Professor Cheung, Paul Ying Sheung 張英相
Paul Cheung is Associate Vice-President (Research) and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He is concurrently the Director of Technology Transfer, Associate Director of Knowledge Exchange Office and Programme Director of the Master of Science in E-Commerce and Internet Computing of the University. He joined the University of Hong Kong in 1980 and served as Dean of Engineering from 1994-2000. He was on secondment from the University to the Hong Kong Government as Policy Advisor of the Innovation and Technology Commission from 2002-04. Prior joining the Government, he was Corporate Senior Vice-President in technology, at PCCW responsible for the strategic development in technology for the Group while on leave from the University from 2000-02.
Professor Cheung received his B.Sc.(Eng) and Ph.D. degrees from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, both in Electrical Engineering, in 1973 and 1978 respectively. His research interest and experience include biomedical engineering, computer architecture and applications, signal processing & pattern recognition, E-commerce technology & the Internet and VLSI design.
He was the Asia-Pacific Region Director of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) from 1995-96, and the Institute’s Secretary in 1997, and served in many international committees. He was Chair of the IEEE Awards Board in 2007-08 and Chair of the IEEE Medal of Honor Committee in 2009-12. He is currently Director and Honorary Treasurer of the IEEE Foundation Board. He was the Lead Shepherd of the APEC Industry Science and Technology Working Group (ISTWG) from 2004-05. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Senior Member of the IEEE.
In his spare time, Paul is a certified diver, an occasional cyclist and skier, a regular jogger, and also pretends to be a music and golf enthusiast. He started the HKU Marathon Team in 2006, which had over 3,000 members to run the 2014 Hong Kong International Marathon, and tries his best to keep up three sessions of gym every week.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2011-02-01||Cum Laude Poster Award (Correspondanceless 3D-2D registration based on expectation conditional maximization): Visualization, Image-guided Procedures, and Modeling Conference 7964 (Cum Laude Poster Award)||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|01/2007 - 12/2008||Chair||IEEE Awards Board|
|01/2004 - 12/2006||Vice-Chair and Member||IEEE Awards Board|
|01/1997 - 12/1997||Secretary||IEEE|
|01/1995 - 12/1997||Member||IEEE Board of Directors|
|01/2009 - 12/2010||Chair||IEEE Medal of Honor Committee|
|01/2004 - 12/2008||Member||IEEE Medal of Honor Committee|
|01/2004 - 12/2005||Chairman and Lead Shepherd||APEC Industrial Science & Technology Working Group|
|01/2013 - 12/2014||Borad of Director & Treasurer||IEEE Foundation|
|01/2008 - 12/2012||Board of Director||IEEE Foundation|
|01/2010 - 12/2010||Director and Vice-President||IEEE Foundation|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, Cantonese, Putonghua||英語、粵語、普通話|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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