- Fellowship in 2003 at University of California, Los Angeles
Dr Leung is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University. He concurrently holds an Honorary Associate Professor position at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong. He is a Chartered Scientist (CSci), Chartered Chemist (CChem) and Fellow (FRSC) of the Royal Society of Chemistry (United Kingdom). He was elected as a Founding Member of The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (FMYASHK) and named as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM), Sweden. His research interests are in the field of supramolecular chemistry, polymer materials, nanoscience, and nanomedicine. He gained his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He conducted a three-year postdoctoral research work in the laboratory of Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2016) for the years 2003-2006 at The California NanoSystems Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of California at Los Angeles, USA and worked briefly for Professor Robert H. Grubbs (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2005). He has published over 130 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals with over 7,000 times of citation and an h-index of 45. He is the recipient of the Asian Core Program Lectureship Awards (Japan-2010, South Korea-2012&2019, Mainland China-2017, Singapore-2017, Taiwan-2018), Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Technology Advancement, First Class) from the Ministry of Education of China (2011), Materials Research Contribution Award from the Asia Pacific Society for Materials Research (2013, 2014 and 2015), Asian Rising Stars Award from the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (2013), HKBU Faculty Performance Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching (2016), HKBU President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Research Supervision (2018) and HKU Research Output Prize (2019). In 2022, Dr. Leung was listed in the Global Scholars Academic Influence Ranking.