James Lam received a B.S. (1st honors) degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, and was awarded the Ashbury Scholarship, the A.H. Gibson Prize, and the H. Wright Baker Prize for his academic performance. He obtained the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. He was a recipient of the Outstanding Researcher Award of the University of Hong Kong and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Professor Lam serves as a chartered mathematician, chartered scientist, charted engineer, Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, and Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He also works as an Editor-in-Chief of IET Control Theory and Applications; Subject Editor of Journal of Sound and Vibration; Associate Editor of Automatica, Asian Journal of Control, International Journal of Systems Science, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing; Editorial Member of Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems: Series B (Applications & Algorithms), Proceedings of the IMechE, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, and Journal of Control Science and Engineering. He was an Associate Member of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and a Member of the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Design. Professor Lam has served the Engineering Panel of the Research Grants Council, HKSAR. His research interests are model reduction, robust control and filtering, delay, singular systems, Markovian jump systems, multidimensional systems, networked control systems, vibration control, and biological networks. He is a corecipient of the International Journal of Systems Science Prize Paper Award.
Biography Updated on 2 November 2012