Tony F. Chan

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Tony Chan
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3rd President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 September 2009
Chancellor Donald Tsang
Preceded by Paul Chu
Personal details
Alma mater Salesian English School
Queen's College
California Institute of Technology (B.Sc & M.Sc)
Stanford University (PhD)

Tony Fan-Cheong Chan (Chinese: 陳繁昌) is a Hong Kong-born[1] mathematician and President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology since 1 September 2009.

He succeeded Chu Ching-wu who retired from HKUST in August 2009.[2]

Tony Chan worked at UCLA and at the National Science Foundation.[3] He is a co-founder of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, an NSF-funded institute at UCLA. He has been listed as an ISI Highly Cited Author in Mathematics by the ISI Web of Knowledge, Thomson Scientific Company.[4] He also sits on the selection committee for the Mathematics award, given under the auspices of the Shaw Prize.

A brief summary of Tony Chan's more recent contributions to the imaging science and computational and applied mathematics can be found in the essay written by the SIAM President in SIAM News. [5]

Early life[edit]

Born in Hong Kong, Chan attended Salesian English School and Queen's College in Hong Kong.[1]

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Chu Ching-wu
President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2009 – present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Timothy W. Tong
President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong order of precedence
President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Succeeded by
Tsui Lap-chee
Vice-Chancellor and President the University of Hong Kong