Dr. Leung's Organic-Inorganic Supramolecular & Hybrid Nanomaterials Chemistry Group. Our research orients around several areas involving both organic and inorganic chemistry with an emphasis on nanomaterials chemistry:
(1) Synthesis of hybrid nanomaterials for drug delivery, theranostics and catalysis,
(2) Synthesis and manipulation of supramolecules as molecular machines responsive to external stimuli (e.g. pH, light, redox, heat...etc.)
(3) MRI applications of magnetic iron oxide-based nanoparticles
(4) Synthesis of discretely functionalized gold nanoparticles,
(5) Synthesis of novel interlocked supramolecules such as rotaxanes and their polymers
(6) Supramolecular catalytic, sensor, and energy nanomaterials.
For all past, present and prospective students, collaborators, faculty staffs, and current members alike, we invite you to explore various sections for a glimpse of our research and group activities. For more information, please feel free to contact us.
Associate Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry – Supramolecular Chemistry
Review Editor, Frontiers in Materials – Smart Materials
Editorial Board / Guest Editor, Polymers
Guest Editor, Materials Today Chemistry
Guest Editor, Journal of Composite Science
Guest Editor, Journal of Functional Biomaterials
Guest Editor, Materials
Guest Editor, Nanomaterials
Invitation for Donations:
Donations are very welcomed to our research teams on specific research projects. Contact us.
29.8.23: Hong Kong Scholars Program for research fellow was successfully awarded!
9.7.23: Congratulations to our collaborative team with Prof. Xuan on the research paper accepted for publication in Advanced Science!
22.2.23: Dr. Leung was named as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)!
1.2.23: Congratulations to Dr. Kwan Yin Cheung to be appointed as an Assistant Professor in National Sun Yat-Sen University!
22.12.22: Congratulations to our collaborative team with Prof. Fang and Prof. Xuan on the research paper accepted for publication in Journal of Hazardous Materials!
29.11.22: Congratulations to Regina, Kit and Xuan Li on their research paper accepted for publication in Materials Today Biology!
11.11.22: Congratulations to Daniel who has successfully passed his MPhil oral defense.
6.9.22: Dr. Leung was appointed as an Associate Editor in Frontiers in Chemistry - Supramolecular Chemistry More...
16.6.22: Congratulations to Fung-Kit Tang who has successfully passed his PhD oral defense.
13.6.22: Congratulations to Daniel on winning the second runner-up award in the Three-Minute-Thesis (3MT) Speech Competition!
25.5.22: Congratulations to Joshua Lai for receiving the Wild Fund Platinum Plus Scholarship for PhD study at University of York!
20.5.22: Dr. Leung was appointed as the chief topic editor of MDPI journals on "Supramolecular and Functional Nanomaterials for Theranostic, Catalysis, and Sensor Applications" More...
15.5.22: Congratulations to Xuan Li, Regina and Wai-Chung on their research paper published in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science!
1.9.21: Dr. Leung was appointed as a guest editor of Materials Today Chemistry for the "Special Issue on the occasion of 80th birthday of Sir Fraser Stoddart" More...
23.3.21: Congratulations to Fung-Kit Tang on receiving the Prof. Jerry W. Barrett Scholarship!
5.3.21: Dr. Leung received the Long Service Award from HKBU.
8.2.21: Congratulations to Sing-Ming Chan who has successfully passed his PhD oral defense.
17.10.20: Congratulations to Fung-Kit Tang on winning the Best Poster Award in The 27th Chemistry Research Postgraduate Symposium in Hong Kong! More...
1.10.20: Congratulations to Sing-Ming Chan for receiving the Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship for postdoctoral at University of Oxford!
11.9.20: Congratulations to Sir Fraser Stoddart for receiving the Doctor of Science, honoris causa from HKBU!
1.9.20: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan for receiving the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral at TU Dortmund University!
31.7.20: Congratulations to Joshua who has successfully passed his MPhil oral defense.
8.7.20: Dr. Leung named Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM).
5.5.20: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan, Tao Wang and Sing-Ming Chan on their paper published in Dalton Transactions and featured in outside front cover!
4.5.20: Congratulations to Regina who has successfully passed her MPhil oral defense.
4.5.20: Congratulations to Regina on winning the second runner-up award in the Three-Minute-Thesis (3MT) Speech Competition!
22.4.20: Congratulations to Sing-Ming Chan on receiving the Prof. Jerry W. Barrett Scholarship!
4.3.20: Congratulations to Fung-Kit Tang on his paper published in Chemical Communications and featured in inside front cover!
2.1.20: Congratulations to Daniel on his paper published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A and featured in inside back cover!
17.11.19: Welcome Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart to Hong Kong
29.9.19: Dr. Leung received an ACP Lectureship Award from South Korea...more
1.3.19: Congratulations to Dr. Xuan Li on receiving the Research Output Prize from HKU!...more
1.12.18: Congratulations to Dr. Chak-Shing Kwan on receiving the Young Scientist Award from the Hong Kong Institute of Science!...more
4.11.18: Dr. Leung received an Asian Core Program/Advanced Research Network Lectureship Award from Taiwan...more
29.10.18: Dr. Leung was accepted as a Founding Member of The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (香港青年科學院創院院士)...more
18.7.18: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan who has successfully passed his PhD oral defense.
23.6.18: Congratulations to ATS student Ms. LAM Ching Yau on receiving the Best Undergraduate Research Project Thesis Award!
24.5.18: Dr. Leung received the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Research Supervision...more
17.4.18: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan on receiving the Best Poster Award at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications Forum!...more
5.2.18: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan on his paper published in Nature Communications!...more
26.11.17: Welcome Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart to Hong Kong Baptist University
6.11.17: Dr. Leung received two Asian Core Program Lectureship Awards from Mainland China and Singapore...more
29.9.17: Congratulations to Xuan Li who has successfully passed her PhD oral defense.
21.9.17: Congratulations to Xuan Li on her publication in Nanoscale as a HOT article and featured in inside back cover!
14.6.17: Congratulations to Chi-Hin Wong who has successfully passed his PhD oral defense.
6.6.17: Welcome Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart to Hong Kong Baptist University...find out more
14.5.17: Congratulations to Chak-Shing Kwan on winning the second runner-up award at the 24th Symposium of Chemistry Postgraduate Research...more
The need for curbing nuclear waste produced from modern technological industries is very important as it poses risk to health and ecosystem. Recently, technologies involving the use of nanomaterials to remove these wastes have shown certain positive results.
Dr. Leung recently received a long service award for teaching and learning at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong (ranked the best dental school in the world by QS World Universities Rankings by Subject in 2015, 2016, and 2017).