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Yuefei Ruan obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Nankai University in 2011 and 2014, respectively. She received doctoral and postdoctoral training at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 2014 to 2019, supervised by Prof. Paul Kwan-sing Lam. Then she joined State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP), CityU as Research Fellow until April 2021. She is currently working as Research Assistant Professor at SKLMP, holding a concurrent appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry (CHEM), CityU.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Emerging Chemicals of Concern
  • Marine Pollution
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental Risk Assessment


  • National Key Research and Development Program of China (國家重點研發計劃)

Young Scientists Fund (青年科學家項目), “長江保護珍稀瀕危物種水質基準制定技術 (Technology for establishing water quality criteria for the protection of rare and endangered species in the Yangtze River)”.  Project No. 2022YFC3204800, CN¥800,000;  effective 01 Nov 2022 → 31 Oct 2025 (On-going)

  • Environment and Conservation Fund, the Government of Hong Kong SAR

Environmental Research Project, “Comprehensive risk assessment on Indo-Pacific finless porpoises exposed to plastic chemical additives using physiologically-based toxicokinetic modelling and suspect screening”.  Project No. 2021-45, HK$498,000;  effective 01 Apr 2022 → 31 Mar 2024 (On-going)

  • Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation (廣東省基础與應用基础研究基金委員會)

General Program of the Natural Science Fund (自然科學基金面上項目), “新型全氟和多氟烷基物質在海水青鳉內的富集與淨化毒效學研究 (Investigation on uptake and depuration toxicokinetics of novel per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in marine medaka)”.  Project No. 2021A1515012048, CN¥100,000;  effective 01 Jan 2021 → 31 Dec 2023 (On-going)

  • Environmental Protection Department of the Government of Hong Kong SAR

Contract Research, “Provision of services for laboratory analysis of toxic substances in marine environmental samples”.  Project No. 22-02349, HK$980,000;  effective 30 Aug 2022 → 27 Feb 2024 (On-going)

  • Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission (深圳市科技創新委員會)

General Program of the Natural Science Fund [基礎研究(自然科學基金)面上項目], “新型全氟和多氟烷基物質在珠江口沉積物及豚類樣品中的非靶標篩選鑒定 (Suspect discovery of novel perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in sediments and cetaceans from the Pearl River Estuary)”.  Project No. JCYJ20190812155805559, CN¥300,000;  effective 25 May 2020 → 31 May 2023 (Completed)

  • Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Guangzhou) (南方海洋科學與工程廣東省實驗室(廣州))

Collaborative Research Fund, “Non-target screening and ecological risk assessment of emerging chemicals of concern in marine cetaceans from the South China Sea”.  Project No. SMSEGL20SC02 (HKB_L20190004), HK$1,200,000;  effective 01 Aug 2019 → 31 Dec 2022 (Completed)

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC 國家自然科學基金委員會)

Young Scientists Fund (青年科學基金項目), “美托洛爾和文拉法辛對映體在海水青鱂內的富集及全生命週期毒性研究 (Exposure to enantiomers of metoprolol and venlafaxine in marine medaka (Oryzias melastigma): Bioaccumulation and full life-cycle toxicological investigations)”.  Project No. 41806125, CN¥300,000;  effective 01 Jan 2019 → 31 Dec 2021 (Completed)

  • National Key Research and Development Program of China (國家重點研發計劃)

Cooperation on Scientific and Technological Innovation in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan (港澳臺科技創新合作重點專項), “亞熱帶香港水域海洋與河口食物網中手性鹵化阻燃劑研究:富集特徵、營養轉移及源辨識 (Accumulation profiles, trophic transfer, and source identification of chiral halogenated flame retardants in marine and estuarine food webs in subtropical Hong Kong waters)”.  Project No. 2017YFE0190300, HK$1,152,000;  effective 01 May 2018 → 31 Dec 2020 (Completed)