Dennis Y.C. Leung
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. Since then he is very active in conducting research in environmental and energy engineering. Professor Leung is now a full professor of the department specializing in environmental pollution control and renewable & clean energy development. He has published more than 400 articles in this area including 210+ peer reviewed top SCI journal papers. He was invited to publish more than 10 review articles in leading journals. His 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. He serves as a chief editor or editorial board member of a number of journals including Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, Applied Energy, Journal of Power & Energy, and Sustainable Energy. He was and presently serving many governmental committees related to energy and environment. He is a CEng and fellow of IMechE, Energy Institute and HKIOA. Prof. Leung received numerous awards including the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in 2008 in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.