- Scholarship in 1984 at University of Liverpool
Prof LM Chu has retired from The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences. He is concurrently a Fellow in the Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, CUHK.
Prof Chu graduated from Ecology, The University of Liverpool for his PhD in 1988. He is genuinely interested in applied ecology and environmental management. His research areas include urban ecology, restoration ecology and pollution studies, and his teaching specialisms are environmental biology and biotechnology, conservation biology, applied ecology and applied botany. He was listed as a science scholar in the World’s Top 2% Scientists (Career-long impact) by Stanford University in 2022. He served for many years in the Biology Subject Committee of the Hong Kong Examinations Authority and the Curriculum Development Council (ED), the Environment and Conservation Fund (EPD) as well as the Country and Marine Parks Board (AFCD). He is now a member of the Urban Forestry Advisory Panel (DevB). He was the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Institute of Biology (Hong Kong Branch), and is currently the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Horticultural Science.