- Studentship in 1987 at The University of Hong Kong
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Hoi-Lun Kwong obtained his BSc degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1987. Under the supervision of Chi-Ming Che, he obtained his MPhil degree from the same university in 1989. In the summer of 89, he,moved to the USwhere he obtained his PhD under the supervision of K. Barry Sharpless in 1993. He then worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Eric N. Jacobsen's group at theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Harvard University. He has been teaching at the City University of Hong Kong since 1994.