Professor CHAU Ying
- Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Director of Student Innovation for Global Health Technology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ying Chau is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Her current research interests include the design and translation of drug delivery approaches and biomaterials for ocular applications and immunotherapy, as well as self-assembled nanostructures derived from polymers and biomolecules. The technologies developed from her lab are now being commercialized by start-up companies in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Currently, she is the Associate Editor of and Drug Delivery (Taylor & Francis) and Frontiers in Drug Delivery (Frontiers). She is serving on the board of directors of the Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (Hong Kong) and the editorial boards of Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (Elsevier). She is also deeply interested in education innovation and a strong advocate for empowering students for impact creation. She is the Founder and Director of Student Innovation for Global Health Technology (SIGHT) at HKUST. She and her team were recognized as finalists in the 2021 UGC Team Teaching Award. She was named the “Leading Woman in STEM” at the 2021 Annual Women of Influence (WOI) Conference & Awards organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham).