Microfluidics and Soft Matter Group

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Hong Kong



 



EVENTS:

2012 summer!We are pleased to have the following visiting summer students:
- Flora (MIT, USA), Dan (Dartmouth, USA), Gregory (Imperial College, UK)
16/7/2012We welcome Charles HUGENTOBLER to join our group!
30/7/2012
We welcome Zida LI to join our group! We also welcome Lei ZHANG visiting us as a representative of our collaborators in Tsinghua!

GROUP LEADER:

Anderson Ho Cheung, Shum

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department 

University of Hong Kong

 

 

Dr. Anderson Ho Cheung Shum received his B.S.E. degree, summa cum laude, in Chemical engineering from Princeton University in 2005, S.M. and Ph.D. in applied Physics from Harvard University in 2007 and in 2010. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in December 2010.

His research interests include emulsions, microfluidics, emulsion-templated materials and soft matter. He received the Graduate Student Silver Award from the Materials Research Society in Spring 2010, Robert L. Wallace Prize Fellowship from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in 2006-2007, as well as Notable mention in Art of Competition, Award for Overall Excellence in Chemical Engineering, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) Award for Outstanding Design Project, and Ticona Award for Outstanding Student Thesis from Princeton University in 2005.

He is an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa (Academic Honor Society), Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society), and Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society). He is also a senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

EDUCATION:

Institution/Degree Year
Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA
Nov. 2010
S.M. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA
June 2007
B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, Princeton University, USA
June 2005
Study abroad at the department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK
2002-2003

SELECTED AWARDS:

Selected Awards Year
Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award
Spring 2010
Robert L. Wallace Prize Fellowship, Harvard SEAS
2006-2007
Central Jersey Section, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Award for Overall Excellence in Chemical Engineering
2005
Procter & Gamble (P&G) Award for Outstanding Design Project
2005