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Chinese Name : 黃銘洪

Variants : Wong, M. H.

BSc (CUHK); MSc, PhD, DSc (Durham, UK); MBA, DSc (Strathclyde, UK)

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.

Professor Wong has published over 750 SCI papers and 32 book chapters, edited 25 books/special issues of scientific journals, and has successfully filed 8 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, Chang Jiang Chair Professor of Environmental Science (Ministry of Education, China) in 2014,  the Milton Gordon Award for the Best Research in Phytoremediation (the International Phytotechnology Society) in 2016, Fellow of Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (UK) in 2018, and Silver Medal of the International Exhibition of Inventions (Geneva) in 2019. Professor Wong is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer Nature).

Among the “Top 1,173 Most-Cited Scientists” in the Environmental Science field, based on publications spanning 23 years (1996–2018, information provided by Scopus: total citation, H-index, Hm-index, etc.), Professor Wong is ranked 24th and is also listed as the top Chinese environmental scientist in the world.

Research interests

  • Environmental and Health Risk Assessments
  • Phytoremediation of Contaminated Sites
  • Bioconversion of Waste

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Scopus ID : 24455923000

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