Microfluidics and Soft Matter Group

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Hong Kong



 



EVENTS:

May 30-June 1, 20158th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM 2016) at HKU
For details, please see http://www.mech.hku.hk/ISMM2016

GROUP LEADER:

Anderson Ho Cheung, Shum

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

& Medical Engineering Programme

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 Early Career Award by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong in 2012, 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
Early Career Award by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong2012
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