Ng Tai Kai

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 2002 at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Professor Ng Tai Kai is distinguished for his contribution to theoretical condensed matter physics. Professor Ng received his BSc degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1981. He completed his PhD degree at Northwestern University in1987. He joined the Physics Department of HKUST in 1991 and was appointed as Associate Dean of Science in 2004.


Professor Ng's main research interests include theoretical condensed matter physics and statistical physics, including magnetic superconductors, mesoscopic systems and quantum transport, strongly correlated metals, theory of quantum-spin systems and High-Tc superconductors. Professor Ng also participates actively in Hong Kong's secondary and primary school science education. He was a representative in the joint Hong Kong-Mainland expert working groups on Science Education and is a member of the Hong Kong Curriculum Development Council on Science Education.