Bulletin Autumn‧Winter 1993

Profiles Dr . Cheung Kwok -wa i Senior Lecturer in Information Engineering Dr. Cheung Kwo k - wa i graduated f r om the University of Hong Kong in 1978 with a first-class honours B.Sc. degree in engineering. He pursued postgraduate studies in the States, specializing in physics, and obtained his MS degree from Yale University in 1981 and Ph.D. degree f r om Ca l i f o r n i a Institute of Technology in 1987. His doctoral thesis was a study of the design of an acousto-optic correlation spectrometer. Before joining The Chinese University in December 1992, Dr. Cheung worked at Bell Communications Research for five years from 1987, and had conducted research into various areas of lightwave communications, including lightwave devices, lightwave system technology, lightwave network architectures and protocols, local and metropolitan area networks, and loop distribution networks . His current research interests include lightwave technologies , all- optical lightwave networks, network simulations, multimedia integrated networking, Chinese information processing and human intelligence. Dr. Cheung has authored or coauthored over 70 journal and conference publications. He holds four US patents, and is listed in Marquis Who Who in Science and Engineering ( 1992) and Who's Who in the World (1993). He was awarded an Electronics Letters Premium in 1992. Dr. Cheung is currently a senior member of IEEE, a member of OSA and SPIE, and serves as visiting professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Chung Ch i - k it Ronald Lecturer in Systems Engineering Dr. Ronald Chung graduated with a B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University o f Hong Kong, and obtained the degrees of MS in electrical engineering and Ph.D. in computer engineering f r om the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. He has had experience working in the semiconductor and application electronics industries in Hong Kong, and had been research assistant at the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Southern California, for over four years before he joined The Chinese University in 1992. Dr. Chung's research interests include computer vision, robotics, shape representations, artificial neural networks, and optimization techniques. In his leisure time, Dr. Chung enjoys skiing, jogging, playing tennis and ping-pong, and listening to classical music. Dr . Hwang Yeongming Lecturer in Electronic Engineering Dr. Yeongming Hwang received his BSEE from National Taiwan University in 1963 and MSEE from the Institute of Electronics at National Chiaotung University in 1965. He furthered his studies in the States and obtained his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Ohio State University in 1973, and an M B A f r om Golden Gate University i n 1982. Profiles 31