Faculty List

Full Name:

Prof. King Lun YEUNG

Professor
PhD, University of Notre Dame (1993)

Phone:

(852) 2358 7123

Fax:

(852) 2358 0054

E-mail:

kekyeung@ust.hk

Homepage:

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Research Area

Nanostructured and Nanoporous Materials, Environmental Catalysis, Chemical Microreactors and Microseparators

Research Interests

Rational design and synthesis of functional nanostructured and nanoporous materials for green chemical and energy production, environmental protection and pollution abatement, and biological research and medical applications.

Current Research Activities

Synthesis of advanced materials for thin film coating, membranes and sensors; membrane and catalyst technology for waste minimization and pollution control; advanced reactor design and analysis.

Recent Publications

Ortega-Liebana, M.Carmen; Hueso, J.L.; Ferdousi, Shammi Akter; Arenal, Raul; Irusta, Silvia; Yeung, King Lun; Santamaria, Jesus "Extraordinary Sensitizing Effect of Co-doped Carbon Nanodots Derived from Mate Herb: Application to Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Chlorinated Wastewater Compounds under Visible Light", Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental, June 2017 (2017)

 

Zhang, Jian., Zhang, Xiongfu., Liu, Weifeng., Liu, Haiou., Qiu, Jieshan., Yeung, King Lun., "A new alkali-resistant Ni/Al2O3-MSU-1 core-shell catalyst for methane steam reforming in a direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell", Journal of power sources. v. 246, January 2014, p. 74-83 (2014)

 

Li, Jinquan ; Li, Li ; Chen, Hanqing ; Chang, Qing ; Liu, Xudong ; Wu, Yang ; Wei, Chenxi ; Li, Rui ; Kwan, Joseph K. C.; Yeung, King Lun; Xi, Zhuge ; Lu, Zhisong ; Yang, Xu "Application of vitamin E to antagonize SWCNTs-induced exacerbation of allergic asthma", Scientific Reports v. 4, (4275), March 2014 (2014)

 

Zhang, Xiongfu ; Liu, Yaguang ; Li, Shaohui ; Kong, Linyin ; Liu, Haiou ; Li, Yanshuo ; Han, Wei; Yeung, King Lun; Zhu, Weidong ; Yang, Weishen ; Qiu, Jieshan "New Membrane Architecture with High Performance: ZIF-8 Membrane Supported on Vertically Aligned ZnO Nanorods for Gas Permeation and Separation", Chemistry of materials v. 26, (5), March 2014, p. 1975-1981 (2014)

 

Kang, Zihua., Zhang, Xiongfu., Liu, Haiou., Qiu, Jieshan., Yeung, King Lun., "A rapid synthesis route for Sn-Beta zeolites by steam-assisted conversion and their catalytic performance in Baeyer-Villiger oxidation", Chemical engineering journal. v. 218, February 2013, p. 425-432 (2013)

 

Zhang, X., Liu, Y., Kong, L., Liu, H., Qiu, J., Han, W., Weng, L.-T., Yeung, K.L., Zhu, W., "A simple and scalable method for preparing low-defect ZIF-8 tubular membranes", Journal of Materials Chemistry A: Materials for energy and sustainability. v. 1, (36), 2013, p. 10635-10638 (2013)

 

Kang, Zihua., Zhang, Xiongfu., Liu, Haiou., Qiu, Jieshan., Han, Wei., Yeung, King Lun., "Factors affecting the formation of Sn-Beta zeolites by steam-assisted conversion method", Materials chemistry and physics. v. 141, (1), 2013, Aug, p. 519-529 (2013)

 

Chen, Xinqing., Arruebo, Manuel., Yeung, King Lun., "Flow-synthesis of mesoporous silicas and their use in the preparation of magnetic catalysts for Knoevenagel condensation reactions", Catalysis today. v. 204, April 2013, p. 140-147 (2013)

 

Zhang, Tong., Zhang, Xiongfu., Yan, Xinjuan., Kong, Linying., Zhang, Guangcai., Liu, Haiou., Qiu, Jieshan., Yeung, King Lun., "Synthesis of Fe3O4@ZIF-8 magnetic core-shell microspheres and their potential application in a capillary microreactor", Chemical engineering journal. v. 228, 2013, Jul, p. 398-404 (2013)

 

Han, Wei., Cheung, Chun Tung., Poon, Ho Yee., Yeung, King Lun., "A new structured composite membrane for fuel cell applications", Catalysis today. v. 193, (1), October 2012, p. 194-199 (2012)

 

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