Jacquelin C. K. Lam is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong and Co-Director of the HKU-Cambridge Clean Energy and Environment Research Platform, and of the HKU-Cambridge AI to Advance Well-being and Society Research Platform. In 2013, she obtained the HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship and visited the University of Cambridge (Nov – Dec 2013), and was appointed the Visiting Hughes Hall Fellow. In 2015, she was appointed the Visiting Senior Research Fellow by EPRG at the University of Cambridge, and in 2019, she was a Visiting Scholar of MIT Centre for Energy and Environmental Policy Research.
Her research studies clean energy and environment using interdisciplinary approaches, with a special focus on China and the UK. Her recent research focuses on the use of big data and machine learning techniques to study personalized air pollution monitoring and health management. Her work is published in IEEE, Environment International, Applied Energy, Environmental Science and Policy, and Energy Policy.
Jacqueline has received three times the research grants awarded by the Research Grants Council, HKSAR Government, from 2011- 2017. The funded amount totaled USD 7.8M in PI or Co-PI capacity. Her recent research study, in joint collaboration with Yang Han and Victor OK Li on PM2.5 pollution and environmental inequality in Hong Kong, has been published in Environmental Science and Policy, and widely covered by more than 30 local and overseas newspapers and TVs. She is also Editor of a Special Issue on AI for Environmental Decision-making, published by the journal, Environmental Science and Policy (5-year SCI Impact Factor: 4.209).