Osaka Prefecture University

Special Guest Professor Program 2015: Prof. Peter C.K. Cheung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

LastUpDate: September 24, 2015

Osaka Prefecture University invites many leading researchers and educators as Guest Professors throughout the year. Each invited professor spends approximately one month at OPU to conduct special lectures, seminars, and individual discussions with faculty and students. The Guest Professor Program aims to stimulate students’ intellectual growth, to provide firsthand access to the finest world-class research, and to build tighter relations between OPU and leading universities around the world.

Our forth guest in 2015 is Prof. Peter C.K. Cheung from School of Life Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Cheung is one of the renowned researchers in the field of Biophysical Chemistry: Food lipids, proteins and carbohydrates, mainly focusing on their structural analysis, physical and chemical properties as related to their functions in foods.

During his stay from July 6 to July 30, 2015, he gave several lectures for the students of the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, as well as for the undergraduate students, together with many opportunities of discussion with them. Also he talked as a guest speaker at the special seminar: “Recent Development of Polysaccharides as Prebiotics: Their Utilization by Bacteria and Applications in Functional Foods”.


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