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Dr LO, Kelvin M. F.

Dr LO, Kelvin M. F.

魯文鋒

Director for Technology and Infrastructure Development

Senior Lecturer

Academic Unit of Mathematics, Science, and Technology


Qualification

DBA (Newcastle), MA (CityUHK), MSc (PolyU), PGDE (HKU), BBA (HKUST)

Email

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Phone

(852) 2857 8397

Location

Room 318, Runme Shaw Building

Data Science, Information Systems, and Learning Technology

 

Courses currently teaching:
 

  • Undergraduate
    • Introduction to Statistics and Quantitative Data Analysis
    • Capstone Project (Social Data Science)
    • Social Data Science Foundations 
    • User-based Systems Analysis
  • Postgraduate
    • Innovative Practices in Education Through Information Technology Adoption
    • Project Management

Courses taught in the past:
 

  • Data Science
    • Data Analytics for Public Policy
    • Decision Analysis
    • Foundation of Data Science
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Statistical Analysis for Policy Decision
  • Information Technology
    • Database Management Systems
    • Networking Fundamentals
    • Software Development
    • Systems Analysis and Development
    • Web Services Fundamentals 
  • Business Management / e-Learning
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Applied Business Research
    • Knowledge Management
    • Operations Management
    • Quality Management and Practices
    • Sustainable Development of e-Learning in Schools
    • E-Learning Strategies and Management

Awards

 

  • CPCE Outstanding Teaching Performance/Achievement Award, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Distinguished Educator, Phi Delta Kappa
  • Master Teacher of Honor, Kappa Delta Pi
  • The Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation Scheme, The Government of the HKSAR
  • Gold Editor, Informing Science Institute
  • Bronze Reviewer, Informing Science Institute
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Association
  • Assistant Commissioner’s Commendation, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Brigade
  • The Best Cadet of The Year, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Brigade
  • The St. John Long Service Medal, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Brigade
  • The 2022 CPD Awards Shortlist, Science Council, United Kingdom

Professional Qualifications/Memberships (Education)

 

  • Accredited Practitioner, Association for Educational Assessment – Europe
  • Certified Management & Business Educator, The Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Chartered Mathematics Teacher, The Chartered Mathematics Teacher Registration Authority
  • Chartered Science Teacher, The Science Council
  • Fellow, Association of Higher Education Professionals
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors
  • Fellow, Staff and Educational Development Association
  • Senior Fellow, Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy)

Professional Qualifications/Memberships (Educational Technology)

 

  • Certified Trainer, Google for Education
  • Member, Technology, Pedagogy & Education Association
  • Microsoft Certified Educator, Microsoft
  • Senior Certified Member, Association for Learning Technology

Professional Qualifications/Memberships (Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science)

 

  • Accredited Member, Australian Mathematical Society
  • Accredited Professional Statistician, American Statistical Association
  • Accredited Statistician, The Statistical Society of Australia
  • Certified Analytics Professional, The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Certified Statistician, Hong Kong Statistical Society
  • Chartered Statistician, Royal Statistical Society
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, United Kingdom
  • SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9, SAS Institute Inc.
  • SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9, SAS Institute Inc.
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4, SAS Institute Inc.
  • SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS 9: Regression and Modeling, SAS Institute Inc.

Professional Qualifications/Memberships (Science, Technology and Enginnering)

 

  • Certified Professional, Australian Computer Society
  • Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council
  • Chartered Fellow, British Computer Society
  • Chartered Scientist, The Science Council
  • Fellow, Canadian Information Processing Society
  • Information System Professional, Canadian Information Processing Society
  • Information Technology Certified Professional, Canadian Information Processing Society
  • ITIL® 4 Foundation - IT Service Management Certification, AXELOS Limited
  • Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery
  • Senior Member, Australian Computer Society
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • SFIA Assessor Training, The SFIA Foundation

Professional Qualifications/Memberships (Health)

 

  • Fellow, Australasian Institute of Emergency Services
  • Senior Practitioner, The Federation for Informatics Professionals in Health and Social Care

  • Co-Investigator, A Study on Competency Levels of Post-Secondary Students in Detecting Fake News on Social Media in Hong Kong (UGC/FDS16/H06/22), Faculty Development Scheme, Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, 2023-2025, Grant: HKD 515,070.
  • Co-Investigator, Research Directions and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Tourism in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (UGC/IIDS24/B02/21), Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, 2022-2023, Grant: HKD 371,665.
  • Co-Investigator, Promoting Children's Pro-environmental Behavior: A Multilevel Analysis (UGC/FDS24/H08/20), Faculty Development Scheme, Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, 2022-2024, Grant: HKD 488,246.
  • Co-Investigator, Establishment of Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research (CAHMR) (UGC/IDS24/18), Institutional Development Scheme, Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, 2019-2022, Grant: HKD 2,455,974.
  • Project Member, Enhancing teachers’ professional competencies in teaching business-related subjects in the digital era (T01/QESS/2018), Quality Enhancement Support Scheme, Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund, 2019-2021, Grant: HKD 1,934,285.

Journal Articles

 

  1. Lo, M. F., Ng, W. C. J., Ng, C. F. G. & Ng, M. L. P. (2023). The past, present, and future of first aid and health education: a case study in Hong Kong. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 17(1), 55-77. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPHM-10-2021-0100. (ESCI, SJR Q3)
  2. Wong, P., Vanharanta, M., Wan, C., & Lo, M. F. (2023). “Not me” consumer justifications for not reporting suspected price-fixing activities: Neutralization techniques & counterstrategies. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 22(6), 1509–1524. https://doi.org/10.1002/cb.2242. (SSCI, SJR Q1)
  3. Ng, T. K. C., Lo, M. F., Fong, B. Y., & Yee, H. H. (2022). Predictors of the intention to use traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) using extended theory of planned behavior: a cross-sectional study among TCM users in Hong Kong. BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, 22(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-022-03598-x. (SCIE, SJR Q1)
  4. Ng, P. M. L. , Wut, T. M. & Lo, M. F. (2022). Enhancing knowledge sharing behaviour in building academics’ career capital in higher education: The nediating role of innovative climate. Technology, Knowledge and Learning. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-022-09633-7. (ESCI, SJR Q1)
  5. Lo, M. F., Tian, F., & Ng, M. L. P. (2021). Top management support and knowledge sharing: the strategic role of affiliation and trust in academic environment. Journal of Knowledge Management, 25(9), 2161-2177. https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-10-2020-0800. (SSCI, SJR Q1)
  6. Lo, M. F., & Ng, M. L. P. (2021). Teaching and learning with SAS® University Edition: A foundation course in statistics and data science programme. The International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 28(2), 107-113. (ESCI, SJR Q4)
  7. Ng, A., Fong, B., & Lo, M. F. (2021). Dynamic knowledge management in response to pandemic outbreak: An interinstitutional risk-based approach to sustainability. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 19(4), 536-544. https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2021.1919574. (SSCI, SJR Q1)
  8. Ng, T. K. C., Lo, M. F., & Fong, B.Y.F. (2021), Knowledge, attitude, utilisation and satisfaction of traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 16(1), 123-137. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPHM-08-2020-0068. (ESCI, SJR Q3)
  9. Ng, M. L. P., Chan, J., Wut, T. M., Lo, M. F., & Sezto, I. (2021). What makes better career opportunities for young graduates? Examining acquired employability skills in higher education institutions. Education + Training, 63(6), 852-871. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-08-2020-0231. (SSCI, SJR Q1)
  10. Lo, M. F., & Tian, F. (2020). How academic leaders facilitate knowledge sharing: A case of universities in Hong Kong. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 41(6), 777-798. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-11-2019-0481. (SSCI, SJR Q1)
  11. Lo, M. F., & Tian, F. (2020). Enhancing competitive advantage in Hong Kong higher education: Linking knowledge sharing, absorptive capacity and innovation capability. Higher Education Quarterly, 74(4), 426-441. https://doi.org/10.1111/hequ.12244. (ESCI, SJR Q1)
  12. Fong, B. Y. F., Wong, M. C. S., Law, V. T. S., Lo, M. F., Ng, T. K. C., Yee, H. H. L., Leung, T. C. H., & Ho, P. W. T. (2020). Relationships between physical and social behavioural changes and the mental status of homebound residents in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 6653. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17186653. (SJR Q2)
  13. Higgins, P., & Lo, M. F. (2017). The strategic and cultural legitimacy of HR professionalization in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35, 1139–1160. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-017-9547-7. (SSCI, SJR Q1)

Book Chapters

 

  1. Wong, W., Wong, T., & Lo, M. F. (2024). Public Management for Social Equity in the AI Era: A Global Analysis of National Strategies. In K. Wiley, S. Young, & D. Cepiku (Eds), Social Equity and Public Management Theory: A Global Outlook. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781032694658-13

  2. Wu, J., Lo, M. F.,& Ng A. (2018). Knowledge management and sustainable development. In Leal Filho, W. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63951-2_175-1.

  3. Lo, M. F., & Ng, M. L. P. (2017). Knowledge management for long-term healthcare in the Technology-Organization-Environment context. In Fong, B., Ng, A., & Yuen, P. (Eds.), Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population. IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2633-9.ch009.

  4. Wong, A., & Lo, M. F. (2017). A model of using pervasive technologies for sustainable healthcare. In Fong, B., Ng, A., & Yuen, P. (Eds.), Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population. IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2633-9.ch010.

Edited Book

 

  1. Garg, L., Kesswani, N., Vella, J.G., Xuereb, P.A., Lo, M. F., Diaz, R., Misra, S., Gupta, V., Randhawa, P. (2022). Information Systems and Management Science: Conference Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Information Systems and Management Science (ISMS) 2020, Springer Nature, Switzerland AG. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-86223-7.

Invited Workshops/Presentation

 

  1. Invited Speaker on "International IT Professional Registration Talk", 12 July 2023 at the British Computer Society (Hong Kong Section).
  2. Invited Speaker on "Data for Social Good: Theory and Practice", 30 May 2022 at the Online EMBA Forum, Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  3. Invited Speaker on "An Introduction to Python for Smart Tourism Research", 27 April 2022 at the IIDS Research Directions and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Tourism in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  4. Invited Speaker on "Introduction to Python for Data Analysis", 11 March 2022 at the Digital Scholarship and Research Data Workshops, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library.
  5. Invited Speaker on "Data Analysis Using SAS Enterprise Guide", 20 August 2019 at the Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  6. Invited Speaker on "Continuous Improvement in Education IT Standards", 29 April 2011 at the Education & Information Technology Conference 2011: New Age of Global IT Adoption in  Education, Euroevents. 

Editorial Board Memberships

 

    Academic Conferences

     

    • Publicity Chair, Asia Pacific Information Technology Conference 2025
    • Track Chair, International Conference on Information and Network Technologies 2024
    • Session Chair, International Conference on Big Data Analytics 2024
    • Session Chair, International Conference on Big Data and Privacy Computing 2024
    • Session Chair / Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Science and Technologies in Education 2023 and 2024
    • Editorial Review Board, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing Systems (Volume 18) 2024

    • Editorial Review Board, Big Data and Data Science Engineering (Volume 6) 2024

    • Program Committee Member, IEEE/ACIS 8th International Conference on Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Data Science 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Digitalization and Management Innovation 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Conference 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Electronics, Computers and Communication Technology 2023
    • International Technical Program Committee Member, Asia Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics 2023
    • Session Chair / Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 2022 and 2023 (Outstanding Reviewer)
    • Reviewer, International Joint Conference on Information and Communication Engineering 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Modern Management Based on Big Data 2023
    • Session Chair, International Conference on E-Business and Internet 2022
    • Session Chair, International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing 2022
    • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Software Engineering Research, Management and Applications 2022 and 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Management of e-Commerce and e-Government 2022
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering 2022
    • International Technical Committee Member, International Symposium on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence 2022
    • Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Big Data, IoT, and Cloud Computing 2022
    • Program Committee Member, ACIS International Summer Virtual Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing 2022
    • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 2022
    • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computers, Management & Mathematical Sciences 2022
    • International Reviewer, International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, Optimization and Algorithm 2021 and 2022
    • Technical Committee Member, International Conference on E-business, Management and Economics 2019 and 2022
    • Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Education and Intelligent Research 2022
    • Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Data Mining, Communications, and Information Technology 2022 and 2023
    • Reviewer, Euro-Asia Conference on Frontiers of Computer Science and Information Technology 2022
    • International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computer and Information Science 2021 , 2022, and 2023
    • Steering Committee Member, International Conference on Modern Educational Technology 2021 and 2022
    • Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing 2021, 2022 and 2023
    • Committee Member, IEEE/ACIS International Fall Virtual Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing 2021
    • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Computational Science/Intelligence and Applied Informatics 2021
    • Program Committee Member, ACIS International Winter Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing 2021 and 2023
    • Session Chair/Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data 2021, 2023 and 2024
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Advanced Information Science and System 2021
    • Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics 2021
    • International Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Software and Information Engineering 2020 and 2021
    • Reviewer, ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education 2020
    • Session Chair, International Conference on Education and Artificial Intelligence 2020
    • Technical Programme Committee Member, International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing 2020 , 2021 , 2022 and 2023
    • Technical Committee Member, Asia Service Sciences and Software Engineering Conference 2020 and 2023
    • Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Information and Communication Systems 2020
    • Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Cloud Computing, Data Science & Engineering 2019, 2021 , 2022 and 2023
    • Conference Technical Committee Member, International Conference on Business and Information Management 2019
    • PC/Reviewers, IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023

    Ad-hoc Reviewing

     

    • Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing
    • BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies
    • Cogent Business and Management
    • Environment and Behavior
    • IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
    • International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications
    • International Journal of Business Analytics
    • International Journal of Educational Management
    • International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning
    • Journal of Marketing Analytics
    • Leadership & Organization Development Journal
    • Research in Learning Technology
    • Scientific Reports
    • Technology, Knowledge and Learning

    Professional and Community Services
     

    • Member, Experience Review Committee, Canadian Information Processing Society
    • Fellowship Assessor, British Computer Society
    • Reviewer, PDK Educational Foundation Scholarship Program, Phi Delta Kappa
    • Assessor, Association for Learning Technology
    • CAP Assessor, The Science Council
    • Volunteer, Statistics Without Borders
    • Volunteer, Hong Kong St. John Ambulance

    University and Faculty Services

     

    • Academic Adviser, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Social Data Science
    • Academic Adviser, Master of Science in Technology, Design and Leadership for Learning
    • Co-opted Member, Faculty Teaching and Learning Quality Committee
    • Member, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Social Data Science Committee
    • Member, Bachelor of Science in Information Management Committee
    • Member, Teaching Academy
    • Mentor and Reviewer, HKU Advance HE Fellowship Scheme

      Honor Societies

       

      • Alpha Iota Delta
      • Kappa Delta Pi
      • Phi Beta Delta
      • Pi Lambda Theta
      • Upsilon Pi Epsilon