CUHK Appoints Master-Designate
for S.H. Ho College
The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, at its meeting held on 17 April, 2018, approved the appointment of Professor Wong Wing Shing as the next Master of S.H. Ho College for a period of four years from 1 August, 2018.
Brief Biography of Professor Wong Wing Shing
Professor Wong Wing Shing graduated from Yale University with a combined MS and BA degree and obtained MS and PhD degrees from Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE) since 1996, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2002, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (HKAES) since 2013.
He joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1992 after working ten years at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor from 1 August, 2017. He is currently Research Professor and Choh-Ming Li Research Professor of Information Engineering. He served as the Chairman of Information Engineering Department from 1995 to 2003. From 2005 to 2014, he served as the Dean of the Graduate School of CUHK, managing around 250 postgraduate programmes and an enrollment of over 12,000 postgraduate students. He was a member of the Planning Committee of S.H. Ho College from 2006 to 2009 and an Initial Fellow of S.H. Ho College in 2009. He is a member of the Assembly of Fellows, a member of the Cabinet, and the Chairman of the Student Exchange Committee of S.H. Ho College.
In addition, Professor Wong has been the chairman and member of several professional bodies and engaged in the editorial work of international journals. He has served as a Principle Investigator for over twenty competitive research grants.