Vivian YAM Lab
Prof. Vivian Wing-Wah YAM
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

Awards and Honors

Selected Awards
2001Member (Academician), Chinese Academy of Sciences
2012International Member (Foreign Associate), US National Academy of Sciences
2015Foreign Member, Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe)
2006Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences - for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)
2015Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences
2020Porter Medal (Selected amongst European Photochemistry Association, Inter-American Photochemistry Society, and Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association)
2019Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS) Foundation Lectureship Award
2019Justice of the Peace (JP), HKSAR Government
2018Selected as one of the Ten Science Stars of East Asia by Nature
2018Huang Yao-Zeng Organometallic Chemistry Award of the Chinese Chemical Society
2017Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) Chemistry Distinguished Lectureship Award
2016Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry (JSCC) International Award
2016Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association (APA) Masuhara Lectureship Award
2015Royal Society of Chemistry Ludwig Mond Award
2015Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS), HKSAR Government
2015Leader of the Year 2015 (Education/Professionals/Technology & Innovation)
2014Chinese Chemical Society - China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) Chemistry Contribution Prize
2013Docteur Honoris Causa, Université de Rennes 1, France
201313th World Outstanding Chinese Award
2012Jessica Most Successful Women Award 2012
2011L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science - Laureate (Asia-Pacific)
2011Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress
2009Distinguished Alumni (honoured at the 70th Anniversary of the Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong)
2008Outstanding Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Award
2007Hong Kong Fulbright Distinguished Scholar
2006Japanese Photochemistry Association (JPA) Lectureship Award for Asian and Oceanian Photochemist (Eikosha Award)
2006-07Distinguished Research Achievement Award, The University of Hong Kong
2005-06Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Lectureship & Medal
2005State Natural Science Award of China (Second Class Prize)
2002Ten Outstanding Young Persons (Professional)
2002-04Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT) Foundation International Visiting Fellowship
2000-01Croucher Senior Research Fellowship
1999-00Outstanding Researcher Award, The University of Hong Kong