Prof. SUN Hongyi (孫洪義)

BSc (HarbinUST), M.Eng.(HIT), PhD(AalborgU), Cert.-University Pedagogy (BerganU), SrMIEEE(USA), MIIE(USA)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34429587

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes



  • BSc in Computer Science, Harbin University of Science and Technology, China, 1983
  • Master in Management Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China, 1986
  • PhD in Industrial Management, Aalborg University, Denmark, 1993
  • Certificate in Pedagogy for Higher Education, Bergan University, Norway, 1997

Working Experience

  • 1998-, Assistant Professor (1998), Associate Professor (2001), Dept of Manufacturing Eng'g & Eng'g Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 1994-1998, Associate Professor, Dept of Management, University of Stavanger, Norway.
  • 1991-1994, Teaching Assistant, Post Doctor Fellow, Research Fellow, Department of Production, Aalborg University, Denmark.
  • 1986-1990, Lecturer, Department of Management Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Quality management and business excellence
  • Technology and innovation management in HK/China
  • Manufacturing sustainability and global manufacturing
  • Education of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship under Chinese culture


  • GE2304: Innovation and entrepreneurship for young professionals
  • GE1208: Communication and Teamwork
  • SEEM 4040: Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • SEEM 6012: Management of Technological Innovation
  • 大学生创新创业师资培训示范课程


  • The first prize research award on innovation and entrepreneurship education, China Association of Higher Education, Beijing, 15 April 2013
  • CityU Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) 2005/2006, 2011/2012
  • The Best Practical/Policy paper, International Conference on Entrepreneurship Education by Emerald Publisher, Li Ka-Shing Education Foundation and Shantou University, September 2010, Shantou, China
  • First Prize Paper, “The four basic questions for nurturing innovation talents”, Annual Symposium by Society of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education, China Association of Higher Education, June 2010, Xi’an, China
  • Visiting Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Aug-Dec 2009
  • Adjunct Professor, Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology

Services in CityU

  • Provisional Programme Leader: Engineering Doctorate (Engineering Management)(International)
  • Member, Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

Editor or Editorial Membership

  • International Journal of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management (TECHNOVATION)
  • International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
  • International Journal of Learning and Changes