Professor Ronald Chung Chi-kit


鍾志杰教授

Date: 06 Apr 2018 (Friday)

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HKBU appoints new Dean of Continuing Education

浸大委任持續教育學院院長

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) announced today the appointment of Professor Ronald Chung Chi-kit(鍾志杰教授)as new Dean of Continuing Education with effect from 7 May 2018.

Professor Chung is currently the Deputy Executive Director of the Vocational Training Council (VTC), responsible for the policy aspects related to programmes at degree level and above, and to a number of academic disciplines at the Higher Diploma level. Prior to joining VTC in 2013, he was a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). From 2009 to 2011, he served as the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering of CUHK.

Professor Chung has contributed to society in sectors beyond education. He was the President of a chapter of the Hong Kong Junior Chamber, and served as the Chairman of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Hong Kong Section Joint Chapter of Robotics, Automation and Control Systems Society. He also served as the Hong Kong Section Chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Announcing the appointment, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU Professor Roland Chin said: “Professor Chung is an academic leader with rich experience in higher education administration and management. We are confident that under his leadership, the School of Continuing Education will continue to provide diversified quality education to the younger generation, professionals and adult learners.”

Professor Chung obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Hong Kong, and a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California in the US. He is a Chartered Engineer of the UK, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society.

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香港浸會大學今日宣佈,委任鍾志杰教授為持續教育學院院長。鍾教授將於2018年5月7日履新。

鍾教授現任職業訓練局副執行幹事,專責學位及以上程度課程,以及一系列高級文憑學科的策略規劃。他在2013年加入職業訓練局前,在香港中文大學機械與自動化工程學系擔任教授及系主任,並曾於2009至2011年間出任工程學院副院長。

鍾教授經常參與社會服務,曾任香港青年商會其中一分會會長,以及電機及電子工程師學會香港分會機械人學與自動化及控制系統學聯合分會會長,並曾擔任美國機械工程師學會香港分會會長。

浸大校長錢大康教授說:「鍾教授具有豐富的教學及高等教育行政和管理經驗,我們有信心在他的領導下,持續教育學院會繼續開辦優質的多元化課程,以培育年輕人才,以及為有志進修的各界人士提供持續教育機會。」

鍾志杰教授擁有香港大學電機工程學士學位,以及美國南加州大學計算機工程博士學位。鍾教授是英國特許工程師、香港工程師學會及英國電腦學會的資深會員。

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