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Center of Novel Functional Molecules


To bring together interdisciplinary expertise from the areas of chemistry and biochemistry toward developing an internationally eminent research center and to advocate world-class research in The Chinese University of Hong Kong in the area of novel functional molecules toward biological and catalytic applications


1. To forge a multidisciplinary collaborative research team toward developing world-class excellence in novel functional molecules

2. To generate, through the synergism of synthesis, characterization and studies of biological and physical properties, new knowledge in the area of functional molecules, with potential industrial applications

3. To train postgraduate students in the interdisciplinary field of novel functional molecules, and to advance public appreciation and understanding in science and technology

4. To promote research collaborations with mainland and international scientists


Current Team Members:

1. Director: Hak-Fun Chow

2. Hon-Ki Cheng, Christopher

3. Wing-Ping Fong

4. Chun-Yu Ho, Jason

5. Cham-Fai Leung, Ken

6. Chung-Wai Mak, Thomas

7. Kee-Pui Ng

8. Kung-Ming Shing, Tony

9. Nai-Ching Wong, Henry

10. Zuo-Wei Xie

11. Chai-Mei Yu, Jimmy


Tel: (852)-39436343; Fax: (852)-26035057; e-mail:

Current Research Projects:

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Last update : 23-Sep-2015

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