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Teaching Staff

Dr. HABIMANA, Olivier

Dr. HABIMANA, Olivier

Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

PhD (Université Paris-Sud XI); MSc (UMB); BSC (HiST)


  • 2299 0312
  • 2559 9114
  • KBSB 6S02

Teaching Areas

  • Food Hygiene and Quality control (BIOL 3218)
  • Food Waste Management (BIOL 3216)
  • Basic Microbiology Techniques-Module II (BIOL 2103)

Research Interests

  • Bioadhesion
  • Biofilms
  • Microbial ecology
  • Food microbiology
  • Food safety

Current Research 

  • Dr Habimana’s team is currently involved in several different biofilm research projects aimed at understanding the ecology, gene expression and metabolite profile of microbial communities within biofilms found in the environment, engineered systems as well as on food processing surfaces.

Research Team

Supervision of research post graduates (Current)

  • Mr. Ngan Wing Yui (MPhil)
  • Miss. Yuan YAO (PhD)
  • Mr. Yang Pu (PhD)
  • Mr. Tongze Zhang (MPhil)

Supervision of undergraduate and MSc students (Former)

  • Miss. TSUN, Shue Man (2017)
  • Miss. LAI, Yan Yin (2017)
  • Miss. CHAN, Si Lok (2017)
  • Miss. HSING, Huey-Leng (Elizabeth) (2018)
  • Mr. LAU, Kin Tak (Winston) (2018)
  • Mr. HUNG, Hing Pui (Jonathan) (2018)
  • Miss. LO, Man Ying (Cindy) (2018)
  • Miss. WONG, Kai In (Flora) (2018)
  • Miss. WU, Ying (2018)
  • Mr. CHAN, Chung Hang (Jonathan) (2018)
  • Mr. CHAN, Yu Suen (Oscar) (2018)
  • Mr. CHAN, Terrent Tai Wing (2018)
  • Mr. POON, Wing Hang (Mario) (2018)
  • Miss. KAN, Karin (2018)
  • Mr. TING, Jun Yuan (Brandon) (2018)