Professor Poon Wai-yin

Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
Professor, Department of Statistics

Professor Poon Wai-yin

Education & CUHK Employment

Education

BSc, MPhil, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
PhD, University of California at Los Angeles

CUHK Employment

2015-present
Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
2001-present
Professor, Department of Statistics
2014
Associate Vice-President
2012-15
Director, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research (CLEAR)
2006-14
Director, Centre for Promoting Science Education
2004-14
Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Science
2004-12
Director, MSc Programme in Data Science & Business Statistics
1995-2001
Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics
1987-95
Lecturer, Department of Statistics

Research Interests

Structural Equation Models, Marketing Research, Influence Analysis, Ranking Data, Categorical Data, Data with Misclassification.

Honours & Awards

Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award, CUHK, 2013-14
Exemplary Teaching Awards, Faculty of Science, CUHK, 1999-2000, 2002-03, 2013-14
Outstanding Fellow, Faculty of Science, CUHK, 2014, 2019
UGC Award for Teaching Excellence, University Grants Committee, HKSAR, 2011
Best Teaching Awards, Asia Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK, 2005-06, 2008-09
Elected Member, International Statistical Association, 2001

Community Services

Chair, Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance
Member, Statistics Advisory Board, Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR Government
Member, Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund Steering Committee, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government
Member, Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government
Member, Steering Committee on Implementation of Qualifications Framework Credit in Higher Education and Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government
Member, UGC Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Group, University Grants Committee
Council Member, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications
Counsellor, Chinese Higher Education Development Network (CHED)
Council Member, Guangdong-HK-Macau Greater Bay Area Online Open Course Alliance (GDHKMOOC)
副理事長, 大學通識教育聯盟, China
Member, Greater China MOOC Symposium Steering Committee
Honorary Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Independent manager, School Management Committee of Sha Tin Government Secondary School
Independent manager, Incorporated Management Committee of Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College
Honorary advisor, Hong Kong Kindergarten Association