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Dr. LAU, Adela Sau Mui

Dr. LAU, Adela Sau Mui

Lecturer, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Faculty of Science, HKU

BEng(City), MSc(HK); PhD(CUHK)

  • 3917 8158
  • 2858 9041
  • Rm 237, Run Run Shaw Building

Research interests:

  • Social Media and Big Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence and Business/Health Informatics
  • Video Analytics, AI chatbot, and Metaverse
  • Risk Management and Business intelligence
  • E-learning and Knowledge Management
  • IS adoption, E-business Strategies and Applications (Healthcare, Finance, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management)


Biographical Information:

Dr Adela Lau is a Lecturer of Data Science at Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science of University of Hong Kong. Dr Lau published over 40 journal and conference papers and funded over 30 research and industrial collaboration and consultancy projects in the area of machine learning, business intelligence, text analysis, network analysis, social media and big data analytics, AI and Mixed Reality in metaverse, intelligence applications, risk management, information system adoption, ontology/taxonomy building, business process re-engineering, portal design, knowledge management, e-learning, public/community health studies, healthcare systems and nursing clinical quality control & assessment. She gained several awards including NANDA Foundation Research Grant Award (USA), Faculty Merit Award in Services (HK), and Inaugural Teaching and Learning Showcase Award (HK). She was the former director of Center for Business Development at Madonna University in USA, and the co-director of the Center for Integrative Digital Health at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and leaded the IT team for healthcare product innovation. Dr Lau was an active committee member of Knowledge Management Research Center at PolyU and Data Science Center at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), in which she initiated and developed industrial applied-research consultancy projects. She was also the UG coordinator of the Risk Management and Business Intelligence Program at HKUST, and was responsible to lead, execute, and coordinate the program works including curriculum design, enrichment programs, and administration across three schools of business, science, and engineering.