Arthur P S LAU

Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Education, Division of Environment and Sustainability
Director, MSc/PGD in Environmental Science and Management Program
Director, BSc in Environmental Management and Technology Program

Tel: (852) 2358 6915
Fax: (852) 2335 9317
Office: Room 4361 (Lift 13/15)

Research Interests
  • Bioaerosols
  • Biomarkers and microbial VOCs
  • General air quality
  • Environmental Education
Highlighted Publications
  • Liu, Xudong, Tan, Lixing, Yu, Ignatius T.S., Zhang Zilong, Wong, Claudie Chiu-Yi, Guo Cui, Ho, Kin Fai, Lau, A.P.S., Yeoh, Eng Kiong, Lee, Albert, Lao, Xiang Qian, 2017. Household cleaning products and the risk of allergic dermatitis: a prospective cohort study with primary-school children. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, (DOI) - 10.1111/jdv.14680.
  • Liu, X., Lao, XQ, Wong, C.C., Tan, L., Zhang, Z., Wong, T.W., Tse, L., Lau, A.P.S., Yu, ITS, 2016. Frequent use of household cleaning products is associated with rhinitis in Chinese children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 138(3), 754-760.
  • Cheng, W., Weng, L.T., Li, Y.J.,Lau, A.P.S., Chan, C.K., Chan, C.M., 2014. Characterization of size-segregated aerosols using ToF-SIMS imaging and depth profiling. Surface and Interface Analysis, 46, 480-488.
  • Cheng, W., Weng, L.T., Li, Y.J., Lau, A.P.S., Chan, C.K., Chan, C.M., 2013. Surface chemical composition of size-fractionated urban walkway aerosols determined by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Aerosol Science and Technology, 47,1118-1124.
  • Li, Y.J., Yeung, J.W.T., Leung T. P.I., Lau, A.P.S., Chan Chak K., 2012. Characterization of organic particles from incense burning using an Aerodyne High-resolution Time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometer. Aerosol Science and Technology, 46:654-665.
  • Cheng, J.Y.W., Hui, E.L.C., Lau, A.P.S., 2012. Bioactive and total endotoxins in atmospheric aerosols in the Pearl River Delta region, China. Atmospheric Environment, 47, 3-11.
  • Li, Y.J., Yeung, Joe W.T., Leung, Tiga P.I., Lau, A.P.S., Chan, Chak K., 2012. Characterization of organic particles from incense burning using an Aerodyne high-resolution time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometer. Aerosol Science and Technology, 46:6, 654-665.
  • Cheng, J.Y.W., Chan, C.K., Lau, A.P.S., 2011. Quantification of airborne elemental carbon by digital imaging. Aerosol Science and Technology, 45,581-586.
  • Yao, X., Choi, M.Y., Lau, N.T., Lau, A.P.S., Chan, C.K., Fang, M., 2010. Growth and shrinkage of new particles in the atmosphere in Hong Kong. Aerosol Science and Technology 44:639-650.
  • Li, Y.J., Cheong, G.Y.L., Lau, A.P.S., Chan, C.K., 2010. Acid-catalyzed condensed-phase reactions of limonene and terpineol and their impacts on gas-to-particle partitioning in the formation of organic aerosols. Environmental Science and Technology 44:5483-5489