Fellow of 2014, NGAN, Professor, Alfonso H. W. NGAN 顏慶雲


FHKEng [2014]  

Academic degrees:
DSc(Birmingham), PhD(Birmingham), BSc(Eng) (HK)

Professional qualifications:

Honours, affiliations and other appointments
– Rosenhain Medal of Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (2007);
– Croucher Senior Fellowship (2009)

Area of Expertise:
Materials Science and Engineering

Professor Ngan obtained PhD from Birmingham University, and after a year of postdoctoral training at Oxford University, he returned to the University of Hong Kong as a Lecturer in 1993, and was promoted through the ranks to his current position. His research focuses on the microstructural basis of mechanical properties of engineering materials. He won a number of research related awards including the Rosenhain Medal, a higher doctorate (DSc) from his alma mater Birmingham, and the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship. He has made important contributions on the mechanical behaviour of nano-scale materials and biological tissues and components.