Laboratory of Advanced Microfluidic Systems  
BIOGRAPHY

 

Raymond H. W. Lam is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department in the City University of Hong Kong since Sept. 2011. He holds a first honor B.Eng. degree (2003) and an M.Phil. degree (2005) in Automation and Computer-aided Engineering from Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. degree (2010) in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After graduation, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Mechanical Engineering Department in University of Michigan from Sept. 2010 to Aug. 2011. Beside the achievement on academic publications, he obtained various awards including the champion of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) graduate student paper contest for the Asia-Pacific region in 2005, and the Croucher Foundation Scholarship for 2005-2008. Raymond has interdisciplinary research experience in cell mechanobiology, bacteriology, microfluidics, microfabrication, computational methods, software development and circuit/device design. His overall research objective is to bridge science and engineering knowledge and currently he aims at developing/applying microengineering techniques to advance the cell biology research.

Education
September 2005 –
August 2010
Doctor of Philosophy
Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Field: Microfluidics and microbioreactors
Major: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Minor: Controls
August 2003 –
July 2005
Master of Philosophy
Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Field: Microfluidics and sensing systems
September 2000 –
July 2003
Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honors)
Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Interest: Biomedical instrumentation
Current Position
September 2011 –
Present
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
Experience
September 2010 –
August 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow
Integrated Biosystems and Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Michigan
Research Interest: Biomechanics, cell biology and biomicrofluidics
Advisor: Prof. Jianping Fu
September 2008 –
Jan 2010
Research Assistant
Hatsopolous Microfluids Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Todd Thorsen
June 2003 –
July 2003
Junior Research Assistant
Centre for Micro and Nano System, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Developed and demonstrated an Internet-based wireless temperature sensing system for bone reaming operations.
Advisor: Prof. Wen J. Li
December 2000 –
August 2002
Student Research Assistant
Centre for Micro and Nano System, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Designed an Internet-based wireless temperature sensing system for bone reaming operations.
Advisor: Prof. Wen J. Li
Academic Services
August 2013 Registeration Chair / Section Co-chair
IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (NANO) 2013,
Shangrila Hotel, Beijing, China, Aug 5 - 8, 2013
May 2013 Finance Committee Chair
IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems (Cyber) 2013,
Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China, May 26 - 29, 2013
November 2012 Technical Program Committee Member / Section Chair
The 6th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine Engineering (Nanomed) 2012, Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 4 - 7, 2012
October 2012 Finance Committee Chair
IEEE Nanomaterials and Devices Conference (NMDC) 2012, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii USA, Oct 16 - 19, 2012
May 2012 Finance Committee Chair
IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems (Cyber) 2012,
Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, May 27 - 31, 2012
January 2012
Present
Editorial Board Member
Advances in Robotics and Automation
June 2005 Conference Helper
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO) 2005,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, June 29 – July 03, 2005
Prepared workshop notes and conference proceedings, and coordinated technical sessions.
August 2004 Conference Secretary
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO) 2004,
Marriott Hotel, Shenyang, China, August 22 – 25, 2004
Designed the conference website, prepared documentations for the conference proceedings, designed posters and call for papers, and handled the questions and inquiries of authors.
January 2002 –
December 2002
Technical Coordinator
CUHK IEEE Student Branch (2001-2002)
Coordinated Branch seminars and summer volunteer work schemes, designed posters and handbills for activities, and updated organization homepage.
Awards and Scholarships
August 2006 First Prize Winner of the IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Student Paper Contest 2006 (Graduate Section)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 10
2005 – 2008 Croucher Foundation Scholarships 2005/2006
The Croucher Foundation
December 2005 First Prize Winner of the IEEE Hong Kong Section Student Paper Contest 2005 (Graduate Section)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Hong Kong Section
February 2005 Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Postgraduate Research Students 2004/2005
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council
November 2004 Third Prize in the IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Student Paper Contest 2004 (Undergraduate Section)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Region 10
March 2004 Second Prize in the IEEE Hong Kong Section Student Paper Contest 2003 (Undergraduate Section)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Hong Kong Section
November 2003 Academic Creativity Award 2002/2003
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
November 2003 Yu-Luan Shih Academic Creativity Award 2002/2003
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
July 2003 First Honor Graduation of the Bachelor of Engineering
Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2002 - 2003 Dean's List of the Faculty of Engineering
Chinese University of Hong Kong
June 2003 Au Yeung Lun Scholarship
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
April 2003 Chun Chi College Departmental Prize (Automation and Computer-aided Engineering)
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2002 – 2003 Bang How Memorial Scholarship 2002/2003
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
November 2002 Yu-Luan Shih Academic Creativity Award 2001/2002
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2001 – 2002 Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation Scholarship 2001/2002
Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
2001 – 2002 Dr. Cheng Tien-Koo Memorial Scholarship 2001/2002
Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong
December 2001 Third Prize in the IEEE Hong Kong Section 2001 Student Paper Contest
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Hong Kong Section
2000-2001 Dean’s List of the Faculty of Engineering
Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

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