Matthew Yuk-Yu LUI, Dr

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Research Interests

Sustainable Chemistry, Biomaterials, Catalysis, Resource Recycling 


In his postgraduate studies (Imperial), Matthew Lui studied under the supervision of Tom Welton to understand ionic liquids. Since then, he turned his attention to catalysis and biomass valorization and worked as a postdoctoral fellow for Thomas Maschmeyer (Sydney) and the late Istvan Horvath (CityU). He joined HKBU in 2019 and is currently an Assistant Professor at its Department of Chemistry. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


  • QD Chemistry


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