Kok Hoe Wong


Upon completion of his Ph.D. in 3-D imaging, Dr. Kok Hoe WONG has worked for several renowned Multi-National Corporations (MNCs) before embarking into academia the last 10 years. His forte is in software engineering, project management, teaching and academic management. He has extensive experiences in architecting and managing enterprise-level IT projects, working with stakeholders from different parts of the world. Upon his arrival in China in 2007, he has progressed from being a Senior Lecturer to Vice President at a local institution, overseeing a successful Sino-Foreign partnership with Staffordshire University, UK. In recognition of his contributions, he had received several awards from the SuZhou government that include the "SIP Education Talent Award".

Recognized for his experience in academic management, he was appointed Deputy Head of Department for the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE) in 2019. Besides supporting his Head of Department, he was also instrumental in the establishment of the new School of Advanced Technology (SAT) in 2020.
  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in Computing, The Nottingham Trent University, UK - 2002
    • B.Eng. (First Class Honours) in Electronics and Computing, The Nottingham Trent University, UK - 1998
  • Experience

    • Teaching Fellow, Department of Computing (CPT), Xi'an JiaoTong-Liverpool University - 2020-present
    • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), Xi'an JiaoTong-Liverpool University - 2019-2020
    • Teaching Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), Xi'an JiaoTong-Liverpool University - 2017-2020
    • Vice President, GIST International College - 2013-2017
    • Registrar, GIST International College - 2011-2013
    • Assistant Registrar, HKU SPACE Global College - 2010-2011
    • Project Manager, Founder International - 2008-2011
    • Senior Lecturer, HKU SPACE Global College - 2007-2010
    • Microsoft Unit Manager, Datacraft (now known as Dimension Data) - 2006-2007
    • Consultant, Microsoft - 2003-2006
  • Research interests

    • Social Network Analysis
    • Machine Learning
  • Proceedings

    • Rongkai Shi, Vijayakumar Nanjappan, Hai-Ning Liang, Jieming Ma, Kok Hoe Wong, Yong Yue, "Students' Access Patterns of a Moodle-based Course Management System: A Case Study of a Large Entry Level Programming Class", 2019 IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Education (TALE)
    • GuangMing Huang, Jie Cui, Muhammad Alam, Kok-Hoe Wong, "Experimental Analysis of the Facial Expression Recognition of Male and Female", 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Application Engineering, October 2019
    • Main Ahmed Jan, Muhammad Alam, Kok-Hoe Wong, Fazlullah Khan, "Using Channel State Information for Tracking Vital Signs of a Patient", 2nd International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE’ 19), March 2019
    • Muhammad Alam, João Rufino, Kok-Hoe Wong and Joaquim Ferreira, "A Novel MAC Scheme for Reliable Safety Messages Dissemination in Vehicular Networks", 18th Int'l Conference on Hybrid Intelligence Systems, December 2018, Porto, Portugal
  • Conference presentations

    • Kok Hoe Wong, "3-D Optimisation Analysis", 5th Conference on Optical 3-D Measurement Techniques, October 2001, Vienna, Austria
    • Kok Hoe Wong, "A 3-D Optimisation Technique", 3rd Conference on Postgraduate Research in Electronics, Photonics, Communications and Software, April 2001, University of Keele, UK
  • Grants

    • Erick Purwanto, Kok Hoe Wong, Feng Cao, "In-Class Quizzes to Promote Student Engagement in Transnational Education", XJTLU Teaching Development Fund (TDF 2021)
    • Kok Hoe Wong, "Effectiveness of using Educational Technology to Manage Help Sessions for Students", XJTLU Teaching Development Fund (TDF 2019)
  • Professional service activities

    • Accreditation Officer, School of Advanced Technology (SAT), Xi'an Jiao-Tong Liverpool University - 2020-present
    • Examination Officer, Department of Computing (CPT), Xi'an Jiao-Tong Liverpool University - 2020-present
    • Accreditation Officer, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), Xi'an Jiao-Tong Liverpool University - 2017-2020
    • Examination Officer, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), Xi'an Jiao-Tong Liverpool University - 2019-2020
  • Courses taught

    • CSE003 Fundamentals of Computer Programming
    • CPT101 Computer Systems
    • CSE112 Artificial Intelligence
    • SAT301 Final Year Project
    • SAT402 Dissertation Project for M.Res. Computer Science
    • CAN404 Social Network Analysis
    • SAT404 M.Res. Project (Dissertation)
    • SAT405 M.Res. Dissertation Project
    • SAT406 M.Sc. Dissertation Project
    • CPT407 Databases and Data Management
    • ECO415 Business Analytics Dissertation
    • Software Development
    • Project Management
    • C++ and C# Programming
  • Professional memberships

    • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
    • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Awards and honours

    • SuZhou SIP High-Level Talent Award (2016年度苏州工业园区高层次紧缺人才) - 2016
    • Higher Education Scientific Key Personnel Award - Outstanding Contributions to Institutional Development (2015年度科教创新区高端骨干人才) - 2015
    • GIST's Outstanding Management Award - 2015
    • SuZhou SIP High-Level Talent Award (2011年度苏州工业园区高层次紧缺人才) - 2011
    • SuZhou SIP High-Level Talent Award (2009年度苏州工业园区高层次紧缺人才) - 2009
    • Science and Technology Talented Leader (科技领军人才) Award by SuZhou Industrial Park (SIP) - 2007-2008
  • 电话

    +86 (0)512 8188 4951
  • 电子邮件

  • 地址

    Science Building Room SC427
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park