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Networking, Internet computing, cloud computing

1991 …2024

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Yiu-Wing Leung received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He is now Professor of Computer Science in the Hong Kong Baptist University.
On the teaching side, he has rich experience in university teaching and curriculum design. In particular, he co-founded the MSc in IT Management programme, and he has been serving as the Programme Director for the MSc in IT Management programme and the MSc in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence programme. He has received several teaching awards, including the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching.
On the research side, he has been working on networking (including wireless networks, Internet and cloud computing, multimedia networks and optical networks) and systems engineering (including evolutionary computing and optimization). He has published more than 100 research papers in these areas. His name is listed in the “Top 2% most-cited scientists in the world” by Stanford University in 2020.

Research Interests

Networking, Internet computing and cloud computing, cybernetics and system engineering

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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