Full-time Senior Professors

Professor HO Shun Man SimonPresident
Professor Y V HUIProvost and
Vice-President (Academic and Research)
Acting Dean of School of Business
Professor FU Ho Ying JeanneVice-President (Learning and Student Experience)
Head, Department of Management
Professor TSO Hung ScarletDean, School of Communication
Professor CHAN Wai SumDean, School of Decision Sciences
Professor Kwok-kan TAMDean, School of Humanities and Social Science
Professor FONG Chee Fun GilbertDean, School of Translation and Foreign Languages
Professor CHIU Ying Chun, Ronald Associate Dean, School of Communication
Professor (Practice), School of Communication
Professor CHOY Siu Kai Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), School of Decision Sciences
Head, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance
Professor HUI Cheuk Kuen DesmondHead, Department of Art and Design
Professor CHEUNG Kwong Yue AlexHead, Department of Chinese
Professor LIU HaiAssociate Dean (Research), School of Decision Sciences
Head, Department of Computer Science
Professor KAO LangHead, Department of Social Science
Professor SIU Yuk Tai TrevorProfessor, School of Communication
Professor CHENG Tsz Wan, LouisDr. S H Ho Professor of Banking and Finance, Department of Economics and Finance
Professor CHEN XiaomeiChair Professor, Department of English
Professor LAU Pak Lung, VictorProfessor, Department of Management


Professor HO Shun Man, Simon


Professor Simon Shun-Man Ho is the President of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK). He was a Commonwealth Scholar and is a certified public accountant in the UK, Australia and Canada. Currently, he is the Editor of the Asian Journal of Business Ethics(Springer), and Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business Ethics (Springer), Advances in Business Ethics Research (Springer), and the “Corporate Governance Literature Series” of Nankai University.

In public services, he is Chairman of the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Forum and Board Member of the China Higher Education Association, the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association, and the Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation (HKAECF). He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Australia, Member of Academic Committee of the Hong Kong Scholar Scheme organised by the Society of Hong Kong Scholars, and Advisor to a number of international bodies.

Prior to joining HSMC, Professor Ho was Vice Rector (Academic Affairs) of the University of Macau (UM) from 2009 to 2014. Before that he served as Dean of the School of Business and concurrently as Founding Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy (CCGFP) at the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) from 2004 to 2009. Previously, he taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) from 1982 to 2004 and he was the Director of the School of Accountancy from 1995 to 2002.

Under his leadership, CUHK became the first accounting school outside North America to receive The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) accreditation in 1998. In 1996, he initiated and established the “Dragon League”, an academic alliance among the four accounting schools of CUHK, Peking University, Fudan University and National Taiwan University. In 1998, he also co-founded the Master in Professional Accountancy Programme jointly organised by CUHK and the Shanghai National Institute of Accounting. At HKBU, he led an undergraduate student team who won the world champion of the CFA Institute’s Global Investment Research Challenge in 2008.

Before his academic career, Professor Ho was an audit staff member at a certified public accountant’s firm, a financial system analyst, and an assistant consultant at the Hong Kong Productivity Council. He was the Founding President of the Hong Kong Academic Accounting Association, Vice President of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER), Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the 2002 IAAER World Congress of Accounting Educators, Member of several committees of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Founding Vice President of the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association, and Board Member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.

Professor Ho also served as Member on a number of committees in the Hong Kong SAR Government. These include Investor Education Advisory Committee (IEAC) of the Securities and Futures Commission, Board of Review (Inland Revenue), Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal, Deposit Protection Appeals Tribunal, Advisory Committee on Human Resources Development in the Financial Services Sector, Advisory Group on Directors and Officers Related Provisions (AG3), and the Public Education Committee of Independent Commission Against Corruption.

As an internationally known expert on corporate governance, Professor Ho developed and taught the first university master’s course on corporate governance in Hong Kong at CUHK in 1993. In 2004, he developed and launched the world’s first MSc Programme in Corporate Governance and Directorship in Hong Kong. In 2005, he co-founded the biennial “World Business Ethics Forum” organised jointly by HKBU and UM. Since 2005, under the sponsorship of the World Bank, he has served as Lecturer on “International Corporate Governance” at the Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance, China.

In 2006, he initiated and formed a strategic alliance with more than 15 other corporate governance research centres in the world. In 2007, he was the key person in developing the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards and the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Charter, organised jointly by the Hong Kong Chamber of Listed Companies and the CCGFP of HKBU.

Professor Ho received three competitive research grants from the Research Grant Council and has published a number of top-ranked academic journal articles. He is a columnist in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the South China Morning Post (educationpost.com.hk), and the China Daily.

In recognition of his contributions to corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, he was the first Chinese awarded the Faculty Pioneer Award (described as Oscar of the business school world by the Financial Times) by the Aspen Institute, USA in 2008. Further, he was elected as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics 2008 by Ethisphere, one of the world’s most recognised bodies in business ethics and anti-corruption. In 2013, in recognition of his distinguished contribution to the CSR of Chinese family businesses, he was granted the Chinese Family Business Research Pioneer Award by the China Private Enterprise Economic Research Association, China.


Professor Y V HUI

Provost and Vice-President (Academic and Research)

Professor Y V Hui has extensive work experiences in overseas and local universities. He taught at National University of Singapore, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of New South Wales and City University of Hong Kong before joining HSMC.

Professor Hui received his PhD from Virginia Tech and his research interests include Business Analytics and Operations Management. He has received many government and non-government research grants. He publishes in Management ScienceOperations Research, Transportation Science, Transportation Research, IEEE Transactions, Journal of the American Statistical Association and Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, etc. He is the Co-Investigator of the Research Grant Council Theme Based Research in Health Management.

Professor Hui has been active in professional services and consultancy work serving government and business sectors. His clients include the Government of HKSAR, Accenture, Dragonair, MTR and HKJC. He is a member of the Centa-City Index Project Team that received the CityU Applied Research Award.

Professor FU Ho Ying, Jeanne

Vice-President (Learning and Student Experience)
Head and Professor, Department of Management

Prior to joining the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Professor Fu Ho Ying Jeanne has taught at City University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is currently the Vice-President (Learning and Student Experience), Head of Department of Management and Head of Honours Academy. Professor Fu received her PhD from the University of Hong Kong and received her post-doctoral fellowship training at Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Her research interests span across many different disciplinary areas such as organizational psychology, cross-cultural management, strategic management, and consumer behavior.

Professor Fu is one of the pioneers in the field of cultural cognition and management. Her research focuses include cross-cultural conflict resolution, leadership, expatriation management and innovation. She is primarily interested in how multicultural individuals organize and use the cultural knowledge they learnt from different cultural traditions, and how people from different cultures vary in their lay beliefs and the associated organizational behaviors. Her papers appeared in top-tier journals such as Journal of Personality and Social PsychologyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision MakingManagement Organization ReviewJournal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Psychology and Marketing

With her diverse interests, Professor Fu has created substantial impact in both management and psychology with high citation counts according to Social Science Citation Index and Google Scholar. Her publications were widely recognized and she was invited to serve on a number of editorial boards including Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Management and Organization Review. Professor Fu keeps an active research pipeline and has secured constant funding from Hong Kong Research Grants Council as Principal Investigator (HK$1.5 million) and Co-Investigator (HK$1 million) in the last 10 years of her academic career in Hong Kong. 



Professor TSO Hung, Scarlet

Dean, School of Communication

Professor Scarlet Tso is Dean of the School of Communication at The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK). She has taught in Tamkang University, Taiwan (台灣淡江大學), Shih Hsin University, Taiwan (台灣世新大學), Baptist University and City University of Hong Kong. She joined HSMC in 2008 after serving more than seven years as Head of the Department of Journalism and Communication at Chu Hai College of Higher Education.

Professor Tso has extensive experience in the news and media industry in Hong Kong, the UK and Taiwan. She was a senior reporter and primetime news anchor of Hong Kong Asia Television Limited (ATV). While pursuing her graduate studies in the UK, she has worked as a Special Correspondent for Hong Kong ATV and as a Chinese News Presenter and Foreign News Editor for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). She has also worked as a host and a commentator on a number of television and radio programs in Taiwan for over six years.

Professor Tso is an active member of many professional organisations. She is an Executive Member and Convenor of the Screening Committee of the Hong Kong Press Council, Vice Secretary-General of the Hong Kong Federation of Journalists, and an associate member of the Hong Kong News Executives’ Association. Professor Tso received a BA in Journalism and Communication from Chi Hai College of Higher Education and an MA degree in Social and Economic Development from the University of Essex, United Kingdom.

Professor Tso holds two doctorate degrees, a PhD in Crisis Management and Communication from Chu Hai University, Taiwan and a PhD in Education from the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include journalism and communication education in the digital age, crisis communication and management, globalisation and higher education, and business journalism education.



Professor CHAN Wai Sum

Dean, School of Decision Sciences

Professor Chan was born in Hong Kong. His undergraduate work was taken at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) where he graduated in 1984 with a major in accounting and a minor in statistics. After graduation, he completed a research-based MPhil Degree in Statistics at CUHK. He then further pursued a doctorate in applied statistics at the Fox School of Business, Temple University (Philadelphia, US), receiving the PhD in 1989. He is a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Honorary Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (HonFIA) and Chartered Statistician (CStat).

Professor Chan has held teaching and research posts at the National University of Singapore, the University of Waterloo, The University of Hong Kong, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong before his present appointment as Dean and Professor of Decision Sciences at the Hong Kong Hang Seng University. He received the Edward Lew Research Award (second prize) in 2006 and was awarded the Inaugural Teaching Excellence Award by the National University of Singapore in 1992.

Professor Chan has published over 110 journal papers and authored five books. His recent book “Financial Mathematics for Actuaries” has been selected as one of the suggested textbooks for the professional Financial Mathematics Exam by the Society of Actuaries.

Professor Chan has served on the editorial boards of many journals, including North American Actuarial Journal (co-Editor since 2014), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (Subject Editor since 2015), Emerging Markets Review (Subject Editor since 2014), and Finance Research Letters (from 2014 to 2020). He presented over 100 invited conference talks in more than 15 countries.

Professor Chan served as a Non-Executive Director of the Governing Board of the Insurance Authority of Hong Kong (2015-2021), and he is a current member of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (HKCPEC) comprising representatives from the academic, business, and government sectors. The committee discusses trade and economic issues, and aims to foster closer economic cooperation in the Pacific region.



Professor Kwok-kan TAM

Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science

Professor Kwok-kan TAM is the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) and Chair Professor of English. Before joining The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, he has worked at different institutions, including the East-West Centre (Honolulu), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK). A renowned academic, Professor Tam has an outstanding track record in teaching, research and higher education administration. He has proven success in the development of creative arts programmes.

Professor Tam was Professor-Reader in English and served various administrative roles at CUHK, including Department Chairmanship, Graduate Studies Headship, and Research Centre Directorship. He was also Fellow and Trustee of Shaw College, CUHK. At OUHK, he developed many new programmes that created niche areas of teaching and research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, such as the BA/BFA programmes in creative writing, film production, advertising design, animation film and cinematography, and MA programmes in Chinese literature, cultural industries management, and cultural heritage studies. He was the Founding Director of the Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities and of the Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture.

Professor Tam received his PhD and AM in Comparative Literature from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA and his BA (Hons) in English from CUHK. He has held visiting positions and fellowships in teaching and research at the East-West Center (Honolulu), Stockholm University, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Sophia University, Tokyo University, and National University of Singapore.

He is an international leading scholar in Ibsen studies, and is the former Head and current member of the International Ibsen Committee, University of Oslo. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. He has authored and edited numerous books and has published more than a hundred articles on Ibsen, Gao Xingjian, comparative literature, modern drama, Chinese film, and world Englishes. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of international journals in the humanities and social science and edits the Springer book series Digital Culture and Humanities.

  Chinese Ibsenism by Prof Kwok-kan Tam           



Professor FONG Chee Fun, Gilbert

Dean, School of Translation and Foreign Languages

Professor Fong is the Dean of School of Translation and Foreign Languages of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK).  He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his MAs and PhD from York University (Canada) and the University of Toronto.  Afterward, he taught at the University of Toronto and York University in Canada, and was Professor-Reader and Chairman of the Department of Translation at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  He has written many articles on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and translation.

Under Professor Fong’s leadership, the School of Translation and Foreign Languages was established in 2010. It offers the Bachelor of Translation with Business, which is the first of its kind in Hong Kong.  In 2016, the School embarks on a new journey and offers the first postgraduate programme – Master of Arts in Translation (Business and Legal) at HSMC.

An acclaimed translator, Professor Fong translated into English many plays by Gao Xingjian, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature.  They were published in The Other Shore, Snow in August, Cold Literature: Selected Works by Gao Xingjian (with Mabel Lee), Escape and The Man Who Questions Death, and Of Mountains and Seas.  He also translated Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Jean Genet’s Haute Surveillance, Dale Wasserman’s Man of La Mancha, Antonio Skármeta’s Burning Patience, and Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman into Chinese, all for stage performances in Hong Kong He was editor and author of several books, including Dubbing and Subtitling in a World ContextOn DramaHistory of Hong Kong Drama, Studies on Hong Kong Drama, Plays from Hong Kong and others.  He is currently editor of Business Translation Journal.

Professor Fong’s research interests include translation studies, movie and television subtitling, Gao Xingjian studies, drama translation and Hong Kong drama.

Professor CHIU Ying Chun, Ronald

Associate Dean and Professor (Practice), School of Communication

Professor Chiu is an all-rounded veteran television journalist before joining The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong.  He has over four decades of experience in television news industry, holding top position in news operation for the last 27 years.  Throughout these years, he has witnessed the transformation of the electronic news business and the change of media landscape in Hong Kong.

Upon his graduation from the Communications Department, Hong Kong Baptist College in 1975, Professor Chiu joined Commercial Television News as a Reporter. After Commercial Television ceased operation in the summer of 1978, he joined TVB News as Sub-Editor/Producer. He was promoted to Chief Reporter in 1981; to News Editor in 1982; to Associate Editor in 1983; and to Planning Editor in 1987. His main responsibility involved supervision of all enterprise coverage, planning and execution of overseas coverage as well as coordination with all major television news networks in the world.

Professor Chiu joined Hong Kong Cable Television in 1991 as a member of the Consultant Team for the bidding of the Subscription Television license. When Hong Kong Cable TV was awarded the license in 1993, Professor Chiu was appointed Assistant News Controller and became one of the founders of the first 24-hour Chinese News Channel. He was promoted to News Controller in 1994 and appointed Vice President, News & Sports in 2002 and headed the News and Sports Division of Cable Television. He was appointed Executive Director for the two subsidiary companies, i-CABLE News Ltd. and i-CABLE Sports Ltd in 2006.

Professor Chiu has served in key office for the Hong Kong News’ Executives’ Association for more than 20 years, and he is currently an Executive Member of the Hong Kong Press Council which he has served for 20 years.

Professor Chiu has devoted much of his time for media education.  He served as Adjunct Professor for the School of Communication of Hang Seng Management College for nine years and had served as Part-time Lecturer for School of Journalism and Communication of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and School of Communication of Hong Kong Baptist University.

Professor Chiu was awarded Honorary Fellowship by both Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012, and by Hang Seng University of Hong Kong in 2019, for his contribution to the industry and media education.

Professor Chiu’s expertise includes Media Management; Digital broadcast; Broadcast Journalism; Free to Air and Subscription television operation; Integration of communication education and media industry.

Professor Chiu’s main publications include:

宋昭勛,吳靜,趙應春 (2017) “財經領跑人 香港財經新聞記者訪談錄” 中華書局 June 2017

趙應春 (2013), “戰爭與和平” 載於: 蘇鑰機等《一人又一故事》, 天地圖書公司, pp. 14–17, June 2013

趙應春 (2010),“一個越南家庭的故事” 載於: 蘇鑰機等《一人一故事》, 天地圖書公司, pp. 441–443, June 2010

趙應春 (2009)“傳統媒體及新媒體在金融風暴中的傳播功能” 第十三屆海峽兩岸新聞研討會 June 2009

趙應春 (2005)“從印度洋海嘯看新聞媒體在災難報道中的人文關懷” 第十一屆海峽兩岸新聞研討會  August 2005

趙應春 (2002) “第二次電視新聞革命” 傳媒春秋 pp. 9 – 11, May 2002

Professor Chiu had received the following grant for his research in media education:  Song Z.X. , WU Jing (Co-I)., Chiu, Y. C (Co-I), (2014): Hong Kong Research Grants Council 2014/15 Competitive Research Funding Schemes, Government of HKSAR, “From the Newsroom to the Classroom: Bridging the Gap between Business Journalism Practice and Education in Hong Kong.”

Ronald Chiu, Professor (Practice), School of Communication

Professor CHOY Siu Kai

Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), School of Decision Sciences

Head, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance

Professor Choy is the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance and Associate Dean of the School of Decision Sciences. He received his BSc in Mathematical Science (Statistics and Operational Research), MSc in Scientific Computing and PhD in Mathematics from the Hong Kong Baptist University. Prior to joining the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, he was a Research Fellow of the Methodist Hospital Research Institute, and a Research Assistant and Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Hong Kong Baptist University.

Professor Choy’s research interests are Image Processing and Pattern Recognition. He has published various refereed articles on topics such as image retrieval, segmentation and classification. These papers have appeared in top-tier journals such as IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences and Pattern Recognition.

Apart from research publications, he has constantly received research funding from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, with a total amount of more than HK$10 million.

CHOY Siu Kai, Professor (Practice), Associate Dean (Research), School of Decision Sciences


Professor HUI Cheuk Kuen, Desmond

Head, Department of Art and Design

Professor Desmond Hui is Professor and Head of Department of Art and Design at The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He obtained his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University; then Master and Doctor of Philosophy in History of Art and Architecture from the University of Cambridge. A registered architect in both Hong Kong and Canada, he has held Visiting, Honorary and Adjunct Professorship in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Formerly he was Associate Dean of Arts and Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He taught architecture previously at the University of Hong Kong and was Director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research at HKU. He has served on various international advisory committees including Expert Advisor to UNESCO and British Council on cultural and creative industries and is member of the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA). He was Guest Scholar at the Canadian Center for Architecture (CCA) in 1998 and Research Fellow of St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge 1989-90.

He is Chief Author and Editor of several government / public studies related to arts and cultural policy in Hong Kong including the Baseline Study on HK’s Creative Industries (2003), A Study on Creativity Index (2005), Study on the Relationship between the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong’s Creative Industries (2006) and Mapping Study of Creative Clusters in Hong Kong (2010 & 2015). He was selected as Lead Curator for the 11th International Architecture Exhibition of Venice Biennale Hong Kong Pavilion in 2008 and Co-Curator in 2012.

Professor Hui has served as appointed member of the Antiquities Advisory Board, Commission on Strategic Development and Non-Executive Director of the Urban Renewal Authority and is at present member of Country and Marine Parks Board, Advisory Committee on Built Heritage Conservation as well as Museum Expert Advisor to the Hong Kong Government.

From 2015-18, he was one of 43 international experts for the UNESCO expert facility of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and was engaged as International Expert in Mongolia. From 2017-19, he was member of the Expert Group for the UNESCO Culture/2030 Indicators project now implemented as pilot in a number of countries and cities and he has been appointed as Regional Expert for the Philippines and Baguio City from 2021-22.  He also serves on the editorial advisory board of  Arts and the Market and reviewer for Habitat International and Journal of Urban Planning and Development.


Professor CHEUNG Kwong Yue, Alex

Head, Department of Chinese

Professor Cheung Kwong Yue, Alex is a renowned scholar who specialises in etymology, palaeography, ancient texts, and classical literature of Chinese. He is also an authority in the identification and authentication of ancient Chinese inscribed bronzes and bamboo manuscripts.

He holds concurrent positions at different institutions. He has been appointed as Head and Chair Professor of the Department of Chinese at The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK), Professor of the School of History at Beijing Normal University, Honorary Professor of the School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong, Honorary Professor of the Institute of Han Language at An Hui University, Academic Consultant of the Institute of Chinese Palaeography at Zhong Shan University, and Adjunct Professor of the Institute of Chinese Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Previously, Professor Cheung had served as Professor of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Adjunct Professor of the Department of Chinese at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He also served as Consultant of the Municipal Committee for the Authentication of Cultural Relics at the Shanghai Museum, and was a member of the Consultation Committee of Academic Affairs at the Institute of History and Philology of Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He also visited the University of Pennsylvania, USA, as Distinguished International Scholar in 2007, during which he gave lecture talks organised by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization.

His publications are numerous. The more notable ones are Essence on the Authentication of Pre-Qin Bronze Inscriptions 偽作先秦彝器銘文疏要, “Terms for Wine Utensils in Drinking Ceremonies Referred to in the Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial, Based on Newly Discovered Materials”, “A New Reading of the Character 哂 in ‘Xian jin’ of Analects, Using Bamboo Manuscripts as Evidence” 從簡牘材料談《論語.先進》篇「哂」字的釋讀, “The Use of Beaker in Drinking Ceremonies Mentioned in the Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial” 《儀禮》飲酒禮用觶小議, “A Few Notes on Two Newly Seen Pu of Duke of Song” 讀新見宋公鋪二器札迻, “A Study of Disease Names as Recorded in Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts from the Qin and Han Dynasties” 秦漢簡帛所見病名輯證, and “A Few Insights on King Wu’s Inscribed Sword with Inlaid Gold” 錯金吳王劍銘獻疑.

Professor Cheung has received various research grants, including the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Research Grant in Taiwan and other external private funds. Projects include “Research on the Inscribed Bronzes of the Shang-Zhou Period (1300–221BC),” “Digital Archive of Ancient Chinese Bronzes,” “United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia – Research Project on Inscribed Bronzes,” and “A Comparative Research on the Names of Chinese Medicine Found in Qin Han Bamboo / Silk Manuscripts and Hong Kong Chinese Herbs.”


Professor LIU Hai

Associate Dean (Research), School of Decision Sciences, Head, Department of Computer Science

Professor LIU Hai is currently the Head of the Computer Science Department at the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK). Prior to joining the HSUHK, he has taught at the Hong Kong Baptist University. He received his PhD in Computer Science at the City University of Hong Kong in 2006 and received his MSc and BSc in Applied Mathematics at the South China University of Technology, China, in 2002 and 1999 respectively. He was a Postdoctoral fellow with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Professor Liu’s research interests include distributed systems, mobile computing, cloud computing and algorithm design and analysis with a focus on wireless networks. He has numerous publications as edited books, invited book chapters, and technical papers in top-tier journals and conferences, including INFOCOM, ICDCS, IEEE/ACM ToN, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TMC, IEEE TC, IEEE JSAC, etc. Professor Liu’s research work is widely recognized. He has ten research articles, each of which has received over 100 citations.

Professor Liu is an inventor of a US Non-Provisional patent and a China patent. He has served as Associate Editor for various international journals including IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He has also received research grants from various funding sources including the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. The total amount of his research funding exceeds 10 milion.

Professor KAO Lang

Head, Department of Social Science

Professor Kao is now Department Head of Social Science and Programme Director of Asian Studies at HSUHK. Previously, he taught in the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University (NTU) and served as department chair from 2003 to 2005.

From 2008 to 2012, Professor Kao served in President Ma Ying-jeou’s administration as Deputy Secretary-General to the President.  In that position, he helped coordinate the domestic policymaking process.

Professor Kao graduated from NTU with BA and MA degrees in 1979 and 1983, respectively.  Between 1982 and 1984, he worked for the Editorial Section of the Central News Agency.  In 1984, Professor Kao went abroad for study, and obtained a PhD in government and politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) in 1989.  He joined the NTU faculty in 1989.

Professor Kao specialises in international relations, regional economic integration, and comparative government.  During his career at NTU, he wrote and edited many books and articles on constitutional reform, political and economic development, and public policy.

In recent years, he has turned his attention to the study of Asia-Pacific regional economic integration and public policy in the digital age.  From 2013 to 2015, he was a member of the Chinese Taipei Delegation to the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week. Since 2014, he has been a regularly featured columnist for the United Daily News (Taiwan).  Currently, he is also convener of the macroeconomics committee of the Cross-Strait CEO Summit.

Professor Kao has received a Fulbright Scholar grant, a MacKay Canadian Studies Award, and many research awards from the National Science Council.

Professor SIU Yuk Tai, Trevor

Professor, School of Communication

With a strong academic and industrial background, Professor Siu brings extensive experience in the information and communication technology industry and the tertiary education sector to his role at HSUHK, where he has been serving since 2015. His expertise spans various academic disciplines and industrial sectors, including information technology, engineering, Chinese medicine, finance, media and communication. His knowledge of system hardware and software design enables him to apply an interdisciplinary approach to different fields of study, such as combining information and communication technology with interactive speech applications, Chinese medicine, financial systems, journalism and media communication. Additionally, he has developed expertise in academic development and accreditation of self-financing degree programmes.

Professor Siu earned his PhD in Electronic Systems Engineering on multimedia systems from the University of Essex, UK. During his research, he was involved in the development of Photo-videotex, which later became a widely sold system and service in the USA for the Cable Television Industry. He began his professional career as a Software Engineer at the Cambridge Science Park and then worked as a Senior Professional Engineer at British Telecom Research Laboratories. He undertook various key R&D projects, including the development of ODA technologies of the ISO 8613 international standard for interchanging documents between office systems and the development of a high volume real-time voice messaging system successfully rolled out as a nationwide network service.

In his career working in Asia, Professor Siu joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he applied computing tools and techniques to the information retrieval and analysis of traditional Chinese medicine literature in association with the development of Chinese medical subject headings. He further expanded his area of expertise while working at ChinFon Securities Investment Trust Co Ltd. in Taiwan, where he gained valuable business knowledge and experience in the financial sector. He effectively used interactive voice response systems, electronic trading systems, and web-based applications to support mutual fund investment and management operations. Professor Siu’s full-time academic career started in 2001 at the Chu Hai College of Higher Education, where he was the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, housing three academic departments, including Computer Science, Civil Engineering, and Architecture. During his over decade-long employment, he contributed to the rapid development of these departments with interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research. He also made significant contributions to the long-term development of the college through the rigorous LPA, re-LPA, and PAA processes of meeting the accreditation standards stipulated by the HKCAAVQ.

Currently, Professor Siu serves at the School of Communication in HSUHK, leading the development of interdisciplinary bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in the field of convergent media that merge knowledge and skills in information and communication technology with journalism and communication practices. In addition, Professor Siu has engaged in various research and scholarly activities. He has contributed to various publications. His areas of research are diverse, varying from the study of information technology to traditional Chinese medicine, with further interest in new media and digital communication.


Professor CHENG Tsz Wan, Louis

Dr. S H Ho Professor of Banking and Finance, Department of Economics and Finance

Dr. Cheng is a Dr. S H Ho Professor of Banking and Finance at the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the Investment Committee of the Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme in which he leads the effort in promoting ESG integration for an investment portfolio of about USD 7bil (as of 2018). Dr. Cheng actively engages in ESG and green finance research. In addition to publishing an article and a chapter on Green Bond, he received a grant from Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, HKSAR Government with a project cost of over HKD 1mil to conduct ESG training for accountants.

He was a member of the Business Studies Panel (Joint Research Schemes) for the Research Grants Council (RGC). He served as a member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, Council member and a Trustee of the Pension Fund of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently a member of the Examination Board of The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK).

Dr. Cheng graduated with a DBA in Finance from Louisiana Tech University in 1989. He has been a CFPCM certificant since 2001. Before joining Hang Seng University, he was Professor of Finance and Director of Economic Sustainability and Entrepreneurial finance at PolyU. From 1989 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at Murray State University in Kentucky. In 2003, he served as the HSBC Fellow at the University of Exeter in UK. Moreover, he has more than 90 articles published in research journals including the Journal of Finance. Dr. Cheng is an author of Fundamentals of Financial Planning, and the lead author of Financial Planning and Wealth Management: An International Perspective, both by McGrawHill.

Dr. Cheng served as a project consultant for various organizations including Bank of China (HK) Private Banking, Investor Education Centre (IEC), Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Authority (MPFA), Value Partners, Agricultural Bank of China (HK) Private Banking, Bank Consortium Trust Hong Kong, Fubon Bank, Hong Kong Exchanges (HKEx), Charles Schwab (US), Tai Fook Securities, and Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI).

Prof Louis CHENG

Professor CHEN Xiaomei

Chair Professor, Department of English

Xiaomei Chen was born and raised in Beijing, China, and received her BA degree in English from Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages in 1977. She received her master’s degree in English and Comparative Literature from Brigham Young University in 1984 and a doctoral degree in Comparative Literature from Indiana University in 1989. She was recruited by Stanford University Humanities Center for a post-doctoral fellowship in 1990 and worked from Assistant Professor to Associate Profession at the Ohio State University from 1990 to 2001. She has since then trained her own doctoral and post-doctoral students both in her own institutions and in other universities in the world. She was the founding president of American Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature in the 1980s and has served on numerous national and international academic and scholarly committees.

As a Distinguished Profess of Chinese and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Davis, she served as department chairs of two departments, and teaches modern Chinese literature, film, theater, popular culture, and comparative literature. Having grown up in a celebrated theater family in China and with intimate knowledge of the Chinese stage, she has pioneered the study and research of modern Chinese drama and theater in the English-speaking world and has published influential books such as Occidentalism (1995), Acting the Right Part (2002), Staging Chinese Revolution (2016), and Performing the Socialist State (2023). Her edited book, The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama, has been widely adopted as a standard textbook in teaching Chinese theater in the English-speaking world. She is the editor of Reading the Right Text, and with Claire Sponsler, of East of West; with Julia Andrew, of Visual Culture in Contemporary China, and with Siyuan Liu, Hong Shen and the Modern Mediasphere in Republican-Era China. Her latest co-edited book, with Tarryn Chun and Siyuan Liu, titled Performing Socialist State: Moments, Crisis and Success in Modern Chinese Theater Culture, was elected as the winner for Excellence in Editing Award, awarded by the Association of Theatre for Higher Education (ATHE). The award honors both individual achievements in editing and sustained achievement in editing over extended periods of time.

Professor Chen is appointed Chair Professor at HSUHK.  She will teach a course on Western Theater Traditions and another course on Film and Literature in the fall semester, 2023. She looks forward to new challenges of engaging students of English and Comparative Literature in global and multicultural contexts to obtain critical and analytical skills that will benefit their future career.

Professor LAU Pak Lung, Victor

Professor, Department of Management

Professor Lau received the BA degree in Journalism from the National Chengchi University and obtained the MSc and PhD degrees in Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His study areas have included International Business, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management. His papers have been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Family Business Review, and Journal of Business Ethics, etc. He has also presented his studies at such conferences as Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Asia Academy of Management, and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.

Before joining the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Professor Lau was a faculty member of the Department of Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, respectively. For more than 20 years, he has been responsible for a variety of modules in teaching and curriculum design, including Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Management Skills Development, International Business, and Asian Business. He has adopted various pedagogical methods, such as cooperative learning and problem-based learning approaches, to help students become more active and interactive. The effectiveness of his teaching has consistently been evidenced by the favorable results of teaching evaluations and teaching awards.

Professor Lau has gained extensive work experiences. Before engaging in the academic career, he was an employee in some commercial companies and an entrepreneur running his own business venture for more than 10 years. Such industrial and entrepreneurial experiences do not only offer insights into his research and teaching, but they also enable him to provide quality service in universities. In the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, he has initiated and developed the BBA-MGT and BBA-HRM programs and served as the Program Director, among other administrative roles. In the Chinese University of Hong Kong, for example, he was the Associate Director of the Integrated BBA Program and the Faculty Representative on the Senate Committee on General Education.

Professor LAU Pak Lung, Victor