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Prof. WONG Kam Fai William

BSc, PhD (Edinburgh University)
Associate Director
(852) 3943-8221

Research Interests: Internet programming and applications; Information Retrieval Parallel Database; Chinese information processing

K.F. Wong obtained his PhD from Edinburgh University, Scotland, in 1987. After his PhD, he has performed research in Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), UniSys(Scotland) and ECRC(Germany). At present he is the Associate Dean (External Affairs) of the Faculty of Engineering, professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and in parallel serves as the director of the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), CUHK. His research interest centers on Internet programming and applications, Chinese computing and parallel database and information retrieval. He has published over 100 technical papers in these areas in various international journals and conferences and books. He is a member of the ACM, CLCS, IEEE-CS AND IEE (UK). He is the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (TALIP) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal on Distributed and Parallel Databases, International Journal on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages and International Journal on Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing.