Signature Research Cluster

Hu Weixing (Richard)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Politics and Public Policy
  • International Political Economy
  • China and East Asian International Relations
  • China’s Foreign Relations
  • Hong Kong, Macau and Greater China Studies

Lam Long Wai (Rico)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Dirty Work
  • Workplace Incivility
  • Trust
  • Leadership

Hans-Georg Moeller

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Chinese and Comparative Philosophy (specifically Daoism)
  • Social and Political Thought (specifically Social Systems Theory)

Sun Yifeng

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Translation Theory
  • Translation Criticism
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • English & American Literature
  • Literary Theory

Venus Viana

Junior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Social History
  • History of South China

Wang Di

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Modern China
  • Chinese Social and Cultural History
  • Chinese Urban History
  • Chinese Secret Societies

Wang Qingjie

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Continental Philosophy, esp. Heidegger’s Philosophy and Hermeneutics
  • East-West Comparative Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Ethics and Moral Philosophy

Zhang Yue

Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Classical Chinese Literature
  • Sinology Studies

Zhang Ze Xun

Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Research on Silk Road Art
  • Visual Art Creation (sculpture and painting)
  • Cultural Heritage and Creative Cultural Industry
  • Chinese Sculptural Art Studies
  • Chinese Religious Art and Cultural Studies

Chen Jinghan (Jean)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation
  • Earnings management
  • Information disclosure
  • Corporate finance
  • Ownership and innovation
  • Accounting and finance issues in emerging markets

Richard Fitzgerald

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Membership Categorisation Analysis
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Discourse Analysis of Broadcast Media

Law Chun Hung (Rob)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Smart Tourism
  • Website Evaluation and eWOM Analysis
  • Technology Management and Applications
  • Computer-Assisted Education

Rostam J. Neuwirth

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • International Economic Law / International Trade Law / WTO Law
  • European Union (EU) Law
  • Transnational Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law & Technology
  • Cultural Heritage Law / Creative Industries / Creative Economy / Cultural Diversity
  • Comparative Law
  • Legal Oxymora and Legal Theory

U Leong Hou (Ryan)

Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Large-Scale Data Processing
    • Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data
    • Graph Data Processing
    • Graph Neural Networks
    • Data Visualization Techniques, etc.
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Information Retrieval
  • Optimization Problems

Wong Seng Fat (Alfred)

Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics
  • Smart City
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Applied RFID Technology in Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Knowledge Management and Production Management
  • Innovative Product Design
  • Condition Monitoring System
  • Proton Electrolytic Membrane Fuel Cells
  • CAD/CAM Systems
  • Optical Instrumentation for Manufacturing Processes

Xu Jie

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Grammatical Theory
  • Chinese Linguistics
  • Language Acquisition and Language Education
  • Comparative Studies of Chinese and English Grammars
  • Principle-Based Grammatical Analysis
  • Grammatical Violations in Innovative Writings and Their Linguistic Significance

Xiang Yu-tao

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Mood disorders
  • Evidence-based medicine in psychiatry

Jerome Yen

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Internet finance, especially the financial supermarket as well as its business model, technologies, and services
  • Risk measurement and management: credit, market, operational, and tail (extreme event) risk
  • Trading strategies, trade planning and execution of Algo Trading and High Frequency trading
  • Investment and portfolio management: equities, commodities, FX, fixed income, derivatives, and structured products
  • Pricing and risk assessment of structured products that built with derivatives and exotic options

Macao Studies from a Global Perspective

Cheung Kwok Cheung

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Chu Chi Ho (Angus)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Fu Xiaoqing (Maggie)

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Lai Neng (Rose)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Leung Kai Chun (Chris)

Junior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Sit Pou Seong

Research Fellow

Research Interests

Tong Io Cheng

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Wang Chuang

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Quantitative research method
  • Self-efficacy beliefs and self-regulated learning behaviours of students
  • Teaching and learning English as a second language
  • Program evaluation
  • Validation of educational assessments

Wong Ka Ki (Katrine)

Research Fellow

Research Interests

  • Music in Theatre
  • English Renaissance Drama
  • Macao Studies
  • Pedagogy in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Wu Man Sze (Anise)

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Excellence Publication Scheme


João Moreira

Research Fellow

Research Interests