Associate Professor Ken Cham-Fai LEUNG

Dr. Leung is an Associate Professor and Programme Director at the Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), Hong Kong SAR, P. R. China. He concurrently holds the Honorary Associate Professorship at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is a Chartered Scientist, Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry in UK and a member in the State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis at HKBU. He was elected as a Founding Member of The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences. His research interests are in the field of supramolecular chemistry, organic materials catalysis, nanoscience, and nanomedicine.

Dr. Leung gained his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He conducted a three-year postdoctoral research work in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart for the years 2003-2006 at The California NanoSystems Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of California at Los Angeles, USA.

He started his independent research career as a research assistant professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong before moving to The Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012. He has published over 100 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals (Nat. Commun.; Adv. Funct. Mater., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.; J. Mater. Chem. A; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces; Nanoscale, etc.) with over 4,700 times of citation and an h-index of 36.

He is the recipient of Croucher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003-2005), Asian Core Program Lectureship Awards (Japan-2010, South Korea-2012, Mainland China-2017, Singapore-2017, Taiwan-2018) Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Technology Advancement, First Class) from the Ministry of Education of China (2011), Materials Research Contribution Award from the Asia Pacific Society for Materials Research (2013, 2014 and 2015), Asian Rising Stars Award from the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (2013), HKBU Faculty Performance Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching (2016), Zhu Jiang Talent Plan (2017), HKBU President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Research Supervision (2018) and HKU Research Output Prize (2019).

Hong Kong
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
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