Teaching Staff
 
MAN, Wai Lun - Research Assistant Professor
文偉倫博士

 Education Background
  • B.Sc (Hons.), City University of Hong Kong
  • Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong
 
Current Research Interests
  • Reactivity of high-valent metal complexes; catalysis; anti-cancer molecular drugs
 
Contacts
 
Selected Publications
  1. Wang, Q.; Man, W. L.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Yiu, S. M.; Tse, M. K.; Lau, T. C. “Reduction of RuVIºN to RuIII-NH3 by Cysteine in Aqueous Solution” Inorganic Chemistry, (2018) in press.
  2. Li, C.; Ip, K. W.; Man, W. L.; Song, D.; He, M. L.; Yiu, S. M.; Lau, T. C.; Zhu, G. “Cytotoxic (salen)ruthenium(III) anticancer complexes exhibit different modes of cell death directed by axial ligands” Chemical Science, (2017) 8, 6865‒6870.
  3. Wang, Q.; Zhao, H. Y.; Man, W. L.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Lau, K. C.; Lau, T. C. “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reaction of a Ruthenium(VI) Nitrido Complex with HSO3 and SO32‒ in Aqueous Solution” Chemistry A European Journal, (2016) 22, 10754‒10758.
  4. Xie, J.; Man, W. L.; Wong, C. Y.; Chang, X.; Che, C. M.; Lau, T. C. “Four-Electron Oxidation of Phenols to p‑Benzoquinone Imines by a (Salen)ruthenium(VI) Nitrido Complex” Journal of the American Chemistry Society, 2016, 138, 5817‒5820.
  5. Ma, L.; Wang, Q.; Man, W. L.; Kwong, H. K.; Ko, C. C.; Lau, T. C. “Cerium(IV)-Driven Water Oxidation Catalyzed by a Manganese (V)-Nitrido Complex” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, (2015) 54, 5246‒5249.
  6. Wang, Q.; Man, W. L.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Lau, T. C. “Oxidation of Ascorbic Acid by a (Salen)ruthenium(VI) Nitrido Complex in Aqueous Solution” Chemical Communication, (2014) 50, 15799‒15802.
  7. Man, W. L.; Xie, J.; Lo, P. K.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Shek, M. Y.; Lau, K. C.; Lau, T. C. “Functionalization of Alkynes by a (Salen)ruthenium(VI) Nitrido Complex” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, (2014) 53, 8463‒8466.
  8. Ma, L.; Pan, Y.; Man, W. L.; Kwong, H. K.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Chen, G.; Lau, K. C.; Lau, T. C. “Highly Efficient Alkane Oxidation Catalyzed by [MnV(N)(CN)4]2‒. Evidence for [MnVII(N)(O)(CN)4]2‒ as Active Intermediate” Journal of the American Chemistry Society, (2014) 136, 7680‒7687.
  9. Man. W. L.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Lau, T. C. “Reactivity of Nitrido Complexes of Ruthenium(VI), Osmium(VI), and Manganese(V) Bearing Schiff Base and Simple Anionic Ligands” Accounts of Chemical Research, (2013) 47, 427‒439.
  10. Man, W. L.; Xie, J.; Pan, Y.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Kwong, H. K.; Ip, K. W.; Yiu, S. M.; Lau, K. C.; Lau, T. C. “C-N Bond Cleavage of Anilines by a (Salen)ruthenium(VI) Nitrido Complex” Journal of the American Chemistry Society, (2013) 135, 5533-5536.
  11. Leung, C. F.; Ng, S. M.; Ko, C. C.; Man, W. L.; Wu, J.; Chen, L.; Lau, T. C. “A Cobalt(II) Quaterpyridine Complex as Visible Light-Driven Catalyst for both Water Oxidation and Reduction” Energy & Environmental Science, (2012) 5, 7903–7907.
  12. Man, W. L.; Lam, W. W. Y.; Ng, S. M.; Tsang, W. Y. K.; Lau T. C. “Oxygen Atom Transfer from a trans-Dioxoruthenium(VI) Complex to Nitric Oxide” Chemistry A European Journal, (2012) 18, 138–144.