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The Academic Unit of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (MST) is dedicated to excellence in teaching, conducting innovative research, and facilitating impactful knowledge transfer. Our focus extends to the realms of mathematics education, science education, and leading-edge technologies in education and society. 


MST provides high-quality education to learners from diverse backgrounds and age groups. We teach in a wide range of academic programmes for undergraduates, postgraduates, and professionals, including: 


  • Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science (BEd&BSc) 

  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Social Data Science (BASc[SDS]) 

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Management (BSc[IM]) 

  • Master of Education (MEd) 

  • Master of Science in Library and Information Management (MSc[LIM]) 

  • Master of Science in Technology, Design, and Leadership for Learning (MSc[TDLL]) 

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

  • Doctor of Education (EdD) 

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 


Our members consistently produce world-leading research outputs and have received numerous awards, fellowships, and grants, including: 



  • Hans Freudenthal Medal 

  • Changjiang Scholar 

  • Eastern Scholar 

  • UGC Early Career Teaching Award Finalist 

  • IEEE EAB Meritorious Achievement Award in Pre-University Education 



  • International Society of the Learning Sciences Fellow 

  • RGC Research Fellow 

  • RGC Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellow 

  • Advance Higher Education Fellow 

  • Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship 



  • RGC Theme-based Research Scheme 

  • General Research Fund 

  • Early Career Scheme 

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China 

  • National Social Science Foundation of China 

  • Innovation and Technology Fund 

  • Quality Education Fund 

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Fund 


MST colleagues actively participate in knowledge exchange initiatives. We strive to create enjoyable, engaging, and effective learning experiences for students and educators across K-12 and higher education levels.