Harbin Institute of Technology
Ho-Kei Chan is an Associate Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China. After completing his undergraduate degree at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Chan moved to the University of Manchester for a PhD in physics. This was followed by post-doctoral research in the Hong Kong Baptist University, Trinity College Dublin, and then the University of Nottingham. Chan has published a variety of scientific articles in the fields of statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, most notably his work on a template-based method of sequential deposition for generating a wide range of densest columnar packings of spheres.