Name: WU, Mei Yi Daphne
Position: Assistant Professor, Food Science and Technology

Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Sport and Health Sciences (University of Exeter, U.K.)
  • M.Sc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Ulster, U.K.)
  • Postgrad. Dip. Human Nutrition and Dietetics (University   of Ulster, U.K.)
  • Grad. Dip. Sports Nutrition (International Olympic Committee)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Food and Nutritional Science (University of Hong Kong, H.K.)
  • Dietitian (Health and Care Professions Council, U.K.)
  • Accredited Dietitian (Hong Kong Dietitians Association, H.K.)
  • Associate fellow (Higher Education Academy, U.K.)
  • Anthropometrist (The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry)
Research Areas
  • Nutrition and health promotion
  • Food safety
  • Dietary supplements
  • Sports Nutrition
Selected Publications
  • 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.
  • 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月第一版,128頁。ISBN   9789621439956。
  • 徐思濠、胡美怡。《美麗媽咪坐月食譜》。書服站/紅樹出版,2006年4月第一版,168頁。ISBN 9789889748944。
Courses Taught at UIC
  • Nutrition
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Medical Therapy
  • Nutrition and Disease Prevention
  • Nutrition in Practice
  • Functional Foods
  • General Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry and Physiology
  • General Biology and Chemistry Laboratory
  • Stay Active, Eat Smart
  • Lifestyle and Health
  • Final Year Project I& II