About the author
Prof. Dennis Y.C. Leung received his BEng in 1982 and PhD in 1988, both from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He joined the same department in 1993 and is now a full professor of the department specializing in environmental pollution control and renewable energy development. He has published more than 400 articles in this area including 200 peer reviewed SCI journal papers with high impact factors. He was invited to publish more than 10 review articles in top scientific journals. His h-index is 45 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 30 keynote and invited speeches in many conferences as well as public lectures. He serves as a chief editor or editorial board member of many journals including Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, Applied Energy, Journal of Power & Energy, Chinese Science Bulletin, Sustainable Energy, just name a few. Prof. Leung is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Energy Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He had been appointed as chairman of many government and non-government committees including the Energy Institute (HK Branch), ISO 14001 Technical Committee of Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency and the Task Force on Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification. Prof. Leung received numerous awards including the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in 2008 in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.
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