Fireplace Talk (Episode 2): Zoom Interview with Professor Paul Cheung on 19 Mar 2022 (Sat) at 9:00pm

FireplaceTalk series, with distinguished leaders, alumni, and academics, is an online ZOOM event organized by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) MSc in E-Commerce and Internet Computing (MEICOM). Alumni Association Interviewees will share with us their thoughts, insights at work/business, and personal challenges in the interview. Stay tuned for future episodes of the series, coming soon!

Episode 2:  19 MAR 2022 SATURDAY

Interview with Professor Paul Cheung on ‘The Future of Education in the Internet Age”

Professor Paul Cheung is an Honorary Professor in the Computer Science, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) departments at HKU after his retirement in 2018.  He has had a long and distinguished career and held many important positions including Dean of Engineering, Associate VP (Research) and professor in Department of EEE at HKU, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Director, and Innovation and Technology Commission Policy Advisor with the HKSAR Government. He was also the founding Program Director of MEICOM.

In his spare time, Paul is a pen-maker, a certified diver, an occasional cyclist and skier, a regular jogger, a music and golf enthusiast.  He started the HKU Marathon Team, which had over 3,000 members at its peak to run the HK International Marathon.

Event Details

Date & Time: 19 MAR  2022, Saturday, starting 9:00 p.m. (around 45 mins)

Ms. Shirley Chung, MEICOM Alumni President 2002-3
Mr. Patrick Yeung, MEICOM Alumni President 2021-2

How to watch MEICOM Fireplace Talk? No registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to HKU MEICOM alumni and students directly by the MEICOM Program Office prior to the interview.

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