Driving a Commitment to Excellence

The HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) is committed to providing a platform for catalytic interaction among the world's foremost scientists and scholars to pursue enduring knowledge. It spearheads both fundamental and applied research relevant to the region's socio-economic development.

Latest Events

Programs & Conferences
Lectures & Other Activities
IAS Distinguished Lecture
Three-dimensional Zero-index Materials
January 21, 2022
3:00 - 4:30pm
Kaisa Group Lecture Theater (IAS LT), Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
IAS / School of Engineering Joint Lecture
You Are How You Read - An Introduction to Research Paper Reading
January 18, 2022
3:00 - 4:30pm
Kaisa Group Lecture Theater (IAS LT), Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
IAS Distinguished Lecture
Engineering Responsible AI
January 11, 2022
3:00 - 4:30pm
Kaisa Group Lecture Theater (IAS LT), Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
IAS Program on Particle Theory
Ripple from The Early Universe and Black Holes
January 10, 2022
3:00 - 4:00pm
IAS4042, 4/F, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
IAS Center for Quantum Technologies Seminar Series
‘Unconventional’ Superconductivity in Oxide Quantum Materials and Heterostructures  
December 16, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
IAS1038, 1/F, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST / Online via Zoom
IAS Center for Quantum Technologies Seminar Series
Benchmarking Analog Quantum Simulators Based on Emergent Randomness
December 09, 2021
10:00 - 11:00am
Online via zoom
IAS Center for Quantum Technologies Seminar Series
Understanding Both The Localized and Itinerant Features of The Flat Bands in Twisted Bilayer Graphene from The Pseudo Landau Level Picture
December 02, 2021
10:00 - 11:00am
IAS1038, 1/F, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST / Online via Zoom

Facts & Figures

Creating Innovations and Inspiring the Community
250+
Postdoctoral researchers & Visiting Scholars have joined the IAS community since IAS' inception
>1500
International events conducted since the IAS Inaugural Lecture in 2006
40+
Projects received support by General Research Fund (GRF) over the past 5 years

Latest News & Media

November 30, 2021
IAS Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture YAN Lianke Elected as The Inaugural Royal Society of Literature International Writer
May 10, 2021
Prof. Evelyn HU Receives the 2021 IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal
January 19, 2021
Prof. George SMOOT Chairs the 2021 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards Steering Committee
December 04, 2020
Prof. Gunther UHLMANN Wins the 2021 Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics
November 06, 2020
Prof. LAU Kei May Becomes the First-Ever Woman Recipient of J. J. Thomson Medal for Electronics

“This is my third time coming to the Gordon Research Conferences held at the IAS. Collaborations often happen after people return to their home institutions and continue the discussion and exchange of ideas.”

Prof. Patrick Lee
William & Emma Rogers Professor of Physics; IAS Senior Visiting Fellow

“The IAS offers me much more support than I could ask for and has a diverse student body. The Institute values the importance of literature and creative arts.”

Prof. YAN Lianke
IAS Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture

“I very much appreciate the practice at HKUST whereby researchers can share tools and equipment in central facilities and among research groups. We can leverage on our own resources and make the best use of them.”

 

Prof. Ching W. TANG
IAS Bank of East Asia Professor

“The programs and workshops organized by the IAS provide a good platform for bringing theorists, experimentalists and accelebrator physicists together to interact.”

Prof. LUK Kam-Biu
IAS Paul C W Chu Professor

“Our goal is to offer students hands-on experience in music and the arts, to help them understand what it means to be a creative artist.”

Prof. Bright SHENG
IAS Helmut & Anna Pao Sohmen Professor-at-Large

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