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Dr. Daphne Mei Yi WU
Assistant Professor of Food Science and Technology
Division of Science and Technology
office: T8-401-R20

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
M.Sc. in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Postgrad. Dip. in Dietetics, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Grad. Dip. in Sports Nutrition, International Olympic Committee
B.Sc. (Hons) in Food and Nutritional Science, University of Hong Kong
Level 1 ISAK accreditation, International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry

Research Interests

Nutrition and health promotion
Food security
Sports Nutrition
Dietary supplements

Current Teaching

FOOD2013 Food Chemistry
FOOD4023 Functional Foods
FOOD3013 Nutrition
CHEM2003 General Chemistry

Selected Publications
  • Yuepeng Su, Kuopeng Cui, Shen Ma, Shuanglin Dong and Mei Yi (Daphne) Wu (2019) Mathematical Modeling of the Growth of Chinese Shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis) in High Density Stocking Pond. 2019 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Big Data Analysis.
  • Yang, M.S. and Wu, M.Y. (2016). Chinese Ginseng. In: Nutraceuticals (ed. R. Gupta). Academic Press, Elsevier. Chapter 50.
  • Wu, M. Y., Bowtell, J. L., & Williams, C. A. (2014). Glycaemic index of meals affects appetite sensation but not energy balance in active males. Eur J Nutr. 53(1):309-19.
  • 徐思濠、胡美怡。《美麗媽咪坐月食譜》。跨版生活圖書出版,2011年7月出版,172頁。ISBN 9789881976628。
  • Wu, D. (2010). Nutrition for Marathon Runners. In B. Fong & H. O. Wai (Eds.), Marathon in Hong Kong: Challenges and Health (pp. 167-192). Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong. ISBN 9629964309.
  • 王香生、胡美怡 (2009). 營養與運動表現 (翻譯:Rodriguez, N. R., Di Marco, N. M., & Langley, S. (2009). American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Nutrition and athletic performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 41(3), 709-731.)
  • 胡美怡。《吃出秀身材》。萬里機構出版,2009年6月出版,128頁。ISBN 9789621439956。
  • 梁思潛、李浩宏、陳錦良及胡美怡 。《完全健康手冊-女士篇》 (方玉輝 編) 。和平圖書有限公司,2009年出版,1-228頁。 ISBN 9789622386891
  • 香港營養學會。《營養瘦身自由行》(編輯委員及撰稿)。萬里機構出版,2007年出版,1-128頁。 ISBN 9621433487, 9789621433480。
  • 徐思濠、胡美怡。《美麗媽咪坐月食譜》。書服站/紅樹出版,2006年4月,168頁。ISBN 9789889748944。
  • Tse SL, Chan TY, Wu DM, Cheung AY, Kwok TC. (2002). Deficient dietary vitamin K intake among elderly nursing home residents in Hong Kong. Asia Pac J Clin. Nutr. 11(1):62-5.
Grants and Projects
  • An investigation of perchlorate levels in fresh foods in the Guangdong Province and its effect on thyroid functions R201947 (RMB 60,000)
  • Construction of internship base R5201606 (RMB 80,000)
Academic and Social Service
  • Associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy (U.K.)
  • Registered Dietitian of the Health and Care Professions Council (U.K.)
  • Accredited Dietitian of Hong Kong Dietitians Association (H.K)
  • Global coordinator (Asia-Pacific) of Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport
Awards and Honors
  • Professional Development Award by the British Dietetic Association (U.K.)
  • Holder of the High-level Talent’s Card of Guangdong Province (Category B)
Postgraduate Opportunities
  • JIRS Associate Fellow
  • can be the Principal Supervisor for MPhil students and Co-supervisor for MPhil/PhD student