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Dr. Daphne MAH is currently Director of the Asian Energy Studies Centre, and an Associate Professor at the Department of Geography of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Dr. Mah obtained her MSc in Environmental Management from the University of Nottingham in the UK, and completed her PhD study in 2010 at HKU, investigating the role of local states, policy capacity and the development of wind energy policies in Xinjiang, Shanghai and Guangdong. She was awarded the Chevening Scholarship for her studies in the UK.

 

Dr. Mah’s research and teaching focuses on three broad domains: sustainable energy, energy governance, and comparative policy-making, mainly in the Asian, Chinese and Hong Kong contexts.

She is a recent recipient of Faculty of Social Sciences’ (HKBU) Faculty Award for Early Career Academic (Research) 2014-2015. Before pursuing her academic career, Daphne was a journalist in Ming Pao Daily News, and the head of the campaigns team of Friends of the Earth (Hong Kong).

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Dr. Darren CHEUNG is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow of the Centre. Dr. Cheung obtained his MA in Social Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and completed his PhD study in 2015 at the University of Hong Kong. His thesis investigates the dynamics between the government, developers and community in the land supply and land-use planning of public open space in Hong Kong.

Dr. Cheung’s research interests include: sustainable energy transition; energy and planning governance; and energy and urban geography. Prior to joining HKBU in 2017, he served various teaching and research positions in the Department of Urban Planning and Design in the University of Hong Kong.  

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Kiki CHEUNG Wing Kei is a PhD student of the Department of Geography. She is also a research student for the centre. Kiki attained her MSc in Energy, Society & Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, and her BSSc in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interest lies in technology empowerment, power dynamics, energy transitions and community engagements.

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Andy SIU is a MPhil student of the Department of Geography. He is also a research student of the Asian Energy Studies Centre. His research interests are carbon neutrality, carbon market, energy policy, and regional cooperation. He is going to conduct research about regional carbon market cooperation in East Asia. 

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Claudia LAM is a Senior Research Assistant (Project Manager - Engagement) of the Centre. She is a BA graduate, majoring in English Language Studies and Cultural Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong. She is interested in community engagement and environmental conservation.

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Anna WANG Yee Wah is a Research Assistant of the Centre. She is a MSc graduate, majoring in Environmental Management at the University of Hong Kong. She is interested in engaging with the community using creative methods, including data visualization and graphic design.

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Thomas LAM is a MPhil student of the Centre. He is a graduate of MSc student majoring in Energy and Environment at City University of Hong Kong. He is interested in the research topic of smart water metering, renewable energy transitions and sustainable development goals. 

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Johnson CHIU is a Research Assistant of the Centre. He is a BSSc graduate, majoring in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research  interest lies in smart energy policy and community engagements.

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Andy LEUNG is a Research Assistant at the Centre. He is a BSSc graduate, majoring in Government and International Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is interested in public policy and administration.

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James CHEUNG is a Research Assistant of the Centre. He is a BSSc graduate, majoring in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is interested in community resilience and risk communication.

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Karen MAK is a Research Assistant of the centre. She is a BSSc graduate, majoring in Geography and Resources Management at Hong Kong Chinese University. She is interested in community engagement and sustainable development promotion.

Honorary Advisors
Honorary Advisors

CHAN, Cary

Executive Director – Hong Kong Green Building Council

Expertise:

Expert in building energy efficiency; Climate change and sustainable building

CHAN, Ray

Senior Project Engineer – Power, GHD

Expertise:

Design and construction of renewable energy systems

TANG, Sek Khuen Thomas

Executive Director – Land Supply/Municipal, Hong Kong AECOM

Expertise:

Consulting; Policy research and applications; Sustainable development

CHAN, Ka Lap

Assistant General Secretary (Education) – Hong Chi Association

Expertise:

Educational administrator

NG, Ka Wing Simon

Chief Executive Officer – Business Environment Council

Expertise:

Academic/Policy research; Project management; Stakeholder’s engagement

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CHAN, Cary

Executive Director – Hong Kong Green Building Council

Expertise:

Expert in building energy efficiency; Climate change and sustainable building

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CHAN, Ray

Senior Project Engineer – Power, GHD

Expertise:

Design and construction of renewable energy systems

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TANG, Sek Khuen Thomas

Executive Director – Land Supply/Municipal, Hong Kong AECOM

Expertise:

Consulting; Policy research and applications; Sustainable development

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CHAN, Ka Lap

Assistant General Secretary (Education) – Hong Chi Association

Expertise:

Educational administrator

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NG, Ka Wing Simon

Chief Executive Officer – Business Environment Council

Expertise:

Academic/Policy research; Project management; Stakeholder’s engagement

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Fellows
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ABE, Rikiya

Professor, Co-chair, Presidential Endowed Chair for Digital Grid, The University of Tokyo; Representative Director, Digital Grid Consortium

Expertise:

Smart grid technologies; Microgrids; Electrical engineering; Japan

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BAKER, Julien

Doctor of Science (DSc.) University of the West of Scotland, School of Science

Expertise:

Exercise and sport sciences; Obesity; Diabetes

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CHAN, Raymond

Senior Project Engineer – Power, GHD

Expertise:

Design and construction of renewable energy systems

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CHUN, Kwok Pan

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Water security; Global change; Numerical modelling; Stochastic processes; Optimisation; Uncertainty analysis; Environmental technology

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FANG, Xiang

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, School of Sociology and Anthropology, Sun Yat-Sen University

Expertise:

Risk management and public perception; Energy and environmental health; China

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FULLER, Sara

Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University

Expertise:

Energy justice; Climate change; Eergy governance; Environmental politics

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GOULDSON, Andy

Professor of Environmental Policy and Dean: Interdisciplinary Research, University of Leeds

Expertise:

Environmental and climate policy; Energy and low carbon development; Cities and climate change; China

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HILLS, Peter

Professor Emeritus, The University of Hong Kong

Expertise:

Energy policy in the Asia-Pacific region

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LEE, Taedong

Professor, Political Science Department, Yonsei University

Expertise:

Global environmental politics; Cities and climate change

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LIAO, Cui-ping

Research Director, Energy Strategy Research Centre, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Expertise:

Energy strategies, planning and assessment

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Lam, Sam KH

Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Expertise:

Photovoltaic systems modelling; Smart grid; Renewable energy systems

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MORI, Akihisa

Associate Professor of Global Environmental Economics, Kyoto University, Japan

Expertise:

Environmental and climate funding; Energy-climate-environmental policy in Asia; Energy transition; Cross-border policy impact

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OKUSHIMA, Shinichiro

Associate Professor, Department of Policy and Planning Sciences, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba

Expertise:

Energy economics and policy; Environmental economics and policy; Energy poverty; Energy vulnerability; Energy transitions; Climate change; Environmental ethics

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PAN, Wei

Associate Director, Centre of Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID), The University of Hong Kong

Expertise:

Zero carbon building; Prefabrication; Multi-criteria decision making

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POH, Amy

Senior Lecturer, UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Tokyo

Expertise:

Statistical modelling; Smart grid security; Japan

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SCHWEIZER, Pia-Johanna

Senior Researcher, ZIRIUS Stuttgart Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies, University of Stuttgart

Expertise:

Stakeholder involvement and participation; Enegy policy; Risk and climate change governance

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TAI, Samson KH

Professor of Practice, School Business, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Big Data Analytics; LoT; Data-driven Architecture; Semantic Infrastructure for Smart Buildings

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TANG, Thomas

Corporate Sustainability Director – AECOM

Expertise:

Consulting; Policy research and applications; Sustainable development

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WANG, Shou Wen

Associate Professor and Vice President of School of Law and Public Administration, China Three Gorges University

Expertise:

Electricity Market; Power System Risk Assessment; New Energy Policy

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WOLFRAM, Marc

Associate Professor, Urban Transformations Lab, Department of Architecture, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (SKKU)

Expertise:

Urban Transformations; Urban Governance; Planning; System Innovation; Transformative Capacity; Sustainability Science

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ANDREWS-SPEED, Philip

Senior Principal Fellow, Head, Energy Security Division, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Expertise:

Political economy of energy governance; China; Asia

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BALME, Richard

Professor and Scientific Director for the Master in International Public Management, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs

Expertise:

Comparative environmental governance

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CHOI, Byron

Professor, Associate Head (Teaching and Learning), Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Graph databases; Time series analysis

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DENG, Lifeng

Associate Professor and Head of Department of Public Communication, School of Communication and Design, Sun Yat-sen University

Expertise:

Risk communication and governance, science communication and popularization; public deliberation in nuclear governance in China

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FOGG-ROGERS, Laura

Associate Professor for Engineering in Society, UWE Bristol

Expertise:

Public Engagement; Citizen Science; Social Psychology; Climate Action

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GAO, Meng

Professor, Academy of Geography, Sociology and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Air quality and atmospheric chemistry modeling; Chemistry-climate interactions; Environmental health and Big data analytics

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GUO, Meiyu

Lecturer II, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Unconventional gas development; Environmental impact assessment; Environmental enforcement and compliance; Environmental economics

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KIM, Jung Eun

Assistant Professor, The Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong

Expertise:

Environmental and international development policy

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LEPESANT, Gilles

Senior Researcher, CNRS (Unit Géographie-Cités, Paris)

Expertise:

Energy transition; European union energy policy; renewables; Urban planning

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LO, Kevin

Assistant Professor, Associate Director of the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Expertise:

Energy and urban carbon governance; Carbon trading; China

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MCLELLAN, Ben

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University

Expertise:

Energy technology and policy; Participatory design and processes; Minerals and energy technologies

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NG, Simon

Director – Policy & Research of Business Environment Council

Expertise:

Academic/Policy research; Project management; Stakeholder’s engagement

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PAIK, Keun-Wook

Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) & Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme, Chatham House

Expertise:

Eurasian energy studies, in particular Sino-Russian oil and gas cooperation, gas cooperation in Northeast Asia, DRPK offshore exploration and development, and Russia’s Arctic Onshore Gas Development (as LNG)

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PANG, Matthew

Executive Committee Member, Hong Kong Geographical Association

Expertise:

Geographic Information Science; Virtual Reality; Satellite Image Processing; Public Engagement for Climate Action

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QI, Ye

Distinguished Professor of Environmental Policy and Management and Director of Public Policy, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua Unviersity

Expertise:

Environmental and resource policy; China

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SIU, Alice

Associate Director, Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford University, US

Expertise:

Public opinion polling on energy issues

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TANAKA, Kenji

Project Associate Professor, Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Project, Department of Systems Innovation, The University of Tokyo

Expertise:

Social system; Demand forecasting; Service design; Li-battery life

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WANG, Jianhui

Computational Engineer - Energy Systems, Centre for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory

Expertise:

Smart grids; Energy economics and policy; Renewable generation

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WILSON, Elizabeth

Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Expertise:

Policies and institutions supporting energy system transitions

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WU, Yun-Ying

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hanshan Normal University

Expertise:

Smart grid components, sensors; Smart grid deployment; Japan

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