General Chemistry

Professor David Lee PHILLIPS   裴達偉
Chair Professor 講座教授
B.Sc. (Iowa); Ph.D. (UC Irvine); Postdoctoral (Rochester)
Room 104, Hui Oi Chow Science 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 David Xiang LI   李祥
Professor 教授
B.Sc. (Fudan); Ph.D. (HKU); Postdoctoral (Rockefeller)
Room 8N-12, Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building
(852) 3917 3777

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

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Professor Xuechen LI   李學臣
Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) of Faculty of Science
Professor 教授
B.Sc. (Nankai); M.Sc. (Alberta); Ph.D. (Harvard); Postdoctoral (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Columbia)
Room 405, 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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Professor Ho Yu AU-YEUNG   歐陽灝宇
Associate Professor 副教授
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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Professor Kou OKURO  大黒 耕
Associate Professor 副教授
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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Professor Jinyao TANG   唐晋堯
Associate Head (Research)
Associate Professor 副教授
B.A. (USTC); Ph.D. (Columbia); Postdoctoral (UCBerkeley)
Room 402, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2219 4696

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

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Professor Angela Pui-Ling TONG   湯佩玲
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor of Teaching), Assistant Dean (Student Wellbeing & Development) of Faculty of Science
B.Sc., Ph.D., PCEd (HKU), CSciTeach MRSC, SFHEA
Room 602, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 3917 7918

Professor 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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Professor Yufeng WANG   王宇鋒
Associate Professor 副教授
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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Professor Jun YANG   楊軍
Associate Professor 副教授
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 Seungkyu LEE
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. (SKKU); M.Sc. (KAIST); Ph.D. (UC Berkeley); Postdoctoral (Northwestern)
Room 302, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 3910 2194

Research Topics: Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Metal-Organic Frameworks, Covalent Organic Frameworks, Nanotechnology, Hydrogen Storage, Energy Storage, and X-ray Crystallography

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

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

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Professor Philip Yong-Xin LI   李泳新
Assistant Professor 助理教授
B.Sc. (Peking); Ph.D., Postdoctoral (HKUST)
Room 305, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building
(852) 2859 2156

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

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Professor Junzhi LIU   劉俊治
Assistant Professor 助理教授
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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Professor Edmund Chun Ming TSE   謝俊銘
Assistant Professor 助理教授
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. Kenneth King-Hei NG  伍敬禧
Lecturer 講師
MA, MSci, PhD (Cantab)
Room 418C, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building

Dr. Angela Mai-Yan YUEN   袁美恩
Associate Head (Teaching & Learning)
Lecturer 講師
B.Sc., Ph.D. (HKU)
Room 407, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
(852) 3917 6077