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Prof. Hongzhe Sun

Prof. Hongzhe Sun

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Chair Professor of Chemistry, Norman & Cecilia Yip Professor in Bioinorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong

BSc, MSc, PhD, FRSC

Acting Director, Research Division for Chemistry

 

ORCID: 0000-0001-6697-6899

Scopus ID: rp00777

ResearcherID: D-3123-2009

Email: hsun@hku.hk

Phone: +852 2859-8974

Fax: +852 2857-1586

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018−present: Norman & Cecilia Yip Professor in Bioinorganic Chemistry

2018−present: Chair Professor

2007−2018: Professor

2004−2007: Associate Professor

1998−2004: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong

1996− 1998: GlaxoWellcome Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, Great Britain                          

1993− 1996: Ph.D., The University of London (Birkbeck College) Great Britain

1990− 1993: Research Associate and Lecturer, Coordination Chemistry Institute, Nanjing University, P.R. China 

AWARDS & HONORS

2017−2018: UC Berkeley Earl L Muetterties Memorial Lectureship

2016: WuXi AppTec Life Science & Chemistry Research Award

2011−2013: Honorary Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

2011−2014: Honorary Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

2011−2012: “Thesis adviser award”, Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Ltd

2010−2011: Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, Croucher Foundation (HK)

2005: Outstanding Young Scholar Award (Type ‘B’), National Science Foundation of China  

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2011−present: Fellow of Royal society of Chemistry (FRSC)

2003−present: Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC)

2003−2020: Steering Committee of Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry

2006−2020: Chairman, the Steering Committee of Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry 

2021−2023: Associate editor, The Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (JBIC, Springer)

2010−present: Series Editor, Metallobiology (RSC) 

2008−2014: Editorial Board of Metallomics (RSC, UK)

2012−present: Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry (JIB, Elsevier)

BMC Biochemistry (BioMed Central and Springer) 

2003−present: The Chinese Journal of Magnetic Resonance