Our Faculty

LEUNG, Kelvin S. Y.

Head of the Department

Analytical Spectrometry and Environmental Analytical Chemistry.

CHENG, Yuen-Kit

Associate Professor
Associate Head of the Department

Biomolecular modeling and QSPR.

WONG, Rick W. K.

Chair Professor

Organometallic synthesis, luminescent materials, bio-inorganic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis.


Global STEM Chair Professor
Director, JC STEM Laboratory

Functional probes for imaging and sensing; coordination complexes and conjugates; chirality and targeting.

CAI, Zongwei

Chair Professor
Director, Dioxin Analysis Lab.
Director, Partner State Key Lab.

Method development and applications of chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry for trace analysis in complex systems.

AIK, Wei Shen

Assistant Professor

Structure-based drug discovery; protein engineering; RNA metabolism; protein crystallography; chemical biology.

ALL, Angelo Homayoun

Associate Professor

Upconversion Nanoparticles, Optogenetics, Neuromodulation, Neuroplasticity, Neurotrauma, Neuro-electrophysiology, Stem Cell Replacement Therapy.

Computational chemistry; protein chemistry; drug discovery; NMR; chemical education.

HAN, Wei

Associate Professor

Multiscale modeling; molecular self-assembly; phase separation; protein aggregation; biomaterial design and biomolecular dynamics.

HO, Koon Sing

Senior Lecturer
BSc Programme Director

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

HOR, Catherine H. H.

Assistant Professor
Associate Director in Publicity

Biochemistry, Developmental Neuroscience, Molecular Genetics, Human stem cells & disease modelling, neurobiology in viral infection.

HU, Di

Associate Professor
Research Postgraduate Associate Programme Director

Atmospheric chemistry; Characterization and source apportionment of organic aerosols and PM-associated toxicity.

LEE, Chi Sing

Associate Professor

Natural Product Synthesis, Organic Methodology, Catalysis, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Molecular Imaging.

LEUNG, Ken C. F.

Associate Professor

Supramolecular and Functional Nanomaterials for theranostic, catalysis, and sensor applications.

LUI, Matthew Y. Y.

Assistant Professor
BSc Associate Programme Director

Biomaterials, Homogeneous Catalysis, Ionic Liquids, Sustainable Chemistry.

LUNG, Hong Lok

Assistant Professor

Epstein-Barr virus inhibitors, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, cancer cachexia, cancer immunology, tumor invasion, organoid models.

MAN, Wai Lun

Assistant Professor

C–H Activation; transition metal complexes; catalysis; anti-cancer molecular drugs.

REN, Kangning

Associate Professor
MSc Programme Director

Microfabrication and microfluidics; biomaterial and soft matters; analytical microdevices; biomimicking and advanced coating technology.

ROGERS, Nicola J.

Research Assistant Professor

Therapeutic and diagnostic coordination complexes; Gd-free MRI contrast agents; molecular MRI probes for sensing; antimicrobial metallohelices.

Asymmetric Catalysis; Synthetic Methodology; Chinese Medicine; Cosmetics Chemistry.


Assistant Professor

Protein-based multifunctional nanomaterials, Targeted drug delivery with triggered and controlled release properties.

Functional molecular materials, chemo-/bio-sensors, supramolecular chemistry and organic chemistry.

F-elements and Spectroscopy; Supramolecular Chemistry.

ZHU, Xunjin

Associate Professor

Porphyrins for Optoelectronic and Biomedical Applications.

Honorary Professor

Prof Raymond WONG

Email: wai-yeung.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Tel.: +852 3400 8670
Link to Prof Raymond Wong's Page

Adjunct Professors

Prof LI Hung Wing

Email: hungwingli@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel.: +852 3943 0329
Link to Prof LI Hung Wing's Page

Prof Gary WONG

Email: klgwong@polyu.edu.hk
Tel.: +852 3400 8612
Link to Prof Gary Wong's Page

Emeritus Professors

Prof W. H. CHAN

Prof Albert LEE