We are currently recruiting research assistants with multiple positions open.
Please refer the advertisement and send your CV to <zhining@ust.hk> Please also fill in the application form here. For detailed description about the position, please refer to the advertisement.

Sensor Technology and Application Research (STAR) Lab

The Aerosol and Air Pollution Group is a multidisciplinary team at UST focusing on the investigating the sources, characteristics, impacts and control of urban air pollution. Our mission is to contribute to the development of systematic and fundamental knowledge on air pollution to inform effective air quality management and to develop break-through technologies and control strategies to protect public health and mitigate climate change. Our research activities include the physicochemical and toxicological characterization of aerosol and air pollution from traffic sources and in urban atmospheric environment, and the characterization of personal exposure in complex and heterogeneous microenvironments. We also devise and develop new and aerosol related measurement and control technologies to meet the emerging environmental challenges.


  • Dr. Zhi Ning attended and gave an invited speech in the World Health Organization Third Meeting of the Global Platform on Air Quality and Health, 7-9 March 2017, Madrid. The presentation is attached here and more of the meeting can be found here.

  • Doug from Baseline visits the laboratory on Feb 14 2017 more

  • The group gathers for farewell dinner to visiting engineers on Jan 22 2017 more

  • Dr. Zhi Ning was invited to give a talk in EMSD Summit 2016 Innovate HK on “Big Data – Application of Environmental for Building and Sustainable Environment”. Nov 16 2016  more

  • End of year dinner with colleagues from Shenzhen Tsinghua Institute on Dec 18, 2016 more

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    Contact information

    Zhi NING, Ph.D (寧治)
    Associate Professor
    Division of Environment and Sustainability
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Tel: +(852) 3469 2207
    Fax: +(852) 23359317
    Email: zhining@ust.hk

    Curriculum Vitae


    Room 4110
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong