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 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 David Banfield is currently a Professor in the Division of Life Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. David’s research focuses on how the basic building block of life – the “cell” – works. His educational mission is to convey to students and society at large that science, and being a scientist, is relevant, relatable, fascinating and fun!
彭大偉教授 Croucher Scholars 裘槎科學家 HKUST 香港科技大學 life sciences
- The Science Museum Group is based in the UK and includes the Science Museum in London, the Science and Media Museum in Bradford, the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the Railway Museum in York, and Locomotion near Durham. With over 5 million visitors to their museums each year, including half a million in education groups, the Science Museum Group has a wealth of experience in engaging diverse audiences and igniting their curiosity in science. Through iconic objects, interactive exhibits, and a hands-on approach to learning, educators from the Group inspire audiences to appreciate the creativity and wonder of science. Drawing on this experience, the Science Museum Group Academy offers inspirational, research-informed, training and resources for teachers, museum and STEM professionals, and shares techniques and approaches aimed at increasing engagement with science, technology, engineering and maths.
- 22 Feb 2019