PSHK Annual Conference 2016
The 19th PSHK Conference will be hosted and is being co-organised by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in June 2016. It will be a two-day conference also featuring the AGM of the PSHK.
Plenary Speakers
  • Sir Arnold Wolfendale (Durham University, UK): "A Century of Cosmic Ray Research: what has been discovered and where do we go from here?"
  • Zikang Tang (UM, Macau): "Stable ZnO ultraviolet light-emitting devices after a breakthrough of stable p-n junction"
  • Wenlong Zhan (CAS, China): "Nuclear & Material Research Center in Huizhou, Guangdong"
  • Michel A. Van Hove (HKBU): "Mechanisms of Molecular Machines"
Invited Speakers
Theme 1: Soft Matter & Biophysics
  • Hao Yuan Kueh (Caltech): "Chance and individuality in mammalian cell fate decisions"
  • Jiangwen Zhang (HKU): "Identification of DNA methylation Events Driving Cancer Progression"
  • Changsong Zhou (HKBU): "Stochastic oscillation in self-organized critical states of small systems: sensitive resting state in neural systems"
  • Leihan Tang (HKBU): "Plateau behaviour in the violation spectrum of the fluctuation-response relation in nonequilibrium systems with time-scale separation"
  • Xuhui Huang (HKUST): "Investigation conformational changes of biological macromolecules using kinetic network models"
  • Yi Wang (CUHK): "Cellular entry of nanodiamonds explored via molecular dynamics simulations"
  • Yang Lu (CityU): "Mechanically assisted self-healing of ultrathin gold nanowires"
  • Jianbin Xu (CUHK): "Graphene-like materials and the related photonic devices"
  • Yuen Hong Tsang (PolyU): "Optical limiting properties engineering for the novel two dimensional nanomaterials"
  • Yuda Zhao (PolyU): "Layer-dependent metal-semiconductor transition in two-dimensional PtSe2"
  • Jiandong Huang (HKU): "
  • Role of Anterograde Motor Kif5b in Clathrin-coated Vesicle Uncoating and Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis—How Is Plasma Membrane Protein Homeostasis Maintained?


  • Liming Bian (CUHK): "Functional biomaterials for regenerative medicine"
  • Wei Huang (SUSTC): "Quantitative characterization of an mesenchyme pattern formation system"
  • Yilin Wu (CUHK): "Motion in thin films of bacterial suspensions"
Theme 2: Condensed Matter & Device Physics
  • Stephen Sai-Wing Tsang (CityU): "Photovoltage Loss in Excitonic Solar cells"
  • Roy Vellaisamy (CityU): "Interface engineering for non-volatile memory devices"
  • Kam Tuen Law (HKUST): "Ising Superconductivity and Majorana fermions in superconducting transition metal dichalcogenides"
  • Ho Bun Chan (HKUST): "The Casimir force in silicon micromechanical systems"
  • Yue Zhao (SUSTC, Shenzhen): "Creating and Exploring Graphene Electron Optics with Local Probes"
  • Wang Yao (HKU): "Valley-spintronics in 2D semiconductors"
  • Zhengcheng Gu (CUHK): "Emergence of topological superconductivity in 2D strongly correlated doped Dirac systems"
  • Kwun Nam Hui (UM, Macau): "Porous materials for high-rate energy storage applications"
  • Wenjie Li (SIAT, CAS): "Band alignment of CZTS at grain boundary"
Theme 3: Other Physics
  • Jenny Lee (HKU): "_Exploring Novel Nuclear Structure using In-beam gamma Spectroscopy_"
  • Tjonnie G.F. Li (CUHK): "_Dawn of gravitational-wave astronomy_"
  • Jianfang Wang (CUHK): "_Colloidal Gold Nanocups with Orientation-Dependent Plasmonic Properties_"
  • Zhifeng Huang (HKBU): "_Weakening chiroptical activity of plasmonic nanospirals induced by surface grafting with alkyl ligands_"
  • Dangyuan Lei (PolyU): "_Plasmonic Fano Resonances in Metallic Nanoclusters for Ultrasensitive Biosensing and Efficient Second-harmonic Generation_"
  • Feng Wang (CityU): "_Tuning lanthanide luminescence in core-shell nanoparticles_"
  • Jinyao Tang (HKU): "_Sub-bandgap excitation of quantum dots sensitized graphene photodetector_"
  • Hai-Feng Li (UM, Macau): "_Neutron and synchrotron X-ray scattering studies of iron-based superconductors_"