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Meet Our Team

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Antonio RIZZO


Antonio obtained his MSc at the University of Groningen. In 2018, he completed his Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dirk Trauner (LMU), working on polyketides total synthesis. Thereafter, with Prof. David Chen (SNU), he investigated the synthesis of cyclophenic alkaloids. In 2020, he joined the group of Prof. Tae-Lim Choi (SNU) as a senior scientist to develop degradable polymers. In parallel, he was a lecturer at Ghent University GC. From 2023, he is an RAP in the group of Prof. Chiu. His current research is in the synthesis of non-natural hydrocarbon scaffolds and their applications.  

Ruby Long Ying CHAN


Ruby (陳朗盈) is an undergraduate student at HKU since 2019. She joined the PC group doing a research project and an internship in her year-4 studies.



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Gary Jiahua CHEN


Gary (陈嘉华) was born in Guangzhou.  He obtained his BEng from Guangdong University of Technology, and MSc from Sun Yat-Sen University.  He then obtained his Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, working with Profs. Tamio Hayashi and Shunsuke Chiba.  He joined the PC group as a postdoctoral fellow in 2023.  


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Chuck Zihao CHEN


Chuck (陳子豪) is from Anhui Province, China. He obtained his BSc degree at the University of Science and Technology Beijing. He joined the group as a postgraduate student in 2019. 




Yue (陳瑜) was born in Anhui province, China. She obtained her BSc from Anhui University in June 2013 as an outstanding graduate.  In 2020, she obtained her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Chiu. She is currently pursuing postdoctoral research focusing on organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry.


Yueyao CHEN


Yueyao (陳月瑶) came from Foshan, China. She obtained her BSc degree at Sun Yat-sen University. She was awarded Jessie Ho Memorial Postgraduate Fellowship and joined the group in September 2015. She is currently working on (3+2) cycloadditions.


Alex Kwok Hei CHU

Alex (朱國禧)was born in Manchester, United Kingdom. After completing an MSc degree at University College London in 2022 with a project on chemical biology recognized by the Dean's List award, he joined the PC group as an HKU Presidential Scholarship and HK PhD Fellowship holder.

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Yun HE

Yun (何云) was born in Chengdu, Sichuan. He obtained his BSc in 2017 from the University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei), and then joined the group as a PhD student in September 2017. He's currently working on the project of total synthesis of Tubingensin B.


Yu-Hin HO


Yu-Hin (何宇軒) is from Guangdong, China. He obtained his BSc from Jinan University in Guangzhou. He then obtained his MSc. from National Taiwan University. He joined the PC group in November 2016. His current project is on the synthesis of galbulimima alkaloids.


Fan HU


Fan (胡凡) was born in Wuhan. He obtained his MSc from Dalian University. He has worked as a scientist in Jiangsu Rotam Chemistry Co. (Canada), a senior scientist in ChemPartner, Suzhou UUGENE, then finally as a scientist in Sinovent in 2018 before joining the PC lab.


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Qin Han TEO


Qin Han (張沁涵) was born in Selangor, Malaysia. She studied at HK Polytechnic University in 2020 for BSc. during which she joined an research exchange program at Durham University with Prof. Ian Baxendale. She is a recipient of a HK PhD Fellowship and a HKU Presidential Scholarship.




Yinuo (鄭一諾) was born in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. She obtained her BSc degree from Central China Normal University in 2020. She joined PC group in January 2021 as a PhD student.

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