Professor William Kam-Fai WONG, MH
K.F. Wong is Associate Dean (External Affairs) of the Faculty of Engineering, Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, Director of Centre for Innovation and Technology, and Associate Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also Director of Key Laboratory on High Confidence Software Technologies (Sub-Lab, CUHK), Ministry of Education, and Honorary Professor of Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen.
His research interest focuses on Chinese natural language processing and database. He has published over 260 technical papers in these areas in different international journals, conferences and books. He is a senior member of IEEE, fellows of ACL, BCS (UK), IEE (UK) and HKIE and Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Professional Validation Council. Also, He is the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (TALIP), and International Journal on Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing.
K.F. is very active in professional activities and social services. He serves as Member, The 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Executive Committee, Guangdong Provincial Association for Advancement of Guangdong, Hong Kong & Macau Greater Bay Area Cooperation; Standing Committee, 6th Shenzhen Association for Science and Technology; International Advisory Committee, 12th Guangzhou Association for Science and Technology as well as ex-member of 12th Gunagzhou Committee of the Chinese People'sPeople's Consultative Conference.
Locally, KF is Director, Finance Dispute Resolution Centre Board; Chairman of the Vetting Committee of the IT Innovation Lab in Secondary Schools Initiative; Chairman, ICT Advisory Committee, HK Scout Association; Vice-Chairperson of the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee; Member, Technology Advisory Committee of the eBRAM International Online Dispute Resolution Centre; Member, Radio Television Hong Kong Board of Advisors; Member of The Hong Kong Society for the Aged Advisory Committee on ICT Development.
He was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) by the HKSAR Government in 2011 for his contribution in IT development in Hong Kong.