Educational Background

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

Current Research Interests

  • Analytical spectroscopy; Fundamentals and applications of ICP-MS; Single-cell and single-particle analysis; Chemical education.

Educational Mobile Apps

  • Analytical Chemistry Challenge - A mobile app for proficiency test and learning in Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Advanced Instrumental Analysis, and Food Analysis
    Available for both iOS and Android devices
  • ChemEye - A mobile app for colorimetric measurement - Determination of metals, sugars, proteins, food additives, environmental pollutants, etc. in real samples
    Available for both iOS and Android devices

Selected Publications

  1. C. H. Chow, Y. C. Kan, K. S. Ho, “A Simple and Rapid Gas Chromatographic Method for Routine Caffeine Analysis of Beverages using Nitrogen Phosphorus Detector”, J. Anal. Chem., in press (2017).
  2. K. S. Ho, W. W. Lee, W. T. Chan, “Effects of Ionization Potential of an Element and Boiling Point of the Corresponding Oxide on the Sensitivity of ICP-MS”, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 30, 2066-2073 (2015). (Selected as a Hot Article in JAAS 2015)
  3. K. S. Ho, K. O. Lui, K. H. Lee, W. T. Chan, "Considerations of Particle Vaporization and Analyte Diffusion in Single-particle Inductively Coupled Plasma-mass Spectrometry", ‎Spectrochim. Acta B, 89, 30-39 (2013).
  4. C. N. Tsang, K. S. Ho, H. Sun, W. T. Chan, "Tracking Bismuth Antiulcer Drug Uptake in Single Helicobacter Pylori Cells", ‎J. Am. Chem. Soc, 133, 7355-7357 (2011).
  5. K. S. Ho and W. T. Chan, "Time-resolved ICP-MS Measurement for Single-cell Analysis and On-line Cytometry", J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 25, 1114-1122 (2010).