Claire Yuet-Yan WONG



Lab: G2411

Tel: 4447



Personal Data

  • Born: July 10, 1992. Hong Kong S.A.R, China


  • Second class honors, BSc(Hons) in Chemistry, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong S.A.R, China, 2014.

Current positions

  • Research Assistant

Current Research Interests

  • Catalytic conversion of biomass-derived carbohydrates to useful chemicals


(1) Fábos, V.; Lui, M.; M., Yiu F.; Wong, Y. Y.; Mika, L. T.; Qi, L.; Csefalvay, E.; Kovacs, V.; Szucs, T.; Horvath, I. T.  The use of gamma-valerolactone as an illuminating liquid and lighter fluid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2015in press


  • Chemistry Scholarship for Undergraduate Students (2012)

Computer skills

  • Origin, ChemDraw, etc.

Professional interests: Green Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Personal Interests: Playing Piano, Reading, etc.

: Cantonese (excellent), English (good), Mandarin (good).