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DR. LEUNG, Anna Oi Wah

Lecturer I
Programme Director for
BSc (Hons) in Bioresource and Agricultural Science

(+852) 3411 7739
(+852) 3411 7739
RRS 827


Ph.D. (HKBU)
M.A.Sc., B.A.Sc. (Toronto)


  1. HE, X.T., WANG, Z.H., NIE, X.P., YANG, Y.F., PAN, D.B., LEUNG, A.O.W., CHENG, Z., YANG, Y.T., LI, K.B., CHEN, K.C. (2012). Residues of fluoroquinolones in marine aquaculture environment of the Pearl River Delta, South China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 34:323-335
  2. LEUNG, A.O.W., ZHENG, J.S., YU, C.K., LIU, W.K., WONG, C.K.C., CAI, Z.W., WONG, M.H. (2011). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in surface dust at an e-waste processing site in Southeast China. Environmental Science & Technology, 45:5775-5782
  3. YU, G.B., LIU, Y., YU, S., WU, S.C., LEUNG, A.O.W., LUO, X.S., XU, B., LI, H.B., WONG, M.H. (2011). Inconsistency and comprehensiveness of risk assessments for heavy metals in urban surface sediments. Chemosphere, 85:1080-1087
  4. QIN, Y.Y., LEUNG, C.K.M., LIN, C.K., LEUNG, A.O.W., WANG, H.S., GIESY, J.P., WONG, M.H. (2011). Halogenated POPs and PAHs in blood plasma of Hong Kong residents. Environmental Science & Technology, 45:1630-1637
  5. MAN, Y.B., LOPEZ, B.N., WANG, H.S., LEUNG, A.O.W., CHOW, K.L.,WONG, M.H.(2011). Cancer risk assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in former agricultural soils of Hong Kong. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 195:92-99
  6. WANG, W., HUANG, M.J., KANG, Y., WANG, H.S., LEUNG, A.O.W., CHEUNG, K.C., WONG, M.H. (2011). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in urban surface dust of Guangzhou, China: Status, sources and human health assessment. Science of the Total Environment, 409:4519-4527
  7. WANG, H.S., DU, J., LEUNG, H.M, LEUNG, A.O.W., LIANG, P., GIESY, J.P., WONG, C.K.C., WONG, M.H. (2011). Distribution and source apportionments of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in mariculture sediments from the Pearl River Delta, South China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 63:516-522
  8. QIN, Y.Y., LEUNG, C.K.M., LEUNG, A.O.W., Zheng, J.S., Wong, M.H. (2011). Persistent organic pollutants in food items collected in Hong Kong. Chemosphere, 82:1329-1336
  9. LOPEZ, B.N., MAN, Y.B., ZHAO, Y.G., ZHENG, J.S., LEUNG, A.O.W., YAO, J., WONG, M.H. (2011). Major pollutants in soils of abandoned agricultural land contaminated by e-waste activities in Hong Kong. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 61:101-114
  10. LEUNG, A.O.W., CHAN, J.K.Y., XING, G.H., XU, Y., WU, S.C., WONG, C.K.C., LEUNG, C.K.M., WONG, M.H. (2010). Body burdens of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in childbearing-aged women at an intensive electronic-waste recycling site in China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 17:1300-1313
  11. QIN, Y.Y., LEUNG, C.K.M., LEUNG, A.O.W., WU, S.C., ZHENG, J.S., WONG, M.H. (2009). Persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals levels in adipose tissues of patients with uterine leiomyomas and the association of pollutants with seafood diet, BMI and age. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 17:229-240
  12. WANG, F., LEUNG, A.O.W., WU, S.C., YANG, M.S., WONG, M.H. (2009). Chemical and ecotoxicological analyses of sediments and elutriates of contaminated rivers due to e-waste recycling activities using a diverse battery of bioassays. Environmental Pollution, 157:2082-2090
  13. XING, G.H., CHAN, J.K.Y., LEUNG, A.O.W., WU, S.C., WONG, M.H. (2009). Environmental impact and human exposure to PCBs in Guiyu, an electronic waste recycling site in China. Environment International, 35:76–82
  14. ZHENG, G.J., LEUNG, A.O.W., JIAO, L.P., WONG, M.H. (2008). Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans pollution in China: Sources, environmental levels and potential human health impacts. Environment International, 34:1050-1061
  15. LEUNG, A.O.W., DUZGOREN-AYDIN, N.S., CHEUNG, K.C., WONG M.H. (2008). Heavy metals concentrations of surface dust from e-waste recycling and its human health implications in southeast China. Environmental Science & Technology, 42:2674-2680
  16. WONG, M.H., WU, S., DENG, W.J., YU, X.Z., LUO, Q., LEUNG, A.O.W., WONG, C.S.C., LUKSEMBURG, W.J., WONG, A.S. (2007). Export of toxic chemicals – a review on the case of uncontrolled electronic waste recycling. Environmental Pollution, 149:131-140
    [Awarded as one of the Most-Cited Articles from 2007-2010 by the publisher Elsevier, Recognized as “Highly Cited Author”]
  17. LEUNG, A.O.W., LUKSEMBURG, W.J., WONG, A.S., WONG, M.H. (2007). Spatial distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in soil and combusted residue at Guiyu, an electronic waste recycling site in southeast China. Environmental Science & Technology, 41:2730-2737
    [Top 5 out of 20 Most-Cited Articles published in ES&T in 2007 and cited through the period ending March 31, 2008]
  18. LEUNG, A.O.W., CAI, Z.W., WONG, M.H. (2006). Environmental contamination from electronic waste recycling at Guiyu, southeast China. Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 8:21-33
  19. WANG, D.L., CAI, Z.W., JIANG, G.B., LEUNG, A.O.W., WONG, M.H., WONG, W.K. (2005). Determination of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in soil and sediment from an electronic waste recycling facility. Chemosphere, 60:810-816
    [Awarded as one of the Most-Cited Articles from 2005-2010 by the publisher Elsevier, Recognized as “Highly Cited Author”]
  20. WONG, M.H., LEUNG, A.O.W., CHAN, J.K.Y, CHOI, M.P.K. (2005). A review on the usage of POP pesticides in China, with emphasis on DDT loadings in human milk. Chemosphere, 60:740-752
    [Top 50 Most Cited Articles (ranking 28th) published in Chemosphere between the years 2005-2010, Recognized as “Highly Cited Author”]