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HKBU physicist honoured with international scientist award


Professor Cheah Kok-wai receives the IAAM Scientist Award from the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM).

Professor Cheah Kok-wai, Dr. Elizabeth K.S. Law Endowed Professor in Advanced Materials and Chair Professor of the Department of Physics, has been presented with the IAAM Scientist Award by the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) in recognition of his worthy contributions in the areas of materials science, engineering and technology.

Professor Cheah was invited by IAAM to deliver the IAAM Award Lecture, which was titled “Hybrid Loss-compensated Plasmonic Device”, at the Advanced Materials Lecture Series 2020 on 20 August.

IAAM is a renowned non-profit international scientific research organisation that works to facilitate a highly interactive community of advanced materials researchers, and to stimulate partnerships, collaborations and joint ventures that can translate into the rapid development of the scientific world.