Raymond Yeung Wai Ho

Professor Raymond Yeung Wai Ho 楊偉豪教授

Professor Raymond Yeung Wai Ho is a Chair Professor in the Department of Information Engineering and Co-Director of the Institute of Network Coding at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Yeung is distinguished for his contributions to information and coding theory. A co-founder of the field of network coding, Professor Yeung has authored two books, A First Course in Information Theory (2002) and Information Theory and Network Coding (2008), which have been adopted at over 60 institutions around the world. He has given plenary talks at a number of major international conferences. He is a recipient of the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship (2000/01), the IEEE Information Theory Paper Award (2005), and the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2007). Professor Yeung’s research works have received more than 7,000 Google citations. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Hong Kong Institutions of Engineers. (2000/2001)

Current work

Yeung is currently Co-Director of Institute of network coding at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a research institute established with the support of the Hong Kong Government under the Area of Excellence Scheme.  The mission of INC is to make Hong Kong, the birth place of network coding, a major long-term contributor in the field, and to help Hong Kong become an international research centre.

In December 2015, Yeung was featured in a Croucher news article - read here