- President, The Hong Kong Society of Mass Spectrometry, 2018 – present
- International Committee Member, Asia Oceania Mass Spectrometry Society, 2017-present
- Member of Organic Analysis Committee, The Chinese Chemical Society, 2016-present
- Member, Asian CORE Program in Chemical Biology, 2011– present
- Associate Editorial Board Member, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2013-present
- Editorial Board Member, Natural Products Chemistry & Research, 2012-present
- Editorial Board Member, Chemical Biology Letters, 2015-present
- Yu X, Chau MC, Tang WK, Siu CK, Yao ZP. Self-Assembled Binuclear Cu(II)-Histidine Complex for Absolute Configuration and Enantiomeric Excess Determination of Naproxen by Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry. 2018; 90:4089-4097.
- Hu B, So PK, Yang Y, Deng J, Choi YC, Luan T, Yao ZP. Surface-Modified Wooden-Tip Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Enhanced Detection of Analytes in Complex Samples. Analytical Chemistry. 2018; 90:1759-1766.
- Ng TT, Li S, Ng CCA, So PK, Wong TF, Li ZY, Chan ST, Yao ZP. Establishment of a spectral database for classification of edible oils using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry. Food Chemistry. 2018; 252:335-342.
- Hu B, Yao ZP. Detection of native proteins using solid-substrate electrospray ionization mass spectrometry with nonpolar solvents. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2018; 1004:51-57.
- Wong HY, Wong MYM, Hu B, So PK, Chan CO, Mok DKW, Yao ZP. Rapid differentiation of Ganoderma species by direct ionization mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2018; 999:99-106.
- Yu X, Yao ZP. Chiral differentiation of amino acids through binuclear copper bound tetramers by ion mobility mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2017; 981:62-70.
- Hu, B, Yao, ZP. Principles and Applications of Solid-substrate Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Scientia Sinica Chimica. 2018, 47:1365-1378. (Invited review)
- Yu X, Yao ZP. Chiral recognition and determination of enantiomeric excess by mass spectrometry: A review. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2017; 968:1-20. (Invited review)
- Wong HY, Hu B, So PK, Chan CO, Mok DKW, Xin GZ, Li P, Yao ZP. Rapid authentication of Gastrodiae rhizoma by direct ionization mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta. 2016; 938:90-97.
- Hu B, Yao ZP. Mobility of Proteins in Porous Substrates under Electrospray Ionization Conditions. Analytical Chemistry. 2016; 88(11):5585-5589.