Kam-fai Wong is the 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, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Wong’s research interest primarily revolves Chinese computing, database and information retrieval. He’s an ACL Fellow and is very active in professional and public services. He serves as Member of the 13th & 14th National Committee of the CPPCC, Member of the 7th Legislative Council of the HKSAR, Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation, Vice-Chairman of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association, Vice Chairman & Secretary General of Hong Kong Alliance of Technology and Innovation, Director of Finance Dispute Resolution Centre, Executive Member of Council for the Promotion of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation, Member of the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Association for Science and Technology, and Advisor of Guangzhou Association for Science and Technology, etc.
Prof. Wong was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) by the HKSAR Government in 2011 for his contributions to IT development in Hong Kong.