• Kuo YH, Chan NB, Leung JMY, Meng H, So AM, Tsoi KKF, Graham CA. An Integrated Approach of Machine Learning and Systems Thinking for Waiting Time Prediction in an Emergency Department. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2020 [link]

  • YIM S.H.L. (2020). Development of a 3D Real-Time Atmospheric Monitoring System (3DREAMS) Using Doppler LiDARs and Applications for Long-Term Analysis and Hot-and-Polluted Episodes. Remote Sensing 12 (6), 1036. [link]

  • Huang T., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Lee O.S.M., Lam D.H.Y., Cheng J.C.H., Guo J. (2020). Observation of Turbulent Mixing Characteristics in the Typical Daytime Cloud-topped Boundary Layer over Hong Kong in 2019. Remote Sensing, 12, 9, 1533. [link]

  • Li Z., Yim S.H.L., Ho K.F. (2020). High temporal resolution prediction of street-level PM2.5 and NOx concentrations using machine learning approach. Accepted to be published in Journal of Cleaner Production. [link]

  • Gu Y., Zhang W., Yang Y., Wang C., Streets D.G., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Assessing outdoor air quality and public health impact attributable to residential black carbon emissions in rural China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 159, 104812. [link]

  • Li Z., Ho K.F., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Source apportionment of hourly-resolved ambient volatile organic compounds: Influence of temporal resolution. Science of The Total Environment, 725, 138243. [link]

  • Zhang Y., Guo J., Yang Y., Wang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2020). Vertica Wind Shear Modulates Particulate Matter Pollutions: A Perspective from Radar Wind Profiler Observations in Beijing, China. Remote Sensing, 12(3), 546. [link]

  • Lv Y., Guo J., Yim S.H.L., Yun Y., Yin J., Liu L., Zhang Y., Yang Y., Yan Y., Chen D. (2020). Towards understanding multi-model precipitation predictions from CMIP5 based on China hourly merged precipitation analysis data. Atmospheric Research, 231, 104671. [link]

  • Shi C., Nduka I.C., Yang Y., Huang Y., Yao R., Zhang H., He B., Xie C., Wang Z., Yim S.H.L. (2019). Characteristics and Meteorological Mechanisms of Transboundary Air Pollution in A Persistent Heavy PM2.5 Pollution Episode in Central-East China. Atmospheric Environment, 223, 117239. [link]

  • Wang Y., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Morin C.W. (2019). The effect of urbanization and climate change on the mosquito population in the Pearl River Delta region of China. International Journal of Biometeorology, 64(3), 501-512. [link]

  • Wang M.Y., Yim S.H.L., Dong G.H., Ho K.F., Wong D.C. (2019). Mapping ozone source-receptor relationship and apportioning the health impact in the Pearl River Delta region using adjoint sensitivity analysis. Atmospheric Environment, 222, 117026. [link]

  • Xiao X., Yang B.Y., Hu L.W., Markevych I., Bloom M., Dharmage S., Jalaludin B., Knibbs L., Heinrich J., Morawska L., Lin S., Roponen M., Guo Y., Yim S.H.L., Leskinen A., Komppula M., Jalava P., Yu H.Y., Zeeshan M., Zeng X., Dong G.H. (2020). Greenness around Schools Associated with Lower Risk of Hypertension among Children: Findings from the Seven Northeastern Cities Study in China. Environmental Pollution, 256, 113422. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Wang M.Y., Gu Y., Yang Y., Dong G.H., Li Q. (2019). Effect of Urbanization on Ozone and Resultant Health Effects in the Pearl River Delta Region of China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 11568-11579. [link]

  • Yang Y., Zheng Z., Yim S.H.L., Roth M., Ren G., Gao Z., Wang T., Li Q., Shi C., Ning G., Li Y.B. (2019). PM2.5 Pollution Modulates Wintertime Urban-Heat-Island Intensity in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Megalopolis, China. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(1), e2019GL08428. [link]

  • Ning G., Yim S.H.L., Wang S., Duan B., Nie C., Yang X., Wang J., Shang K. (2019). Synergistic effects of synoptic weather patterns and topography on air quality: a case of the Sichuan Basin of China. Climate dynamics, 53(11), 6729-6744. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Gu Y., Shapiro M., Stephens B. (2019). Air quality and acid deposition impacts of local emissions and transboundary air pollution in Japan and South Korea. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 13309-13323. [link]

  • Yang Y., Yim S.H.L., Haywood J., Osborne M., Chan J.C.S., Zeng Z., Cheng J.C.H. (2019). Characteristics of Heavy Particulate Matter Pollutions over Hong Kong and Their Relationships with Vertical Wind Profiles Using High-Time-Resolution Doppler Lidar Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 124, 9609-9623. [link]

  • Lui K.H., Jones T., BéruBé K., Ho S.S.H., Yim S.H.L., Cao J.J., Lee S.C., Tian L., Min D.W., Ho K.F. (2019). The effects of particle-induced oxidative damage from exposure to airborne fine particulate matter components in the vicinity of landfill sites on Hong Kong. Chemosphere, 230, 578-586. [link]

  • Zhang C.; Guo Y., Xiao X., Bloom M.S., Qian Z., Rolling C.A., Xian H., Lin S., Li S., Chen G., Jalava P., Roponen M., Hirvonen M.R., Komppula M., Leskinen A., Yim S.H.L., Chen D.H., Ma H.,, Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Liu K.K., Yang B.Y., Dong G.H. (2019). JAMA Network Open, 2(5), e194186. [link]

  • Yang B.Y., Markevych I., Heinrich J., Bloom M.S., Qian Z., Geiger S.D., Vaughn M., Liu S., Guo Y., Dharmage S.C., Jalaludin B., Knibbs L.D., Chen D., Jalava P., Lin S., Yim S.H.L., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Dong G.H. (2019). Residential greenness and blood lipids in urban-dwelling adults: The 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environmental Pollution, 250, 14-22. [link]

  • Zeng Z., Mao F., Wang Z., Guo J., Gui K., An J., Yim S.H.L., Yang Y., Zhang B., Jiang H. (2019). Preliminary evaluation of the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder water vapor over China against high-resolution radiosonde measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 124(7), 3871-3888. [link]

  • Yang B.Y., Guo Y., Bloom M.S., Xiao X., Qian Z., Liu E., Howard S.W., Zhao T., Wang S.Q., Li S., Chen D.H., Ma H., Yim S.H.L., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Liu R.Q., Feng D., Yang M., Xu S.L., Dong G.H.(2019). Ambient PM1 air pollution, blood pressure, and hypertension: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environmental Research, 170, 252-259. [link]

  • Wang M.Y., Yim S.H.L., Wong D.C., Ho K.F. (2019). Source contributions of surface ozone in China using an adjoint sensitivity analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 662, 385-392. [link]

  • Wang Y., Chan A., Lau N.C., Li Q., Yang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2019). Effects of urbanization and global climate change on regional climate in the Pearl River Delta and thermal comfort implications. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 2984-2997. [link]

  • Yim S.H.L., Hou X., Guo J., Yang Y. (2019). Contribution of local emissions and transboundary air pollution to air quality in Hong Kong during El Niño-Southern Oscillation and heatwaves. Atmospheric Research, 218, 50-58. [Link]

  • Yang B.Y., Guo Y., Morawska L., Bloom M.S., Markevych I., Heinrich J., Dharmage S.C., Knibbs L.D., Lin S., Yim S.H.L., Chen G., Li S., Zeng X.W., Liu K.K., Hu, L.W., Dong G.H. (2019). Ambient PM1 air pollution and cardiovascular disease prevalence: Insights from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environment International, 123, 310-317. [Link]

  • Sung JJY, Ho JMW, Chan FCH, Tsoi KKF. Low-dose aspirin can reduce colorectal cancer mortality after surgery: A 10-year follow-up of 13 528 colorectal cancer patients. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019;34:1027-1034.

  • Tsoi KKF, Ho JMW, Chan FCH, Sung JJY. Long-term use of low-dose aspirin for cancer prevention: A 10-year population cohort study in Hong Kong. Int J Cancer. 2019;145:267-273.

  • Lui RN, Tsoi KK, Ho JM, Lo CM, Chan FC, Kyaw MH, Sung JJ. Global Increasing Incidence of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Across 5 Continents: A Joinpoint Regression Analysis of 1,922,167 Cases. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019.  

  • Jia Li, Yu Rong, Hong Cheng, Helen Meng, Wenbing Huang, Junzhou Huang, "Semi-Supervised Graph Classification: A Hierarchical Graph Perspective" WWW ’19, May 13–17, 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2019

  • Wai-Kim Leung, Xunying Liu and Helen Meng, "CNN-RNN-CTC Based End-to-end Mispronunciation Detection and Diagnosis" IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2019

  • Hang Su, Borislav Dzodzo, Xixin Wu, Xunying Liu, Helen Meng, "Unsupervised Methods for Audio Classification from Lecture Discussion Recordings" Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria.

  • Joyce Y.C. Chan, Karen K.L. Yiu, Timothy C.Y. Kwok, Samuel Y.S. Wong, Kelvin K.F. Tsoi. Depression and Antidepressants as Potential Risk Factors in Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 18 Longitudinal Studies. Journal of The American Medical Directors Association. vol.20 no.3 279-286.e1 pgs. Elsevier, 2019. [link]

  • Tsoi KKF, Chan JYC, Chan FCH, Hirai HW, Kwok TCY, Wong SYS. Monotherapy Is Good Enough for Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease: A Network Meta-Analysis of 76 Randomized Controlled Trials. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. vol.105 no.1 121-130 pgs. 2019. [link]

  • Roger Yat-Nork Chung, Kelvin K.F. Tsoi, Moe Htet Kyaw, Abdul Rashid Lui, Francisco T.T. Lai, Joseph Jao-Yiu Sung. A population-based age-period-cohort study of colorectal cancer incidence comparing Asia against the West. Cancer Epidemiology. vol.59 29-36 pgs. Elsevier, 2019. [link]

  • Liu Z., Ming Y., Wang L., Bollasina M., Luo M., Lau N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2019). A Model Investigation of Aerosol-Induced Changes in the East Asian Winter Monsoon. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(16), 10186-10195. [link]

  • Hou X., Chan C.K., Dong G.H., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Impacts of transboundary air pollution and local emissions on PM2.5 pollution in the Pearl River Delta region of China and the public health, and the policy implications. Environmental Research Letters, 14, 034005. [Link].

  • Ning G., Wang S., Yim S.H.L., Li J., Hu Y., Shang Z., Wang J., Wang J. (2018). Impact of low-pressure systems on winter heavy air pollution in the northwest Sichuan Basin, China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 13601-13615. [Link].

  • Yang Y., Zheng X., Gao Z., Wang H., Wang T., Li Y., Lau G.N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Long-Term Trends of Persistent Synoptic Circulation Events in Planetary Boundary Layer and Their Relationships with Haze Pollution in Winter Half-Year over Eastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 123(19), 10,991-11,007. [Link]

  • Tong C.H.M., Yim S.H.L., Rothenberg D., Wang C., Lin C.Y., Chen Y.D., Lau, N.C. (2018). Projecting the impacts of atmospheric conditions under climate change on air quality over Pearl River Delta region. Atmospheric Environment, 193, 79-87. [Link]

  • Gu Y., Wong T.W., Law S.C.K., Dong G.H., Ho K.F., Yang Y., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Impacts of Sectoral Emissions in China and the Implications: Air Quality, Public Health, Crop Production, and Economic Costs. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 8. [Link]

  • Yang B.Y., Bloom M.S., Markevych I., Qian Z., Vaughn M.G., Cummings-Vaughn L.A., Li S., Chen G., Bowatte G., Perret J.L., Dharmage S.C., Heinrich J., Yim S.H.L., Lin S., Tian L., Yang M., Liu K.K., Zeng X.W., Hu L.W., Guo Y. Dong G.H. (2018). Exposure to ambient air pollution and blood lipids in adults: The 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environment International, 119, 485-492. [Link]

  • Lawrence W.R., Yang M., Zhang C., Liu R.Q., Lin S., Wang S.Q., Liu Y., Ma H., Chen D.H., Zeng X.W., Yang B.Y., Hu L.W., Yim S.H.L., Dong G.H. (2018). Association between Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution and Sleep Disorder in Chinese Children: The Seven Northeastern Cities (SNEC) Study. Sleep, 41(9), zsy122. [Link]

  • Luo M., Hou X., Gu Y., Lau N.C., Yim S.H.L. (2018). Trans-boundary Air Pollution in a City under Various Atmospheric Conditions. Science of the Total Environment, 618, 132-141. [Link]

  • Kwong TNY, Wang X, Nakatsu G, Chow TC, Tipoe T, Dai RZW, Tsoi KKF, Wong MCS, Tse G, Chan MTV, Chan FKL, Ng SC, Wu JCY, Wu WKK, Yu J, Sung JJY, Wong SH. Association Between Bacteremia From Specific Microbes and Subsequent Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2018 Aug;155(2):383-390.e8.

  • Wong SY, Chan JY, Zhang D, Lee EK, Tsoi KK. The Safety of Mindfulness-Based Interventions: a Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Mindfulness.2018:1-4.

  • Woo J, Yu R, Tsoi K, Meng H. Variability in Repeated Blood Pressure Measurements as a Marker of Frailty. J Nutr Health Aging. 2018;22:1122-1127.

  • Tsoi KK, Chan FC, Hirai HW, Sung JJ. Risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and benefit from colorectal cancer reduction from long‐term use of low‐dose aspirin: A retrospective study of 612 509 patients. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018;33:1728-36.

  • Kelvin KF Tsoi, Lingling Zhang, Nicholas B Chan, Felix CH Chan, Hoyee W Hirai, Helen ML Meng. Social media as a tool to look for people with dementia who become lost: factors that matter. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2018.

  • Kelvin KF Tsoi, Felix CH Chan, Hoyee W Hirai, Gary KS Keung, Yong-Hong Kuo, Samson Tai, Helen ML Meng. Data Visualization with IBM Watson Analytics for Global Cancer Trends Comparison from World Health Organization. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics 2018;13:45-54.

  • Jia Li, Yu Rong, Helen M. Meng, Zhihui Lu, Timothy Kwok, Hong Cheng, "TATC: Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease with Actigraphy Data" KDD 2018, August 19-23, 2018, London, United Kingdom

  • M. Lam, X. Liu, H. Meng and K. Tsoi Drawing-Based Automatic Dementia Screening Using Gaussian Process Markov Chains, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

  • Sidharth Jaggi, Xishi Wang, Borislav Dzodzo, Yichao Jiang, Helen Meng. Systematic and quantifiable approach to teaching elite students. Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation 2018, Macao, 26-29 January 2018.




  • Kuo Y.H., Leung J.M.Y., Graham C.A., Tsoi K.K.F., and Meng H., “Using Simulation to Examine Operational Efficiency Enhancement in a Hospital Emergency Room through Adoption of a Fast Service Track." Accepted by the International Symposium on Scheduling, 2017.









  • Kelvin KF Tsoi, Nelson WY Leung, Gary KS Leung, Helen ML Meng. Optical Pattern Recognition for Geometric Images in Dementia Assessment Tools. 17th International Conference on E-health Networking Application & Services. IEEE Healthcom 15.






  • Leung J.M.Y., Cheng C.H., Kuo Y.H., and He S.Y. (Eds.), “Urban Transport Analytics" Proceedings of the 20th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, 2015.








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