• 2449 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
20022019
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Chinese Name: 林忠華

Dr James Chung-wah Lam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Science and Environmental Studies (SES) at the Education University of Hong Kong. His research centers on studying of environmental fate, transport, bioaccumulation of contaminants, and assessment of wildlife and human exposure to the contaminants especially contaminants of emerging concern (CECs).

 

Academic Qualification:

BSc (CityU, HK), PhD (CityU, HK)

 

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Research interests

Dr Lam’s current research focuses on studying of new persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and contaminants of emerging concern (CECs). Priority CECs of interest encompass flame retardants, perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs). Specific research interests include:

  • Development of analytical methods for identification and characterization of the occurrences, distributions and fate of environmental contaminants in the ecosystem;
  • Elucidation of exposure pathways to humans and wildlife;
  • Risk assessment for CECs.

Professional information

Scopus ID : 24178129400

ORCID: 0000-0002-5557-6213

Researcher ID: G-9676-2011

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Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers Chemical Compounds
PBDE Earth & Environmental Sciences
Fish Chemical Compounds
marine mammal Earth & Environmental Sciences
Flame Retardants Chemical Compounds
Ethers Engineering & Materials Science
Ciguatoxins Chemical Compounds
Mammals Chemical Compounds

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Research Outputs 2002 2019

  • 2449 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 80 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Paper

Assessment of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers in aquatic environments of China (Pearl River Delta, South China Sea, Yellow River Estuary) and Japan (Tokyo Bay)

LAI, L. S. N., KWOK, K. Y., WANG, X., YAMASHITA, N., LIU, G., LEUNG, K. M. Y., Lam, P. K. S. & LAM, C. W. J., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 371, p. 288-294

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flame Retardants
Plasticizers
Estuaries
Tokyo
Flame retardants
Neurology
Biomarkers
nervous system
Fish
Neurotransmitter Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Contamination by perfluoroalkyl substances and microbial community structure in Pearl River Delta sediments

CHEN, L., TSUI, M. M. P., LAM, C. W. J., WANG, Q., HU, C., WAI, O. W. H., ZHOU, B. & LAM, P. K. S., Feb 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 245, p. 218-225

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rivers
Escherichia
Sediments
Contamination
Bacteria
1 Citation (Scopus)

Seasonal occurrence and fate of chiral pharmaceuticals in different sewage treatment systems in Hong Kong: Mass balance, enantiomeric profiling, and risk assessment

RUAN, Y., WU, R., LAM, C. W. J., ZHANG, K. & LAM, P. K. S., Feb 2019, In : Water Research. 149, p. 607-616

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage treatment
Risk assessment
Drug products
mass balance
drug

Stereoisomer-specific occurrence, distribution, and fate of chiral brominated flame retardants in different wastewater treatment systems in Hong Kong

RUAN, Y., ZHANG, K., LAM, C. W. J., WU, R. & LAM, P. K. S., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 374, p. 211-218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flame Retardants
Stereoisomerism
Hong Kong
Flame retardants
Waste Water