- Scholarship in 1989 at University College London
Professor S.C. Wong is Associate Dean of Engineering and Chair Professor of Transportation Engineering, holds Francis S Y Bong Professorship in Engineering, and Warden of Hornell Hall, at the University of Hong Kong. He was Head of Department of Civil Engineering from 2011-2017. Professor Wong received his BSc(Eng) and MPhil degrees from the University of Hong Kong and a PhD in Transport Studies from University College London.
He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, and the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation; Editor of Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics; Area Editor of the Journal of Transportation Safety & Security; and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions of Intelligent Transportation Systems, the Analytic Methods in Accident Research, and Travel Behaviour and Society. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Transportation Research Part B, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Transport Reviews, the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, and several other journals, and has served as Guest Editor of 16 special issues of refereed journals.
He is currently a Justice of the Peace, and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Post-Service Employment of Civil Servants. He is also member of the Land and Development Advisory Committee, Panel of Advisors of the Land Sharing Pilot Scheme, Advisory Council on the Environment, Environment and Conservation Fund Committee (Chairman of its Waste Reduction Projects Vetting Sub- Committee), Management Committee of Smart Traffic Fund, Road Safety Research Committee, and Chairman of the Manpower Development Vetting Sub-Committee on Construction Innovation and Technology Fund, Construction Industry Council. In addition, he previously served as Vice-Chairman of the Town Planning Board (and Vice-Chairman of its Metro Planning Committee, and Rural and New Town Planning Committee), and member of the Transport Advisory Committee, Road Safety Council, Home Purchase Allowance Appeals Committee Panel, and Harbour-front Enhancement Committee. In 2003, Professor Wong was appointed by the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government as one of three panel members on the Tuen Mun Traffic Incident Independent Expert Panel. He was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star from the HKSAR Government in 2015.
Professor Wong’s research interests include the optimization of traffic-signal settings, continuum modeling for traffic equilibrium problems, traffic and pedestrian flow theory, traffic management and control, transportation planning and network modeling, and road safety.