Dr Albert Lam received his BEng degree (First Class Honors) in Information Engineering and his PhD degree inElectrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), both from The University of HongKong (HKU), in 2005 and 2010, respectively. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences of University ofCalifornia, Berkeley. He is now the Chief Technology Officer and the ChiefScientist at Fano Labs, a deep-tech startup specializing in speech and language technologies enabled by AI. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in both EEE and Geography at HKU, and a Croucher research fellow. He is a member n the Expert Committee of Shenzhen Artificial Intelligence IndustryAssociation and a Senior Member of IEEE. His research interests include optimization, AI, intelligent transportation system, and smart city. He is anAssociate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and IEEETransactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.