About the Department

The Department of Ocean Science was established under the School of Science in 2018.

The department aims to lead in understanding ocean science and technology, from foundation knowledge to applications in marine conservation, global climate change, management of marine resources, socio-economy and sustainable development. It plays a significant role in ocean science research and education at local, regional and international levels. The faculty is also committed to excellence in both research and education, and academic programs are extensive and growing.

At a Glance
as of Sep 2021
Faculty Members
10
Undergraduate Students
118
Postgraduate Students
129
Undergraduate Programs
Postgraduate Programs

Department Administration
Stanley Chun Kwan LAU
Acting Head and Associate Professor
scklau@ust.hk
(852) 2358 7329
Julian MAK
UG Programs Coordinator, Curriculum
jclmak@ust.hk
(852) 3469 2823
Charmaine YUNG
UG Programs Co-Director, Student Matter
ccmyung@ust.hk
(852) 3469 2825
Qinglu ZENG
PG Programs Coordinator
zeng@ust.hk
(852) 2358 8701
Research Interests
  • Marine Ecology
  • Oceanography
  • Ocean Technology