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About F.Y. KWONG

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Fuk Yee (Michael) KWONG

Professor, Director, Chairman

Address: Room G56, Ma Lin Building, Science Centre South Block, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Email fykwong@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel:    +(852) 3943 6257 (office); +(852) 3943 1173 (lab)


ORCID: 0000-0001-9105-1740
Scopus Author ID: 55666371400
Researcher ID: B-8528-2014

Education Background

  • June 2003 – Sept 2004:    Research Associate/Group Manager, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Supervisor:  Prof. Albert S. C. Chan
    Jan 2001 – Jan 2003:       Croucher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA;  Supervisor:  Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald
    Sept 2000 – Dec 2000:   Postdoctoral Fellow in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Supervisor: Prof. Oi Wah Lau
    July 1996 – June 2000:   Ph.D. in Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Supervisor:  Prof. Kin Shing Chan
    Sept 1993 – June 1996:   B.Sc. (Hon.) in Chemical Technology; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Academic Career

  • Aug 2021 – present:    Department Chairman, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Jan 2020 – present:    Academician of the Young Academy, The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences (香港青年科學院青年院士)
    Dec 2018 – present:   Director, Shenzhen Centre of Novel Functional Molecules, Shenzhen Municipal Key Laboratory of Chemical Synthesis of Medicinal Organic Molecules, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Research Institute (新颖功能分子研究中心深圳市药用有机小分子化学合成重点实验室, 香港中文大学深圳研究院)
    Mar 2017 – present:   Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Mar 2016 – Feb 2017:   Associate Head, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Jul 2014 – Feb 2017:   Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Aug 2010 – Jun 2014:   Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Oct 2004 – Jul 2010:   Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Awards and Honours

  • 2021:    Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award 2021, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    2019:    Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (China)
    2019:   The Distinguished Lectureship Award, The CSJ Asian International Symposium, The Chemical Society of Japan
    2016:   Asian Core Program/ Advanced Research Network Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (Japan)
    2014– 2016:   ABCT Star Award, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    2014:   Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) Second-class Award in Natural Science, Ministry of Education, PR China    教育部高等學校科學研究優秀成果獎自然科學二等獎
    2014:   Rising Star Award on “Exemplary Research on Phosphine Ligand Design Synthesis”, 41st International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, 2014
    2013:   Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (Korea)
    2013:   Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, The Croucher Foundation
    2012:   The President’s Awards on Excellent Achievement in Research & Scholarly Activities, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    2012:   Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (Thailand)
    2011:   Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (China)
    2010:   The Faculty Award for Excellent Achievements in “Research & Scholar Activities”, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    2010:   Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (Japan)
    2010:   Asian Core Program Lectureship Award, The Asian Core Program (Singapore)
    2010:   Eli Lily Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Awardee, Thesis Advisor, Certificate of appreciation
    2009 – 2013:   Good Teacher Award/ Best Performance in Teaching, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    2007:   Faculty Award for Excellent Achievements in “Teaching”, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    2005:   OMCOS 13 Prizes, 13th IUPAC Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis
    2001 – 2003:   Croucher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Croucher Foundation

Social Servies/ Academic Activities (Selected)

  • 2021-2022:    Assessment Panel Member on Science Education Key Learning Area (行政長官卓越教學獎-科學教育學習領域評審團委員)
    2022: Judge of Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition (HKSSPC), Initial Judging cum Project Exhibition, Education Bureau, Hong Kong Science Museum, Hong Kong Science Park and The Hongkong Federation of Youth Groups
    2019-present:    Committee Member on Science Education, Curriculum Development Council (課程發展議會-科學教育委員會委員)
    2017-2022:   Panel Member on Physical Sciences, General Research Fund and Other Funding Schemes for Individual Research in University Grants Committee (大學教育資助委員會, 優配研究金及其他個人研究資助計劃, 自然科學學科小組委員)
    2019-2020:   Member of Organizing Committee of the 3rd Symposium of Metal-Carbene Consortium
    2018:   Judge of Joint School Science Exhibition (JSSE); Innovation and Technology Commission
    2017:   Local Organizing Committee of 16th International Meeting on Boron Chemistry
    2016:   Tutor, Innovation Training Programme for JNU School of Chemical and Material Engineering Winter 2016
    2015:   Member of Organizing Committee, Member of Executive Committee, Team Members of Publicity and Promotion Panel; Space Science Experiment Design competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region- Home Affairs Bureau, China Manned Space Agency
    2015:   Local Organizing Committee of 5th Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry
    2014:   International Scientific Committee of 4th International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
    2014-2015:   Speaker, Lectures on Modern Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    2013-present:  Hong Kong Scholars Program, The Society of Hong Kong Scholars (香江學者計劃)
    2013-present:   深圳市科技创新委专家
    2013:   International Scientific Committee of 3rd International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
    2012:   Judge of Hong Kong Creative Drama Festival, Association of Hong Kong Visual Arts and Culture Education
    2012:   International Scientific Committee of 2nd International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials




Contact Us

Room G56, Department of Chemistry, Ma Lin Building,
Science Centre South Block, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Email: fykwong@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: +(852) 3943 6257 (office); +(852) 3943 1173 (laboratory)