Prof. Ben Zhong Tang

Center for Aggregation-Induced Emission, State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China.

Hong Kong Branch of Chinese National Engineering Research Center for  Tissue Restoration and Reconstruction and Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China.

Ben Zhong Tang is Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science, Chair Professor of Chemistry, and Chair Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Tang received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from South China University of Technology and Kyoto University, respectively.  He conducted postdoctoral research at University of Toronto. He joined HKUST as an assistant professor in 1994 and was promoted to chair professor in 2008. Tang has published >1,400 papers.

Prof. Tang’s publications have been cited >97,000 times with an h-index of 144. He has been listed by Thomson Reuters as a Highly Cited Researcher in both areas of Chemistry and Materials Science. He received the State Natural Science Award (1st Class; 2017) from Chinese Government, Scientific and Technological Progress Award from the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2017) and Senior Research Fellowship from the Croucher Foundation (2007).  He is now serving as Editor-in-Chief of Materials Chemistry Frontiers (RSC & CCS).