Presidential Chair Professor

Education Background

Ph.D. in EECS (1972), University of California at Berkeley, USA

M.S. in EE (1969), University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

B.S. in EE (1966), National Taiwan University, China

Research Field
Computer Architecture, Parallel Processing, Cloud Computing and Network Security
Personal Website

Kai Hwang is presently a Presidential Chair Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Shenzhen, China. He also serves as a Chief Scientist at the Cloud Computing Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has taught at the University of Southern California and at Purdue University for 46 years prior joining CUHK. He received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. Dr. Hwang has published extensively in the fields of computer architecture, parallel processing, cloud computing, and network security.

Academic Publication

K. Hwang, Cloud Computing for Machine Learning and Cognitive Applications, The MIT Press,  June   2017 (601 pages).  Chinese translation will appear in April 2018.

K. Hwang and M. Chen, Big Data Analytics for Cloud, IoT and Cognitive Computing , John Wiley Publisher, U. K. , May  2017.  (410 pages).  Chinese edition appeared Jan. 2018.

K. Hwang, G. Fox, and J. Dongarra,  Distributed and Cloud Computing : from Parallel Processing to The  Internet of Things,  Morgan Kaufmann, Oct. 2013 (648 pages), (ISBN 978-0-12-385880-1).  Chinese translation,  Huazhang Publisher, China, Jan. 2013.

K. Hwang and Z. Xu, Scalable Parallel Computing: Technology, Architecture, Programming, a graduate-level textbook co-authored with Z. Xu, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Feb. 1998  (825 pages). (ISBN 0-07-031798-4.), Chinese translation by Shanghai Jiaotong University 2000.

K. Hwang, Advanced Computer Architecture: Parallelism, Scalability, Programmability,
McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, April 1993. (770 Pages). Chinese translation by
Tsinghua University Press, China, August, 1995. Korea translation in Sept. 1997. Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Tata, India, 2012.

K. Hwang and F. A.  Briggs, Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing, a graduate-level textbook by McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1984, (846 pages). Chinese translation by Science Press, China, in 1987.  Spanish translation by A. B. Paloma and J. Ruz Ortiz, Univ. of Madrid, Libros McGraw-Hill De Mexico, Spain 1988.

K. Hwang, Computer Arithmetic: Principles, Architecture and Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publishers, New York, N. Y. 1979, (423 pages).  Chinese translation by Science Press, China, in 1980. Japanese translation by Modern Science Press, Tokyo, Japan, 1980.

K. Hwang and D. DeGroot  (Editors and Authors), Parallel Processing for Supercomputers and Artificial Intelligence, a research reference book, McGraw-Hill Book Co., N. Y.,
March 1989, (673 pages).

K. Hwang (Editor and author), Supercomputers: Design and Applications, A tutorial text by IEEE Computer Society Press, Silver Spring, Maryland, August 1984. (640 pages)

C. K. Yuen (EIC) and K. Hwang (Co-EIC)), Annual Review of Scalable Computing,
Singapore University  Press and World Scientific Pub. Co., Volumes 1- 7, 1999 - 2005.