Dr Phillip Yam is a working mathematician and is currently the Co-director of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science Programme and an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Phillip was a Visiting Professor of Columbia University, a research fellow of University of Bonn and University of Vienna. He received his BSc in Actuarial Science and MPhil in Mathematical Finance from The University of Hong Kong, his MASt in Pure Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and his PhD in Mathematical Analysis from the University of Oxford. Phillip is both an enthusiastic researcher and a passionate educator with a strong favour in general science, engineering and information technology, and economics and finance. His lifelong mission is to inspire younger generations of the STEM researchers by articulating his unique mathematical insight to explain various physical and social phenomena.
任尚智博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 CUHK 香港中文大學
Dr Alice Wong is currently a Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. Alice’s group endeavours to unravel the precise mechanism of cell adhesion dynamics pertinent to the growth and spread of cancer, aiming at providing insights for the development of efficacious new therapies. She is a passionate researcher and teacher with a love to share science through interactive and hands-on activities.
黃思齊教授 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKU 香港大學
Dr Faye Tsang is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Faye received her PhD in Physiology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and obtained her postdoctoral training in the Johns Hopkins University and the University of California. Her research interests include the biology and application of stem cells, and cardiovascular physiology. Her mission in science communication is to inspire audience’s interest in science, so that the audience would love the fun of science, live out their dreams in science and be well aware that scientific knowledge would help to improve our quality of life.
曾淑瑩博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 CUHK 香港中文大學
Dr Suzanne So is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Suzanne received her BA in Experimental Psychology, MSSc in Clinical Psychology and PhD from the University of Oxford, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and King’s College London respectively. She is particularly interested in how mental disorders develop, and how to treat and prevent them. As a clinician and educator, she is keen to bridge what the books say with what real people experience in their daily life, so as to make conceptual knowledge come alive and to promote a more humanistic understanding of patients’ experiences.
蘇可唯博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 CUHK 香港中文大學
Leo Poon is currently a Professor in the School of Public Health at The University of Hong Kong. Leo received his PhD from the University of Oxford. He is a virologist and he studies viruses of global health concern. He believes science is fun, interesting and important for human society. He likes to share his passion in science and inspire the next generation scientists to make the world a better place.
潘烈文教授 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKU 香港大學
Dr Grantham Pang is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The Hong Kong University. Grantham obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge. He has taught at the University of Waterloo, Canada, before teaching at The University of Hong Kong. He is very interested in artificial intelligence and deep learning algorithms, and wonders how computers without programming can perform better than humans in some tasks. He wants to use mathematics and science to inspire the new generation of young people, and hopes that they are well-equipped with problem-solving skills and knowledge in face of challenges.
彭國雄博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKU 香港大學
Dr Krates Ng is currently a Senior Lecturer in The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sussex, MA in Visual Cultural Studies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and MBA from the University of Birmingham. His past research was to develop fast algorithms to model complex objects to be used effectively in generating realistic digital effects for games and movies. His current research is to design a new STEM and Computing curriculum to equip students with the skills and attitudes for the 21st century. Krates is a passionate educator and teacher and his current mission is to inspire the younger generation to appreciate science and technology which is fun and closely related to our daily life.
吳慶岳博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKUST 香港科技大學
Dr Stephanie Ma is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. She obtained her BSc and MSc at The University of British Columbia, Canada and her PhD at The University of Hong Kong. Stephanie‘s research interest focuses on identifying stemness vulnerabilities in cancer, which is now widely accepted as a tumour’s sweet-spot, driving cancer relapse and therapy resistance. Through her increasing participation in various outreach activities, one of her new-found interest is to share her enthusiasm and passion for cancer research by communicating science to the wider public, inspiring the next generation of scientists and demonstrating that science is fun and for everyone.
馬桂宜博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKU 香港大學
Dr Sam Lau is currently a Principal Lecturer at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Sam received his PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is fantastically passionate and enthusiastic about science and science communication. Sam aims to close the gap of scientists and the public. His mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists. He aims to let everyone appreciate that science is fascinating and for everyone and science brings wonder and understanding to the world. Sam also strives to break the stereotype about scientists and to show the public that scientists are interesting people who are very diverse in their tastes. Sam enjoys performing science shows, writing popular articles and holding hands-on interactive workshops.
劉信信博士 Croucher Scholars HKBU 裘槎科學家 香港浸會大學 ecology
Dr Rosa Chan is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong. Rosa’s lab builds computational tools to better understand how the brain works. She hopes to share the exciting development in neural engineering research with the public. Technologies previously seen in science-fiction movies will soon become a reality and make a positive impact on our daily lives.
陳皓敏博士 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 CityU 香港城市大學