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Professor Kelvin Leung is a Professor in Department of Chemistry (Hong Kong Baptist University). He is also a visiting professor in Jinan University. His research focuses on atomic spectrometry and environmental analytical chemistry. His current research in atomic spectrometry involves investigation of the interaction between exogenous and endogenous elements within the biological system and human body through total elemental analysis, speciation and bioimaging. As for environmental analytical chemistry, research focuses on developing analytical methods to analyze emerging contaminants in complex matrices, studying the environmental fate of emerging contaminants and exploring their impact on human health. Over the years, he has led more than thirty funded projects on application of analytical spectrometry, as well as environmental science from General Research Fund, Innovation and Technology Fund, and Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Commission Fund. He has published over a hundred publications on well-recognized journals, namely Environmental Science & Technology, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Water Research, Environment International, Analytical Chemistry, Journal of Chromatography A, Analytica Chimica Acta, Science of the Total Environment. He currently serves as the editorial board member of Science of the Total Environment, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Toxics, Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, and Journal of Integrated OMICS. He is also the editorial advisory board member of Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry.

Research Interests

  • Analytical Spectrometry and Environmental Analytical 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 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • 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
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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