Dr Miu Ling Lam is a media artist and researcher of robotics, interactive media and bioinformatics. Her current research focuses on emerging 3D displays, deep learning based light field synthesis and robotic-kinetic photography. Prior to joining CityU, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Los Angeles specializing in DNA transcription profiling and Art-Science integration. 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 General Research Fund (GRF), Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong Government (ITF), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Croucher Foundation and Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. She has won various academic and art awards, including CityU Teaching Excellence Award, World Cultural Council's Special Recognition Award, three best paper awards in international 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 a fellow of CityU Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media. She is also appointed as the Art Advisor (Media Arts) at Hong Kong Arts Development Council. She is the Programme Leader of Bachelor of Arts and Science in New Media in CityU School of Creative Media.