Visiting address
Phone: +852 34425145

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


Chung Tin is currently an Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. He received his BEng. degree (1st Class) from University of Hong Kong in Mechanical Engineering in 2002. He then moved to the United States and obtained his S.M. and PhD. degrees, both in Mechanical Engineering, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 2004 and 2011, respectively. He continues as a postdoctoral associate in MIT until he returned to Hong Kong in 2012. He has been awarded Croucher Foundation Scholarship (HK), American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship, and Early Career Award (Research Grant Council, Hong Kong). His research interests include neural prosthetic systems, brain-machine interface, neural computation and sensorimotor learning and control.


Award and Achievement

  • 2013 “Early Career Award” Research Grant Council, Hong Kong SAR.
  • 2008 “Predoctoral Fellowship” American Heart Association .
  • 2009 “President Award” XIth Oxford Conference on Modeling and Control of Breathing.
  • 2002 “The Croucher Foundation Scholarship” Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong.
  • 2002 “Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship” Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund, Hong Kong.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Neural Prosthetics
  • Brain-machine interface
  • Neural Computation


Previous Experience

  • Jun 2011 - Jun 2012, Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard/MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, MIT.

Services outside CityU

Professional Activity

  • 2016 - 2017, Chairman, IEEE EMBS Hong Kong-Macau Joint Chapter.


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