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Sept 2020 Entry



Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles
Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology

Doctor of Philosophy / Master of Philosophy

Introduction

The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) is a multi-disciplinary department that embraces chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biochemical engineering and food science. In keeping with the mission of PolyU, ABCT focuses on providing high-quality education and building our strength in basic and applied research to meet the requirements of a rapidly changing society.

 

Please visit our website for more information about our research areas and programmes.

Research Areas

Biology

Biological research within the ABCT department covers a wide area, from the molecular to the cellular and to the organism levels, with the aim of tackling some of the most important and challenging issues in biological research today. A full list of our biological research areas can be found herein.

Full-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Part-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Full-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019
Part-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Supervisor Tel Email
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Cong 3400 8810 cong.ma@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping 3400 8792 zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHAO Qian 3400 8711 q.zhao@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang 3400 8706 yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk

Bioengineering

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr. CHUA Song-lin3400 8682song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WU Jian-yong3400 8671jian-yong.wu@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang3400 8706yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk

Biotechnology

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr CHIOU Jiachi, Amber 3400 8664 jiachi.amber.chiou@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr CHUA Song-lin 3400 8682 song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEE Kin-wah, Terence 3400 8799 terence.kw.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel 3400 8669 samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Man-sau 3400 8665 man-sau.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang 3400 8706 yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan 3400 8678 yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Cancer Biology

Supervisor Tel Email
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KENG Wee-keong, Vincent 3400 8728 vincent.keng@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KO Chi-bun, Ben 3400 8699 ben.ko@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung 3400 8705 kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEE Kin-wah, Terence 3400 8799 terence.kw.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel 3400 8669 samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Ka-hing 3400 8864 kahing.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHAO Qian 3400 8711 q.zhao@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang 3400 8706 yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk

Chinese Medicine

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr KO Chi-bun, Ben 3400 8699 ben.ko@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MOK Kam-wah, Daniel 3400 8681 daniel.mok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Man-sau 3400 8665 man-sau.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WU Jian-yong 3400 8671 jian-yong.wu@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping 3400 8792 zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan 3400 8678 yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Environmental Biology

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr FANG Kar-hei, James3400 8703james.fang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KWOK Wing-hin, Kevin3400 8687kwh.kwok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung3400 8705kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel3400 8669samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk

Genetics

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry3400 8662larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KENG Wee-keong, Vincent3400 8728vincent.keng@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KWOK Wing-hin, Kevin3400 8687kwh.kwok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEE Kin-wah, Terence3400 8799terence.kw.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas3400 8661thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk

Microbiology

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr CHIOU Jiachi, Amber 3400 8664 jiachi.amber.chiou@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr CHUA Song-lin 3400 8682 song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk

Molecular Biology

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr CHIOU Jiachi, Amber 3400 8664 jiachi.amber.chiou@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KENG Wee-keong, Vincent 3400 8728 vincent.keng@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KO Chi-bun, Ben 3400 8699 ben.ko@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEE Kin-wah, Terence 3400 8799 terence.kw.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Cong 3400 8810 cong.ma@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping 3400 8792 zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang 3400 8706 yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan 3400 8678 yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Molecular Pathology

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr KENG Wee-keong, Vincent 3400 8728 vincent.keng@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KO Chi-bun, Ben 3400 8699 ben.ko@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEE Kin-wah, Terence 3400 8799 terence.kw.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk

Pharmacology

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. WONG Man-sau3400 8665man-sau.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan3400 8678yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Proteomics

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr CHUA Song-lin 3400 8682 song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel 3400 8669 samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAI Chi-shing, William 3400 8722 william-cs.tai@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping 3400 8792 zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHAO Qian 3400 8711 q.zhao@polyu.edu.hk

Structural Biology 

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr YAO Zhongping3400 8792zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. ZHAO Yanxiang3400 8706yanxiang.zhao@polyu.edu.hk

Toxicology

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr FANG Kar-hei, James3400 8703james.fang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KWOK Wing-hin, Kevin3400 8687kwh.kwok@polyu.edu.hk

Chemistry

Chemical research in the ABCT department is led by academics covering a wide spectrum of areas, divided into the categories listed below. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to support interdisciplinary collaborations and high-level research on topics from fundamental concepts to practical applications. 

Full-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Part-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Full-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019
Part-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019

Analytical Chemistry

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas3400 8661thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MOK Kam-wah, Daniel3400 8681daniel.mok@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Kwok-yin3400 8686kwok.yin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping3400 8792zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk

Chemical Biology

Supervisor Tel Email
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry 3400 8662 larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Dr CHUA Song-lin 3400 8682 song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KO Chi-bun, Ben 3400 8699 ben.ko@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung 3400 8705 kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAW Ga-lai 3400 8680 ga-lai.law@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEUNG King Chi, Franco 3400 8663 kingchifranco.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas 3400 8661 thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Cong 3400 8810 cong.ma@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Kwok-yin 3400 8686 kwok.yin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Man-kin 3400 8701 mankin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Wai-yeung, Raymond 3400 8670 wai-yeung.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping 3400 8792 zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHAO Qian 3400 8711 q.zhao@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan 3400 8678 yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr FANG Kar-hei, James 3400 8703 james.fang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung 3400 8705 kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr Lawrence Yoon Suk LEE 3400 8696 lawrence.ys.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LO Tsz-woon, Benedict 3400 8886 benedict.tw.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MOK Kam-wah, Daniel 3400 8681 daniel.mok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YUNG Ka-fu, Joseph 3400 8863 kf.yung@polyu.edu.hk

Inorganic Chemistry

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr HUANG Bolong 3400 8679 bolong.huang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAW Ga-lai 3400 8680 ga-lai.law@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LO Tsz-woon, Benedict 3400 8886 benedict.tw.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Kwok-yin 3400 8686 kwok.yin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Wai-yeung, Raymond 3400 8670 wai-yeung.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Wing-tak 3400 8789 wing-tak.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. YU Wing-yiu, Michael 3400 8725 wing-yiu.yu@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YUNG Ka-fu, Joseph 3400 8863 kf.yung@polyu.edu.hk

Materials Chemistry

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr HO Cheuk-lam 3400 8887 cheuk-lam.ho@polyu.edu.hk
Dr HUANG Bolong 3400 8679 bolong.huang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr Lawrence Yoon Suk LEE 3400 8696 lawrence.ys.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Dr. LEUNG King Chi, Franco 3400 8663 kingchifranco.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LI Pei 3400 8721 pei.li@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LO Tsz-woon, Benedict 3400 8886 benedict.tw.lo@polyu.edu.hk
Dr SO Chau-ming 3400 8702 chau.ming.so@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Ka-hing 3400 8864 kahing.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Kwok-yin 3400 8686 kwok.yin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Wai-yeung, Raymond 3400 8670 wai-yeung.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YUNG Ka-fu, Joseph 3400 8863 kf.yung@polyu.edu.hk

Medicinal Chemistry

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. CHOW Ming-cheung, Larry3400 8662larry.chow@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LEUNG Yun-chung, Thomas3400 8661thomas.yun-chung.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Cong3400 8810cong.ma@polyu.edu.hk

Organic Chemistry

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr LEUNG King Chi, Franco 3400 8663 kingchifranco.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Cong 3400 8810 cong.ma@polyu.edu.hk
Dr SO Chau-ming 3400 8702 chau.ming.so@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Man-kin 3400 8701 mankin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. YU Wing-yiu, Michael 3400 8725 wing-yiu.yu@polyu.edu.hk

Physical Chemistry

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr HUANG Bolong3400 8679bolong.huang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr KWOK Wai-ming3400 8709wm.kwok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr Lawrence Yoon Suk LEE3400 8696lawrence.ys.lee@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MOK Kam-wah, Daniel3400 8681daniel.mok@polyu.edu.hk

Photochemistry and Photophysics

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr HO Cheuk-lam3400 8887cheuk-lam.ho@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEUNG King Chi, Franco3400 8663kingchifranco.leung@polyu.edu.hk

Supramolecular Chemistry

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr LEUNG King Chi, Franco3400 8663kingchifranco.leung@polyu.edu.hk

Food Safety and Technology

The related research in the Department involves inter-disciplinary collaborations and combinations of various technologies to address important issues in food, with current research areas listed below. The Department aims to establish a world-class food safety and technology centre.

Full-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Part-time PhD Application Deadline:      31 Dec 2019
Full-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019
Part-time MPhil Application Deadline:   31 Dec 2019

Food Chemistry and Analysis

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr FANG Kar-hei, James3400 8703james.fang@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung3400 8705kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Man-kin3400 8701mankin.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WU Jian-yong3400 8671jian-yong.wu@polyu.edu.hk
Dr YAO Zhongping3400 8792zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk

Food Engineering and Process

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. WU Jian-yong3400 8671jian-yong.wu@polyu.edu.hk

Food Microbiology

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr CHIOU Jiachi, Amber3400 8664jiachi.amber.chiou@polyu.edu.hk
Dr. CHUA Song-lin3400 8682song-lin.chua@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel3400 8669samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk

Food Nutrition

SupervisorTelEmail
Prof. WONG Man-sau3400 8665man-sau.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan3400 8678yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Food Toxicology

SupervisorTelEmail
Dr KWOK Wing-hin, Kevin3400 8687kwh.kwok@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LO Chun-lap, Samuel3400 8669samuel.chun-lap.lo@polyu.edu.hk

Functional Food

Supervisor Tel Email
Dr KWOK Wing-hin, Kevin 3400 8687 kwh.kwok@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LAM Kim-hung 3400 8705 kim.hung.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr WONG Ka-hing 3400 8864 kahing.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WONG Man-sau 3400 8665 man-sau.wong@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. WU Jian-yong 3400 8671 jian-yong.wu@polyu.edu.hk
Dr ZHU Yuyan 3400 8678 yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk

Research Facilities

Please visit our website for more information about our research facilities.

Other Information
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Transcript / Certificate:

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