Richard Y H Cheung
University of Hong Kong
Dr. CHEUNG got his Bachelor of Science and Master of Philosophy Degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. After that, he got his Doctor of Philosophy Degree from The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England. Before joining City University of Hong Kong, Dr. CHEUNG had worked for Water Research Centre in England, Hong Kong Baptist University and Environmental Protection Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Dr. CHEUNG currently teaches Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Control and Waste Treatment. Dr. CHEUNG is currently a member of the American Chemical Society.
His research interests include predator-prey interactions, effects of anthropogenic disturbance such as hypoxia, ocean acidification and microplastics on ecophysiology of marine invertebrates, and marine conservation. In collaboration with Dr. Paul Shin and the Ocean Park, he is actively participating in the research and education outreach projects on the conservation of horseshoe crabs in Hong Kong. He is a founding member of the Horseshoe Crab Species Specialist Group under the IUCN and currently a member of the working group on education under the Species Specialist Group.