Kwai S. Chin

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Kwai S.Chin is Ph.D., A.I.A.Q., F.A.S.Q., F.H.K.S.Q., F.H.K.Q.M.A., C.E., and R.P.E. (H.K.) degrees holder. Chin is an Associate Professor at the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Before joining the university in 1991, Chin had more than ten years of experience at the Hong Kong manufacturing industry, holding senior positions in industrial engineering, product development, and quality assurance and management. He is a chartered engineer in UK and a registered professional engineer in Hong Kong. Chin is an Academician of the International Academy of Quality, a Fellow and International Council Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA, a Fellow of Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ), a Fellow of the Hong Kong Quality Management Association (HKQMA), and a senior member of several engineering institutions. Chin is serving as the ASQ Country Representative of Hong Kong, from 2000 to 2013, and the Founding Board Member of ANQ (Asian Network for Quality), since 2003. Chin is now the Assistant Head and Program Leader of B.Eng. Total Quality Engineering at his department. His teaching specialization and research interests are quality and innovation management and new product development strategies and processes. He has obtained nearly US$1.35 million research funding from various sources. Chin has published over 180 international refereed journal and conference papers. Chin, due to his strong industrial background, is maintaining a good link with the industries. He has conducted more than 30 industrial projects in the past few years in the areas of quality and innovation management, industrial engineering, and engineering management, including training courses and consultancy projects conducted in Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta, Shanghai, and Philippine. The clients include DHL, Roche International, Dupont Chemical, Philips Consumer Electronics, Philips Semiconductors, Hong Kong Housing Society, and China Light & Power.

Biography Updated on 28 March 2014

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