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Company's Background

Centauri Optics was founded in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), by a team spinning off from the laboratory of ultrafast spectroscopy led by Prof. K.S. Wong, who has more than 30 years of experience in optical research. 


Prof. K.S. Wong

HKUST Professor
PhD, Oxford University
Head of Photonics and Ultrafast
Spectroscopy Lab, HKUST

Academic advisor

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Dr. Christopher Chan

Post-doc researcher, HKUST
Visiting RA Mech. Eng. HKU
PhD, Oxford University


Product development


Mr. Albert Lau

PhD candidate, Department of Physcis,
Institute of Advanced Studies, HKUST
Supervised by Nobel
Laureate, Prof. George Smoot

Hardware and Sensor Engineer


Mr. Lam Man Yu

PhD Student, NANO, HKUST
Mphil, Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship
BSc Biotechnolgy

Business development
Sales and Marketing
Product engineer


Incutech 2021-2024
HKUST Sino-one million competition 2021
Global Challenge Award – Chronic Diseases Control
TSSSU (2021-2022)
TSSSU (2020-2021)
HKUST Sino-one million competition 2019
Grand Final - Two pitching related awards
HKUST UStar (2019-2020)
HKUST EAF (2019)
HardUST, First runner uop (2019)
Startup Weekend, PolyU 2018


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