Prof. Irene Lo Receives Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award
Prof. Irene Lo has received the 2019 Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education of China. The research was led by Prof. Lo, and she was joined by her former PhD students from Tongyi University and Hunan University. This year, Prof. Lo was the only HKUST lead applicant among the eleven awardees from all universities in Hong Kong. Her team has been studying the fundamentals of heavy metal pollution control using iron-based magnetic materials for the last two decades, and has recently turned the technical know-how into a pilot-scale application.