Teaching Staff
SHIU, Kwok Keung - Associate Professor; Acting Head of Department

Educational Background
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • M.Phil., The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Ph.D., Alberta, Canada
  • Postdoctoral: California Institute of Technology, USA

Current Research Interests
  • electroanalytical chemistry, chemically-modified electrodes, amperometric biosensors.


Selected Publications
  1. J. Pan, L. J. Jiang, C.-F. Chan, T.-H. Tsoi, K. K. Shiu, D. Kwong, W.-T. Wong, W.-K. Wong, K. L. Wong, “Excitation energy transfer in Ruthenium (II)-porphyrin conjugates led to enhanced emission quantum yield and 1O2 generation”, J. Luminescence, 184, 89-95 (2017).
  2. Y. X. Gao, D. Wu, Y. X. Yang, W. J. Wang, S. Y. Xie, K. K. Shiu, K. Shi, “Mechanism study on the interfacial variation of carbon electrode under electrochemical oxidation”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 783, 90-99 (2016).
  3. X. M. Miao, W. H. Wang, T. S. Kang, J. B. Liu, K. K. Shiu, C.-H. Leung, D.-L. Ma, “Ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of miRNA-21 by using an iridium(III) complex as catalyst”, Biosens. Bioelectron., 86, 454-458 (2016).
  4. C. F. Chan, Y. Zhou, H. Guo, J. Zhang, L. Jiang, W. Chen, K. K. Shiu, W. K. Wong, K. L. Wong, “pH-Dependent Cancer-Directed Photodynamic Therapy by a Water-Soluble Graphitic-Phase Carbon Nitride–Porphyrin Nanoprobe”, ChemPlusChem, 81, 535-540 (2016).
  5. X. Y. Bai, K. K. Shiu, “Spontaneous Deposition of Prussian Blue on Reduced Graphene Oxide - Gold Nanoparticles Composites for the Fabrication of Electrochemical Biosensors”, Electroanalysis, 27, 74-83 (2015).
  6. Y. Y. Zhang, X. Y. Bai, X. M. Wang, K. K. Shiu, Y. L. Zhu, H. Jiang, “Highly Sensitive Graphene-Pt Nanocomposites Amperometric Biosensor and its Application in Living Cell H2O2 Detection”, Anal. Chem., 86, 9459-9465 (2014).
  7. X. Y. Bai, K. K. Shiu, “Investigation of the Optimal Weight Contents of Reduced Graphene Oxide-gold Nanoparticles Composites and theirs Application in Electrochemical Biosensors”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 720-721, 84-91 (2014).
  8. H. C. Chang, K. K. Shiu, H. Jiang, Y. L. Zhu, J. L. Wang, Q. W. Li, B. A. Chen, X. M. Wang, “Layer-by-layer Assembly of Graphene, Au and Poly(toluidine blue O) Films Sensor for Evaluation of Oxidative Stress of Tumor Cells Elicited by hydrogen Peroxide”, Biosens. Bioelectron., 41, 789-794 (2013).
  9. X. Y. Bai, G. H. Chen, K. K. Shiu, “Electrochemical Biosensor Based on Reduced Graphene Oxide Modified Electrode with Prussian Blue and Poly(toluidine blue O) Coating”, Electrochim. Acta, 89, 454-460 (2013).
  10. Y. Yao. X. Y. Bai, K. K. Shiu, “Spontaneous Deposition of Prussian Blue on Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and their Application in Amperometric Biosensor”, Nanomaterials, 2, 428-444 (2012).
  11. X. Yu, J. Li, K. C. Kwok, M. C. Paau, M. M. F. Choi, K. K. Shiu, J. Y. Chen, N. H. Cheung, “Redox Modification of CdSe-ZnS-polymer Quantum Dots: Fluorescence Quenching and Recovery”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 18479-18486 (2012).
  12. C. Y. Lau, J. Xu, and K. K. Shiu, “Effects of Solvent Composition on the Preparation and Electroanalytical Behaviors of Polypyrrole Modified Electrodes”, Electrochim. Acta, 72, 143-149 (2012).