Research Programmes (MPhil and PhD regulations)
 Research Areas
 The research interests of the Department cover areas in pure and applied mathematics,
such as commutative algebra, calculus of variations, combinatorics, control theory,
differential equations, differential and integral inequalities, financial mathematics,
functional analysis, algebraic geometry, complex geometry, differential geometry, graph theory,
history of mathematics, mathematical modelling, matrix theory, number theory,
operational research, scientific computing, and several complex variables.
Over the decades numerous graduates of the Department have gone on to MPhil and PhD studies.
Many have achieved distinguished careers and hold high academic positions in Hong Kong and overseas.
 Departmental Requirements

 For MPhil Students:
Participation and presentation in research seminars and/or guided study.
 For PhD students:
Participation and presentation of seminars; any other specific departmental requirement.
 Department Research Postgraduate Committee (DRPC) Chair
 Prof. W. Zang
 Tel No: 2859 2250
 Fax No: 2559 2225
 Email address:
wzang [AT] maths.hku.hk