Wong Ming Hung

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 1997 at Hong Kong Baptist University

Professor Wong has published over 590 SCI papers and 32 book chapters, edited 25 books/special issues of scientific journals, and has successfully filed 5 patents. His reputation has been widely recognized internationally and capped by receiving two DSc Degrees awarded by University of Durham and University of Strathclyde (UK) in 1992 and 2004 respectively. He was awarded the Croucher Senior Fellow (Croucher Foundation of Hong Kong) in 1997, the Royal Society Visiting Fellow (Royal Society, UK) in 2000, and Chang Jiang Chair Professor of Environmental Science (Jinan University, Guangzhou, China) in 2014. Professor Wong is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Elsevier), and Book Series Editor of Urbanization, Industrialization and the Environment (CRC/Taylor & Francis).

Currently

Having served as the Regional Coordinator of Central and North-East Asia of the project “Regionally Based Assessment of Persistent Toxic Substances” sponsored by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF), Prof. Wong has recently taken part in a panel of three to review a UNEP/GEF initiative “Emerging Chemicals Management Issues in Developing Countries and Countries with Economies in Transition” with the aim of understanding the sources and preventing adverse impacts of chemicals on human health and the environment in rapidly developing countries.