Prof CHEUNG Chi Kwan Vincent

Prof CHEUNG Chi Kwan Vincent

College Dean of Students & Fellow
Prof CHEUNG Chi Kwan Vincent

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A native of Hong Kong, Vincent Chi Kwan Cheung is an Associate Professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences of CUHK’s Faculty of Medicine. He has been appointed the Dean of Students of CW Chu College with effect from 1 August 2021. He obtained his bachelor degree in Mathematics and Pharmacology & Therapeutics (minor in Arts) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Subsequently, he received his Ph. D. in Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering from MIT and the Harvard Medical School, and then postdoc training at the MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Research. Vincent’s research has focused on understanding how the brain and spinal cord control and learn voluntary movement. He is also interested in translating basic knowledge of motor control into new rehabilitation strategies for stroke survivors. His papers have appeared in many journals including PNAS, Journal of Neuroscience, and Neural Computation.

In addition to being a scientist, Vincent is an active pianist and chamber musician. He has performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In Boston, he has publicly performed nearly all chamber works for the piano and strings by Brahms and Schumann. More recently, he has hosted educational programs on musical topics for RTHK Radio 4. One of them, Madly Musical (with Prof. Arthur DP Mak and Dr. Louis Lee), was a Bronze winner at the 2017 New York Festivals for World’s Best Radio Programs.

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