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Subject Librarians

Subject Librarians

Subject librarians are your first point of contact regarding library services. They provide research coaching, faculty orientation, offer course and subject specific library classes, and liaise with faculty members for archiving research output in the Institutional Repository and DataSpace@HKUST.

SciTech Librarian

Samson Choi ( / 2358-6763)

I am a Science and Technology librarian liaising with Division of Environment and Sustainability in the Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies, the Division of Life Science and the Department of Ocean Science. You are welcome to share the departments’ information needs with me.

I also deliver library workshops and research consultations. I believe that information literacy skills are important nowadays. I am glad to help if you have any enquiries. Please feel free to contact me and I look forward to meeting you in the library.


SciTech Librarian

Jennifer Gu

Jennifer Gu ( / 2358-6755)

Hello, this is Jennifer, SciTech Librarian for the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics in the School of Engineering, and the Division of Integrative Systems and Design and the Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas in the Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies. I provide library instructional workshops to students of various levels, with topics ranging from literature search to research data management. In my daily work, I’m also responsible for selecting Chinese language books.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or need any help.


SciTech Librarian

Eunice WongEunice Wong ( / 2358-6751)

I am the engineering librarian for Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.

I teach workshops on information skills, searching and citing sources effectively and provide orientations to the engineering community. You are most welcome to contact me for individual consultations.

I also help select books and evaluate electronic resources to develop the library collections pertinent to engineering.

As the Information Literacy Manager, my other role is to supervise all aspects of the Library information literacy program. Please feel free to contact me to arrange course-specific workshops or create online research guides.


SciTech Librarian

Aster Zhao

Aster Zhao ( / 2358-6767)

This is Aster, one of the engineering librarians at HKUST Library. I work closely with the Departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, and Electronic & Computer Engineering to support their learning and research needs. I also teach workshops on a variety of topics, such as literature search, web scraping, AI tools for literature review, and scholarly publishing. 

I love working with students and researchers. If you have any questions about using library resources and services, do not hesitate to email or call me. I’d be more than happy to assist.


SciTech Librarian

Ernest LamErnest Lam ( / 2358-6769)

As the SciTech Librarian for the Department of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics, I’m here to provide essential library resources and services to support our faculty and students. I also offer workshops to help students improve their research and information literacy skills. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need library support. I’m always happy to help you with any questions you may have about library resources and services. 


Business Librarian

Lester ChanLester Chan ( / 2358-6746)

This is Lester, one of the business librarians at the HKUST Library. My goal is to provide resources and support necessary for students and faculty members in their research, teaching, and learning activities. I conduct instructional activities on information literacy and research skills that is tailored to learning and research needs, as well as offer assistance in using databases, research tools and technologies.

Feel free to email me or call me to learn more about how we can support your teaching, learning, and research needs.


Business Librarian

Kevin HoKevin Ho ( / 2358-6761)

This is Kevin, one of the Business Librarians at HKUST Library. Besides delivering instructional programs and research consultations, I also work closely with other librarians to support researchers with requests on bibliometrics, research impact and scholar profiles.

If you have any questions about using library databases and services, feel free to email. Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.


Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian

Victowoman wearing glasses against a blue backgroundria Caplan ( / 2358-6756)

I am the librarian who serves the School of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Division of Public Policy in the Academy for Interdisciplinary Studies. I enjoy helping students, instructors, and staff find answers to their questions, whether it is how to use a particular database, or how best to find sources for a research question.

I enjoy working with faculty members to tailor-make outcome-based library workshops for their courses, to help students complete their course projects. Please take a look at some of the course guides and subject guides.

Don’t by shy, send me an email, or give me a call if you need library support.

Academic departments and divisions also have departmental library coordinators.

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last modified 18 April 2024