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Joe is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University – a young academic in the IT field. His areas of concern include digital copyrights and privacy issues. He is also active on the Christian Community advocating social concern. He is a member of Christian Alliance for Democracy.


IT professional membership

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Industry and public service

Executive Committee Member, Internet Society Hong Kong (2010 – present)

Association of Computing Machinery (Hong Kong Chapter)

  • Executive Committee Member (2007 – present)
  • Chair of the External Liaison and Sponsorship Committee (2007 – present)

Community service

Convener of Under HIS Pillar (2004 – present)

Member, Christian Alliance for Democracy (2006 – present)

Section Head, Social Concern Division, North Point Alliance Church (2005 – present)


Academic qualifications

Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
  • Master of Philosophy (Computer Science)

Bachelor of Mathematics (Major in Computer Science, Minor in Electrical Engineering), Department of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada