Sik Chung TAM譚錫忠 Associate Professor |

### Academic Qualification

- Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States (1993)
- B.A. National Chung-Hsing University Taiwan (1987)

### Teaching

#### B.Sc. Courses

- Numerical methods and computation (MATH207)
- Mathematical Analysis I (MATH101)
- Real Analysis II (EDUC305)
- Complex Analysis (EDUC302)
- Algebra I (EDUC202)
- Algebra II (EDUC203)

#### M.Sc. Courses

- Functional Anaylsis (IMMT101)

### Research

#### Research Interests

- Computational intelligence: neural networks, evolutional optimization. Applications of Mathematics.

### Selected Publications

- L. M. Tam, H. K. Tam, S. C. Tam and C. H. Chio (2009) A New Optimization Method, the Algorithm of Changes, for Heat Exchanger Design, ADIF 2009 (
**Best paper award**) - S. C. Tam , H. K. Tam, C. H. Chio and L. M. Tam (2009) Use Of Algorithm Of Change For Optimal Design Of Heat Exchanger, computational methods in engineering and science, EPMESC XII.
- L. M. Tam, A. J. Ghajar, H. K. Tam and S. C. Tam (2008) Development of a Flow Regime Map for a Horizontal Pipe with the Multi-Classification Support Vector Machines, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, Florida.
- L. M. Tam, A. J. Ghajar, H. K. Tam and S. C. Tam (2008) Development of a Heat Transfer Correlation for the Transitional Flow in a Horizontal Tube using Support Vector Machines, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, Florida.
- 譚錫忠、馮佩芝、梁逸泉 (2007) 草書模糊分類系統, 第四屆兩岸四地中文數字化合作論壇, Macau.
- L. M. Tam, A. J. Ghajar, H. K. Tam and S. C. Tam (2007) Factor Analysis for Forced and Mixed Convection Laminar Heat Transfer in a Horizontal Tube Using Artificial Neural Network, ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering and ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- H. K. Tam, S. C. Tam, A. J. Ghajar and L. M. Tam (2006) Factor Analysis for convective heat transfer problem by using the ANN method, COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, EPMESC X, pp. 657-664, Aug. 21-23, Sanya, Hainan, China, Tsinghua University Press & Springer-Verlag. (
**Winner in student paper competition**) - 譚錫忠、何少榮 (2005) 互聯網上中文書體查詢資料庫及學習系統, 第三屆兩岸四地中文數位化合作論壇, Taipei.
- A. J. Ghajar, L. M. Tam and S. C. Tam (2004) Improved Heat Transfer Correlation in the Transition Region for a Circular Tube with Three Inlet Configuration Using Artificial Neural Network”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 25, No. 2, pp30-40.
- L. M. Tam, S. C. Tam, K. U. Lei and K. H. Lai (2004) 全球衛星定位的車輛管理系統(Global Positioning System Based Vehicle Fleet Management System)：04’中國企業自動化和信息化建設論壇暨中南六省區自動化學會學術年會大會專輯, pp 500-504.
- A. J. Ghajar, L. M. Tam, and S. C. Tam(2003) A Simple Heat Transfer Correlation for Three Inlet Configurations Using Artificial Neural Network in the Complex Transition Flow Regime, Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- A. J. Ghajar, L. M.Tam and S. C. Tam (2002) A New Heat Transfer Correlation in the Transition Region for a Horizontal Pipe with a Reentrant Inlet –Using Artificial Neural Network, Proceeding of the 12th International Heat Transfer Conference, vol. 2, Elsevier, pp 189-194.
- L. M. Tam, P. K. Wong, S. C. Tam and K. T. Sou (2002) Microorganism Control in Air-conditioning System Using Ultra Violet Light under No-fresh air and Full-fresh Air Conditions”, Proceedings of the 10th China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau Occupational Safety and Health Conference, pp.247-257, China, April
- L. M. Tam, P. K. Wong, S. C. Tam and K. T. Sou (2002) Microorganism Control in HVAC System Using UV Light Under Two Different Working Conditions, Macau Environment and City Development 2002, pp.24-33, Beijing.
- L. M. Tam, S. C. Tam, H. K. Tam and K. U. Lei (2002) Open Source Surveillance System, 第一屆澳門創新技術研討會, Macau.
- K. M. Mok, S. C. Tam, K. I. Hoi and S. I. Lei (2002) Um Sistema “Inteligente” de Previsão da Qualidade do ar em Macau, Revista do Ambiente, ANO 6, No. 20-21, pp.92-96.
- K. M. Mok, S. C. Tam, K. I. Hoi and S. I. Lei. (2002) An Intelligent Air-Quality Forecasting System in Macao, Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference and Exhibition on Sustainable Development and Green Enterprises, Ed. By Environment Council, Macao Special Administrative Region, P.R. China, Environment Council, pp.273-282.
**(Invited Lecture)** - L. M.Tam, K. T. Sou, P. K.Wong and S. C.Tam, (2001) An Experimental Investigation of Microorganism Control in Central Air Conditioning System Using Ultra-Violet Light, Proceedings of the 9th Conference of Occupational Safety and Health, pp.358-369, Taiwan.
- P. K.Wong, L. M.Tam, S. C.Tam and S. K. Lao, (2001)Computer-Aided Analysis for Combined Building Services Drawings using Genetic Algorithm, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering Science, (CD format), Cat.11, Misc.Wong-PK.doc, Shanghai.
- K. M. Mok, S. C. Tam, P. Yan. and L. H. Lam (2000) A Neural Network Forecasting System for Daily Air Quality Index in Macau, Air Pollution VIII, Ed. by Longhurst, J.W.S., Brebbia, C.A., & Power, H., WIT Press, Southampton, pp.41-50.
- K. M. Mok, S. C. Tam, L. H. Lam, and P. Yan. (1999) Prediction of Macau Daily Electricity Consumption with Artificial Neural Network, Computational Methods in Engineering and Science – EPMESC VII, Ed. by Bento, J., Oliveira, E. A. & Pereira, E., Elsevier Science, Kidlington, Oxford, Vol. 2, pp.827 – 836.
- S. C. Tam, K. M. Mok, P. Yan., and L. H. Lam (1999) An Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System for the Forecast of Macau Daily Electric Load, Computational Methods in Engineering and Science – EPMESC VII, Ed. by Bento, J., Oliveira, E. A. & Pereira, E., Elsevier Science, Kidlington, Oxford, Vol. 2, pp.817 – 826.
- K. M. Mok, S. C. Tam and Z. S. Wang (1999) Air-Quality Forecasting System in Macau, Proceedings of the 1st Macau Symposium on Environment and City Development, Macau, pp.78-85..
- S. C. Tam, K. M. Mok, P. K.Wong, P. U. Mak, L. M.Tam and P. Yan. (1998) Soft Computing Applications in Macau, Proc. of 1st Symposium on Science & Technology and the Development of Macau, Macau, pp.237 – 242.
- P. K. Wong, L. M. Tam and S. C. Tam (1998) Research on intelligence CAD for Hydraulic Manifold Blocks, Proceedings of the 3 rd CAST conference of young scientists, Beijing, China, pp.118-121.
- P. K. Wong, L. M. Tam and S. C. Tam (1998) Object-oriented CAD for Hydraulic Circuits of Pressing Machines, Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp.1-10.
- K. M. Mok and S. C. Tam, (1998) Short-Term Prediction of SO2 Concentration in Macau with Artificial Neural Networks, Energy and Buildings, 28, pp.279-286.
- S. C. Tam, K. M. Mok and C. Sam. (1998) Adaptive Fuzzy System for Prediction of SO2 concentration in Macau, Air Pollution VI, Ed. by Brebbia, C.A., Ratto, C.F. & Power, H., WIT Press/Computational Mechanics Publications, Southampton, pp.277-286.
- S. C. Tam (1994) The basic sequence problem for quasi-normed spaces, Archiv der Mathematik, Vol. 62, pp.69-72.
- N. J. Kalton and S. C. Tam (1993) Factorization theorems for quasi-normed spaces, Houston Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp.301-317.

#### Commercial Professional Software Released

- (2008) Genesis Chinese Calligraphy System for Windows published by University of Macau, ISBN 978-99937-922-5-3.
- (2006) Genesis Chinese Calligraphy System, 源遠書藝文化系統, web application launched by Faculty of science and technology, University of Macau. (Both English and Chinese names of the application are Google keywords.)
- (2003) NEURAL COMPONENT V.2.0, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau.
- (2001) INTELAIR NEURAL COMPONENT V.1.0, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau. (with Macau Team leader, Prof. K. M. Mok)

### Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology

University of Macau, E11

Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,

Macau, China

Room: E11-3062

Telephone: (853) 8397-4475

Fax: (853) 8822-2426

Email: fstsct