Dr Miu Ling Lam is a media artist and researcher of robotics, interactive media and bioinformatics. Her most recent research focuses on 3D immaterial displays, visual-odometry-based robotic cinematography, and computational models for single molecule DNA profiling. Her work has been published in scientific journals and book chapters, such as Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Sensors and Actuators, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, and Journal of Laboratory Automation, as well as leading robotics and computer graphics conferences. Prior to joining CityU SCM, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Los Angeles specializing in nanotechnology and art-science. Her earlier research includes multi-fingered robotic grasp, geometric algorithms for wireless sensor network deployment, and obstacle avoidance for redundant manipulators using neural network.
Lam’s research is supported by the Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong Government, National Natural Science Foundation of China, and Croucher Foundation. She has won various academic and art awards, including two best paper awards in IEEE conferences, Croucher Fellowship, CUHK MAE Outstanding Alumni Award, Honorary Mention Award of IFVA-Interactive Media, and Shanghai International Science and Art Exposition Achievement Award.
Lam is a member of CityU Centre for Robotics and Automation, and on the board of directors of Videotage. She is also appointed as the Art Advisor (Media Arts) at Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In SCM she is serving as the Deputy Admission Tutor and Deputy Programme Leader of the Bachelor of Arts and Science in New Media programme.