Excellent Young Scientists Fund


Dr. Can LI  and Dr. Zhongrui WANG have been awarded the Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) for 2021 under the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Congratulations!

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE: Nine #HKU young scientists have been awarded the prestigious Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) for 2021 under the National Natural Science Foundation of China, an organisation managed by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). This has been the third consecutive year for HKU to be awarded the highest number of projects among its peer institutions. Each project will receive a funding of RMB1.6 million over a maximum period of three years, in the form of cross-border remittance to directly support the researchers’ work in Hong Kong or Macau. Congratulations to the following young scientists!

• Dr. Chu Hin, Department of Microbiology
Dr. Jenny Lee Hiu Ching, Department of Physics
Dr. Dai Lixin, Department of Physics
Dr. Liu Junzhi, Department of Chemistry, HKU
Dr. Zheng Chaogu, HKU School of Biological Sciences
Dr. Louise Amy Ashton, School of Biological Sciences
Dr. Huang Zhiyi, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Wang Zhongrui, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HKU
Dr. Li Can, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering