LSGI PhD student Ms QING Yamin (3rd year), under supervision of Dr WANG Shuo, achieved excellence in the prestigious 2022 Young Scientist Award in Physical/ Mathematical Science (YS Award) with HK$5,000 cash prize, conferred by the Hong Kong Institution of Science in Dec 2022.
The Hong Kong Institution of Science (HKIS) was established in 1992 to foster the development of science in Hong Kong and to facilitate the development of links with scientific communities in the Chinese mainland, Taiwan and overseas. The YS Awards are annually open to all postgraduate research students in any of the tertiary institutions in Hong Kong. Award selection is based on evidence of research excellence in science or technology and the potential to become a good scientist or engineer.
A winner and an honorable mention are selected in each of the following fields: i) Physical/Mathematical science; ii) Life science; and iii) Engineering science.
The awards are highly competitive this year and many of shortlisted candidates have published Nature/Science papers as the first author.
Congratulations to Ms Qing!