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About CUHK

Distinguished Scholars


The University has more than 7,000 faculty members and staff. Among our faculty are the world’s most highly regarded authorities in various specialties including Nobel Laureates, a Turing Award Winner, a Fields Medalist and Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Professor Charles K.Kao, former Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009.