College Member Appointed as Patrick Huen Wing Ming Professorship of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
College member, Professor Helen M L Meng of Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM), was appointed as Patrick Huen Wing Ming Professorship of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. Professor Meng delivered an Inaugural Lecture with the theme of “Advancing Technological Equity in Speech and Language Processing” on 7 December 2021.
Professor Meng received all her degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She joined the CUHK in 1998 as the first female faculty member of Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence (AI) for speech and language technologies to support multilingual and multimodal human-computer interactions, language learning and assistive technologies, as well as big data decision analytics using AI. Professor Meng is Fellow of United College and has served as Chairperson of the Distinguished Visiting Scholar Committee for many years.
You may visit the following website to watch the Inaugural Lecture: https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/highlight/inaugural-lecture-of-patrick-huen-wing-ming-professorship-of-systems-engineering-and-engineering-management-by-professor-helen-meng/
The Patrick Huen Wing Ming Professorship of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management was established in 2012 with the generous donations from Mr Patrick W M Huen for supporting academic research in SEEM.