Professor Kam-Fai Wong

Director of the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Wong is Associate Dean (External Affairs) of the Faculty of Engineering, Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, Director of Centre for Innovation and Technology, and Associate Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

His research interest focuses on Chinese natural language processing and database. He has published over 260 technical papers in these areas in different international journals, conferences and books. He is a senior member of IEEE, fellows of BCS (UK), IEE (UK) and HKIE. He is the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (TALIP), and International Journal on Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing.

He was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) by the HKSAR Government in 2011 for his contribution in IT development in Hong Kong.