Wong Ming Hung 黃銘洪教授

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 1997 at Hong Kong Baptist University

Professor Wong has published over 800 SCI papers and 40 book chapters, edited 30 books/special scientific journal issues, and successfully filed 7 patents. His reputation has been widely recognized internationally and capped by receiving two DSc Degrees awarded by the University of Durham and the 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; Chang Jiang Chair Professor of Environmental Science (Jinan University, Guangzhou, China) in 2014; Milton Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation (International Phytotechnology Society) in 2016; Fellow of the Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (SEGH) in 2018; Silver Medal (Food Waste for Safe and Quality Fish Production) of the International Inventions (Geneva) in 2019; and Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in 2022. After serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Elsevier) for 20 years (2002-2022), he has become the Editor-in-Chief of Ecological and Human Health (Scilight Press) (since 2023). 


Having served as the Regional Coordinator of Central and North-East Asia of the project “Regionally Based Assessment of Persistent Toxic Substances” sponsored by the 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” to understand the sources and prevent adverse impacts of chemicals on human health and the environment in rapidly developing countries. He serves as the Lead Scientist of a Mega Project on Soil Remediation at the Soil Science Faculty of Southern Federal University (Rostov-on-Don), Russia, supported by the Russian Federation (2022-2024). The principal aim is establishing a world-class Soil Health Laboratory to restore contaminated sites, steer research directions, and supervise research staff.