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Doctoral Theses List


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2018

Student Name Title Program Supervisors

DENG, Kailin

Nitrated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Food: Occurrence and Risk Assessment

AES

Prof. Simon CHAN


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