Dr. Anderson H. C. Shum

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Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

 

Email

ashum@hku.hk

 

Biblography

Dr. Anderson Ho Cheung Shum received his B.S.E. degree, summa cum laude, in Chemical engineering from Princeton University, S.M. and Ph.D. in applied Physics from Harvard University. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Medical Engineering Programme in the University of Hong Kong.

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

Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA Nov. 2010
S.M. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA June 2007
B.S.E in Chemcal 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

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