HKBU logo SCI logo
ICTS logo



News

to top


About ICTS

The Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies was established in 2011 to enhance inter-disciplinary research on computational and theoretical studies, and attract overseas research groups for interdisciplinary and collaborative research, so as to create a critical mass which can conduct research of higher impact.  Its specific objectives are:

 to top


Advisory Committee

The Members of the ICTS Advisory Committee are:

to top


Management Committee

Director:

Deputy Director:


Associate Directors:


Members:

 to top


Constituent Research Centres

The Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies was formed by consolidation of the following Research Centres established by the University and the Faculty of Science.

 to top


People -- Core and Associate Members

 Core Members: 

 Associate Members:

 Associate Members of ICTS include all other members of the ten Constituent Research Centres:

 Further Associate Members:

 
Associate membership is open to other interested colleagues at HKBU and other institutions, including visitors to ICTS and experimentalists:  names may be submitted to icts@hkbu.edu.hk, stating grounds for interest, institutional affiliation, personal website and email address.

 to top


ICTS Seminars/Lectures

Links to full lists of seminars/lectures/colloquia of the HKBU Departments of: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics (Seminars / Lectures), Physics

Below are seminars/lectures/colloquia of special interest to ICTS:

Seminar Date and Time

Venue

Speaker / Affiliation

Sponsors / Title

2014      
19 Nov 2014
16:30 - 17:30
1/F Shiu Pong Hall Function Room Dr. Y. Tony Song

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA

MATH/ICTS: "GPS-Aided Tsunami Early Detection System"
18 Nov 2014
16:00 - 17:00
FSC1014 Prof. Michael Lässig

Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, Germany

 
PHYS/ICTS: "Fitness seascapes and adaptive evolution of the influenza virus"
17 Nov 2014
15:30 - 16:30


SCT 909 Prof. Albert Diaz

Guilera Facultat de Fisics, Universitate de Barcelona, Spain  
PHYS/ICTS: "Dynamics in Multiplex Networks  "

Poster is available here
14 May 2014
14:30 - 15:30
SCT 909 Prof. Yia-Chung Chang 

Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
PHYS/ICTS: "Modeling of Nanoscale Electronics "

Poster is available here
13 May 2014
15:30 - 16:30
SCT 909 Prof. Klaus E. Hermann

Inorganic Chemistry Department, Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG, Germany
PHYS/ICTS: "Structure and Reactivity in Biocatalytic Centers: DFT Studies on Vanadium Oxo-peroxo Species"

Poster is available here
11 Mar 2014
15:30 - 16:30
SCT 909 Dr Jichen Li

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Manchester
, United Kingdom

PHYS/ICTS: "Water – Weird or What? Neutron Scattering Investigation of Water and Water around Biomolecules"

Poster is available here
21 Feb 2014
16:00 - 17:00
CANCELLED
FSC 1014

Prof Yi Qin Gao

Changjiang Professor, Director,
Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry,
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering,
Peking University

ICTS: "Sequence coded DNA shape"

Poster is available here
11 Feb 2014
11:00 - 12:00
FSC 1014 Dr Lin-Tai Da

Department of Chemistry
HKUST
ICTS: "Millisecond Dynamics of the RNA Polymerase II Backtracking Elucidated by Markov State Models"

Poster is available here
27 Jan 2014
11:00 - 12:00
SCT 909 Prof Jürgen Kurths

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Humboldt University Berlin Institute of Physics, Germany
PHYS/ICTS: "How Basin Stability Complements the Linear-Stability Paradigm "

Poster is available here
14 Jan 2014
16:30 - 18:00
LT 2 Prof Itai Cohen

Cornell University
PHYS/ICTS: "Flight of the Fruitfly"

Poster is available here

2013

 

 

 

30 Dec 2013
11:00 - 12:00
RRS 905

Prof Jooyoung Lee

Center for In Silico Protein Science and School of Computational Sciences, Korea Institute for Advanced Study

PHYS/ICTS: "Global Optimization by Conformational Space Annealing and its
Applications to Various Biological Systems"

Poster is available here
11 Dec 2013
10:30 - 11:30
SCT 909 Dr Sutapa Mukherji

Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
PHYS/ICTS: "Boundary layer analysis for driven many particle systems"

Poster is available here
3 Dec 2013
15:45 - 16:45
SCT 909 Prof. Christian Minot

Laboratoire de Chime Theorique, Universite de Paris VI, P. et M. Curie, France
PHYS/ICTS: "Theoretical Modeling and Metal Oxide Chemistry"

Poster is available here

11 Nov 2013 

1
0:30 - 11:30 (Lecture 1)

14:30 - 15:30 (Lecture 2)

FSC1217

Prof Adrian Sandu

Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech

CMIV/ICTS:
"Lecture 1: Fundamentals of Data Assimilation I -- Ensemble Based Methods

Lecture 2: Fundamentals of Data Assimilation II -- Variational Methods "

29 Oct 2013 
1
5:15 - 16:15

SCT 909

Prof Wolfgang Moritz

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

PHYS/ICTS: "Interface magnetism in Fe-Ti oxide films"

Poster is available here

7 June 2013 
16:30 - 17:30

LMC 509

Prof Stephen WRIGHT

University of Wisconsin-Madison
SIAM Fellow

CMIV/ICTS: "Parallel Randomnized Algorithms in Optimization"

Poster is available here
4 June 2013
15:15 - 16:15
SCT 909 Prof Michel A VAN HOVE

Instititute of Computational and Theoretical Studies, HKBU

PHYS/ICTS: "C60, symbol of nanoscience: bonding properties on metal surfaces"

Poster is available here

29 May 2013 17:00 - 18:30

WLB 104

Prof Michel A VAN HOVE

Instititute of Computational and Theoretical Studies, HKBU


IoC/ICTS: "May We Change Nature or Must We Change Ourselves?"

Poster is available here

14 May 2013 16:00 - 17:00

RRS 905

Prof Sir John PENDRY

Centre for Plasmonics & Metamaterials, The Blackette Lab, Imperial College London


PHYS/IAM/ICTS: "Transformation Optics Shapes Metamaterials"

Poster is available here

10 May 2013 16:00 - 17:00

RRS 905

Dr Yu LUO

The Blackett Lab, Imperial College London


PHYS/IAM/ICTS: "Controlling Light at Subwavelength Scales: The Nonlocal and Quantum Tunnelling Effects"

Poster is available here

18 Mar 2013 16:00 - 17:00

SCT 716

Prof Hong GUO
Department of Physics, McGill University & AoE, University of Hong Kong


PHYS/ICTS: "Quantum Transport Modeling from Atomistic First Principles"


23 Jan 2013 15:00 - 16:00

WLB 109

Prof Klaus E. HERMANN
Leader Theoretical Support, Fritz-Haber Institue Berlin


CHEM/PHYS/ICTS: "Structural Analysis of Silica-Supported Tansition Metal Oxide Catalysts by X-ray Absorption: Theoretical Cluster Studies"

Poster is available here

16 Jan 2013
11:00 - 12:00

FSC 1217

Dr Anita T. Layton
Duke University, USA

MATHS/ICTS: "Mathematical modeling of renal hemodynamics: Feedback dynamics and coupled oscillators"

Poster is available here

2012

 

 

 

17 Dec 2012
15:15 - 16:15

SCT 909

Dr Vimal KISHORE
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India

PHYS/CNS/ICTS: "Network Vulnerability to Extreme Events"

Poster is available here

11 Dec 2012
11:30 - 12:30

RRS 905

Prof Zuowei SHEN
National University of Singapore
and Singapore National Academy of Science

MATHS/ICTS: "Image restoration: Wavelet frame approach, total variation and beyond"

Poster is available here

4 Dec 2012
15:15 - 16:15

SCT 909

Prof Warren Pickett
University of California at Davis
and National University of Singapore

PHYS/ICTS: "Semi-Dirac, semi-Weyl semi-halfmetal in oxide nanostructures"

Poster is available here

30 Nov 2012
14:30 - 15:30

SCT 909

Dr Lin-Wang WANG
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-Berkeley

COMP/MATHS/PHYS/ICTS: "GPU implementation of a plane wave pseudopotential density functional theory code: PEtot"

Poster is available here

9 Nov 2012
11:00 - 12:00

SCT 909

Prof Miquel Salmeron
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
and University of California-Berkeley

PHYS/ICTS: "Electronic transport in organic molecular films for solar cell applications"

Poster is available here

8 Nov 2012
15:00 - 16:00

SCT 909

Prof R.E. Amritkar
Physical Research Laboratory India

PHYS/ICTS: "Extreme events on complex networks and network failure"

Poster is available here

2 Nov 2012
17:00 - 18:00

WLB 205

Prof David SY Tong
SUSTC Shenzhen
and PHYS/ICTS/HKBU

PHYS/ICTS: "Photocatalysis of metal oxide surfaces"

Poster is available here

 
to top


Regional Meetings -- ICTS-sponsored & other 

Links to full lists of conferences/workshops of the HKBU Departments of:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics

Below are meetings of special interest to ICTS:

Meeting Dates

Venue

Title

Organizers, Sponsors

2014      

13-16 Dec 2014

HKBU & CityU
Hong Kong

International Workshop on Computational Science and Engineering (IWCSE 2014)

HKBU/ICTS

2013

 

 

 

20-23 Dec 2013

HKBU
Hong Kong

The Ninth ICSA International Conference: Challenges of Statistical Methods for Interdisciplinary Research and Bid Data

HKBU MATH/ICTS

15-19 Dec 2013 WLB104
HKBU
Hong Kong
International Conference on Interdisciplinary Nanoscience for Energy, Life and Environment (INELE) ICTS/HKBU PHYS
7-9 Nov 2013 WLB106
HKBU
Hong Kong
The 4th Symposium on Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology (Tri-sys) HKBU/ICTS

 

2 Oct 2013 FSC 1217
HKBU
Hong Kong
HK-Berlin Half-Day Numerical Analysis HKBU MATH/ICTS
4-9 Aug 2013 HKUST
Hong Kong
Nano-Mechanical Interfaces: Multiphysics Theory and Experiments

Poster is available here

GRC/ITC

22-26 July 2013

Seoul National University
Korea

XXV IUPAP

International Conference on Statstical Physics

Korea Inst for Advanced Study/Seoul Natioal Univ/Postech/Myongi Univ

2-19 July 2013

HKUST
Hong Kong

Statistical Physics and Computational Neuroscience

HKUST/IAS Program

6-9 May 2013

Advertisment flyer is available here

CityU
Hong Kong

Photonics of Functional Nanomaterials

CityU/HKU

22 Jan 2013

HKBU
Hong Kong

All-atom and coarse-grained models of molecular motors
and machines: structure and dynamics

HKBU PHYS/ICTS

7-12 Jan 2013

HKBU
Hong Kong

8th International Conference on Computational Physics (ICCP8)

HKBU/ICTS

2012

 

 

 

19-20 Dec 2012

Shatin
Hong Kong

2012 International Conference on Biomaterial and Bioengineering (ICBB 2012)

 

12-14 Dec 2012

HKUST, HKBU & PolyU
Hong Kong

International Conference on Imaging Science 2012

HKUST/HKBU/PolyU

10-14 Dec 2012

Program rundown is available here

HKBU
Hong Kong

Workshop on Dynamics and Regulation of Biomolecular Networks

HKBU/ICTS

10-14 Dec 2012

HKBU
Hong Kong

EL2012: 16th Int'l Workshop on Inorganic and Organic Electroluminescence

HKBU

9-13 Dec 2012

CityU
Hong Kong

Workshop on Multifunctional Surface Engineering for Advanced Energy Applications

CityU/IUVSTA

5-7 Dec 2012

Macau

20th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS'12)

HKBU/...

3 Dec 2012

Program rundown is available here

HKBU
Hong Kong

Research Symposium Celebrating Centenary of Alan Turing's Birth: Promises and Challenges of Future Computing and Informatics

HKBU COMP/ICTS

1-3 Dec 2012

HKBU
Hong Kong

WFTCPC'12: 12th Workshop on Frontiers of Theoretical and Computational Physics and Chemistry

ICTS

11-15 Nov 2012

Tsimshatsui
Hong Kong

8th Int'l Workshop on LEEM/PEEM

HKUST

3-7 Oct 2012

HKUST
Hong Kong

New Materials and New Concepts for Controlling Light and Waves

HKUST/IAS Croucher ASI

2-5 Oct 2012

Workshop report is available here

HKBU
Hong Kong

Germany-HK Joint Workshop on Biological basis of individual differences in human social communicative abilities - quantitative experiments, computational methods and modeling

ICTS/CNS

20 Aug 2012

HKBU
Hong Kong

Workshop on Image Processing

HKBU MATH

 
We welcome new and updated listings of regional (SE Asia) scientific meetings related to ICTS interests:  please send meeting dates, organizing institution, meeting title and website to icts@hkbu.edu.hk.

 
to top



ICTS regular meetings 

Below is the schedule of regular meetings of ICTS members:

Meeting Dates & Time

Venue

Speaker / Affiliation

2013

 

 

27 Sep 2013 (Fri)
10:30 - 12:30
Shiu Pong Hall JRIAM
Prof. YUAN Xiaoming (HKBU Mathematics)
Prof. TANG Tao
 (HKBU Mathematics)
Dr. ZENG Tieyong
(HKUB Mathematics)

21 May 2013 (Tue)
10:30 - 12:30

Shiu Pong Hall CNS
Dr. ZHOU Changsong
(HKBU Physics)
Mr. Ouyang Guang
(HKBU Physics)
Miss Chen Yuhan
(HKBU Physics)
Dr. Yang Dongping
(HKBU Physics)

15 Apr 2013 (Mon)
10:30 - 12:30

RRS 905

CHI
Mr Feng Wang & Dr Li Chen
(HKBU Computer Science)
Prof Clement Leung (HKBU Computer Science)
Dr William Cheung (HKBU Computer Science) 
Dr Zhongqiu Zhao & Prof Yiuming Cheung (HKBU Computer Science)
Mr Shang Xia & Prof Jiming Liu (HKBU Computer Science)

8 Apr 2013 (Mon)
10:30 - 12:30

WLB 206

CMIV
Dr Huibin Chang
(HKBU Mathematics)
Dr Xile Zhao (HKBU Mathematics)
Miss Xinxin Li (HKBU Mathematics) 
Mr Andy J Ma (HKBU Computer Science)

20 Mar 2013 (Wed)
10:30 - 12:30

Shiu Pong Hall

SRCC
Mr Xu Guo
(HKBU Mathematics)
Mr Wenlin Dai (HKBU Mathematics)
Mr Tao Wang (HKBU Mathematics) 

7 Mar 2013 (Thu)
15:30 - 17:30

AAB 708

RCUC

20 Feb 2013 (Wed)
10:30 - 12:30

RRS 905

Dr Jade Shi (HKBU Physics)
Dr Zhongying Zhao (HKBU Biology)
Dr Xiang Wan (HKBU Computer Science)

28 Jan 2013 (Mon)
10:30 - 12:30

WLB 206

Dr Yutian Li (HKBU Mathematics)
Dr Jack Ng Tsz Fai (HKBU Physics)
Dr Alice Yi Wang (HKBU Computer Science)


to top


 Contact Us

Institute:

Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies (ICTS)
Hong Kong Baptist University
224 Waterloo Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Email:  icts@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel/Fax:  (852) 3411-2760 / -2761
Website:  http://www.icts.hkbu.edu.hk/

Director Prof. M.A. Van Hove:

Email :  vanhove@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel/Fax personal:  (852) 3411-2766 / -2786
Website:  http://www.icts.hkbu.edu.hk/vanhove/

 
Location and access: 

- on 10th floor of Fong Shu Chuen "Library" Building on the Ho Sin Hang campus (at the + symbol at the center of this map); 

- enter the building at plaza level (on 5th floor, reachable by external escalators from street level), then take the lift to 10th floor;

- approach by public transport: 

 to top


Useful links

 

to top


 All rights reserved © Faculty of Science, HKBU

 Webmaster:  icts@hkbu.edu.hk