Professor Roland Chin Tai-hong, BBS, JP (Chinese: 錢大康; born 1952) is the current President of the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Before that he was the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor as well as the Chair Professor of Computer Science in the University of Hong Kong (HKU).
Roland T. Chin
|5th President and Vice-Chancellor of|
Hong Kong Baptist University
|Assumed office |
1 September 2015
|Preceded by||Albert Chan|
|Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University of Hong Kong|
26 January 2010 – 3 July 2015
|Preceded by||Richard Wong|
|Succeeded by||Paul Tam|
|Vice-President for Academic Affairs (Deputy to the President) of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology|
10 September 2007 – 26 January 2010
Acting: 1 September 2006 – 10 September 2007
Tony F. Chan
|Preceded by||Yuk Shee Chan|
|Succeeded by||Shiu-Yuen Cheng (Acting)|
|Born||1952 (age 66–67)|
|Alma mater||University of Missouri|
After receiving the bachelor and PhD degrees specialising in Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1975 and 1979 respectively, Chin had spent two years in the Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA in Greenbelt, Maryland. He subsequently pursued a teaching career and commenced it at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Madison, Wisconsin where he had stayed for about one and a half decade from 1981 to 1995.
Chin then served in Hong Kong and joined the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as the Chair Professor of Computer Science at HKUST. With the course of time he started to undertake crucial role in the institution, getting to serve as Vice-President for Research and Development (2003-2006) and then as Deputy President and Provost (Acting:2006-2007; Permanent: 2007-2010).
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- "Message from President - HKBU". Hong Kong Baptist University 香港浸會大學. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
- "Professor Roland Chin Tai-hong" (PDF). Hong Kong Baptist University. May 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
- "HKUST Appoints Prof Roland Chin as Deputy to the President". HKUST. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
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- "Professor Roland Chin appointed HKBU President and Vice-Chancellor". Hong Kong Baptist University 香港浸會大學. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
- "HKU announces senior staff movement". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 4 April 2018.