Introduction

Area of Excellence in Information Technology (AoE-IT) is a Joint Project by CUHK, HKU and HKUST. It is supported by the Areas of Excellence Scheme established under the University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No. AoE/E-01/99).

Mission:
The mission of the AoE-in-IT is to assist the transformation of Hong Kong into an IT Society with a strong value-added economy. The AoE will achieve this mission by making Hong Kong one of the top recognized centers of IT research, and by actively promoting IT education, services and relevant technology transfer.

Theme:
Information Technology for a 21st Century Hong Kong: An IT Society with a Strong Value-Added Economy

Co-Directors:
Professor Soung Liew - IE Department, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Victor O.K. Li - EEE Department, The University of Hong Kong
Professor Roland Chin - CS Department, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology