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Prof Ben-Zhong TANG
Stephen Kam Chuen Cheong Professor of Science
Department of Chemistry, HKUST
Prof. Ben Zhong Tang received his PhD from the Department of Polymer Chemistry at Kyoto University in 1988. He conducted postdoctoral research at University of Toronto and worked as a senior scientist in the central laboratory of NEOS Corporation, Japan. He joined the Department of Chemistry at HKUST as an Assistant Professor in 1994 and was promoted to Chair Professor in 2008. He is currently Stephen Kam Chuen Cheong Professor of Science.

Prof. Tang’s research interests include polymer chemistry and materials science. His research group is working on the creation of new molecules and polymers with novel structures and unique properties with implications for high-tech applications.

Prof. Tang is listed by the Institute for Scientific Information as a “Most Cited Scientist”. He received a Natural Science Award from the Chinese Government and a Senior Research Fellowship Award from the Croucher Foundation in 2007. He was elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009, and the World Academy of Sciences in 2020. He is currently serving as editor-in-chief of Royal Society of Chemistry Polymer Chemistry Series and editor of Polymer Bulletin.

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