Albert Y.S. Lam

© 2010-2017 by A.Y.S. Lam
Portrait of Albert Lam 

Albert Y.S. Lam, B.Eng., Ph.D. H.K.; S.M.I.E.E.E. (HK)(UK)
Chief Scientist and Acting Chief Technology Officer
Fano Labs
Honorary Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Short Biography

Albert received the BEng degree (First Class Honors) in Information Engineering from The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong, in 2005 and he also spent a year at University of California, Davis as an exchange scholar in 2003–04. He obtained the PhD degree at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of HKU in 2010. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences of University of California, Berkeley. He was a research assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science of Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012–15 and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of HKU in 2015–17. He is now the Chief Scientist and the acting Chief Technology Officer at Fano Labs. He also serves at a honorary assistant professor at HKU-EEE. He is a Croucher research fellow. He is the founding Chair of the Social Media Subcommittee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and has also chaired some other committees in CIS, including Young Professionals Subcommittee, Webinars Subcommittee, etc. His research interests include optimization theory and algorithms, evolutionary computation, smart grids, and smart cities.

Interview by Croucher Foundation

News and Announcements

  • [Jan. 2018] New publication “Double Auction-based Pricing Mechanism for Autonomous Vehicle Public Transportation System,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, accepted for publication.

  • [Nov. 2017] New publication “Intelligent Fault Detection Scheme for Microgrids with Wavelet-based Deep Neural Networks,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, accepted for publication.

  • [Nov. 2017] Albert has joined Fano Labs at the Chief Scientist and the acting Chief Technology Officer.

  • [Oct. 2017] New publication “Autonomous Vehicle Logistic System: Joint Routing and Charging Strategy,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Special Issue on Advances in Smart and Green Transportation for Smart Cities, accepted for publication.

  • [Sept. 2017] New publication “Opportunistic Routing for Vehicular Energy Network”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal: Special Issue on Internet of Things for Smart Cities, accepted for publication.

  • [Sept. 2017] New publication “A Unified Framework for Wide Area Measurement System Planning”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, accepted for publication.

Favorite Quotes

  • “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler” – Albert Einstein

  • “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together” – Vincent van Gog