Welcome

The Department of Chemistry

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has dynamic and friendly and cooperative faculty members active in all areas of chemical research, and whose research is internationally recognized. The Department has become truly "The center of  science" since its activities intimately involve areas such as: Molecular biology, Molecular physics, Material sciences, Nano-technology, Biotechnology, Environmental science, Drug design, Forensic science and others.

About

The Department of Chemistry of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has dynamic and friendly and cooperative faculty members active in all areas of chemical research, and whose research is internationally recognized.

UG Programs

The undergraduate program in Chemistry provides an excellent general training in analytical thinking and problem solving and prepares students for employment in area of chemical science, education and technology, chemistry related business, commodity markets, or further study in graduate research.

PG Programs

The postgraduate programs emphasize training in original research focusing on fundamental, interdisciplinary and applied areas. Among such areas with greatest potential to achieve significant results of relevance to our society are studies of proteins and enzymes, of biologically active molecules, new synthetic methods, materials science, environmental chemistry, and use of computational methods.

 

People

The Department has more than 20 faculty members with diverse backgrounds. They are at the forefront of their fields of research on an international basis.

Research

Research and development within the Department focus on five main areas:

  • Analytical/Environmental Chemistry
  • Synthetic Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Molecular dynamic and structure of complex system
  • Chemical biology

News

The latest information on news and awards of our faculty members, and achievements of our undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Event

Schedule of Seminars, PhD thesis presentations and MPhil thesis presentations.

Outreach

Lab tour for high school students, laboratory training, information days, summer camps, summer school and more.