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2021

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

HOSSAIN, Md Shakhaoat

Investigation of Exposure Variability of Gaseous and Particulate Pollutants Through Field Campaigns Using Next Generation Sensors

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Jimmy FUNG

HUANG, Yeqi

Modeling-based Sensitivity Studies on the Nonlinear Formation and Depletion of Tropospheric Ozone: From the Asia-Pacific Region to the Pearl River Delta

ESPM

Prof. Jimmy FUNG
Prof. Alexis LAU

LI, Jinjian

Online Characterization of Nitrogenous Aerosols and Comparative Investigation of Aerosol Aging Potentials at Suburban Sites in Northern and Southern China

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Jianzhen YU

PAN, Yuhang

Three Essays on Environmental Economics in China

ESPM

Prof. Guojun HE
Prof. Albert PARK

WEI, Peng

Development of Air Sensor Signal Processing Algorithm and Its Applications in the Mobile Network to Characterize and Estimate Traffic-Related Pollutants in Street-Level

ESPM

Prof. Zhi NING
Prof. Jimmy FUNG


2020

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

BHAUTMAGE, Utkarsh Prakash

Incorporation of the Urban Thermal and Moisture Components into the PX-Land Surface Model (LSM) within the Mesoscale Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model

ESPM

Prof. Jimmy FUNG
Prof. Alexis LAU

HE, Xiao

Speciation of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol: from Offline to Online Measurement

AES

Prof. Jianzhen YU
Prof. Simon CHAN

LI, Yugen

Comprehensive speciation analysis of PM2.5: Quantitative source apportionment and qualitative characterization of toxic organics by ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry

ESPM

Prof. Jianzhen YU
Prof. Simon CHAN

RETTIG, Lea Andrea

The Analysis and Characterization of the Cultural Dimensions of Food Waste Behavior in Hong Kong's Luxury Hotels

ESPM

Prof. Gerald PATCHELL
Prof. Tam Kim PONG

SUN, Li

Development of Micro Sensor Data Quality Control System and Application Protocols for Air Quality Monitoring in Different Urban Built Environments

ESPM

Prof. Zhi NING
Prof. Alexis LAU

WONG, Mau Fung

Mesoscale Urban Boundary Layer Simulation via Multi-layer Urban Parameterization

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG

WONG, Yee Ka

Quantifying Vehicular Emission Contributions to PM2.5 in Hong Kong Using Receptor Models

ESPM

Prof. Jianzhen YU
Prof. Alexis LAU

ZHANG, Yiqi Jackie

Opportunities of a Global AIS-based Emissions Inventory - the significance of domestic vs. international shipping, pollutant and health impact attribution, and carbon allocation

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Jimmy FUNG

ZHANG, Xuguo

Numerical Model Sensitivity Analysis and the Three-dimensional Variational Data Fusion Approach for Optimizing Air Quality Modeling

ESPM

Prof. Jimmy FUNG
Prof. Kam Tim TSE


2019

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

FARID, Awais

Safe Antimicrobial Systems for Infection Control in Healthcare Settings

ESPM

Prof. King Lun YEUNG
Prof. Joseph KWAN

LI, Junlu Juno

On the Formation Dynamics of the Ocean Circulation in the Tropical Western Pacific: Numerical Modeling Study

ESPM

Prof. Jianping GAN

LIU, Qianyun Cherrie

Roadside Assessment of a Modern City Bus Fleet: Primary and Secondary Emissions

ESPM

Prof. Jianzhen YU
Prof. Chak CHAN

WANG, Yuchen

Organosulfates in Atmospheric Aerosols: Synthesis, Quantification, Ambient Abundance and Insights into Formation Mechanism

AES

Prof. Jianzhen YU

ZHANG, Yumiao

Using Data Analysis to Understand and Improve Model Prediction in Different Spatial-temporal Resolutions

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG


2018

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

DENG, Rang

Membrane Architecture for Self-humidifying PEMFC

ESPM

Prof. King Lun YEUNG
Prof. Joseph KWAN

DENG, Kailin

Nitrated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Food: Occurrence and Risk Assessment

AES

Prof. Simon CHAN

LI, Liping Lisa

Transformation of the Selected Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products with Ozonation, Chlorination and Photo-degradation

ESPM

Prof. King Lun YEUNG
Prof. Joseph KWAN

LI, Zhiyuan

Characterizing Infiltration of Ambient PM2.5 into Urban Microenvironments Using Portable Monitors

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Chris FREY

LIU, Tong

Straw Burning: Pollution, Health and Policy in China

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Guojun HE

LIU, Zhang

Preparation, Characterization, and Property of Metal-Organic-framework Aerogels and Aerogel-like Monoliths for Environment Pollutant Removal

ESPM

Prof. King Lun YEUNG
Prof. Joseph KWAN

XIE Wenjing

Preparation and Characterization of Surfaces of Graphene and Graphite and Study of Reactions of SO2 and NH3 with the Epoxy Groups on the Surface of Graphite Oxide Powder

ESPM Prof. Chi Ming CHAN
Prof. Jianzhen YU


2017

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

AN, Karl

Impact of Building Morphologies on Wind and Pollutant Transport CFD Modelling and Applications

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG

CHU, Yangxi

Role of Organics in Short-chain Alkyl Amine Uptake by Ammonium Sulfate-Organics Mixed Particles

ESPM

Prof. Chak CHAN
Prof. Jianzhen YU

CHUNG, Siu Wa

Bayesian Semi-parametric Inference via Quasi-posterior Distributions and its Applications to Environmental Science and Policy

ESPM

Prof. Mike SO
Prof. Alexis LAU

DU, Dijia

Environmental Policy in China: Historical Perspectives and Current Implementation

ESPM

Prof. Erik BAARK
Prof. Gerald PATCHELL

LU, Xingcheng

Numerical Modeling Studies of Source Apportionment, Health Effect and Atmospheric Chemistry for Ambient Pollutants in China

ESPM

Prof. Jimmy FUNG
Prof. Kam Tim TSE

SU, Lin

A Numerical Study of Dust Over East Asia: The role of Dust in Ice Nucleation within Clouds and Its Effects on the Regional Weather System

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG

XU, Meng

National and Provincial Energy Balances as an Assessment Tool for Shale Gas Development Options in China

ESPM

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Bill BARRON


2016

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

CHEUNG, Hoi-Yan Heidi

Chemical Composition, Hygroscopicity and Volatility of Ambient Aerosols in Hong Kong and Guangzhou

ESPM

Prof. Chak CHAN
Prof. Chi Ming CHAN

LEE, Berto Paul Yok-Long

Insights into the characteristics of submicron particulate matter and the urban roadside in Hong Kong using aerosol mass spectrometry

ESPM

Prof. Chak CHAN
Prof. Jianzhen YU

LIU, Jing Jing

Developing Mass Spectrometric Methods to Quantitate Thioproline as a Novel Biomarker of Oxidative Stress and Carbonyl Exposure

AES

Prof. Simon CHAN

SAUERWEIN, Meike

Heterogeneous uptake of ammonia and alkyl-amines by sulfuric acid particles

ESPM

Prof. Chak CHAN
Prof. Chi Ming CHAN


2015

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

WU, Cheng

Ambient Characteristics of Elemental Carbon and Black Carbon in the Peral River Delta and the Application of Elemental Carbon as a Combustion Aerosol Tracer

AES

Prof. Jianzhen YU

YAO, Teng

Numerical study on formation and dispersion of secondary organic aerosol

ESPM

Prof. Jimmy C. H. FUNG
Prof. Kwing Lam CHAN


2014

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

CHE, Wen-Wei

An Examination of Subgroup Stratification in Health Assessment and Inter-individual Variability in Exposure Assessment

AES

Prof. Alexis LAU
Prof. Jimmy C. H. FUNG


2013

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

WU, Dong-Wei

Numerical Study of Atmospheric Particulate Matters: Source Apportionment to Characterize 3D Transport and Transformation of Precursors and Secondary Pollutants

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG

XIE, Bo

Structure of the Turbulent Planetary Boundary Layer and Implications for its Modeling

AES

Prof. Jimmy FUNG

YU, Xin

Improved Modelling of Hox Recycling in Isoprene Oxidation and Sulfate Formation Chemistry: Evaluation Against Hox, Ozone and Secondary Aerosols Measurements in PRD

AES

Prof. Alexis LAU

2012

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

XUE, Jian

Secondary inorganic soluble aerosol in Hong Kong : continuous measurement, formation mechanism discussion and improvement of an observation-based model to study control strategies

ESPM

Prof. Jianzhen YU
Prof. Alexis K. H. LAU

LIU, Rulong

Diversity, distribution and population dynamics of fecal bacteroidales communities in the marine environment of Hong Kong : implications to water quality monitoring

ESPM

Prof. Stanley C.K. LAU