Teaching Staff
WONG, Rick W. K. - Chair Professor and Vice-President (Research & Development)

Educational Background

Professional Membership
  • CChem
  • MRSC

Current Research Interests
  • Organometallic synthesis
  • Luminescent materials
  • Bio-inorganic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis

Selected Publications
  1. J. Pan, B. Harriss, C. F. Chan, L. J. Jiang, T. H. Tsoi, N. Long, W. T. Wong, W. K. Wong, and K. L. Wong, “Gallium and Functionalised-porphyrins Combine to form Potential Lysosome-specific Multi-modal Bio-probes”, Inorg. Chem. (2016), in press.
  2. A. Nonat, C. F. Chan, T. Liu, C. Platas-Iglesias, Z. Y. Liu, W. T Wong, W. K. Wong, K. L. Wong and L. J. Charbonnière, “Room Temperature Molecular Up Conversion in solution”, Nature Commun., 7, 11978 (2016).
  3. C. F. Chan, Y. Zhou, H. Y. Guo, J. Y. Zhang, L. J. Jiang, W. Chen, K. K. Shiu, W. K. Wong, and K. L. Wong, “pH-Dependent Cancer-Directed Photodynamic Therapy by a Water-Soluble Graphitic-Phase Carbon Nitride–Porphyrin Nanoprobe”, ChemPlusChem., 81, 535-540 (2016).
  4. X. Zhou, J. Jin, X. J. Zhu, J. Huang, J. G. Yu, W. Y. Wong and W. K. Wong, “New Co(OH)2/CdS Nanowires for Efficient Visible Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 5282-5287 (2016).
  5. H. D. Wang, W. K. Wong and X. J. Zhu, “Structural Engineering of Porphyrin-based Small Molecules as Donors for Efficient Organic Solar Cells”, Chem. Sci., 7, 4301-4307 (2016).
  6. Z. Zhang, Y. N. Hui, L. Liu, X. Q. Lü, X. J. Zhu, W. K. Wong, M. Pan and C. Y. Su, “Pure White-light and Color-tuning of Eu3+-Gd3+-containing Metallopolymer”, Chem. Commun., 52, 3713-3716 (2016).
  7. D. D. Qi, Q. Q. Wang, H. G. Li, T. Zhang, R. F. Lan, D. W. J. Kwong, W. K. Wong, K. L. Wong, S. M. Li and F. Lu , “SILAC-based Quantitative Proteomics Identified Lysosome as A Fast Response Target to PDT Agent Gd-N Induced Oxidative Stress in Human Ovarian Cancer IGROV1 Cells”, Mol. BioSyst., 11, 3059-3067 (2015).
  8. T. Zhang, R. F. Lan, L. L. Gong, B. Y. Wu, Y. Z. Wang, D. W. J. Kwong, W. K. Wong, K. L. Wong and D. Xing, “An Amphiphilic BODIPY-Porphyrin Conjugate: Intense Two-Photon Absorption and Rapid Cellular Uptake for Two-Photon Induced Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy”, ChemBioChem16, 2357-2364 (2015).
  9. S. Chen, L. G. Xiao, X. J. Zhu, X. B. Peng, W. Y. Wong and W. K. Wong, “Solution-processed New Porphyrin-based Small-molecules as Electron Donors for Highly Efficient Organic Photovoltaics”, Chem. Comm., 51, 14439-14442 (2015).
  10. H. He, D, W. Li, L. Y. Yang, L. Fu, X. J. Zhu, W. K. Wong, F. L. Jiang and Y. Liu,A Novel Bifunctional Mitochondria Targeted Anticancer Agent with High Selectivity for Cancer Cells”, Sci. Rep., 5, 13543 (2015).