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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 apply microbes to solve pressing problems facing our society.




News: PhD Student Opportunities (2019/20)


We are currently recruiting talented and motivated students interested in pursuing PhD study in the area of microbiology and 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. Applicants with a background in bioinformatics are especially welcome. 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 <patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk> to discuss further.


City University of Hong Kong was ranked 55th in the World University Rankings, 8th in Asia, and 5th among the world's top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the 2018/2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) survey.


Hong Kong is a dynamic city where 'East meets West'!


Aug 3, 2018


News: Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity


Our research group is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow who has expertise in the area of metabolic enggineering and systems biology with emphasis on experimental approaches. The successful candidate will participate in a project studying bio-based chemical production.


A recent Ph.D. biochemical engineering, bioengineering, microbiology, molecular biology, systems biology or a related discipline. Candidates should be familiar with advanced molecular techniques and have strong experimental skills. Proficient oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team are essential.


To apply please submit your CV to Patrick Lee at <patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk>. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contract duration is for one year and can be renewed subject to performance. For more information, please email Patrick Lee.


City University of Hong Kong was ranked 55th in the World University Rankings, 8th in Asia, and 5th among the world's top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the 2018/2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) survey.


Hong Kong is a dynamic city where 'East meets West'!


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially applicants who will enhance the diversity of our staff.


Aug 3, 2018