Professor, Dr. Matthew Yuen
Professor, Vice President for R&D Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Professor Matthew Yuen is the Acting Vice-President for Research and Development at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is also the President and Chief Operating Officer of the HKUST R&D Corporation. He serves also as Director of the HKUST R&D Corporation subsidiaries in Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Academically, he is also a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and is the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Prof. Yuen graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a 1st Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering and obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University. He worked for GEC and Babcock & Wilcox in UK before returning to Hong Kong to lecture at the University of Hong Kong. He joined The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as one of the founding members of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1992. He was an Associate Dean of Engineering, the founding Director of the CAD/CAM Facility and the founding Director of the EPACK Laboratory at HKUST. He had also served as the Director of the Technology Transfer Center at HKUST and Vice President of the HKUST R&D Corporation. Professor Yuen has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences. He has won Best Paper Awards from both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was a Commonwealth Fellow, and a United Nation Industrial Development Organization Fellow. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
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