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Department of Chemistry


LEUNG, Man-kit

LEUNG, Man-kit
Room A718, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Organic Light Emitting Diode and Polymeric Light Emitting Diode

  • Organic Electrochromism

  • Organic Photovoltaics

  • Functional Polymers

  • Molecular Probe and Sensing molecules

  • Electropolymerization

  • Green Materials and Chemistry

Career and Service Experiences

  • BSc. and MSc. (1980-1986), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Ph.D. degree (1986-1991), Iowa State University, USA Advisor: Professor Walter S. Trahanovsky.

  • Postdoctoral Associate (1991-1993), Professor Jean M. J. Fréchet’s at Cornell University

  • Assistant professor (1993-1994), Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Associate Professor (1994-1999), Professor (1999-present) and Chair (2019-2022) Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Teaching Award, 2003; Outstanding Teaching Award: 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2017; National Taiwan University.

  • 1999 Excellent Young Chemist Award, The Chinese Chemical Society Located in Taipei

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. J.-Y., Wu, C.-H. Yu, J.-J. Wen, C.-L. Chang,, M.-k. Leung, “Pyrrolo-[3,2-b]pyrroles for Photochromic Analysis of Halocarbons” Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 1195-1201.

  2. J.-J. Huang, Y.-H. Hung, P.-L. Ting, Y.-N. Tsai, H.-J. Gao, T.-L. Chiu, J.-H. Lee, C.-L. Chen, P.-T. Chou, M.-k. Leung Orthogonally Substituted Benzimidazole-Carbazole Benzene as Universal Hosts for Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes” Org. Lett. 201618, 672–675.

  3. C.-T. Lin, T.-Y. Huang, J.-J. Huang, N.-L. Wu, M.-k. Leung, “Multifunctional co-​poly(amic acid)​: A new binder for Si-​based micro-​composite anode of lithium-​ion battery” J. Power Sources 2016, 330, 246-252. 

  4. J.-J. Huang, L.-K. Yun, T.-J. Kung, C.-L. Chen, J.-H. Lee, Y.-R. Wu, T.-L. Chiu, P.-T. Chou, M.-k. Leung, “Networking hole and electron hopping paths by Y-​shaped host molecules: promoting blue phosphorescent organic light emitting diodes” J Mater. Chem. C 2017, 5, 3600-3608.

  5. S.-y. Chang, G.-T. Lin, Y.-C. Cheng, J.-J. Huang, C.-L. Chang, C.-F. Lin, J.-H. Lee, T.-L. Chiu, M.-kit Leung, “Construction of Highly Efficient Carbazol-9-yl-Substituted Benzimidazole Bipolar Hosts for Blue Phosphorescent Light-Emitting Diodes: Isomer and Device Performance Relationships” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 42723-42732.

  6. C.‐H. Chen, N. T. Tierce, M.‐k. Leung, T.‐L.Chiu, C.‐F. Lin, C. J. Bardeen, J.‐H. Lee “Efficient Triplet–Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in an Electroluminescence Device with a Fluorescent Sensitizer and a Triplet‐Diffusion Singlet‐Blocking Layer” Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1804850

  7. J.-H. Lee, C.-H. Chen, P.-H. Lee, H.-Y. Lin, M.-k. Leung, T.-L. Chiu, C.-F. Lin “Blue organic light-emitting diodes: current status, challenges, and future outlook” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, 7, 5874-5888.

  8. J.‐H. Lee, C.‐H. Chen, B.‐Y. Lin, Y.‐H. Lan, Y.‐M. Huang, N.‐J. Chen, J.‐J. Huang, D. Volyniuk, R. Keruckiene, J. V. Grazulevicius, Y.‐R. Wu, M.‐k. Leung, T.‐L. Chiu, “Bistriazoles with a Biphenyl Core Derivative as an Electron‐Favorable Bipolar Host of Efficient Blue Phosphorescent Organic Light‐Emitting Diodes” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12(44), 49895‐49904.

  9. Y.-H. Chen, C.-H. Chen, C.-M. Chang, B.-A. Fan, D.-G. Chen, J.-H. Lee, T.-L. Chiu, P.-T. Chou, M.-k. Leung, “Control of π–π stacking in carbazole-benzimidazo〈1,2-f〉phenanthridines: the design of electron-transporting bipolar hosts for phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes”   J. Mater. Chem. C, 2020, 8, 3571-3579.

  10. C.-M. Ngue, M.-k. Leung, and K.-L. Lu “An Electroactive Zinc-based Metal–Organic Framework: Bifunctional Fluorescent Quenching Behavior and Direct Observation of Nitrobenzene” Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 5, 2997–3003.

  11. Y.-M. Huang, T.-Y. Chen, D.-G. Chen, H.-C. Liang, C.-H. Wu, M. M. Lee, T.-L. Chiu, J.-H. Lee, Y.-C. Chiu, P.-T. Chou, M.-k. Leung “Why triage materials with low luminescence quantum efficiency: the use of 35Cbz4BzCN as a universal host for organic light emitting diodes through effective triplet energy transfer” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 2381-2391.

Update: 2022-10-06