Vivian YAM Lab
ORCID: 0000-0001-8349-4429
Scopus ID: 18539304700
ResearcherID: D-3150-2009

Office: Room 504, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building, The University of Hong Kong

Phone: 2859-2153

Fax: 2857-1586

Email: wwyam@hku.hk

Full Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Vivian Wing-Wah YAM

Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy
Chair Professor of Chemistry
BSc (Hons), PhD, CSci, CChem, FRSC, BBS, JP

Member (Academician), Chinese Academy of Sciences
International Member (Foreign Associate), US National Academy of Sciences
Foreign Member, Academia Europaea
Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences - for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)
Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

ORCID: 0000-0001-8349-4429
Scopus ID: 18539304700
ResearcherID: D-3150-2009

Office: Room 504, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building, The University of Hong Kong

Phone: 2859-2153

Fax: 2857-1586

Email: wwyam@hku.hk

Full Curriculum Vitae

Education
1985-88Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong (Supervisor: Prof. Chi-Ming Che)
1982-85B.Sc. (First Class Hons) Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong

Teaching Experience
2010-Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy, The University of Hong Kong
2000-05Head of Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1999-Chair Professor in Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1997-99Professor (Reader) in Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1995-97Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1990-95Lecturer in Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1988-90Lecturer in Chemistry, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong

Professional Experience
2010-18Director and Project Coordinator, Institute of Molecular Functional Materials (supported by the University Grants Committee (UGC) Areas of Excellence (AoE) Scheme)
2017-Director and Chief Scientist, HKU-TCL Joint Laboratory for New Printable OLED Materials and Technology
2019-22Board of Directors, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences
2019-22Chairman (Hong Kong Region), Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Alliance of Academicians and Experts on Innovation and Enterprise
2018-22Chair, Committee for Women Chemists, Chinese Chemical Society
2017-20Board of Directors, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI) Limited
2016-18President, Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association
2014-18Inaugural Vice-Chair, Committee for Women Chemists, Chinese Chemical Society
2014-22Member, Standing Committee, Chinese Chemical Society
2013-16Vice-President, Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association
2012-Board of Trustees, Croucher Foundation
2012Invited Visiting Professor, Universities of Switzerland “Troisième Cycle” Lecture Tour Program, Switzerland
2011Invited Visiting Professor, Université Bordeaux, CNRS, Bordeaux, France
2007UMPC Visiting Professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, CNRS (Université Paris VI), Paris, France
2005-06Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Lecturer & Medalist
2003-05Chair, Hong Kong International Chemical Sciences – A Chapter of the American Chemical Society
2002-Councilor, Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association
2002-04Visiting Professor, Université de Rennes 1, France
2001-06Deputy Director, Institute of Molecular Technology for Drug Discovery and Synthesis (supported by the University Grants Committee (UGC) Areas of Excellence (AoE) Scheme)
2000-01Croucher Senior Research Fellow

“知之者不如好之者,好之者不如樂之者。”
《論語·雍也》

Knowing it is not as good as loving it, loving it is not as good as delighting in it.
― The Analects of Confucius ―

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
― Madame Marie Curie ―