Professor Rocky S. Tuan assumed office as Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 1 January 2018. He is concurrently Lee Quo Wei and Lee Yick Hoi Lun Professor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine at CUHK. Professor Tuan received his PhD in Life Sciences from the Rockefeller University in New York, and is an internationally renowned biomedical scientist specializing in musculoskeletal biology and tissue regeneration, whose work covers both basic science and engineering, as well as translational and clinical applications. Professor Tuan’s significant contributions have been recognized over the years. He was appointed by University of Pittsburgh as Associate Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Founding Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research. He has also served as Co-Director of Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, and was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his accomplishments in innovation and translational research that bring significant impact on society.
Professor Li is Party Secretary of Shenzhen University (former President ). Prof Li obtained his PhD from Wuhan University (formerly Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping), and had served as Professor and Vice-President of the University. Professor Li is an expert of the transportation field in the National 863 Program, a recipient of the Cross Century Talents Award from the State Ministry of Education (MoE), as well as a Member of the Editorial Board for Acta Geodaetica et Cartographica Sinica and other academic journals. As a leading expert in geographical information system, 3S and communication technology integration, and intelligent transportation, he has published four books and over 100 academic papers. He was awarded National Scientific and Technological Progress Second Prize and MoE Scientific and Technological Progress First Prize.
Professor Alan Chan is currently the Provost and J.S. Lee Professor of Chinese Culture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) of National University of Singapore and has twice received the Teaching Excellence Award. He then joined the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore with leading roles including Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, Vice President and Toh Puan Mahani Idris Daim Chair Professor of Humanities. Professor Chan’s research focuses on Chinese philosophy and religion, and hermeneutics and critical theory. He is a member of various international boards.
Professor Chan Wai-yee is Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine of CUHK. Professor Chan obtained his bachelor’s degree (Hon. 1st Class) in Chemistry from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and PhD from the University of Florida, USA. He is very active in the scientific community, and is the President of Hong Kong Institution of Science, a Member of Hospital Authority Board, Non-official Director of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Genome Institute, a Member of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong and a Member of the Council of the Shaw Prize Foundation. Professor Chan received numerous honours and awards and holds eleven patents.
Professor Ching is Professor of Electronic Engineering at CUHK and Director of Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering. He was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President of CUHK and Director of CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute. Professor Ching pursued his studies at the University of Liverpool, and received his BEng and PhD. He has devoted himself to research on adaptive digital signal processing, time delay estimation and target localization, blind signal estimation and separation, automatic speech recognition, speaker identification/verification and speech synthesis, and advanced signal processing techniques for wireless communications. He was Chairman of the Hong Kong Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and Council Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). He holds fellowships from IEEE, IEE, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Professor Gao is a professor at Peking University, Vice Director of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Member of the 10th, 11th and 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Board Chairman of China Computer Federation, Vice Editor-in-Chief of IEEE T-CSVT, IEEE T-AMD, Editor of JVCI, Member of IEEE Video Signal Processing and Communication Technology Committee, Member of IEEE Multimedia System and Application Technology Committee, Member of China National Committee for the Standardization of Information Technology, Member of Digital Audio-Visual Encoding Technology Standards Group. He has long been engaged in research on computer vision, pattern recognition and image processing, multimedia compression, multi-pattern interface and virtual reality. He is also an IEEE Fellow, Fellow of Association for Computing Machinery, and Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Mr. Lam is an alumnus of CUHK, and Chairman of the Watches and Clocks Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Mr. Lam was formerly Chairman of the CUHK Convocation and is now Member of the CUHK Council. Since graduation from CUHK, Mr. Lam joined the watch and clock industry and has established the Time Industrial Manufactory Limited in 1993, which is a cross-border manufacturer with clients from all corners of the world.
Professor Li, Associate Vice President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, is also Director of the Research Administration Office. He graduated from Tianjin University with Doctor of Engineering. He started teaching at Shenzhen University in 1991, and he was a visiting scholar at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from 2002 to 2003. His overseas studying and working experiences include an English training program at Brunel University of the United Kingdom. Before joining CUHK-Shenzhen, he had been Director of the Department of Science and Technology of Shenzhen University, as well as Director of Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Sensor Technology, and Director of Shenzhen Optical Sensor Network Engineering Laboratory. As a professor of Physical Electronics, Prof. Li has long been engaged in the study of fiber optic sensors and nonlinear optics. He was honored as one among the first of Outstanding Scholars of Shenzhen University. He is a member of the editorial board of Sensors and Actuators and an analyst for Optics Letters and other journals. He is also a representative of the Municipal People's Congress and a member of the Shenzhen Association for Science and Technology. He has published more than 100 papers in different well-known international journals, such as Optics Express, Applied Physics B, Applied Optics, and IEEE Sensors. He holds more than 20 authorized patents. As a project director, he has undertaken over 20 projects, including the National Science Fund of China, Guangdong Province Natural Science Fund Project, the Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of Ministry of Education, the Province-Ministry Industry-University-Institute Cooperation Project of Guangdong Province, the Shenzhen Science and Technology Project, the Shenzhen Nanshan District Science and Technology Project, the High-level Talents Project of Guangdong Province.
A Senior Counsel in Hong Kong and Treasurer of CUHK, Dr. Neoh has been a Member of the Council of CUHK since 1994 and served as Vice-Chairman from 1995 to 1997. He has contributed generously his time and professional expertise to guide the planning and administration of CUHK over the years. Dr. Neoh has been Chief Adviser to the China Securities Regulatory Commission since 1998. In the academic field, he has been Visiting Professor of many prestigious universities including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University and Zhongshan University. He is an Academician of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, and was conferred the degree of Doctors of Laws, honoris causa, by CUHK in 2003.
Professor Song Chunshan is Dean of Science and Professor in the Department of Chemistry of CUHK. Prior to joining CUHK, he taught at Pennsylvania State University, USA. Professor Song obtained his bachelor’s degree from Dalian University of Technology and his master’s degree and PhD from Osaka University, Japan. Professor Song’s original and innovative research contributions to catalysis, adsorption, CO2 capture and conversion, and energy and clean fuels research have been widely recognised through many awards and honours. These include the George A. Olah Award and the Henry H. Storch Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Distinguished Researcher Award from ACS Energy & Fuels Division, the Faculty Scholar Medal from Pennsylvania State University, and being made a Distinguished Fulbright Scholar from the US-UK Fulbright Commission. He was also named an ACS Fellow.
Professor Tang is a professor at the School of Management of Harbin Institute of Technology, Adjunct Professor of Nankai University and Professor of Peking University HSBC Business School, Special Representative of Shenzhen Response to Climate Change, Member of the 3rd National Expert Committee on Response to Climate Change. Professor Tang obtained his PhD from Nankai University. He gave his service as Vice Director of Shenzhen People’s Congress and Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipality.
Mr. Tu is Board Chairperson of Hong Kong Haiya Group and Shenzhen Haiya Group. He served as Vice Chairperson of China Enterprise Confederation, Chairperson of Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organizations, Permanent Honorary Chairperson of Hong Kong and Shanwei Townsmen Association, Honorary Chairperson of Hong Kong Foreign Businessmen Association, Member of the Standing Committee of Guangdong Province Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and Member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Professor Wu is Professor of Tongji University and Director of the Department of Management Sciences at National Natural Science Foundation of China. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tsinghua University and her PhD from ETH Zürich. She was Vice-Chairperson of Department of Electrical Engineering at Tongji University and Vice-President of the University, and then President of Tongji University from 1995 to 2003. She served as Vice Minister of Education, Vice-Chairperson and Secretary-General of the State Council Academic Degrees Committee, a Member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, and Member of University Grants Committee in Hong Kong.
Professor Xu is currently Vice President of Shenzhen University, and was formerly Deputy Dean of School of Science and Director of Registry Office of Shenzhen University. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Xidian University and PhD from Xi'an Jiaotong University. Professor Xu was appointed Professor of Applied Mathematics in 1999. Professor Xu's research interest include wavelet analysis, computational intelligence, digital image processing, complex network and modern logistics, and he has published 5 books and over 100 academic papers. Professor Xu has received numerous national and provincial awards in recognition of his research and teaching achievements, and has been awarded various competitive research grants funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National High Technology Research and Development Programme of China (863 Programme) and the National Basic Research Programme (973 Programme), etc. Professor Xu is also dedicated to public services. He has taken up several advisory roles related to tertiary education development.
Mr. Xu is the Co-Founder of Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd., Chairman of Shenzhen Parkland Group Co., Ltd., and Honorary President of Shenzhen Federation of Industry and Commerce. He was a visiting professor at Tsinghua University.
Mr. Xu graduated from Tsinghua University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree. Later, he obtained his Executive Master in Business Administration from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in 2002. Mr. Xu has received various honours and awards in appreciation of his outstanding achievements and efforts in entrepreneurship.
Professor Xu is the Founding President of CUHK-Shenzhen since August 2013. Professor Xu joined CUHK in 1997, and was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice President of CUHK, and Professor of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering of CUHK. Professor Xu received his BEng and MEng degrees from Zhejiang University and his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He actively participates in research on robotics and intelligent control engineering. Professor Xu is Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Fellow of International Academy of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Academician of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Science, and Fellow of EU Academy of Sciences.