Alfred Tang's Research
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
University of Malaya

Dr. Tang Wai Kit

Institute of Research Management and Services , Universiti Malaya

Academic Qualifications

  • 2017: Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong
  • 2008: B. Sc., Universiti Sains Malaysia

Academic Positions

  • 2021 – now: Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaya
  • 2021 – 2021: Research Associate, The University of Hong Kong
  • 2017 – 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2016 – 2016: Research Visitors, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2013 – 2017: Graduate Assistant, City University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Density functional theory based molecular dynamics studies on the mechanisms of thermalized chemical reactions
  • Ion-molecule reaction of biomolecules for radical migrations
  • Electronic structures of excited state metal complex; emissive decay such as thermal assisted delay fluorescence
  • Molecular self-assembly via non-covalent interaction
  • Infrared multiphoton dissociation action spectroscopy (IRMPD) of gas-phase molecules

Research Awards

  • 2019 Best Oral Presentation, The International Conference of the Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science (ACCMS-10)
  • 2018 Conference Award, Hong Kong Society Mass Spectrometry
  • 2017 Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2016 Research Tuition Scholarship, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2016 Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2016 Research Activities Fund, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2015 Research Tuition Scholarship, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2015 Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong

Professional Activities

  • 2015 – now Member, Hong Kong Society of Mass Spectrometry
  • 2019 Conference Secretary, 10th International Conference of the Asian Consortium Computational Materials Sciences: Materials in All Forms, City University of Hong Kong (22 – 26 July 2019)
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