K.T. Chau

K.T. Chau

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
IEEE Region
Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
Technical Area
Vehicular electronics, wireless charging, and wide band gap electronics, EV, fuel cell, and hybrid vehicles
Spoken Languages


Chinese, Simplified

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Professor K.T. Chau received his B.Sc.(Eng.) degree with First Class Honors, M.Phil. degree, and Ph.D. degree all in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He worked at HKU for 28 years, with various positions including the Director of International Research Center for Electric Vehicles, Associate Dean of Engineering and Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Starting from June 2023, he serves as Chair Professor of Electrical Energy Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (FHKIE). He is elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE) for Contributions to Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles. He has served as chairs and organizing committee members for many international conferences, especially in the area of Electric Vehicles. Professor Chau has published 9 books, 9 book chapters and over 350 refereed journal papers as well as many conference papers and industrial reports. He has been honored the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Distinguished Lecturer and Distinguished Speaker.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • 2018-Present   DL Committee Member (Distinguished Lecturer Committee)
  • Recognitions:
  • 2020-2026 Distinguished Speaker
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