News Archive


2024.01.30
[Publication] Elissa's first-author review on the use of nanoporous frameworks as LEDs has just been published in ACS Appl. Nano Mater. as part of the "Women in Nano" Special Issue. Congratulations!



2023.11.30
[Publication] Our latest work on the use of acid-modulated MOFs for the adsorptive removal of pharmaceuticals is published in J. Ind. Eng. Chem.

2023.11.14
[Publication] A review article on self-supported air electrodes for flexible Zn-air batteries, written in collaboration with the team of Prof. Chen, has been published in J. Energy Chem.

2023.10.10
[Recognition]  Dr. Au has been included in the Stanford List of World’s Top 2% Scientists in 2022 (single-year & career-long impact).

2023.09.12
[Publication] Chen's work on the use of modulated MOFs for the efficient removal of pharmaceuticals has just been accepted for publication in J. Ind. Eng. Chem. Congratulations!

2023.09.07
[Publication] A review article has been published in J. Organomet. Chem.

2023.08.16
[Outreach] A series of 4 classes on inorganic chemistry/photochemistry has been conducted for the Gifted Education Fund project "Developing Primary Students' STEAM Career Interest".

2023.08.11
[Publication] Our latest work with Prof. Yu's group has been accepted for publication in J. Mater. Chem. C.

2023.08.08
[Publication] Xiayu's paper is featured on the Inside Front Cover of the latest issue (Issue 16) of Mater. Chem. Front.

2023.07.24
[Conference] Dr. Au has given a talk at the "Photochemistry Using Nano- or Micro-structures" session of The 31st International Conference on Photochemistry.

2023.07.03
[Publication] Xiayu's work on photochromic porous crystals has been accepted for publication in Mater. Chem. Front. Congratulations!

2023.06.09
[Publication] A review article on highly twisted TADF molecules, written in collaboration with the team of Prof. Yu and Prof. Huang, has just been accepted for publication in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

2023.05.22
A warm welcome to our new student helper, Plastic

2023.05.03
[Recognition]  Dr. Au has been recognized as one of the Royal Society of Chemistry's 2022 Outstanding Reviewers. This is the second consecutive year for her to have received this recognition.

2023.04.10
[Publication] An article has been accepted for publication in J. Chin. Chem. Soc. for the Special Issue dedicated to the occasion of Prof. Yu Wang's 80th birthday.

2023.03.06
[Publication] Chen's work on alkaline earth metal-based MOFs for sensing and water remediation is available online in J. Solid State Chem.

2023.02.21
[Publication] Chen's first paper has been accepted for publication in J. Solid State Chem. Congratulations!


2022.12.19
A warm welcome to our new group member, Elissa.

2022.11.08
[Recognition]  Dr. Au was awarded the Research Output Prize during the Faculty Assembly on Sept 8.

2022.10.20
[Publication]  Our book chapter in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry III is available online.

2022.10.12
[Recognition]  Dr. Au and other scholars from the Department have been included in the Stanford List of World’s Top 2% Scientists in 2021.

2022.08.22
[Seminar]  Dr. Au will give a Teaching Development Grant Seminar at 11:00-12:15 on Aug 23 via Zoom.

2022.08.12
[Publication]  A research article on light-driven hydrogen evolution has been published in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. with Dr. Leung's team.

2022.07.11
Dr. Au is featured on the promotional video of EdUHK.

2022.07.05
A warm welcome to our new student helper, Jacky

2022.04.19
[Award]  Dr. Au has been recognized as one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2021 Outstanding Reviewers.

2022.03.08
[Publication]  Our work is featured on ChemNanoMat's Special Collection "Asian Women in Materials Chemistry and Nanoscience".

2022.01.17
[Publication]  A review article on MOFs for NOx adsorption has been published in Small with Prof. Ho's team.

2022.01.04
[Publication] Xiayu's mini review has been accepted for publication in ChemNanoMat. Congratulations!


2021.12.23
A warm welcome to our new group member, Chen

2021.12.20
[Conference] Dr. Au will give an invited talk at the session "Hierarchical self-assembly and application of functional π-systems (#287)" of Pacifichem 2021 on Dec 20, 18:50-19:20 (HST).

2021.11.03
[Recognition]  Dr. Au is included in the Stanford List of World’s Top 2% Scientists (2020) under the field of General Chemistry.

2021.10.20
A warm welcome to our new group member, Xiayu

2021.09.13
[Seminar]  Dr. Au will give a Dean's Research Fund seminar on her Individual Research Scheme Awarded Project at 11:00-11:30 via Zoom today.

2021.08.16
[Publication]  A paper on photocatalytic CO2 reduction is published in Chemical Engineering Journal with Prof. Chen's team; and a mini review on copper(I)-based OLEDs is published in Energy & Fuels.

2021.05.10
[Conference] We will be presenting our work as a poster presentation at the ACS Publications Symposium: The Power of Chemical Transformations to be held on May 20-21.

2021.04.08
[Conference] Dr. Au will give a presentation at the "Applications & Implications of Nanomaterials in the Environment" session of the ACS Spring 2021 conference. The session will be held on Apr 8, 13:00-15:55(PDT) / Apr 9, 04:00-06:55(HKT).

2021.03.29
[Publication] A paper featuring Khloe and Lilian's work on dual-functional MOFs for the remediation of organic dyes has been accepted for publication in Chem. Eur. J.

2021.02.06
[Outreach] Dr. Au has been invited to give an outreach talk for the 23rd Primary STEM Project Exhibition.


2020.11.13
The application deadline (Dec 1, 2020) of PhD studies and the HK PhD Fellowship is approaching. Interested individuals may email the PI with an updated CV and supporting documents for more information.

2020.10.07
A warm welcome to our new Research Assistant, Tim

2020.07.09
[Publication]  A paper has been accepted for publication in Frontiers in Chemistry

2020.06.08
A warm welcome to our new student helper, Lilian

2020.05.27
[Publication]  A paper on the collaborative work with the groups of Leung, Ko and Robert has been accepted for publication in Chemical Communications

2020.03.03
[Publication]  Our book chapter in Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry III has been accepted for publication


2019.11.18
A warm welcome to our new Research Assistant, Khloe

2019.09.26
Launch of group website


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