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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. 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 (2017/18)


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 <patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk> to discuss further.


City University of Hong Kong was ranked 57th in the World University Rankings, 7th in Asia, and 4th among the world's top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the 2015/2016 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) survey.


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


Aug 1, 2016


News: Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity


Our research group is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow who has expertise in the area of microbial physiology, metabolism and/or systems biology with emphasis on computational analysis. The successful candidate will participate in an interdisciplinary project studying biofuels and bioproducts synthesis.


A recent Ph.D. in microbiology, microbial sciences, microbial ecology, molecular biology, systems biology, bioengineering, biochemical engineering or a related discipline. Candidates should be familiar with next-generation sequencing data, genome analysis, and advanced molecular techniques. A strong background in quantitative analysis and knowledge in programming are desired. 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 57th in the World University Rankings, 7th in Asia, and 4th among the world's top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the 2015/2016 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 1, 2016