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IAS Fellow Awarded the Morningside Gold Medal of Mathematics
16 Jul 2013
Prof He Xuhua, IAS Fellow and Associate Professor of Mathematics at HKUST was awarded the prestigious 2013 Morningside Gold Medal of Mathematics. The announcement was made at the opening of the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) in Taipei, Taiwan. Prof He is the only scholar in Hong Kong receiving this prestigious award this year.

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IAS Members Awarded Close to HK$100 Million from UGC for Areas of Excellence Projects
12 Jul 2013
Two pioneering HKUST research projects led by Prof Che Ting CHAN, Executive Director of IAS and Chair Professor of the Department of Physics, and Prof Mingjie ZHANG, IAS Senior Fellow and Kerry Holdings Professor of Science of the Division of Life Science, were awarded close to $100 million in total by the University Grants Committee (UGC) under its Sixth Round of Areas of Excellence (AoE) Scheme, driving world-class research in Photonic and Phononic Advanced Materials and Signaling Mechanisms in Neuro-disorders.

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IAS Executive Director and Senior Fellow Won First Brillouin Medal for Groundbreaking Research in Phononics
10 Jul 2013
HKUST Physicists Prof Ping SHENG (IAS Senior Fellow), Prof Che Ting CHAN (Executive Director of IAS) and Prof Jason Yang were jointly awarded the inaugural Brillouin Medal by the International Phononics Society (IPS) for their discovery of locally resonant acoustic / elastic metamaterials and related contributions. Prof Sheng and Prof Chan attended the second International Conference on Phononic Crystals / Metamaterials, Phonon Transport & Optomechanics (Phononics 2013) held at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in early June to receive the Medal and deliver the Award Lecture.

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HKUST Conferred Honorary Fellowship to IAS Visiting Professor Ya-Qin Zhang
27 Jun 2013
Dr Ya-Qin ZHANG, IAS Visiting Professor, was awarded the 2013 Honorary Fellowship of HKUST. The same honor went to three other distinguished leaders.

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Research Team Led by IAS Senior Fellow Prof Benzhong Tang Awarded Grants of Over RMB 30 Million in 973 Program
8 Feb 2013
A research team led by Prof Ben-Zhong TANG, IAS Senior Fellow and Stephen Kam Chuen Cheong Professor of Science of HKUST, has been incorporated into the National Basic Research Program, better known as 973 Program, and got grants of over RMB 30 million.

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