Educational Background

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

Current Research Interests

  • Analytical Spectrometry and Environmental Analytical Chemistry.

Selected Publications

  1. W.-K. Ho, K. S.-Y. Leung*, Sorption and desorption of organic UV filters onto microplastics in single and multi-solute systems, Environmental Pollution, 2019, in press
  2. B. Chen, J. T.-S. Lum, Y. Huang, B. Hu, K. S.-Y. Leung*, Integration of sub-organ quantitative imaging LA-ICP-MS and fractionation reveals differences in translocation and transformation of CeO2 and Ce3+ in mice, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2019, 1082, 18-29
  3. J. T.-S. Lum and K. S.-Y. Leung*, Quantifying silver nanoparticle association and elemental content in single cells using dual mass mode in quadrupole-based inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2019, 2061, 50-59
  4. A. J. Li, J. C.-F. Law, C.-H. Chow, Y.-R. Huang, K.-B. Li, K. S.-Y. Leung*, Joint Effects of Multiple UV Filters on Zebrafish Embryo Development, Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52 (16), 9460–9467
  5. M.-Q. Li, Y.-L. Wong, T.-S. Lum, K. S.-Y. Leung*, P. K.S. Lam, Z. Xu, Dense thiol arrays for metal–organic frameworks: boiling water stability, Hg removal beyond 2 ppb and facile crosslinking, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 14566-14570
  6. A. 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, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2017, 337, 115-125
  7. A. 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 Research, 2017, 117, 157-166
  8. L.L. Jia, X.Y. Lou, Y. Guo, K. S.-Y. Leung*, E. Y. Zeng, Occurrence of phthalate esters in over-the-counter medicines from China and its implications for human exposure, Environment International, 2017, 98, 137–142
  9. Y. Cai, Z. Huang, M. H.C. Cheung, V. Motto-Ros, P.-C. Chu, Y. Wang, H. Zhong, R. Yuen, K. S.-Y. Leung, J. T.-S. Lum, S.-K. Ho and N.-H. Cheung, Elemental Analysis of Chinese Black Inks on Xuan Paper by ArF Laser-Excited Plume Fluorescence, Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 88, 10971-10978
  10. 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., 2016, 89, 68-75
  11. T. -S. Lum, K. S. -Y. Leung*, Strategies to overcome spectral interference in ICP-MS detection, J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 2016, 31, 1078-1088 (Invited as front cover)
  12. Z. Y. Sang, Y. N. 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., 2014, 52, 260-264