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Zhou Guangzhao Professorship in Natural Sciences
Professor Chi-Ming CHE   支志明 講座教授
Chair Professor, Head of Department
B.Sc., Ph.D. (HKU); Postdoctoral (Caltech)
(1) Room G01C/505 Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building, Main Campus; (2) Room 810D The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, Sassoon Road Campus
(852) 2859 2154 (Main Campus); (852) 2831 5558 (Sassoon Road Campus)

Research Topics:   Inorganic and organic synthesis, Green oxidations, Reactive metal-ligand multiple-bonded metal complexes​, C-H functionalizations, Luminescent materials, Self-assembled nanostructured materials, Bioinorganic chemistry, ​Inorganic medicines

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Norman and Cecilia Yip Professorship in Bioinorganic Chemistry
Professor Hongzhe SUN   孫紅哲 講座教授
Chair Professor, Acting Department Research Director
B.Sc. (Huabei); M.Sc. (CAS Wuhan); Ph.D. (London)
Room 304, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 8974

Research Topics:   Biosensor, Antibiotics, Metallomics, Metalloproteomics, Integrative biology

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Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professorship in Chemistry and Energy
Professor Vivian Wing-Wah YAM   任詠華 講座教授
Chair Professor
B.Sc., Ph.D. (HKU)
Room 504, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2153

Research Topics:   Supramolecular assembly, Luminescence, Excited states, Solar energy research, Functional materials, Molecular materials, Optical memory/resistive memory, Chemosensing & bioimaging, Organic electronics/optoelectronics

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Morningside Professorship in Chemical Biology
Professor Dan YANG   楊丹 講座教授
Chair Professor
B.Sc. (Fudan), M.A. (Columbia), Ph.D. (Princeton); Postdoctoral (Harvard)
Room 605, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2159

Research Topics:   Biosensors, Antimicrobial resistance, Oxidative stress, Molecular imaging, Total synthesis

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Professor David Lee PHILLIPS   裴達偉 講座教授
Chair Professor
B.Sc. (Iowa); Ph.D. (UC Irvine); Postdoctoral (Rochester)
Room 401, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2160

Research Topics:   Time-resolved spectroscopy, Reactive intermediates and reaction mechanisms, Water assisted reactions, Photoredox reactions, Photodeprotection, Photoactivated cancer therapy and drug delivery

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Professor Kwong Yu CHAN   陳光宇教授
Professor
B.Sc. (Alberta); M.Sc., Ph.D. (Cornell)
Room 501, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 7917

Research Topics:   Batteries and fuel cells, Energy storage and conversion, Porous materials

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Professor Guanhua CHEN   陳冠華 教授
Professor
B.Sc. (Fudan); Ph.D. (Caltech); Postdoctoral (Rochester)
Room 601, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2164

Professor Pauline CHIU   趙寶貽 教授
Professor
B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D (Toronto); Postdoctoral (Columbia); SFHEA
Room 604, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building, HKU
(852) 2859 8949

Research Topics:   Natural product total synthesis, Synthetic methodology development, Catalysis, Small molecule therapeutics, Medicinal chemistry

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Professor Xiang David LI   李祥 教授
Professor
B.Sc. (Fudan); Ph.D. (HKU); Postdoctoral (Rockefeller)
Room 8N-12, Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building
(852) 2299 0777

Research Topics:   Protein-protein interaction, Posttranslational modification, Epigenetics, Chemical proteomics, Target identification

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Professor Xiaoyu LI   李笑宇 教授
Professor
B.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D. (Chicago); Postdoctoral (Harvard)
Room 8N-22, Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building
(852) 2299 0383

Research Topics:   Drug discovery, Molecular probes, DNA-encoded library, Target identification, Protein labeling

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Professor Xuechen LI   李學臣 教授
Professor
B.Sc. (Nankai); M.Sc. (Alberta); Ph.D. (Harvard); Postdoctoral (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Columbia)
Room 603, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2219 4992

Research Topics:   Protein chemical synthesis, Protein chemistry, Chemical glycobiology, Protein bioconjugation, Drugs, Antibiotics, Antibody-drug conjugates antiviral agents, Peptide, Carbohydrate, Natural product, Total synthesis, Peptide modification

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Dr. Ho Yu AU-YEUNG   歐陽灝宇 副教授
Associate Professor
B.Sc., MPhil (CUHK); Ph.D. (Cambridge); Postdoctoral (UCBerkeley)
Room 503, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2219 4697

Research Topics:   Supramolecular chemistry, Mechanically interlocked molecules, Molecular machines, Molecular recognition, Chemical sensing

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Dr. Ivan K. CHU   朱强 副教授
Associate Professor
B.Sc. (Victoria); Ph.D. (CityUHK)
Room 502, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2152

Research Topics:   Mass spectrometry, Ion-chemistry, Radical-mediated protein oxidation, Separation

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Dr. Kou OKURO   大黒 耕 副教授
Associate Professor
B.Sc. (Keio); M. Eng., Ph.D. (Tokyo)
Room 106, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3910 2195

Research Topics:   Supramolecular chemistry, Biomaterials, Soft materials, Optochemical biology 

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Dr. Jinyao TANG   唐晋堯 副教授
Associate Professor
B.A. (USTC); Ph.D. (Columbia); Postdoctoral (UCBerkeley)
Room 402, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2219 4596

Research Topic:   Soft materials, Active matter physics, Renewable energy, Nanomaterials

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Dr. Patrick Henry TOY
Associate Professor
B.Sc. (Ohio State); Ph.D. (Wayne State); Postdoctoral (Scripps)
Room 404, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2167

Research Topics:   Synthesis, Catalysis

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Dr. Jian HE   何健 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Zhejiang); Ph.D. (Scripps); Postdoctoral (Caltech)
Room 103, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3910 2193

Research Topics:   Catalysis, Metal organic frameworks, Photochemistry, Radical chemistry, Polymer chemistry, Artificial enzymes

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Dr. Zhongxing HUANG   黃重行 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D. (Chicago); Postdoctoral (Stanford)
Room 102, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3910 2192

Research Topics:   Methodology, Catalysis, Green chemistry, Renewable energy conversion

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Dr. Ying LI   李瑛 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Tsinghua); Ph.D. (Ilinois); Postdoctoral (UCIrvine)
Room 406, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2219 4824

Research Topics:   RNA localization, RNA modification, RNA-protein interaction, Biomaterials

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Dr. Philip Yong-Xin LI   李泳新 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D., Postdoctoral (HKUST)
Room 107, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3910 2196

Research Topics:  Natural Products, Microbiome, Big data genome mining, Synthetic biology, Biosynthesis

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Dr. Junzhi LIU   劉俊治 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Hebei); M.Sc. (Sichuan); Ph.D. (Mainz); Postdoctoral (TUDresden)
Room 405, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3917 4201

Research Topics:   Organic Synthesis, Polymer Chemistry, Organic Functional Materials, Organic Electronic Devices

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Dr. Glenna So Ming TONG   唐素明 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc, Ph.D (HKU)
Room LG214, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2241 5811

Dr. Edmund Chun Ming TSE   謝俊銘 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Virginia); Ph.D. (Illinois); Postdoctoral (Caltech)
Room 403, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 8943

Research Topics:   Electrocatalysis, Bio​-inspired interfaces, Bioinorganic enyzmes, Self-assembling materials, Renewable energy, Biochemical pathways, Cancer bioinformatics

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Dr. Yufeng WANG   王宇鋒 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D. (NYU); Postdoctoral (MIT)
Room 408, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3917 6073

Research Topics:   Soft materials, Polymer, Colloid, Self-assembly

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Dr. Jun YANG   楊軍 助理教授
Assistant Professor
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D. (Köln); Postdoctoral (Princeton)
Room 409, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3917 6074

Research Topics:   Quantum chemistry, Electronic structure theory, Low-scaling methodology, Computational modelling

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Professor Zheng Xiao GUO 郭正曉 客席教授
Adjunct Professor
B.Sc. (Northeastern); Ph.D. (Manchester)
Room 108, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
3917 5433