Teaching Staff
LEUNG, Kelvin S. Y. - Associate Professor, Associate Head of the Department and Programme Director, MSc (ANAL CHEM)

Educational Background
  • B.Sc (Hons.), The University of Hong Kong
  • Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong

Professional Appointments
  • Visiting Professor, Jinan University
  • Editorial Board Member, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Elsevier)
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (RSC)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Bepress)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Integrated OMICS

Current Research Interests
  • Environmental fate of emerging contaminants
  • Elemental bioimaging
  • Analytical methods development for clinical laboratory diagnosis
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Selected Publications
  1. J. Li, P. Wu, J. C.-F. Law, C.-H. Chow, C. Postigo, Y. Guo, K. S.-Y. Leung, Transformation of acesulfame in chlorination: Kinetics study, identification of byproducts, and toxicity assessment, Water Res., 117, 157-166 (2017)
  2. J. Li, Z. Sang, C.-H. Chow, J. C.-F. Law, Y. Guo, K. S.-Y. Leung, Environmental behavior of 12 UV filters and photocatalytic profile of ethyl-4-aminobenzoate, J Hazard Mater., 337, 115-125 (2017)
  3. T. S. Lum, C. L. Ho, Y. K. Tsoi, C. H. Siu, P. Y. K. Yue, W. Y. Wong, K. S. Y. Leung, “Elemental Bioimaging of Platinum in Mouse Tissues by Laser Ablation-inductively Coupled Plasma-mass Spectrometry for the Study of Localization Behavior of Structurally Similar Complexes,” Int J Mass Spectrom., 404, 40-47 (2016).
  4. Z. Y. Sang, K. S. Y. Leung, “Environmental Occurrence and Ecological Risk Assessment of Organic UV Filters in Marine Organisms from Hong Kong Coastal Waters”, Sci Total Environ, 566, 489-498 (2016).
  5. J. Li, O. J. Schmitz, S. Stephan, C. Lenzen, P. Y. K. Yue, K. B. Li, H. S. Li, K. S. Y. Leung, “Photocatalytic Transformation of Acesulfame: Transformation Products Identification and Embryotoxicity Study”, Water Res., 89, 68-75 (2016).
  6. T. S. Lum, Y. K. Tsoi, P. Y. K. Yue, K. S. Y. Leung, “Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Using LA-ICP-MS: Initial Studies with Metallodrugs in Mouse Whiskers”, Microchem. J., 127, 94-101 (2016).
  7. T. S. Lum, K. S. Y. Leung, “Strategies to Overcome Spectral Interference in ICP-MS Detection” (Invited as front cover), J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 31, 1078-1088 (2016).
  8. Z. Sang, Y. Jiang, Y. K. Tsoi, K. S. Y. Leung, “Evaluating the Environmental Impact of Artificial Sweeteners: A Study of their Distributions, Photodegradation and Toxicities”, Water Res., 52, 260-264 (2014).
  9. T. S. Lum, Y. K. Tsoi, K. S. Y. Leung, “Current Ddevelopments in Cinical Sample Preconcentration Prior to Elemental Analysis by Atomic Spectrometry”: A Comprehensive Literature Review (theme issue highlighting the work of outstanding young analytical scientists), J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 29(2), 234-241 (2014).
  10. P. C. Chu, B. Cai, Y. K. Tsoi, R. Yuen, K. S. Y. Leung, N. H. Cheung, “Forensic Analysis of Laser Printed Ink by X-ray Fluorescence and Laser-excited Plume Fluorescence”, Anal Chem., 85(9), 4311-4315 (2013).
  11. S. Krieger, A. v. Trotha, K. S. Y. Leung, O. J. Schmitz, “Development, Optimization and Use of A Novel APCI Source with Temperature-controlled Vaporization of Solid Samples”, Anal Biol Chem., 405, 1373-1381 (2013).
  12. Y. K. Tsoi, K. S. Y. Leung, “Toward the Use of Immobilized Activated Carbon in Speciations: Selective Preconcentration of Selenite and Selenate in Environmental Waters”, J Chromatogr A, 1218, 2160-2164 (2011).