Dr In Fat LO

Dr In Fat LO

UM Macau Fellow

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  • P.H.D., Chinese Dialectology, Dept. of Chinese, Peking University, 09/2009–07/2013
  • M.A., History of Chinese Language, Dept. of Chinese, Peking University, 09/2004 – 07/2008
  • B.A., Dept. of Chinese, Faculty of Arts, Beijing Normal University, 09/2000 – 07/2004


Research Interests
  • Historical Phonology of Chinese
  • Historical Phonology of Chinese dialects
  • Experimental phonetics
Professional Experience

Full-time Macau Fellow     Dept. of Chinese, University of Macau                            01/2018 – Now

Part-time Instructor   Dept. of Chinese, University of Macau                            09/2013 – 12/2017

  • Teaching two courses: Chinese Language and Chinese Communities; Chinese Language and Culture

Part-time Instructor   School of Health Sciences, Macao Polytechnic Institute               09/2017 – Now

  • Teaching three courses: Linguistics; Mandarin; Phonetics

Full-time Teacher     Pui Ching Middle School, Macau                                 09/2015 – 07/2016

Part-time Instructor   continuing education College, Peking University                    09/2010 – 01/2011

Teaching Assistant of the course Chinese Phonology  Chinese Department, PKU             09/2007 – 01/2008

Full-time Chinese Teacher   The Workers’ Children High School, Macau                    09/2004 – 07/2005       

Professional Affiliations

Member of The Chinese Language Resources Protection Project, investigated the dialect in Chikan, Guangdong     07/2017

Peking University National Dialect Investigation Team (investigation period was one month each)

  • Dialect investigation in Quanzhou, Fujian, Instructing the investigation as team tutor. 07/2010
  • Dialect investigation in Jianli, Hubei, taking part in the full-field investigation as team member. 07/2007

Society of Indo-European Linguistics (SIEL), leading by Prof. Chao-Hsien Wang, PKU           09/2009 – 06/2010

  • One of the core members; Active in activities of SIEL.
  • Participating in the translation and discussion of classic works of Indo-European comparative linguistics.

Macao Culture and Communication Association (MCCA), PKU, Teacher of Cantonese Class   04/2008 – 04/2012

  • Teaching Cantonese phonetics and phonology for five years; awarded as “My favorite Cantonese teacher”.
Selected Publications

1.The Cantonese Phonological System of The First Chinese-Portuguese Textbook in Macau Jesuit Collections, Bulletin of Language Research, Vol. 11, p281-290, CSSCI

2.The Time Points of the Phonetic evolution in Guangzhou Cantonese in the last two Centuries, Academic Journal of LIYUN(Language Volume), Vol.27, p317-327, CSSCI

3.Comparison among the phonology evolution routes of Macau, Zhongshan and Guangdong Cantonese. Essays on Linguistics, Vol.2, 2018, CSSCI