• 2020 November – Thirteen HKU Academics Named Amongst The World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers in 2020

    Thirteen academics of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have been named by Clarivate Analytics in its list of “2020 Highly Cited Researchers” as the most influential in the world. Their works have been highly cited by fellow academics and are hence making a significant impact in ongoing research in their respective fields of study.

  • OBITUARY – Dr. Kwan Ming Chan 陳鈞銘博士 July 30, 1935 – October 16, 2020

    With a heavy heart and loving remembrance, we share the sad news of the passing of Professor Dr. Kwan Ming Chan on October 16, 2020 in Irvine, California.

    In Fond Memory of KM Chan

  • 2020 September – 香港大學《醫研薈萃》網上公開講座

    香港大學內科學系將於9月至11月舉辦三場《醫研薈萃》網上公開講座,本年度的講座將以YouTube網上直播形式舉行。 時間:上午10:00-12:00

    第一場講座 【高血壓與痛風】


    第三場講座 【晚期照顧】

  • 2020 July – Expanded ENCODE Delivers Invaluable Genomic Encyclopedia

    Congratulations to Peng He 何鹏 Brian, member of HKUAASC published one of the 10 Nature papers for ENCODE consortium.

  • 2020 Sam Hui 許冠傑同舟共濟 Online Concert

    Sam Hui 許冠傑 (BA 1971; Riccian) will be performing online, free.  Sam would love to share his passion with fellow HKU alumni during these COVID times. Stay home and enjoy the concert.


Date:   12 April 2020 (Sunday)
Time:  HKT 1700 live online
Watch live on Facebook:  HKU100     Website:  HKU Fight COVID-19

Live with Prof. Yuen Kwok-yung, Microbiologist, Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases, Chair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology at The University of Hong Kong. Prof. Yuen’s field of interest is novel microbes in emerging infectious diseases. He will share his insights on “Masks and other lessons from Asia” of the COVID-19 pandemic and take your questions from around the world. The live online event will be held at 21:00 HKT April 2, Thursday. (Click Link for Details)

Dr Kwan Ming Chan 陳鈞銘教授 has become  a HKU Faculty of Science Distinguished Alumnus on November 2019.  Our heart felt congratulations to him, we are truly proud of his achievements.  (Click for Album) 

2019 June – More than 60 alumni attended the dinner held at The Athenaeum at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). HKU President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Xiang Zhang 張翔教授 shared the vision and the mission of the University, and thanked the alumni for their continued support.

View Banquet Photos and Videos HERE

  • Farewell to Dr Jerry Wang 王若煜博士 , his wife, Dr Venus Huang 黃聞馨博士 and family

2019 September – Dr. Wang was offered a job in Boston where they are to depart shortly.  Let us take this opportunity to thank the couple for their faithful support and commitment to serve as Mentors in the past years and wish the family all the best in Boston.

Dr and Mrs K. M. Chan  and Dr Peter Poon were among the Science 80 Stories published by the Faculty of Science at the HKU Science 80 Anniversary.  Dr. Poon is already a HKU Faculty of Science Distinguished Alumnus.  Our heart felt congratulation to them , we are truly proud of their achievements.






  • AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30

2019 March – Former HKU Mentee, Roger Luo Jie 羅杰, who was educated at both HKU and the California Institute of Technology, has been awarded one of the “AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30” this year in the Art, Culture, Science Category. This award recognises the most influential and talented Chinese American and Chinese students in the States.

The Los Angeles Post

All America Chinese Youth Federation

Roger is a former mentee of Professor Brown during his exchange at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013.  He graduated from HKU BSc (Physics and Mathematics) in 2014 with First Class Honours, and is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the California Institute of Technology.

  • Re-construction of HKUAASC Website

    2019 August – Re-construction and enhancement of HKUAASC website is complete.  You may view multimedia on HKUAASC website with desktop and mobile devices. Below is a breif description of its architect and navigation: