WONG Pui Yun Paulina, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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20132021

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Biography

Paulina PY WONG is currently an Assistant Professor in the Science Unit at Lingnan University. She joined Lingnan in August 2017. 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 many years of industrial and academic research experience 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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Geography and GIS, Master of Science, The University of Auckland

Commerce (Information System), Graduate Diploma, The University of Auckland

Physics, Bachelor of Science, The University of Auckland

Geography, GIS, Urban Climate and Environmental Health, Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong

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