Welcome to the Lee Research Group!

We are a research group in the School of Energy and Environment at the City University of Hong Kong. Our main research focus is Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology. We are especially interested in addressing biological questions related to energy, environment and human health. We work at the interface of fundamental microbial sciences, biotechnology and engineering. Our research strives to clarify the functions of microbes that are present in different systems.

News: PhD Student Opportunities (2018/19)

We are currently recruiting talented and motivated students interested in pursuing PhD study in the area of biotechnology with applications to energy and environmental problems. The candidates should hold a bachelor or master degree in areas such as microbiology, microbial sciences, bioinformatics, bioengineering, biochemical engineering, environmental engineering, environmental sciences or related disciplines. Interested applicants should consider applying for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship. Details can be found here.

Interested applicants should send your CV to Patrick Lee at <> to discuss further.

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Sep 1, 2017