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Professor Lai, Poh Chin 賴寶珍

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Professor

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Biography

PC Lai is Professor in the Department and Honorary Deputy Director of the Geographical/Land Information System Research Centre. She was Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts (1998-2003). Prior to joining the University, she was affiliated with Department of Geodetic Science and Surveying of the Ohio State University (1989-92) and Department of Geography of the University of Maryland at College Park (1983-89). Dr. Lai specializes in digital/geographic information systems and environmental health. She has served as a technical consultant to various public/government agencies in United States, and more recently in Thailand and for the World Health Organization.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
1999-06-07Virtual HKU Campus: Arcview Internet Map Server Application Contest, First Place. Nineteenth Annual ESRI International user Conference, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, July 26-30, 1999
Research Achievement
Li, CL
Chan, KKW
Kwong, KH
2007-10-01An Assessment of GPS and GIS in Recreational Tracking: Hong Kong ICT Awards 2007: Best Innovation and Research Award, Finalist, Internet Professional Association (iProA)
Research Achievement
Kwong, KH
2008-04-01A Geographic-based Model for Simulating and Forecasting the Diffusion of an Infectious Disease (Distinction for Outstanding Poster Presentation): Research Postgraduate Conference 2008, Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
1999-06-09Virtual HKU Campus - Internet, Intranet and Kiosk GIS: 1999 Special Achievement in GIS Award Nineteenth Annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, July 26-30, 1999
Research Achievement
Low, CT
Tse, W.S.
Tsui, C.K.
Lee, H
Hui, P.K.
2012-06-20Risk of Tuberculosis in High-rise and High Density Dwellings: An Exploratory Spatial Analysis: Urban Environmental Pollution Conference: Creating Healthy, Liveable Cities. Poster Presentation. Best Student Paper Award, Amsterdam
Research Achievement
Wong, PYP
Hart, M
2016-06-01Microclimate variation of urban heat in a small community, Best poster award - Professional category: Hong Kong GIS Association at the International Conference on Geographies of Health and Living in Cities: Making Cities Healthy for All
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
since 1999council memberHong Kong Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
1997-2002, 2005-2007council memberHong Kong Geographic Information System Association
since 1998fellowJoint Laboratory for GeoInformation Science
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Transportation studies and network analysis運輸課題及網路的空間分析
Thematic cartography (including election, socio-economic, and tactile mapping)專題地圖學 (包括選舉, 普查及經濟狀況, 和觸覺的地圖繪製)
Geographic information systems (including public and environmental health applications)地理信息系統 (涉及公共環境健康領域的相關課題)
Environmental mapping and 3D spatial display環境製圖及三維空間顯示
Cartographic modelling and spatial analysis製圖模式和地理空間分析
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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