Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Steve Yim
Assistant Chair (Faculty), Asian School of the Environment, Asian School of the Environment
Associate Professor, Asian School of the Environment
Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Assistant Chair (Faculty), Asian School of the Environment
Assoc. Prof. Yim is an international leading scientist of air pollution. His research interest includes:

- Transboundary air pollution
- Interactions between land, air quality and climate change
- Air quality forecast and future projection
- Sensitivity model development and application
- Artificial intelligence and air pollution
- Remote sensing of particulate matter and ozone
- Air pollutant exposure science
- Human health assessment
  • A comprehensive assessment of the source contribution, formation, transport and removal pathways, and sensitivity to precursors of local and transboundary ozone in Southeast Asia using the novel atmospheric modelling approaches
  • Air microbiomes and inhalable microplastics as novel pollutants in respiratory health
  • Characterisation of tropical urban air quality
  • Development of a prediction system to forecast air quality and the risk of interstitial lung diseases in Southeast Asia
  • Effects of climate change and land-use/cover changes on air quality in Southeast Asia and the resultant health impacts
  • Identification of lead (Pb) in Singapore’s air
  • Mixed data sampling models to infer the impacts of exposomes on disease burden
  • The Prudential EOS Climate Impacts Initiative