External Examiners

Dr. Lam Yan Yan

Prof. Carlos Ascenso André

Programme examined: Design (Bachelor's degree)

Dr. Lam Yan Yan is currently the Visiting Professor of the School of Design in Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China. Dr. Lam is the former Head of the Department of Design Foundation Studies, the Hong Kong Design Institute; the Principal Lecturer (Academic Development), Chairperson of the Learning and Teaching Development Committee, and Academic Advisor of the Special Education Needs at the Hong Kong Design Institute and Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee), Hong Kong.

Dr. Lam has completed numerous research studies regarding the subject. Her interests lie with the connectivity among creative thinking, sustainability, culture, arts and design. Dr. Lam is actively engaged as a subject specialist in Art and Design programme accreditation, an executive member of curriculum development councils, research committee member in creative education of early childhood, tertiary and higher education and member of professional design associations in Hong Kong, Macau and Wuxi.

Dr. Lam obtained her Doctor of Education (Lifelong Learning) at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia, Technical Teacher Certificate (in-service) at the Hong Kong Technical Teachers’ College, and Higher Diploma in Visual Communication Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.