Professor, Associate Head
Teaching and administration leave from Sept.1 2020 – Aug.31 2021
Prof. Anderson Ho Cheung Shum received his B.S.E. degree, summa cum laude, in Chemical engineering from Princeton University, S.M. and Ph.D. in applied Physics from Harvard University. He is currently a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Hong Kong.
His research interests include emulsions, microfluidics, emulsion-templated materials and soft matter. He is an editor-in-chief of an open-access journal “SOFT” and on the editorial board of several journals; he is also a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals including Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie, Journal of the American Chemical Society and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He received the Early Career Award from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong in 2012, the Graduate Student Silver Award from the Materials Research Society in Spring 2010, Robert L. Wallace Prize Fellowship from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in 2006-2007, as well as Notable mention in Art of Competition, Award for Overall Excellence in Chemical Engineering, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) Award for Outstanding Design Project, and Ticona Award for Outstanding Student Thesis from Princeton University in 2005.
Emulsion-templated materials in microfluids
Flows in microfluidics
Development of microfluidic technologies