Ka Leung Lam
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Duke Kushan University

I am a sustainability scientist, researching at the interface of environmental management, environmental engineering, and sustainability science. I specialize in methods of industrial ecology, e.g., life cycle assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, and input-output analysis. Currently, I have a strong focus on how we can sustainably transition our approaches to water management – reducing greenhouse gas emissions, enabling resource recovery, and improving resilience. My teaching interests at DKU include water, energy, and sustainability.

I have a B.Eng. in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (with a minor in Liberal Studies) and a M.Phil. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a Ph.D. from the University of Queensland. Before joining DKU, I was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Delft University of Technology (2018-2020), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Queensland (2017-2018). I have over a decade of research experience in the broad fields of water, energy, and sustainability in both academic and industry settings.

I am happy to answer any questions on my research, discuss potential collaboration, and provide advice on any related research. Please just email me.

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