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Professor Chau, Patrick Yam Keung 周蔭強

Padma and Hari Harilela Professorship in Strategic Information Management
Director of School of Business

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Professor Chau, Patrick Yam Keung 周蔭強

Padma and Hari Harilela Professorship in Strategic Information Management
Director of School of Business

Also Cited As:
Chau, P
Chau, PY


Graduated with a PhD in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (formerly Western Business School), The University of Western Ontario, Canada, I returned to Hong Kong and joined the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as an Assistant Professor of Information and Systems Management in 1992. I was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in July 1998.  Between October 1996 and April 1999, I was Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs of the School of Business & Management.  

I moved to the School of Business, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong  (HKU) in May 1999.  From July 2001 to June 2005 and from September 2010 to August 2011, I was Associate Dean and BBA Program Director.  From September 2011 to July 2013, I was Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning). In July 2013, I assumed the Directorship of the School of Business.  In February 2014, I was conferred asPadma and Hari Harilela Professor in Strategic Information Management.

In 2010, I was appointed as Chang Jiang Scholar by the Ministry of Education, the People's Republic of China.  In December 2013, I was conferred as AIS Fellow by the Association for Information Systems. In September 2014, I was appointed by Zhejiang University as Qiushi Chair Professorat their School of Management.

Since January 2014, I have been the Editor-in-Chief of Information and Management (I&M). From 2012-2013, I was Co-editor of I&M. From 2007-2011, I was Co-editor of Electronic Commerce Research & Applications.  I was also Global Co-editor of Data Base in the same period.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2005-07-07Best Conference Paper Award: Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2005), Bangkok, Thailand
2005-04-01Ranked No.8 worldwide in terms of research publication prodctivity in top/magor IS/IT journals, based on an articled authored by Hsieh-Hong Huang and Jack Shih-Chieh Hsu and entitled "An Evaluation of Publication Productivity in Information Systems: 1999 to 2003": Communication of the AIS
Research Achievement
2010-03-01Chang Jiang Scholar: Ministry of Education, PRC, 长江学者
Research Achievement
2007-05-01Fellow: Hong Kong Computer Society
2013-12-01AIS Fellow Award: Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Research Achievement
2013-11-01Outstanding Associate Editor Award: Decision Sciences Journal
Research Achievement
2014-02-01Padma and Hari Harilla Professorship in Strategic Information Management: HKU Endowed Professorship Scheme
Research Achievement
2014-09-01Qiuzhi Chair Professorship: Zhejiang University, China
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
05/2008 - 04/2011Vice PresidentHong Kong Computer Society
1995 -MemberIEEE Computer Society
01/2006 - 12/2006Founding PresidentHong Kong Association for Information Systems
01/2002 - 12/2003ChairmaneBusiness Specialist Group, Hong Kong Computer Society
05/2006 - 04/2008Executive Committee MemberContinuing Professionsl Development Alliance
1995 -MemberThe Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
04/2005 - 04/2008Advisory Board MemberSIGADIT, Association for Information Systems
05/2006 - 04/2008Council Member and Director of Professional DevelopmentHong Kong Computer Society
1999 -MemberHong Kong Computer Society
02/2013 - presentChairman of the Certification BaordHong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification
05/2006 - 04/2008Vice PresidentAssociation for Information Systems
01/2000 - 04/2003Council MemberAssociation for Information Systems
1995 -MemberAssociation for Information Systems
07/2005 - 06/2007PresidentChinese Association for Information Systems
07/2004 - 06/2005Vice-PresidentChinese Association for Information Systems
01/2015 - presentFoundng PresidentCollege of Academic Leadership, Association for Information Systems
06/2013 - 06/2014ChairmanPACIS Exectuive Committee
07/2005 - 06/2007SecretaryPACIS Executive Committee
07/2005 - 04/2008AdvisoreBusinss Division, Hong Kong Computer Society
1995 -MemberThe Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
07/1997 - 06/2000Council MemberHong Kong Telemedicine Association
1997 -MemberAssociation for Computing Machinery
01/2014 - presentPresidentInformation Systems Academic Heads International
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
IS/IT adoption and implementation
Information presentation and model visualization
Electronic commerce
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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