Prof. C.C. Chan is currently Honorary Professor of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He serves as Visiting Professor of a number of well-known universities around the world, including MIT, University of California Berkeley, University of Cambridge, etc. He is Co-founder and the President of the World Electric Vehicle Association, the President of the Electric Vehicles Association of Asia Pacific, President of the Asian Electric Vehicle Society, and Past President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He serves as Senior Consultant to governments, Advisor or Independent Director of international leading companies. In 2007, he served as Advisor to Oakland Independent to Oil Task Force. Prof. Chan is a Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K., Chinese Academy of Engineering, Ukraine Academy of Engineering Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Engineering,and Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. He was awarded the Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Sciences and Doctor of Technology. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, IET and HKIE. He was awarded the IEE International Lecture Medal in 2000 and delivered lectures on electric vehicles worldwide. He received the “Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award” from the Society of Automotive Engineers U.S.A. in 2007, the Honour of “China Automobile Industry Character” in 2008, and the Gold Medal of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in 2010. Outstanding Third Age Citizens Award by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service in 2011; World Federation of Engineering (WFEO) Medal of Engineering Excellence in 2013; Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal in 2014; Chinese Academy of Engineering Guanghua Engineering Prize in 2016.
About The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong
The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) was established in late fifties as a major department in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. Its graduates served the society since 1961 and have been making tremendous impact to the well being and development of Hong Kong in her infancy years. Over the years, power systems, electronic, computers and information processing have evolved at dazzling speed, and have permeated to every aspects of life and the society at large.