Prof. Luen Fai TAM

Research Professor
BSc (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
PhD (Stanford University)

Prof. Luen Fai TAM

Room 704, Academic Building No.1,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

(852) 3943 8066

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Fields of Interest:
Differential geometry; mathematical general relativity; complex geometry

Selected Publications:
  1. Mantoulidis, Christos; Miao, Pengzi; Tam, Luen-Fai: Capacity, quasi-local mass, and singular fill-ins. J. Reine Angew. Math. 768 (2020), 55–92.
  2. Shi, Yuguang; Tam, Luen-Fai: Positivity of Brown-York mass with quasi-positive boundary data. Pure Appl. Math. Q. 15 (2019), no. 3, 967–982.
  3. Huang, Shaochuang; Tam, Luen-Fai: Kähler-Ricci flow with unbounded curvature. Amer. J. Math. 140 (2018), no. 1, 189–220.
  4. Chan, Pak Yeung; Tam, Luen-Fai: A note on center of mass. Comm. Anal. Geom. 24 (2016), no. 3, 471–486.
  5. Ni, Lei; Tam, Luen-Fai: Poincaré-Lelong equation via the Hodge-Laplace heat equation. Compos. Math. 149 (2013), no. 11, 1856–1870.
  6. Miao, Pengzi; Tam, Luen-Fai; Xie, Naqing: Critical points of Wang-Yau quasi-local energy. Ann. Henri Poincaré 12 (2011), no. 5, 987–1017.
  7. A. Chau, L.F. Tam, On the complex structure of Kähler manifolds with nonnegative curvature. J. Differential Geom. 73 (2006), no. 3, 491--530.
  8. Ni, Lei; Tam, Luen-Fai: Plurisubharmonic functions and the structure of complete Kähler manifolds with nonnegative curvature. J. Differential Geom. 64 (2003).
  9. Y. Shi, L.F. Tam, Positive mass theorem and the boundary behaviors of compact manifolds with nonnegative scalar curvature. J. Differential Geom. 62 (2002), no. 1, 79--125.
  10. Li, Peter; Tam, Luen-Fai: The heat equation and harmonic maps of complete manifolds. Invent. Math. 105 (1991), no. 1, 1–46

Major Research Grants:
  • Research Grants Council - General Research Fund

Honours and Awards:
  • Distinguished Paper Award, International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians Best Paper Award

Professional activities:


Course Code Course Title Academic Year Term
MATH4030 Differential Geometry 2022/23 1