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TAM, Pui Yuk Tammy 谭佩玉

Lecturer
 
Education:
  • Ph.D, Metamorphic Petrology and Geochronology, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 2013
  • B.Sc, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 2008
 
Academic Employments:
  • 2016 – present Lecturer, Earth System Science Programme, CUHK
  • 2015 – 2016 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
  • 2013 – 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
 
Research Fields and Current Research Interests:
  • Metamorphic P-T-t evolution, metamorphic petrology, geochronology, paleo-environment and rifting events of Cenozoic (K-E) red-bed succession in Guangdong Province
  • Current research: Tectonic history reconstruction of the Vijayan Complex through recovery of the P-T-t evolution paths and study on petrogenetic relationship between the younger granitoids and the hosting Vijayan Complex, Sri Lanka
 
Honours and Awards:
  • Exemplary Teaching Award 2017, Faculty of Science, CUHK
 
Professional Activities:
Current
  • Petrological study and mapping of Hong Kong’s geologically interesting areas, such as Sharp Island, Repulse Bay and the Peak
  • Development of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Application in Classroom Teaching and Field Study
  • Facilitator of Focus Group 1 - Education & Community Awareness, Geological Society of London, Hong Kong Regional Group
  • Coordinator, Career Planning Committee (Since 2019)
  • Coordinator, E-learning Committee (Since 2019)
Past
  • Petrological study and mapping of Hong Kong’s geologically interesting areas, such as north New Territories and Tolo Channel
  • The age, origin and tectonic history of the Vijayan Complex, Sri Lanka
  • Discontinuity spacing distribution in Hong Kong’s igneous rocks
  • Ages and tectonic nature of the high-pressure metamorphosed pelitic and mafic rocks in Eastern Shandong, North China Craton
  • Studies on geochronology, carbon contents and paleo-environment and rifting events of Cenozoic (K-E) red-bed succession in Guangdong Province of Southeast China
 
Teaching:
Current
  • ESSC 1000 Exploring The Earth System
  • ESSC 2010 Solid Earth Dynamics
  • ESSC 2110 Geoscience Field Study (2016 winter)
  • ESSC 2120 Integrated Geoscience Field Study
  • ESSC 3100 Structural Geology
  • ESSC 3110 Integrated Geoscience Field Course
  • ESSC 3900 Internship
  • ESSC 4120 Petrology
  • ESSC 4130 Geomorphology
  • ESSC 4160 Marine Geology (2016-2017)
  • ESSC 4810 & ESSC 4820 Senior Projects I & II (Final Year Projects)
  • E-learning project supported by UGC, TDLEG and MMCD funds
Past
Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
  • Geological Heritage of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Geology
  • Field studies to Montana, Taiwan, Wuhan, Zhaoqing
  • Geological Fieldwork I
  • Introduction to Physical Geology
  • Introduction to minerals and rocks
  • Earth Sciences Internship
  • Summer online course of geology
  • E-learning course of Hong Kong Geology edition 
Short Course
  • 2013-2014 HKU Summer Course for students in Gifted Education, EDB
  • 2019 August STEM Training Programme
  • 2019 March Popular Science Talk Series “Zoom in to the Rocks”
 
College Affiliation in CUHK:
Chung Chi College
  • Service Learning (since 2018 May)
  • Student Hostels Committee (since 2018)
  • Science and Technology Committee (since 2019 Sept)
  • General Education (2018-2019)
  • Members of Non-resident Hall Committee, CC College (2017-2019)
 
Selected Recent Publications:
  1. Tam P. Y., Kwok C. F. E., Chu S. Y., Wong T. S. D., 2020. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Application in Classroom Teaching and Field Study. Poster presentation, EXPO2019/2020.
  2. Tam P.Y., Zhao G.C., Liu F.L., Zhou X.W., Sun M., Li S.Z., 2011. Timing of metamorphism in the Paleoproterozoic Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt: New SHRIMP U–Pb zircon dating of granulites, gneisses and marbles of the Jiaobei massif in the North China Craton. Gondwana Research 19, 150-162.
  3. Tam, P.Y., Zhao, G.C., Zhou, X.W., Sun, M., Guo, J.H., Li, S.Z., Yin, C.Q., Wu, M.L., He, Y.H., 2012. Metamorphic P-T path and implications of high-pressure pelitic granulites from the Jiaobei massif in the Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton. Gondwana Research 22, 104-117.
  4. Tam, P.Y., Zhao, G.C., Sun, M., Li, S.Z., Yoshiyuki, I., Ma, G.S.K., Yin, C.Q., He, Y.H., Wu, M.L., 2012. Metamorphic P-T path and tectonic implications of medium-pressure pelitic granulites from the Jiaobei massif in the Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton. Precambrian Research 220-221, 177-191.
  5. Tam, P.Y., Zhao, G.C., Sun, M., Li, S.Z., Wu, M.L., Yin, C.Q., 2012. Petrology and metamorphic P-T path of high-pressure mafic granulites from the Jiaobei massif in the Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton. Lithos 155, 94-109.
  6. Li, S.Z., Zhao, G.C., Santosh, M., Liu, X., Dai, L.M., Suo, Y.H., Tam, P.Y., Song, M.C., Wang, P.C., 2012. Paleoproterozoic structural evolution of the southern segment of the Jiao-Li Ji Belt, North China Craton. Precambrian Research 200-203, 59-73.
  7. Wong, L. N. Y., Lai, V. S. K., Tam, T. P. Y., 2018. Joint Spacing Distribution of granites in Hong Kong. Engineering Geology (245), pp.120-129.
  8. Wong, T.F., Liu, L., Tam, P. Y., Yang, H., 2017. Earth Science in CUHK: Curriculum Development and Research In The First Five Years. 35th Anniversary Conference of GSHK.
  9. Wu, M.L., Zhao, G.C., Sun, M., Yin, C.Q., Li, S.Z., Tam, P.Y., 2011. Petrology and P-T path of the Yishui mafic granulites: Implications for tectonothermal evolution of the Western Shandong Complex in the Eastern Block of the North China Craton. Precambrian Research 222-223, 312-324.
  10. Wu, M.L., Zhao, G.C., Sun, M., Bao, Z., Tam, P.Y., He, Y.H., 2013. Tectonic affinity and reworking of the Archaean Jiaodong Terrane in the Eastern Block of the North China Craton: evidence from LA-ICP-MS U–Pb zircon ages. Geological Magazine, 151(2), 365-371.
  11. Ng, S. W. P., Whitehouse, M. J., Tam, T. P. Y., Jayasingha, P., Wong, J. P. M., Denyszyn, S. W., Yiu, J. S. Y., Chang, S. C., 2017. Ca. 820–640 Ma SIMS U-Pb age signal in the peripheral Vijayan Complex, Sri Lanka: Identifying magmatic pulses in the assembly of Gondwana. Precambrian Research 294, 244-256.
  12. Wu, K.K., Zhao, G.C., Sun, M., Yin, C.Q., He, Y.H., Tam, P.Y., 2012. Metamorphism of the Northern Liaoning Complex: Implications for the tectonic evolution of Neoarchean basement of the Eastern Block, North China Craton. Geoscience Frontiers 4(3), 305-320. basement of the Eastern Block, North China Craton. Geoscience Frontiers 4(3), 305-320.
  13. Tam, P. Y. & Hou W., 2017. E-learning approach of Earth’s System Science. Expo 2017.
  14. Hou W. & Tam. P. Y., 2017. Using YouTube Analytics to enhance the video teaching effectiveness – a case study of ESSC educational videos. Expo 2017.

Review Article:
  • Reviewer, Asian Earth Science, Hong Kong (2017-05 to 2017-08) with the paper entitled “Early Cretaceous mafic dykes and adakitic volcanic rocks in Western Shandong, North China Craton: Implications for local delamination and Paleo-Pacific slab rollback”
  • Reviewer, Precambrian Research, Hong Kong (2017-04 to 2017-08) with the paper entitled “Discovery of granulite-facies metamorphic rocks in the Ji’an area, northeastern Jiao–Liao–Ji Belt, North China Craton: metamorphic P–T evolution and geological implications”
 
Research Grants:
  • PI of Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (2019-2022)
  • PI of Courseware Development Grant Scheme (2018-19)
  • PI of Micro-module Courseware Development Grant with the project “Production and Application of Micro-modules in Geophysics” (2016-2017)
  • Co-I of Micro-module Courseware Development Grant with the project “Micro-modules on Geology, Climate Feedback, and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics” (2016-2017)
  • Co-I of Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (2016-2019)
  • PI of Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research (2016-2018)
  • PI of Hung Hing Ying Physical Sciences Research Fund (2015-2016)