Wong, Man Shing Ricky
Wong, Man Shing Ricky
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Department of Chemistry
Hong Kong Baptist University


9/88−8/92 Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U.S.A.



Ricky M. S. Wong is a Professor of the Chemistry Department at the Hong Kong Baptist University.He received his PhD degree from The University of Texas, Austin USA in 1992. He was a Marion-Merrell-Dow/Université Louis Pasteur Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Université Louis Pasteur, France.After postdoctoral research at Institute of Quantum Electronics, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland, he joined the Research School of Physical Sciences &Engineering, Australian National University as a research fellow and then moved to Hong Kong Baptist University in 1998 as an assistant professor.

Research Interest

His research interests are mainly in the areas of functional molecular materials and supramolecular chemistry and organic synthesis.

Professional Activities:

7/2013 Visiting Professor at Shanxi University supported by Shanxi “Hundred Talent Program” 11/2013−
5/10−2015 HKBU-UIC Joint Institute of Research Studies Fellow
1−30/6/2008 Professor invité, Faculté de Chimie, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France 97−1998
92−1993 Recipient of Marion-Merrell-Dow/Université Louis Pasteur Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from French Academy of Science
1990−present Member of the American Chemical Society
7/2013− Visiting Professor at Shanxi University supported by Shanxi “Hundred Talent Program” 11/2013−
5/10−2015 HKBU-UIC Joint Institute of Research Studies Fellow



PUBLICATION RECORD: (>130 SCI publications, h-index = 34, total citation > 3390)

  1. J. Zhang, K. Zhang, W. Zhang, Z. Mao, M.S. Wong, G. Yu Novel Dialkoxy-Substituted Benzodithienothiophenes  for  High-Performance  Organic  Field-Effect  Transistors  J.   Mater.
  2. Chem. C 2015, 3, 10892-10897
  3. Z. Li, J. Zhang, K. Zhang, W. Zhang, L. Guo, J. Huang, G. Yu, M.S. Wong Naphtho[2,1-b:3:4- b’]bisthieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene-Based Semiconductors for Organic Field-Effect Transistors J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 8024-8029.
  4. M.S. Chan, D. Xu, L. Guo, D.Y. Tam, L.S. Liu, M.S. Wong, P.K. Lo Cyanine Fluorophore for Cellular Protection Against ROS in Stimulated Macrophages and Two-Photon ROS Detection Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 7307-7312.
  5. B. Wang, J. Zhang, K. Shi, H.L. Tam, W. Zhang, L. Guo, F. Pan, G. Yu,  F.  Zhu,  M.S. Wong Heteroatom Substituted Naphthodithiophene-Benzothiadiazole Copolymers and Their Effects on Photovoltaic and Charge Mobility Properties Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 4479-4486.
  6. S.-L. Ho, C.-Y. Poon, C. Lin, T. Yan, D.W.J. Kwong, K.K.L. Yung, M.S. Wong, Z. Bian, H.-W. Li Inhibition of β-Amyloid Aggregation by Albiflorin, Aloeemodin and Neohesperidin and their Neuroprotective Effect on Primary Hippocampal Cells Against β-Amyloid Induced Toxicity Curr. Alzheimer Res. 2015, 12, 424-433.
  7. L. Guo, M.S. Chan, D. Xu, D.Y. Tam, F. Bolze, P.K. Lo, M.S. Wong Indole-based Cyanine as a Nuclear RNA-Selective Two-Photon Fluorescent Probe for Live Cell Imaging ACS Chem. Bio. 2015, 10, 1171- 1175.
  8. W. Niu, L. Fan, M. Nan, Z. Li, D. Lu, M.S. Wong, S. Shuang, C. Dong  Ratiometric  Emission Fluorescent pH Probe for Imaging of Living Cells in Extreme Acidity Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 2788−2793.
  9. M.S. Wong, W. Yang, D. Xu, L. Guo, S.-L. Ho, H.-M. Chan, H.-W. Li Potent Inhibitors for Oligomeric β-Amyloid Aggregation Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2014, 10, 651.
  10. H.-W. Li, C.-Y. Poon, O.T.W. Ng, K.-L. Yung, M.S. Wong Neuroprotective and Blood-Brain-Barrier Penetrable Carbazole-Based Compounds for AD Treatment Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2014, 10, 495.
  11. L. Guo, M.S. Wong Multiphoton Excited Fluorescent Materials for Frequency Upconversion Emission and Fluorescent Probes Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 5400-5428
  12. J. Zhang, Z. Li, H. Xing, W. Zhang, G. Lei, M.S. Wong, G. Yu Naphthodithieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Based Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Device Performance of Field-Effect Transistors Org. Chem. Front. 2014, 1, 333–337.
  13. X. Wang, L. Guo, P.F. Xia, F. Zheng, M.S. Wong, Z. Zhu Effects of Surface Modification on Dye- Sensitized Solar Cell based on an Organic Dye with Naphtho[2,1-b:3,4-b] dithiophene as the Conjugated Linker ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 2014, 6, 1926-1932.
  14. X.J. Feng, S.F. Chen, Y. Ni, M.S. Wong, M.M.K. Lam, K.W. Cheah, G.Q. Lai, Fluorene Derivatives for Highly Efficient Non-doped Single-Layer Blue Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Org. Electronics 2014, 15, 57-64.
  15. B. Wang, J. Zhang, H.L. Tam, B. Wu, W. Zhang, M.S. Chan, F. Pan, G. Yu, F. Zhu, M.S. Wong Impact of Alkyl Side Chains on the Photovoltaic and Charge Mobility Properties of Naphthodithiophene- Benzothiadiazole Copolymers Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 836-843.
  16. X.J. Feng, P.Z. Tian, Z. Xu, S.F. Chen, M.S. Wong Fluorescence-Enhanced Chemosensor for Metal Cation Detection Based on Pyridine and Carbazole J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 11318−11325.
  17. X. Wang, L. Guo, P.F. Xia, F. Zheng, M. S. Wong, Z. Zhu Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on Organic Dyes with Naphtho[2,1-b:3,4-b’]dithiophene as the Conjugated Linker J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 13328-13336.
  18. D. Xu, Y. Lin, Y. Chen, J. Zhang, W. Cao, J. Chen, M.S. Wong, Synthesis and characterization of oxadisilole-fused-3,4-dihydro-2Hnaphtho[2,1-e]-1,3-oxazines and 3,4 dihydro-2H-anthra[2,1-e]-1,3- oxazines Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 6144-6149.


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