Currently a Professor Emeritus at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Professor Chan earned his PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1993. His research interests include structural optimization, high-rise buildings, wind effects on buildings, and sustainable wind energy.
Throughout his career, Professor Chan has led over thirty-three research projects and co-authored over 150 publications in professional books, journals, and conference proceedings. His research has led to the development of the state-of-the-art structural optimization technology for analyzing and designing tall buildings, which has been utilized in some of the tallest buildings in China and Hong Kong. Professor Chan has received numerous research and teaching awards, including the 1998 State-of-the-Art Civil Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers and the 2014 Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has also served as an associate editor/editorial board member of several international journals and as a committee member at Technical Committees and Professional Societies in Hong Kong and abroad.
Professor Chan is resolute in his desire to contribute his expertise and knowledge to collaborate with Comfiknit’s textile technology to develop unique and sustainable fabrics that enhance people’s lives.
Dr. Chan is currently a Lecturer in Astronomy, Mathematics, and Physics at the Upper Iowa University, and serves as the Director at a private investment company. He was a Lecturer and Scientific Officer at the Saint Martin’s University and Hong Kong Observatory respectively. Dr Chan obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Physics from the University of Waterloo in 1996 and his Juris Doctor from the City University of Hong Kong in 2007.
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Chan has contributed his expertise and knowledge in authoring and co-authoring ten publications in meteorology and physics.
Dr. Chan is actively committed to create synergy with the continuous research effort of Comfiknit by utilizing his expertise and knowledge in developing smart and sustainable fabrics to produce clothing offering better options to improve human body health.