Prof. C. C . Chan
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China)
Prof. C C. Chan holds degrees of BSc, MSc, PhD, Honorary Doctor of Sciences and Honorary Doctor of Technology. He has had over 10 years industrial experience and over 40 years academic experience. He is currently the Honorary Professor and the former Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He is the Founding President of the International Academy for Advanced Study. He served as Visiting Professor of a number of well-known universities around the world, including MIT, University of California Berkeley, University of Cambridge, etc. He is Co-founder and President of the World Electric Vehicle Association, the President of the Electric Vehicles Association of Asia Pacific, and Past President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He also serves as Senior Consultant to governments and industries worldwide. Prof. Chan is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K., the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Ukraine Academy of Engineering Sciences, and the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, IET and HKIE. He received the IEE International Lecture Medal in 2000 and delivered lectures on electric vehicles worldwide. He was selected as one of Asia’s Best Technology Pioneers by Asiaweek in 2001, named as “Father of Asian Electric Vehicles” by Magazine Global View, and named as “Pitamaha (Grandfather) of Electric Vehicle Technology” by the Principal Scientific Advisor of the Government of India. He received the “Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award” from the Society of Automotive Engineers U.S.A. in 2007, and the honour of “China Automobile Industry Character” in 2008. He was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Technology (Hon DTech) by the Loughborough University U.K. in 2008. He authored and coauthored 11 books, over 300 technical papers and holds 9 patents.