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Professor Chau, Kwok Tong 鄒國棠

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Professor Chau, Kwok Tong 鄒國棠

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Professor

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Also Cited As:
Chau, Kwok-tong
Chau, KT
Chau, K-T

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongB.Sc.(Eng.) (First Class Honours) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
The University of Hong KongM.Phil. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
The University of Hong KongPh.D. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Biography

Ir Professor K.T. Chau received his B.Sc.(Eng.) degree with First Class Honours, M.Phil. degree, and Ph.D. degree all in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from The University of Hong Kong. He joined the alma mater in 1995, and currently serves as Professor in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Director of the International Research Centre for Electric Vehicles, and Director of BEng degree in Electrical Engineering.

He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the IET, and Fellow of the HKIE. He is elected Fellow of the IEEE for Contributions to Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles. He has served as chairs and organizing committee members for many international conferences, especially in the area of Electric Vehicles. Currently, he serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles, and Editorial Board Member of the IET Electric Power Applications, the International Journal of Vehicle Design, and the Progress in Electromagnetics Research. He is also an international consultant for electric vehicle technologies. Professor Chau has published 5 books, 8 book chapters and over 200 refereed journal papers as well as many conference papers and industrial reports. His teaching philosophy follows the Confucian classic "Li Ji" – Teaching and learning are mutually motivating.

Professor Chau has received many awards: including the Chang Jiang Chair Professorship by the Ministry of Education, China; Natural Science Award (First Prize) by the Ministry of Education, China; the Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award for Education, Training and Public Awareness by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International; the Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology at the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning; and the University Teaching Fellow Award by The University of Hong Kong.

In community service, he has served as Member of the Electrical Safety Advisory Committee for the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Member of the Accreditation Advisory Board for the Hong Kong Accreditation Service of Innovation and Technology Commission, Member of the Appeal Board Panel under Energy Efficiency (Labelling of Products) Ordinance, Member of the Disciplinary Tribunal Panel under Electricity Ordinance, and Member of the Disciplinary Board Panel under Building Energy Efficiency (Registered Energy Assessors) Regulation. He has also served as Member of Engineering Panel for the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), Member of Innovation and Technology Support Program Panel for the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), and Member of Incu-Tech/ Incu-Bio Technology Program Panel for the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP).

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2003-10-01Consulting Professor: Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Research Achievement
2004-11-01University Teaching Fellowship Award 2003-2004: The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2007-09-01National Overseas Young Researcher Award 2007: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Research Achievement
2004-05-01Guest Research Professor: Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Research Achievement
Cheng, M
2014-01-01Natural Science Award (First Prize): Ministry of Education, China, 自然科学一等奖, 中国教育部
Research Achievement
2003-11-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2002-2003: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2005-03-01Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology 2005: 16th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
Teaching Accomplishment
2008-06-01Chang Jiang Chair Professor Award 2007: Ministry of Education, China
Research Achievement
Chan, CC
Cheng, M
Cui, S
Masrur, A
Mi, C
Minami, S
Wong, YS
2007-06-01Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award for Education, Training and Public Awareness 2006: International Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Research Achievement
2016-07-01IEEE Distinguished Lecturer: IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2013 - presentFellowIEEE
01/2004 - 12/2012Senior MemberIEEE
04/2000 - 10/2006MemberIEE
10/2006 - presentFellowIET
03/2012 - presentFellowHKIE
08/2000 - 03/2012MemberHKIE
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles電動、混合動力及燃料電池汽車
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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