Academic and Teaching Staff

Dr NG To Yee Vincent

Associate Professor

BSc(Simon Fraser); MMath(Waterloo); PhD(Simon Fraser)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Databases, Data Mining and XML, Medical Informatics

biography

Prior to joining the Polytechnic in 1994, Dr Ng worked for many years in a cancer research hospital in Canada. During that time, he had been involved in the IT strategic development of his working units and the hospital as well. Besides teaching and research, Dr Ng is active in external activities, consultancy work and professional services since he returned to Hong Kong. He collaborates with different NGOs to help them in IT training, system development, web site designs and constructions, and advisory services. In addition to NGOs, he has been working with many government departments in the HKSAR, such as the Social Welfare Department, the Immigration Department, the Employment and Manpower Bureau, and the Civil Service Training and Development Institute. For the past few years, Dr Ng was a board member of the Public Examination Board of the HKEAA and also involved in the curriculum development of the information technology subject for the senior secondary schools in EDB. His research interests include social media analysis, data mining and health informatics.