t-Designs
Professor Jianping Gan Interests in Oceanography, Meteorology, Marine Environmental Sciences, Geofluid Dynamics, Numerical Ocean/Atmosphere modeling
Professor Gian Francesco Giudice* Interests in Theoretical Particle Physics, Cosmology
Professor Xuming He* Interests in statistics, bioinformatics, biostatistics
Professor I Ming Hsing Interests in nucleic acid based bioengineering; biosensors; nanobiotechnology; electrochemistry and electroanalysis; electrocatalysts and polymer electrolyte fuel cells; flexible implantable bioelectronics; chemical engineering
Professor Arieh Iserles* Interests in Numerical Analysis; Differential Equations; Approximation Theory; Functional Equations; Orthogonal Polynomials
Professor Jon P Keating* Interests in Mathematical Physics, Number Theory, Random Matrix Theory
Professor Fuk Yee Kwong Interests in Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Organometallics Chemistry; Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reactions; Asymmetric Catalysis; C-H Bond Functionalization
Professor Chun-sing Lee Interests in organic optoelectronic devices, nanomaterials for energy, environmental and biomedical applications, surface and interface physics
Professor Ting-kuo Lee* Interests in high temperature superconductivity, X-ray, diffraction microscopy, biological physics, first-principles calculations
Professor Ren-bao Liu Interests in condensed matter physics, quantum physics, optics
Professor John R Owen* Interests in electrode and polymer electrolyte materials for batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells and electrochromic devices
Professor Xiaoqing Pan* Interests in understanding the atomic-scale structure-property relationships of advanced materials, including oxide electronics, ferroelectrics/multiferroics, catalysts, Li-ion batteries, and photovoltaic materials
Professor Christopher Tout* Interests in the theory of stellar evolution including that of interacting binary stars. Fluid and magnetohydrodynamic processes in stars
Professor Yinsheng Wang* Interests in mass spectrometry-based bioanalytical chemistry, with emphasis on quantitative proteomics, post-translational modifications of proteins, chemical proteomics, and DNA adduct analysis;
Synthetic chemistry, with emphasis on the synthesis of modified nucleosides and nucleic acids;
Molecular biology: with interests in understanding the biological consequences and repair of DNA damage;
Epigenetics: with focus being placed on understanding the biological consequences of post-translational modifications of core histone proteins and post-transcriptional modifications of RNA
Professor Zidan Wang Interests in quantum physics including quantum computation and quantum information as well as quantum control; condensed matter physics including superconductivity; cold-atom physics
Prof Ricky Man-shing Wong Interests in Organic Semiconducting Materials, Multiphoton Absorbing Materials, Bioimaging and Biosensing, Diagnostic Tools and Therapeutic Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, Supramolecular Chemistry
Professor Teng-fong Wong Interests in petrophysics, earthquake mechanics, geophysics applied to energy resources and environment, hydrogeology
Professor Yushan Yan* Interests in Electrochemical energy devices such as fuel cells and flow batteries; Electrocatalysis and polymer electrolytes; Interfacial electrochemistry
Professor Wang Yao Interests in 2D materials, van der Waals heterostructure; spintronics, valleytronics; quantum decoherence, cavity quantum electrodynamics
Professor Shou-Wu Zhang* Interests in number theory, algebraic geometry
Professor Ding-xuan Zhou Interests in learning theory, wavelet analysis, approximation theory
Professor Lixing Zhu Interests in high-dimensional data analysis, semiparametric and nonparametric statistics, inference on regressions, re-sampling methods
Ms Connie Wong Assistant Secretary General (Research)1, UGC

* Non-local Members