Prof. Zhaoli GAO

Principal Investigator

Dr. Gao completed his B.Eng. and Ph.D. both in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Since 2014, he has been a Post-doctoral Researcher in the Nano/Bio Interface Center and Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania. In Oct 2019, Dr. Gao joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor, and established the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL).

Dr. Kandy YEUNG


Dr. Yeung (B.S. in MSE, U. of Wash. and PhD in ME, HKUST) has over 10 years of R&D experience in carbon materials, electrochemistry and biosensors. She is a postdoc at the Biomedical Engineering at the CUHK since Jan 2020. Prior to joining CUHK, she was the Co-Founder and CTO of a Hong Kong startup company called Oxpecker Labs from Sept 2016 to May 2019. At Oxpecker Labs, she developed a multi-sensing module with a sweat sensor for sports and healthcare applications. The technology received 8+ awards, including Life Science Prize by Merck at Seedstars World Summit 2019, Hong Kong Champion at Seedstars Hong Kong 2018, Runway to RISE 2018, MTR x Techstars PropUP, etc. The technology was also featured on media such as MingPao, South China Morning Post, and Hong Kong Economic Times, etc.

Miss Iris Ting HUANG

Ph.D Student

Iris got her bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering at the Chongqing University in 2019. She completed her master’s degree at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, majored in Biomedical Engineering. Her research is focused on biosensors and molecular detection.

Mr. Honglin SUN

Ph.D Student

Honglin graduated from the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Lanzhou University in 2020 with a major in Chemistry. At the same time, he also obtained an honorary degree from the Cuiying Honors College.

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