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Currently the Director of IT in the Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Dr. Simon K.S. Cheung has been working in the higher education sector (with the Hong Kong Metropolitan University, the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Baptist University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong) for over 30 years in various administrative capacities, mainly in IT and educational technology, while also assuming academic duties such as course development, teaching and research.

Published extensively in two distinct areas, namely, innovation and technology in education, and software and systems engineering, Dr. Cheung currently serves in the advisory board and editorial board for international journals, including the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, SN Computer Science, and Societal Impacts. He has delivered 20 keynote or invited speeches at international conferences. Awards in recognition of his achievements include the Outstanding Research Publication Award from the Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Outstanding CIO Award from Hong Kong IT Joint Council, and Honour for Excellence, CIO Award from CIO Asia.

Research interests

  • Online and Blended Learning
  • Open and Flexible Learning
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Component-Based System Design
  • Use-case Driven System Design
  • Concurrent Process Control
  • Petri Nets and Formal Methods



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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