WONG Pui Yun Paulina, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 203 Scopus Citations
  • 7 Scopus h-Index

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Personal profile


Paulina PY WONG is currently an Assistant Professor in the Science Unit at Lingnan University. She joined Lingnan in August 2017 and she is now also a Centre Fellow of the Centre for Social Policy and Social Change. She completed her Bachelor (Physics) and Master (Geography) studies in New Zealand and obtained her Doctoral degree in 2014 from the University of Hong Kong. She has 8 years of academic research experience and has worked for 6 years in New Zealand and Hong Kong mainly on ecological and practical applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In 2013, she was awarded a 6-month Fulbright-Lee Hysan scholarship to conduct microclimate studies at the University of California in Berkeley, USA. She is also a certified GIS Professional (GISP). Her areas of specialization include air pollution, urban climate, GIS modeling and environmental health. Her current research interests concern environmental impact assessments with particular reference to health-related problems in Hong Kong. In recent years, her research has been extended to urban sensing, mobile geospatial technologies, environmental consciousness, education for sustainability, and smart city development. She has published in international journals including Environment International,Science of the Total Environment, Social Science and Medicine,Building and Environment,Social Indicators Research,and Tourism Management.

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Research Output

A Microclimate Study of Traffic and Pedestrianization Scenarios in a Densely Populated Urban City

WONG, P. P. Y., 31 Jan 2020, In : Advances in Meteorology. 2020, 8 p., 8741049.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
  • 1 Scopus Citations

    The Application of Web Geographic Information System (Web GIS) in Students’ Smart Learning on a Smart Green Campus

    WONG, P. & HO, W. R., 30 Jul 2020.

    Research output: Other Conference ContributionsPoster

    Open Access
  • Long-term effects of traffic exposures on mortality in a Chinese cohort

    THACH, T-Q., TSANG, H., LAI, P., LEE, R. S. & WONG, P. P., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Transport and Health. 14, 100609.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


    • 4 Editorial (Journal)
    • 2 Other Invited Talks or Presentations
    • 1 Editorial Membership

    Fighting COVID-19 @ Lingnan University : Using GIS to implement Social Responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Speaker)

    9 Apr 2020

    Activity: Talks or PresentationsOther Invited Talks or Presentations

    The population ageing in Hong Kong: Challenges and Opportunities =香港における高齢化に向けた挑戦と機会

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Invited speaker)

    19 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talks or PresentationsOther Invited Talks or Presentations


    Frontiers in Sustainable Cities (Health and Cities) (Journal)

    Pui Yun Paulina WONG (Review Editor)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial (Journal)