About the Department

The Department of Chemistry has dynamic, friendly and cooperative faculty members active in all areas of chemical research, and whose research is internationally recognized.

The faculty members of the department have diverse backgrounds, and are at forefront of their fields of research on an international basis. The Undergraduate program covers all aspects of chemistry and related disciplines. The Postgraduate programs emphasize training in original research focusing on fundamental, interdisciplinary and applied areas.

At a Glance
as of Sep 2019
Faculty Members
24
Undergraduate Students
253
Postgraduate Students
221
Undergraduate Programs
Postgraduate Programs

Department Administration
Ian Duncan WILLIAMS
Head and Professor
chwill@ust.hk
(852) 2358 7384
Research Interests
  • Analytical / Environmental Chemistry
  • Synthetic Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Molecular Dynamic and Structure of Complex System
  • Chemical Biology
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