- University of Oxford Croucher Scholarship in 2011 at University of Oxford
Lam received his B.Sc. degree in Physics and Mathematics from University of Hong Kong in 2009 and his M.Phil degree in Mathematics from University of Hong Kong in 2011. He specializes in complex geometry and his M.Phil thesis studies deformations of complex structure on Fano hypersurface. He is now a DPhil student in the Mathematics department of University of Oxford studying Calabi-Yau manifold.
Lam is currently working on the problem of generalizing Donaldson-Thomas invariant to Calabi-Yau m-fold for m>3.