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1Prof Wong Wing tak

Prof. Wing-Tak WONG


Prof. Wong obtained his Ph.D. in Cambridge University, UK and is the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles and Chair Professor of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His major research interest includes lanthanide chemistry, nanomaterials, bio-imaging and clone delivery mechanism.
Prof. Wong has been promoting the research development in Chinese Medicine since he joined PolyU in 2009. He has published more than 420 papers and had successfully trained more than 42 PhD graduates in the past twenty years. 
His research accomplishment has led him to the awards of Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2001, Croucher Senior Research Fellowship in 2002, Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award in 2003 by the University of Hong Kong and Outstanding Achievement Award in Scientific Research for Institutions of Higher Education of China.
17Dr Mok Kamwah Daniel

Dr Daniel Kam-Wah MOK

Deputy Director

Dr. Mok obtained his Ph.D. in The Hong Kong University and worked as a post-doc on theoretical chemistry in Cambridge University, UK. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Deputy Director of the Institute of Modern Chinese Medicine
Dr. Mok's major research interest includes the application of chemometric technqiues in the identification of Traditional Chinese Medicine and herbal materials, chemical analysis of herbal materials and metabolomics studies.  He is developing innovative techniques for quality control of Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as the application of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Dr. Mok participated in an Areas of Excellence project on Chinese Medicine funded by University Grants Committee and two other research projects related to authentication and analysis of herbal materials, which are Authentication Studies of Valuable Chinese Materia Medica funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine and Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards funded by the Department of Health. He published more than 70 papers in various international scientific journals (Science citation Index) on Theoretical Chemistry, Chemical analysis of herbs, Chemometrics Techniques in Chemistry and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy.

4Prof Wong Mansau

Prof. Man-Sau WONG

Associate Director

Prof. Wong received her Ph.D. from The University of Chicago. Currently, she is Associate Professor in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Associate Director, Institute of Modern Chinese Medicine, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Shenzhen Research Institute. 
Prof. Wong engaged in molecular nutrition research and traditional Chinese medicine treatment of osteoporosis and breast cancer. She has many years of research phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor, breast cancer cells and biological wealth of research experience. Dr. Wong has received a number of domestic and foreign research funding. In the past five years, she has undertaken 11 projects including the cross-border Natural Science Foundation of China, the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation Circle Program, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) and Innovation & Technology Fund. She has issued over 80 publications in international journals.

Dr Shun-Wan CHAN

Associate Director

Dr. Chan obtained his bachelor degree in Biotechnology in The University of Hong Kong, Ph.D., in Pharmacology and Pg.Dip., in Epidemiology & Biostatistics in The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Chan has been teaching and undertaking research projects since 2000 in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Familiarizing himself with Chinese Medicine, Pathology and Pharmacology, Dr. Chan focuses on developing medicine and functional food. Currently, Dr. Chan has corporation projects with The University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and University of Macau. He has issued more than 50 International papers.
19Dr Yao Zhongping

Prof. Zhongping YAO

Associate Director

Dr. Yao is an expert in mass spectrometry. His research interest is development of new ionization techniques and application of that to analytical problems.

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