SSE Dean, Prof. Ben Zhong TANG Listed as China’s No. 1 Chemistry Scientist and No. 5 Materials Science Scientist by Research.com
A new list of the world's top scientists was just published by Research.com. Prof. Ben Zhong TANG from the School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen was named China's number one Chemistry Scientist (10th globally) and number five Materials Science Scientist (24th globally), respectively. Tang is a leading scholar spearheading scientific research on aggregation-induced emission.
Professor Tang listed as China's number one Chemistry Scientist (10th globally)
Professor Tang listed as China's number five Materials Science Scientist (24th globally)
The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. Research.com is one of the major websites for global research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014.
Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dean, School of Science and Engineering, CUHK-Shenzhen
X.Q. Deng Presidential Chair Professor
PhD, Kyoto University
MS, Kyoto University
Bachelor, South China University of Technology
Materials science, macromolecular chemistry, and biomedical theranostics. His lab is spearheading the scientific research on aggregation-induced emission.
Professor Ben Zhong Tang received his BS and PhD degrees from South China University of Technology and Kyoto University in 1982 and 1988, respectively. He conducted his postdoctoral work at University of Toronto and worked as a senior scientist in Neos Co., Ltd. in 1989–1994. He joined the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology in 1994 and was promoted to Chair Professor in 2008. In 2021, he joined CUHK-Shenzhen as Dean of School of Science and Engineering, with concurrent appointment of Professor at the School.
Professor Tang was elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Asia Pacific Academy of Materials, and World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries. He is also fellows of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering.
Professor Tang has published >1,900 scientific papers. His publications have been cited >15,0000 times, with an h-index of 171. He has been listed by Clarivate Analytics as Highly Cited Researcher in both areas of Chemistry and Materials Science since 2014. He received National Natural Science Award (1st Class) from Chinese Government (2017), Scientific and Technological Progress Award from Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2017), Senior Research Fellowship from Croucher Foundation (2007), etc. He is now serving as Editor-in-Chief of Aggregate published by Wiley.