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Professor CHING, Wai Ki

Professor CHING, Wai Ki

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, HKU

B.Sc.,M.Phil. H.K.; Ph.D. C.U.H.K.

  • 3917 2256
  • 2559 2225
  • Room 414, Run Run Shaw Building, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Teaching Areas

  • Operations Research
  • Scientific Computing
  • Engineering Mathematics


Current Research

  • Boolean and Probabilistic Boolean Networks
  • Default Process, Credit Risk and Trading Algorithms
  • Healthcare, Inventory and Service Systems




2011   Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship

1999   Croucher Foundation Fellowship



Research Interests

  • Matrix Computations
  • Numerical Algorithms
  • Stochastic Modeling and Optimization



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Awards and Honors

2018    Best Paper Award in WCBM2018, Jeju Island, Korea

2017    Distinguished Alumni Award, Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2014    Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Second Prize) from the Ministry of Education in China

2012    Best Paper Award in BIFE2012, Lanzhou, China

2012    Best Paper Award in IEEE ISB2012, Xian, China

2011    Best Paper Awards in CSO2011, Kunming, China

1998    Best Student Paper Prize (2nd Prize) in the Copper Mountain Conference (Colorado University and SIAM), U.S.A. 

1998    Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Prize in the Engineering Faculty, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong