Research Areas
Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems

Applied Electromagnetics Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems
Wireless Communications Networking Computer Engineering and Control Systems

Designed Topography to Control and Screen Cells

Designed Topography to Control and Screen Cells
Prof. Stella W Pang

Biosensing and Imaging for Cell Migration Control and Neural Recording / Stimulation

Cell Migration Control
Prof. Stella W Pang

Engineered 3D Biomimetic Platform to Study Tumour Physiology and Drug Responses

Biomimetic 3D Microsystem
Prof. Stella W Pang

Optical Fiber and Waveguide Devices

Optical Fiber and Waveguide Devices
Optical fiber and waveguide devices are essential components in modern optical communication and sensing systems. Our research focusses on the development of novel optical devices based on various fiber and waveguide platforms. Our laboratory is equipped with the facilities for the design, fabrication, and characterization of advanced optical devices.
Prof. K S Chiang

Smart Energy Conversion and Utilization

The Centre for Smart Energy
The Centre for Smart Energy Conversion and Utilization Research is committed to the advancement in power electronics technology for efficiently processing, utilizing, and distributing electric energy for different applications. Main research topics include
  • Smart grid technologies
  • Electrical power quality and energy efficiency
  • Renewable energy conversion technologies
  • Application of computational intelligence in power electronics
  • Energy saving and environmentally-friendly solutions
Prof. Henry S H Chung

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
MEMS technology enables the realization of integrated systems comprising mechanical structures with interface electronics. Our research focuses on resonant MEMS devices for both sensing and radio frequency applications. The scope of our work spans the full range of MEMS development, taking models and concepts to realization (via fabrication) and validation (via characterization).
Dr. Joshua E Y Lee

Semiconductor Laser Dynamics

Semiconductor Laser Dynamics
Semiconductor lasers exhibit fast, versatile, and complicated nonlinear dynamics ranging from periodic to chaotic oscillations. Our research applies them for radio-over-fiber communication, photonic microwave generation, and very fast random bit generation at rates exceeding 200 Gbps.
Dr. Nelson S C Chan

Visual Prosthetic Research

Visual Prosthetic Research
Neural prosthetics is able to restore sensory function to individual with degenerative diseases. Our research focuses on using neural stimulation and neurophysiology techniques to understand the response of neurons to stimulation, and to test and support the development of next-generation visual prostheses with collaborations from multidisciplinary efforts in life science and material science.
Dr. Leanne L H Chan

Computational Neuroscience

Computational Neuroscience
Computational neuroscience is an interdisciplinary research field that investigates how information is processed in the nervous system. Our research focuses on the computational techniques for quantifying the neural basis of behavior, neural prostheses to restore or supplement nervous system functions, and the development of novel brain-computer interface applications.
Dr. Rosa H M Chan

The applications of electronics have expanded dramatically since the invention of the transistor. Similarly, the unique applications of photonics continue to emerge, from everyday life to the most advanced science. Electronic and photonic devices have enabled breakthroughs in all branches of EE, therein lies the strength of the interdisciplinary nature of electronics and photonics, and the tremendous opportunities it opens. Our team focuses on the design and realization of novel devices using advanced material, micro and nanoscale technologies. The realization of device down to the nanoscale enables unique properties to be achieved. Applications range from information technology and telecommunications, optical sensing, imaging, energy efficiency in smart grid, to biophotonics - health care and life sciences, and improving the quality of life using neural implants.

The team is devoted to the research on: fiber and integrated optics; plasmonics/metasurfaces; semiconductor lasers; nanomaterials; nanofabrication; micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS); biomedical sensors and microsystems; neural implants and prosthesis; holography; power electronics; smart grids; electronic product reliability; and computational neurosciences.

The team consists of the following faculty members: Dr Andy H P Chan, Dr Leanne LH Chan, Dr Nelson S C Chan, Dr Rosa H M Chan, Prof Y C Chan, Prof K S Chiang, Dr Y T Chow, Prof Henry S H Chung, Dr Joshua E Y Lee, Prof Stella W Pang, Prof Edwin Y B Pun, and Prof Hei Wong.

Last Updated : 10 Jan 2017