Fellow of 2015, CHAN, Professor, Tony F 陳繁昌


FHKEng [2015]  

Academic degrees:
BSc(Eng), MSc(Aeronautics). PHD

Professional qualifications:
– Elected member of the US National Academy of Engineering
– Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrionic Engineer (IEEE)
– Elected Fellow of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
– Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
– Member of the American Mathematical Society

Honours, affiliations and other appointments
– Justice of Peace, HKSAR Government
– Member of the Advisory Committee on Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government
– Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University by University of Strathclyde
– Member of the Board of Trustees of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology University in Saudi Arabia
– President’s Advisory Council of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
– Scientific Advisory Board of the University of Vienna
– International Advisory Board of Academic Ranking of World Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
– Member of the United States Committee of 100

Area of Expertise:
Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

Professor Tony F Chan assumed the presidency of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on 1 September 2009. From 2006-2009, Professor Chan was Assistant Director of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), which is the largest directorate at NSF.

Professor Chan’s research interests include mathematical image processing and computer vision, Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) physical design and computational brain mapping. He has published over 200 refereed papers and was one of the most cited mathematicians in the world. He has mentored over 35 PhD students and 25 postdoctoral fellows.