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The HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science (IDS) has its IDS scholars as core members, alongside academic researchers from different Departments across the University.  It also extends its membership or affiliation to faculty members in the University community who are actively engaged in the Institute’s initiatives and activities.  

The Institute will also launch Fellowship Program, and external and visiting researchers through our IDS Visiting Professors Scheme and other academic exchange activities to expand its connections and faculty profile.

People

The HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science (IDS) has its IDS scholars as core members, alongside academic researchers from different Departments across the University.  It also extends its membership or affiliation to faculty members in the University community who are actively engaged in the Institute’s initiatives and activities.  

The Institute will also launch Fellowship Program, and external and visiting researchers through our IDS Visiting Professors Scheme and other academic exchange activities to expand its connections and faculty profile.

Advisory Committee

Professor Pieter Abbeel
Director of the Robot Learning Lab, UC Berkeley
Dr Lawrence Carin
Provost, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Professor Laurent EI Ghaoui
Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Vin University (On leave from Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), UC Berkeley
Dr Harry Shum
Founding Chairman, International Digital Economy Academy
Professor Sean Xiaoou Tang

Founder and Executive Director, SenseTime

Professor Martin Wainwright
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), UC Berkeley 

Steering Committee

Professor Max Shen (Chairman)
Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor Reynold Cheng
Faculty of Engineering
Professor Michael Ng
Faculty of Science
Professor Lin Chen
Faculty of Business and Economic
Professor Benjamin Cowling
LKS Faculty of Medicine
Professor Herman Cappelen
Faculty of Arts
Dr Janet Hsiao
Faculty of Social Sciences

Leadership Team

Professor Max Shen (Chairman)
Director
Professor Reynold Cheng
Associate Director
Professor Michael Ng
Associate Director

New Recruits

Chao HUANG
(hosted at the Department of Computer Science)
Wenjie HUANG
(hosted at the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering)
Alec KIRKLEY
(Co-hosted at the Department of Urban Planning and Design)
Xihui LIU
(hosted at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
Yue XIE
(hosted at Department of Mathematics)
Tao YU
(hosted at the Department of Computer Science)
Man Chung YUE
(hosted at the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering)
Difan ZOU
(hosted at the Department of Computer Science)
 

IDS Members

Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science (IDS) wishes to work closely with our researchers at HKU with a number of new initiatives.  The Institute is not only home to newly recruited IDS researchers under the HKU-100 recruitment, it also acts as a focal point to connect our expertise in key areas ranging from data science, computing, mathematics, statistics, education, social sciences, business, and health care. Members are actively engaged in IDS, sharing the same vision and mission with IDS in promoting research excellence in data science, and contributing to its activities and programs.

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