May 16, 2011

Professor Ben Kao Receives Faculty Best Teacher Award

Professor Ben Kao, Deputy Head of the Department of Computer Science, receives the Faculty Best Teacher Award for 2011‑12. This award aims to reward and promote excellence in teaching in the Faculty of Engineering.

Professor Kao received the BSc degree in computer science from HKU in 1989. He became one of our Department's academic staff after obtaining his PhD degree in computer science from Princeton University in 1995.

Professor Kao is well‑received by the students, and his classes are always interesting, inspiring and insightful. Besides teaching, Professor Kao also plays an important role in curriculum design, enhancement of student learning, and the development of outcomes‑based learning approach in computer science subjects.