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Professor Leung, Yiu Cheong Dennis 梁耀彰


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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongB.Sc. (Eng.)
The University of Hong KongPh.D.

Prof. Dennis Y.C. Leung received his BEng (1982) and PhD (1988) from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong.  He had worked with the Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. for five years heading the air pollution section of the company before joining the University of Hong Kong in 1993. Professor Leung is now a full professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering specializing in environmental pollution control and renewable & clean energy development. He has published more than 400 articles in this area including 220+ peer reviewed top SCI journal papers.  He was invited to publish more than 20 review articles in leading energy and environment related journals.  His current h-index is 52 and total citations are more than 10000. He is one of the top 1% highly cited scientists in the world in energy field since 2010 (Essential Science Indicators) until now. Prof. Leung has delivered more than 50 keynote and invited speeches in many conferences as well as public lectures. 

Prof. Leung is a chartered engineer, a fellow of the IMechE, Energy Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He is also the Past Chairman of the Institute of Energy (HK Branch), and served as an editorial board member of a number of journals including and Applied Energy and Journal of Power & Energy. He is also the Specialty Chief Editor of the Frontiers in Environmental Science since 2014. He currently serves as a board member of the Hong Kong Institution of Science, chairman and member of a few government committees and appeal panel related to sustainable energy and environment, and an external examiner of the IVE Engineering Programme. In 2008, Prof. Leung received the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2021-06-30HKIE Best Transactions Paper Prize 2022: HKIE Best Transactions Paper Prize 2022
Research Achievement
2018-03-01Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA) 2018: The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2011-07-01Wighton Titular Fellowship in Engineering 2011: Association of Commonwealth Universities
Research Achievement
WU, Xuan
2011-07-012011 Research output Prize in Mechanical Engineering for the paper "A review on biodiesel production using catalyzed transesterification": HKU Faculty of Engineering
Research Achievement
2008-11-01Outstanding Earth Champion 2008: Earth Champion Foundation
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2017-dateMemberHKIE Energy Disipline Advisory Committee
2007-2009Committee MemberInstitution of Mechanical Engineers (HK Branch)
2010-dateCouncil MemberHong Kong Institute of Science
2004-2014Council MemberAsia Pacific Hydrogen Energy Association
2000-2002Chairman/Vice ChairmanInstitute of Energy
2002-2009Committee MemberHKIE Gas & Energy Division
2002-2011Committee MemberEnergy Institute
2011-dateHonorary AdvisorEnergy Institute
2006- 2007Co-opt memberHKIE Environmental Division
2013-dateChairmanPanel of Engineering Young Scientist Award, Hong Kong Institute of Science
2013-2019Committee MemberHKIE Energy Discipline Advisory Committee
2016-18Apointed MemberHKIE Education & Examinations Committee
2016-2020Panel memberAdmission Panel for Incubation Programmes
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Renewable energy可再生能源
Energy and fuel能源
Air pollution空氣污染
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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