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Fri, May, 8 10:30 am

CUHK-Shenzhen – Sciences, Engineering & Management Info Session

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen


Study in an internationalized academic environment and learn from top-tier teaching staff at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen.

CUHK Shenzhen is inviting you to the academic information sessions of their School of Management & Economics (SME), School of Life & Health Science (LHS), and School of Science & Engineering (SSE), to be held on Friday, 8th May 2020. Guest speakers include Prof. Michael Ferguson (SME), Prof. Hsien-Da Huang (LHS), and Prof. Kevin Leung (SSE).

Learn more about the proud academic culture being built at CUHK-Shenzhen. Each session will include a presentation by one of our distinguished professors, introducing the courses and features of this department. After that, there’s a chance for each audience to ask questions.

As one of the world’s top universities, CUHK is a forward-looking university with grassroots in China and a unique global vision. CUHK provides students with quality education through various fields of study that combine different disciplines, whole-person education, a unique college system, and bilingual curricula.

If you would like to know more about CUHK Shenzhen, you can request free information through China Admissions.

Event Details

  • Topic: CUHK Shenzhen Academic Information Sessions
  • Organizer: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen
  • Speakers:
  1. Prof. Michael Ferguson – Senior Associate Dean (Teaching and Education ), Associate Professor, School of Management & Economics (SME)
  2. Prof. Hsien-Da Huang – Assistant Dean (Education), Professor, School of Life & Health Science (LHS)
  3. Prof. Kevin Leung – Professor, School of Science & Engineering (SSE)
  • Date: Friday, 8th May 2020
  • Time of Info Sessions:
  1. 10:30-11:30, School of Management & Economics (SME)
  2. 14:00-15:00, School of Life & Health Science (LHS)
  3. 15:30-16:30, School of Science & Engineering (SSE)
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)

About the Speakers

Michael Ferguson
Senior Associate Dean (Teaching and Education),
Associate Professor, School of Management & Economics (SME)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen

Professor Michael John Ferguson joined the School of Accountancy of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1997. His teaching interests include corporate financial reporting, performance evaluation and control, and management accounting. He has taught in CUHK’s world-class EMBA and MBA programmes since 1997. Professor Ferguson was the Director of the Master of Accountancy Programme in CUHK.

Hsien-Da Huang
Assistant Dean (Education),
Professor, School of Life & Health Science (LHS)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen

Prof. Hsien-Da Huang is a professor at the School of Life and Health Sciences & Arieh Warshel Institute of Computational Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. He received Ph.D. at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, in 2003. He was a chair professor and vice dean at the College of Biological Science and Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. During 2009-2016, he was the Chairman at the Department of Biological Science and Technology, NCTU. He was the President of Taiwan Society of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (2014-2017).

Prof. Huang’s group majorly focuses on biological multi-disciplinary research topics, including Bioinformatics, Genomics, Metagenomics & Microbiome, Intelligent Biomedical Technologies (Drug Development, Genetic Test, & Precision Medicine), AI & Machine Learning, and Biological Database Design & Development. During the last ten years, He published more than 130 peer-reviewed publications, mostly in prestigious journals, including Science, Molecular Cell, Circulation, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, PLoS Biology, Hepatology, Cancer Research, and Nucleic Acids Research. If using several popular measures to assess the impacts of Prof. Huang’s research, he receives 13 highly-cited papers, more than 40 papers with 10.0 or higher impact factor, H-index as 41, more than 6000 citations in Web of Science and more than 9800 citations in Google Scholar.

Prof. Huang’s group developed a microRNA database, miRTarBase, which is an internationally recognized repository for collecting experimental miRNA-Target interaction (MTI). The users are majorly from the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The database is continuously maintained and now broadly utilized and referred to in the life science and medical research field.

Prof. Huang received the Outstanding Research Award (2010 and 2015) and Ta-You Wu Memorial Award (2009) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Kevin Leung
Professor, School of Science & Engineering (SSE)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Shenzhen

Professor Kevin Leung received his B.Sc.(Hon.) degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury (1979), M.Sc. (Organometallic Chemistry) from the University of Sussex (1980) and Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia (1984). After his Senior Postdoctoral Fellow position at Sussex University (UK), he joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1990. He was appointed as the Director of Applied Chemistry and Management Studies Programme from 2001 to 2006. He was the Professor in the Chemistry Department from 1997 to 2015. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Chemistry Department from 2014 to 2015. He is now the Adjunct Professor of the Chemistry Department. He is currently a member and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is also a Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist. He is serving as the regional editor for the journal Main Group Chemistry. He has also served as the reviewers for international journals such as Organometallics, Inorganic Chemistry, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, and J.C.S. Dalton Trans. His research areas include:

1. Synthetic, structural, and mechanistic studies of organometallic compounds, focusing on the use of bulky ligands in stabilizing otherwise kinetically labile molecules.

2. Reactivity studies of main group G14 metal carbene analogues.

3. Synthetic and catalytic studies of organo-zirconium and lanthanide compounds.

About CUHK Shenzhen

CUHK LogoThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education.

CUHK boasts of an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programs and a student-centered educational philosophy.

At present, the University has programs in science, engineering, economic management, and humanities and social science. Its long term goal is to recruit 11,000 domestic and international students, 7,500 of whom will be undergraduate students and 3,500 Masters or Ph.D. students.

Learn more about CUHK Shenzhen here.

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