# Dr. Hugo Wai Leung MAK

**Lecturer***BSc in Mathematics & Physics;
PhD (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)*

**ORCID:**

**Address:**

Room 208, Lady Shaw Building,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

**Tel:**

(852) 3943-7987

**Personal Website:**

**Fields of Interest:**

Applied and Computational Mathematics: Remote Sensing and Environmental Informatics; Satellite Image and Data Analytics; Machine Learning Algorithms in Satellite Informatics and Modeling; Data Assimilation; Smart and Sustainable City Development

**Selected Publications:**

- Yin, H.H.F.*, X. Wang, H.W.L. Mak*, C.S.A. Yong, I.Y.Y. Chan (2023)
*Discrete Analogue of Fishburn's Fractional-Order Stochastic Dominance.*Axioms, 12 (6), 564. - Mak, H.W.L.*, R. Han, H.H.F. Yin (2023)
*Application of Variational AutoEncoder (VAE) Model and Image Processing Approaches in Game Design.*Sensors, 23(7), 3457. - Yin, H.H.F.*, K.H. Ng, S.K. Ma, H.W.H. Wong, H.W.L. Mak* (2022)
*Two-State Alien Tiles: A Coding-Theoretical Perspective.*Mathematics, 10 (16), 2994. - Ul Din, S. and Mak, H.W.L.* (2021)
*Retrieval of Land-Use/Land Cover Change (LUCC) Maps and Urban Expansion Dynamics of Hyderabad, Pakistan via Landsat Datasets and Support Vector Machine Framework*. Remote Sensing, 13(16), 3337. - Mak, H.W.L. and N.Y.F. Lam (2021)
*Comparative Assessments and Insights of Data Openness of 50 Smart Cities in Air Quality aspects.*Sustainable Cities and Society, 69, 102868. - Mak, H.W.L.* and D.C.Y. Ng (2021)
*Spatial and Socio-Classification of Traffic Pollutant Emissions and Associated Mortality Rates in High-Density Hong Kong via Improved Data Analytic Approaches.*International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (12), 6532. - Lin, C.Q., L.D. Labzovskii, H.W.L. Mak, J.C.H. Fung, A.K.H. Lau, S.T. Kenea, M. Bilal, J. V. Hey, X. Lu and J. Ma (2020)
*Observation of PM*. Atmospheric Environment, 227, 117410._{2.5 }using a combination of satellite remote sensing and low-cost sensor network in Siberian urban areas with limited reference monitoring - Liu, Z., J.F. Barlow, P. Chan, J.C.H. Fung, Y. Li, C. Ren, H.W.L. Mak, E. Ng (2019)
*A review of progress and applications of pulsed Doppler wind LiDARs.*Remote Sensing, 11 (21), 2522. - Mak, H.W.L.*, J. L. Laughner, J.C.H. Fung, Q. D. Zhu and R. C. Cohen (2018)
*Improved Satellite Retrieval of Tropospheric NO*Remote Sensing, 10 (11), 1789._{2}Column Density via Updating of Air Mass Factor (AMF): Case Study of Southern China.

**Honours and Awards:**

- Remote Sensing Outstanding Reviewer Award (2024)
- Young Scientist, The 1st Inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum (2023)
- Departmental Research Output Prize (2021), HKU
- School of Science Postgraduate Research Excellence Award (2019), HKUST
- The 14th Epsilon Fund Award (2019) – Mathematics
- Din-Yu Hsieh First Class Teaching Awards (2017; 2018; 2019), HKUST
- Research Travel Grant Award, University Grants Committee (2016; 2018; 2019)

**Professional activities:**

- Admission Panel Member for Incubation Programmes (Ideation and Incubation Programmes) - Hong Kong Science Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)
- Member - Geostationary Environmental Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) International Science Team
- Member - CINDI-3 Team, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
- Academic Reviewer Board Member - Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
- Publicity Chair & Session Chair - 7th Asia Conference on Cognitive Engineering and Intelligent Interaction (CEII2024)
- Technical Program Committee Chair - The 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development of Water and Environment (ICSDWE2024)
- Academic Reviewer - 10th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2023, Tokyo)
- Advisor and Consultant of Mathematics - The Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented
- Topical Advisory Panel Member & Reviewer Board Member - Remote Sensing
- Topical Advisory Panel Member - Mathematics (MDPI)
- Regular Member - Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)

#### Courses

Course Code | Course Title | Academic Year | Term |
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MATH1010C | University Mathematics | 2024/25 | 1 |

MATH2040B | Linear Algebra II | 2024/25 | 1 |

MATH4900B | Seminar | 2024/25 | 1 |

MATH1520C | University Mathematics for Applications | 2024/25 | 2 |

MATH2010E | Advanced Calculus I | 2024/25 | 2 |

Course Code | Course Title | Academic Year | Term |
---|---|---|---|

MATH1010C | University Mathematics | 2023/24 | 1 |

MATH1520B | University Mathematics for Applications | 2023/24 | 1 |

MATH2040B | Linear Algebra II | 2023/24 | 2 |

MATH2221A | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2023/24 | 2 |

MATH2221B | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2023/24 | 2 |

MATH2221C | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2023/24 | 2 |

MATH1010C | University Mathematics | 2022/23 | 1 |

MATH1520A | University Mathematics for Applications | 2022/23 | 1 |

MATH1520B | University Mathematics for Applications | 2022/23 | 1 |

MATH2221A | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2022/23 | 2 |

MATH2221B | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2022/23 | 2 |

MATH2221C | Mathematics Laboratory II | 2022/23 | 2 |

MATH1010C | University Mathematics | 2021/22 | 1 |

MATH1010F | University Mathematics | 2021/22 | 1 |

MATH1010G | University Mathematics | 2021/22 | 2 |

MATH1010H | University Mathematics | 2021/22 | 2 |