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Professor Chan, Barbara Pui 陳佩

Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1994The Chinese University of Hong KongB.Sc. in Biochemistry
1998The Chinese University of Hong KongPh.D. in Surgical Science

Dr. Chan completed her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1994. She obtained her Ph.D. in Surgical Science Division of the Faculty of Medicine from CUHK in 1998 and finished her first post-doctoral fellowship in Orthopaedics and Traumatology in the same institution in 1999. Dr. Chan then joined the Innovation and Technology Commission participating in the operation of the Small Entrepreneur Research Assistant Program under the Innovation and Technology Fund. After a one-year service in the government, she received her second postdoctoral fellowship in the Wellman Laboratories for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital in Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chan moved back to Hong Kong in 2002 and worked in the CK Life Sciences Int’l Inc. as a project manager. She joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Hong Kong in 2003. Her main research interests are tissue engineering and regeneration, biosurgery, laser medicine, stem cells and biomaterial interactions, and mechanoregulation..

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
1997-12-01Outstanding volunteer 1997: Shing Kung Wui
1997-12-01John Joyce Award of the Biennial (Second Place): International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Research Achievement
1998-08-01Outstanding Postgraduate of the year: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hui, TY
2008-01-23Best Oral Presentation Award: Collagen-mesenchymal stem cell microspheres for regenerative medicine.: World Forum for Spine Research - the intervertebral disc, first Japanese meeting, Kyoto, Japan, January 23-26, 2008
Research Achievement
2010-12-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Faculty of Engineering): University Research Committee, HKU
Research Achievement
2002-03-01MIT 50K Business Plan Competition Finalist: MIT, Cambridge, MA
Research Achievement
Yuan, M
Yeung, CW
Li, YY
Diao, H
2013-10-01SYIS-AP Best Oral Presentation Merit: TERMIS-AP Shanghai & Wuzhen, China. October 23-26, 2013
Research Achievement
2009-11-01Research Output Prize (Faculty of Engineering): The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Leung, CY
2011-08-01The HKIE Best Transactions Paper Prize 2013 - Development of a shear test system for measuring the interfacial strength of osteochondral grafts from rabbits of different skeletal maturity.: HKIE Transactions (2012) 19(3): 39-45., HKIE transactions
Research Achievement
2001-09-01DOE Fellowship Award for Laser Medicine: Wellman Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Research Achievement
2014-09-01Runner-up in Visual Sciences, The 3rd Li Ka Shing Foundation International Research Student Forum, Sep 25, 2014: Joint Shantou International Eye Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2014-07-01Research Output Prize (Faculty of Engineering): The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2005-presentMemberTissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS)
09/2006-presentMemberWorld Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers (WACBE)
07/2006-presentMemberInternational Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
07/2007-presentMemberControlled Release Society (CRS)
06/2012-presentMember (Chartered Scientist, Chartered Engineer)Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
09/2007-presentMemberAOSpine International
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