Professor Lam is an educator, researcher, architect and consultant who specializes in life-cycle building information modeling and computational design support systems for total building performance analysis and building diagnostics. He teaches architectural design (with a focus on systems integration), building energy modeling, building controls and diagnostics as well as acoustics and lighting. Lam has completed many major funded research projects and findings are widely published. He serves as a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Building Performance Simulation, (Taylor and Francis, UK), Building Simulation: An International Journal (Springer and Tsinghua University Press), and Buildings (MDPI AG, Switzerland). He is a building performance consultant for several major award winning and certified green building projects in the private and public sectors in Singapore, China and the USA. He is currently on leave from Carnegie Mellon University to take up an appointment as Dean of the School of Design and Environment, the National University of Singapore.