About the Department

The Department of Ocean Science was established under the School of Science in 2018.

The department aims to lead in understanding ocean science and technology, from foundation knowledge to applications in marine conservation, global climate change, management of marine resources, socio-economy, and sustainable development. It plays a significant role in ocean science research and education at local, regional and international levels. The faculty is also committed to excellence in both research and education, and academic programs are extensive and growing.

At a Glance
as of Sep 2020
Faculty Members
Undergraduate Students
Postgraduate Students
Undergraduate Programs
Postgraduate Programs

Department Administration
Peiyuan QIAN
Head and Chair Professor
(852) 2358 7331
Research Interests
  • Marine Ecology
  • Oceanography
  • Ocean Technology
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