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IAS Senior Fellow Professor Kei May Lau elected 2019 Fellow of Optical Society of America
22 Oct 2018
IAS Senior Fellow Prof. Kei May Lau, Fang Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA) in the Class of 2019 for her exceptional contributions to hetero-epitaxy of III-V compounds on silicon by MOCVD for photonic devices.

This distinction was awarded to OSA members for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics. The Society's bylaws allow the Fellows number to be no more than 10% of the total OSA Membership and only approximately 0.5% of the current membership total would be elected as Fellows annually.

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IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W Tang receives the 2018 C&C Prize by NEC C&C Foundation
10 Oct 2018
Prof Ching W. Tang has been recently selected as one of recipients of the 2018 C&C Prize by NEC C&C Foundation in recognition of his "discovery and pioneering development of thin-film organic light-emitting devices leading to the progress of organic electronics industry". The award honors Prof Tang’s outstanding contributions to R&D activities that brings impactful developments in the field.

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The Latest Issue of IAS Newsletter Released
24 Sep 2018
The HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) is committed to providing a knowledge hub to nurture talents in driving scientific discovery. This biannual IAS Newsletter shares the latest stories of our people and work.

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IAS Junior Fellows Yuanliang Zhai and Yongqian Zhao published in Nature
4 Jul 2018
Led by Prof Bik Tye of the Division of Life Science, Dr Yuanliang Zhai and Dr Yongqian Zhao, IAS Junior Fellows and Research Assistant Professors of the Division (Zhai is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong) have been collaborating with researchers led by Prof Ning Gao of Peking University. Recently they have published an article in Nature entitled “Structure of the origin recognition complex bound to DNA replication origin”, revealing the hi-res image of the structure of the Origin Recognition Complex (ORC) bound to DNA under an electron cryomicroscopy (CryoEM).

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IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W Tang Receives Honorary Degree for His Contribution to Science
18 May 2018
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) conferred the award of Doctor of Science honoris causa to IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. Tang for his impactful invention of the OLED technology. At HKU’s 199th Congregation, Prof Tang was the only scientist receiving the honor this year. The honorary degree conferred by Mrs Carrie Lam, HKU’s Chancellor and the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, represents a significant recognition from the local community.

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