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Biotherapeutics Company co-founded by IAS Senior Visiting Fellow received government funding for a project which could lead to breakthroughs in disease treatment
24 Mar 2020
Together with HKUST, Pangu BioPharma, a Hong Kong subsidiary of the biotherapeutics company aTyr Pharma, Inc. co-founded by IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Paul SCHIMMEL, has been awarded a grant by the HKSAR’s Innovation and Technology Commission under the Partnership Research Program. The two-year project is to build a high-throughput platform for the development of bi-specific antibodies targeting Neuropilin-2, which has the potential to become a new class of therapies for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases. Prof. Mingjie ZHANG, IAS Senior Fellow, Chair Professor of the Division of Life Science and Kerry Holdings Professor of Science, will join hands with researchers at the IAS HKUST - Scripps R&D Lab to participate in this project.

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IAS Senior Fellow Prof. ZHAO Tianshou Elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences
22 Nov 2019
IAS Senior Fellow Prof. Tianshou ZHAO, Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering and Environment, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Director of HKUST Energy Institute at HKUST, is one of the two Hong Kong scholars who have recently been elected Members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences this year. Prof. Zhao is widely recognized for his intellectual range and accomplishments in the areas of fuel cells, advanced batteries, multi-scale multiphase heat and mass transport with electrochemical reactions, and computational modeling.

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IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. TANG receives the Progress Award for 2019 by the Photographic Society of America
28 Sep 2019
IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. TANG has been selected as one of the two Progress Award winners for 2019 by the Photographic Society of America in recognition of his invention of the Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) which contributes to the advancement of photography. The Progress Award is the highest award of the Photographic Society of America that recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the progress of photography or an allied subject.

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The Latest Issue of IAS Newsletter Released
28 Oct 2019
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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Tin Ka Ping Education Fund Receives Financial Boost
24 Jul 2019
HKUST receives an additional fund from Tin Ka Ping Foundation in support of the Tin Ka Ping Education Fund on research development and exchange of talents. A donation ceremony held on July 24, 2019 was attended by two past IAS Tin Ka Ping Fellows, Dr. Shoucheng DONG and Dr. ZHANG Ting, along with the newly appointed Fellow Dr. #pdf_dongying_zhou# who is assisting IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. TANG in research and teaching work. They showed their gratitude towards the Foundation for supporting young mainland scholars like them.

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