Faculty

Prof. Chan Yuen-Yan, Rosanna 陳苑茵教授

Adjunct Assistant Professor (SMIEEE, MASEE)

Recent Projects

  • (PI) Semantic Image-Based Cloud Augmentative and Alternative Communication (Cloud AAC) System (2015-2016)(ITF, ITC)(HK$1,399,000)
  • (co-I and CUHK Co-Supervisor) Developing, Assessing and Providing Direct Evidence of Student Learning in Generic Skills in the Context of Engineering Higher Education in Hong Kong (2015-2018)(Theme-based Projects on Teaching and Learning, UGC)(HK$4,992,555; Funding allocated to CUHK: HK$1,221,096)
  • (co-I) Promoting Nonverbal Communication Skills Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders through Online Social Robotics (2015 – 2016)(KTF ICON Project, KTF, CUHK)(HK$361,760)
  • (co-I) Aspiring to Become an Engineer: Engineering Education Experiences Affecting Secondary School Students' Pursuit of an Engineering Career in Hong Kong, China and the UK (2013-2015) (GRF, RGC)(HK$ 329,458)

Completed Projects

  • (co-I) Adaptation, Piloting, and Initial Assessment of Tools to Research the Impact of Engineering Education for Secondary School Students in Hong Kong (with cross cultural implications)(Jan 2011 – Feb 2012)(HKU Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research, HKU)
  • (co-I) Development of Formative Assessment tools for Knowledge Building (April 1 2010 – March 31 2011)(HKU Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research, HKU)
  • (PI) Design to Foster Epistemological Development: Learning about Internet Security with Zero Day Attacks (Sep 2009 – Feb 2011)(HKU Small Project Funding, HKU)
  • (PI) Learning Sciences and Innovations in Undergraduate-Level Information Security Education (Jan – August 2009)(HKU Faculty Research Fund, HKU)
  • (PI) Hong Kong – Xian Inter-City Collaborative Learning (Jan – December 2008) (IEEE Foundation Grant, IEEE)

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Chapter Leadership Award, IEEE Education Society (2015)
  • Major Educational Innovation Award, IEEE Region 10 (2014)
  • Best Chapter Award (received as Chapter Chair), IEEE Education Society (2012)
  • New Faculty Fellow, National Academy of Engineering, Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (NAE CASEE) (2007)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards (1998 Fall, 1999 Spring, 1999 Fall, 2000 Spring)
  • Board of School Director Scholarships, True Light Girls’ College (1993, 1994)

Professional Activities

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Member-at-large, IEEE Education Society Board of Governors
  • Committee Member, Chapters Committee, Distinguished Lecturer Program Subcommittee, IEEE Education Society
  • Founding Chair, IEEE Education Society Hong Kong Chapter
  • Past Chair, Educational Activities, IEEE Hong Kong Section
  • Technical Program co-Chair, IEEE TALE 2012; Publication co-Chair, GCCCE 2004
  • Reviewer, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Journal of Engineering Education, International Journal on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

Publications

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) / Social Media Analytics / CSCL

  1. Chan, R. Y.-Y. (2015). How We Learn across Small and Big Data: Social Epistemic Cognition and Human-Information Interactions in the Online Social World. Connected Life 2015. Oxford, UK.
  2. Zhong, J.*, Ding, J.*, and Chan, R.Y.Y. (2015). Large-Scale Learning Process Analytics in MOOC Online Discourses, International Workshop on Learning Analytics, Technology Adoption and Language Learning in the Big-Data Era (LATALL 2015).
  3. Ding, J.*, Zhong, J.*, and Chan, R.Y.Y. (2015). MOOC Learner Participation Lifecycle: What Can be Found from Large-Scale Temporal Social Network Analysis? International Workshop on Learning Analytics, Technology Adoption and Language Learning in the Big-Data Era (LATALL 2015)
  4. Chan, R. Y.-Y. (2014). Cloud augmentative and alternative communication for people with complex communication needs. Paper accepted for presentation at IEEE Globecom 2014.
  5. Chan, R.Y.-Y., Li, S.*, and Hui, D. (2014). Social epistemic cognition in online interactions. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), Toronto, ON, pp. 3289-3298.
  6. Chan, R. Y.-Y., Huang J.*, Hui, D. et al. (2013). Gender differences in collaborative learning over online social networks: Epistemological beliefs and behaviors. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal 5(3), 234-250.
  7. Chan, R. Y. Y., Jong, M. S. Y., Luk, E. T. H., & Zhang, X. (2013). Dynamic collective mobile gaming. Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology (ICALT 2013) (pp. 465-466). Beijing, China.
  8. van Aalst, J., Chan, C. K. K., Chan, Y.-Y. (2011). Design and development of a formative assessment tool for knowledge building and collaborative learning. 9th International Conference on Computer Support Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011), Hong Kong.
  9. Chan C. K. K. and Chan Y.-Y. (2011). Students’ views about collaboration and learning and online forum participation in knowledge forum, Computers & Education57, 1445–1457.
  10. Tan, C. and Chan, Y.-Y. (2008). Knowledge Community: A Knowledge Building System for Global Collaborative Project Learning, Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(6), 1049 - 1061. (SCI)
  11. Leung, C.-H. and Chan, Y.-Y. (2007). A Natural Language Processing Approach to Automatic Plagiarism Detection. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education, (pp. 213–218), Florida, US.
  12. Chan, Y.-Y., and Leung, H. W. (2005) Applying Data Mining in the Identification of Students with Learning Difficulties. In Proceedings of the 9th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, (pp.397-405) Hawaii.

Learning Sciences / Engineering Education / Learning Technologies

  1. Kutnick, P., Chan, Y.-Y., and Lee, P.-Y. (2014). Engineering experiences and course/career choice among Hong Kong secondary school students; engagement at cultural crossroads. America Educational Research Association Annual Convention 2014 (AERA 2014), Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Huang, J.*, Yu, P., Chan, R.Y.-Y., & Li, S. (2013). Gender Difference in Engineering Students’ Beliefs and Participation in Online Learning Community: A Longitudinal Social Network Analysis. Proceedings of the 17th Global Chinese Conference of Computers in Education (GCCCE 2013) (pp. 433-439). Beijing, China.
  3. Li, S.*, Chan, R. Y.-Y., Jong, M. S. Y., Huang, J.*, & Yu, P.* (2013). Students’ epistemic cognition in online social networks. Proceedings of the 17th Global Chinese Conference of Computers in Education (GCCCE 2013) (pp. 17-20). Beijing, China.
  4. Chan, Y.-Y. and Ng, W.-Y. (2012). Collaborative inquiry into foundation knowledge in computer engineering: A case study in Hong Kong. 119th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference (ASEE 2012), San Antonio, TX.
  5. Chan Y.-Y. and Chan C. K. K. (2010). Assessing Integrative Learning among Engineering Students Using a Structure-Behavior-Function Framework, Engineering Learning Workshop, International Conference on Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010), Chicago, IL.
  6. Chan Y.-Y., Yu A. C. H. and Chan C. K. K. (2010). Assessing Student Collaboration and Learning in Medical Engineering from the Perspectives of Structures, Behaviors, and Functions, ASEE-IEEE 40th Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2010), S1G (6 pages), Washington DC.
  7. Mark, K. P., Tsang, H.-M., Chan, Y.-Y. (2010). Engineering Education Outreach in Chinese Social Context: An Ethnographical Study on IEEE-TISP Implementation with Rural Schools in Hong Kong, ASEE-IEEE 40th Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2010), T2E (6 pages), Washington DC.
  8. Chan, Y.-Y. (2009). Using Anomalous Data to Foster Conceptual Change in Security Awareness. International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS 2009), Kanazawa, Japan.
  9. Chan, Y.-Y., Hui, D., & Dickinson, A., R. et. al. (2010). Engineering outreach: Initiative success with science and technology gifted students in Hong Kong. IEEE Transactions on Education, 53(1), 158 - 171. (SCI, SSCI)
  10. Chan, Y.-Y. (2010). Expertise in engineering learning: Examining engineering students' collaborative inquiry of computer systems, International Conference on Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010), Chicago, IL.
  11. Chan, Y.-Y. et al. (2010). Hybrid Inquiry-based Learning, Handbook on Research on Hybrid Learning Model, (pp.203-227), Hershey, NY: IGI Global.
  12. Chan, Y.-Y. (2007) Teaching Queueing Theory with an Inquiry-Based Learning Approach: A Case for Applying WebQuest in a Course in Simulation and Statistical Analysis. In Proceedings of the 37th Frontiers in Education conference, (F3C-1-6), Wisconsin, US.
  13. Leung, C.-H. and Chan Y.-Y. (2007) Knowledge Management System for Electronic Learning of IT Skills. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education, (pp. 53–58), Florida, US.   
  14. Fleissner, S., Chan, Y.-Y., Yuen, T. H., and Ng, H. (2006). WebQuest Markup Language (WQML) for Sharable Inquiry-Based Learning. Web-Based Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3980, 383-392, Berlin, Germany: Springer. (SCI)
  15. Chan, Y.-Y. (2005) Creating Reusable WebQuest Objects with WebQuest Authoring Engine. Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2005). (pp.282-284), Taiwan.
  16. Chan, Y.-Y., Fu, Y. S.*, and Chan, O. L.* (2005). The Application of Knowledge Management in Educational Administration - A Case Study of a Hospital School. In Proc. of the 9th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, (pp.384-389), Hawaii.
  17. Chan, Y.-Y. (2005) An Analysis on the Entry Information Technology Competency of Pre-Service Teachers by Specialized Disciplines. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2005. (pp.3112 – 3117), Arizona, US.
  18. Yang, H., Pun, S. W., and Chan, Y.-Y. (2003). Developing Authentic Web-Based Projects via an Action Research Process. In Proceedings of the 7th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, (pp. 239-242), Nanjing, China.
  19. Leung, C. H. and Chan, Y.-Y. (2003). Perspective on Electronic Learning: Knowledge Management and Learning Community, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education 2003 (ICCE 2003). (pp. 621-623), Hong Kong SAR, China.
  20. Leung, C. H, and Chan, Y.-Y. (2003). Mobile Learning: A New Paradigm in Electronic Learning. In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2003), (pp. 76-80), Athens, Greece.
  21. Chan, Y.-Y., Leung, C. H., Wu, A. K., and Chan S.-C. (2003). MobiLP: A Mobile Learning Platform for Enhancing Lifewide Learning. In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2003), (pp. 457-458), Athens, Greece.

Cryptography, Security and Privacy

  1. Leung, C.-M.* and Chan, Y.-Y. (2007). Network Forensic on Encrypted Peer-to-Peer VoIP Traffics and the Detection, Blocking, and Prioritization of Skype Traffics. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE WETICE Conference, (pp. 401-408), Paris, France. 
  2. Chan, Y.-Y. (2006). Weakest Link Attack on Single Sign-On and Its Case in SAML V.2 Web SSO. Web and Internet Communication Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3982, 507-516, Berlin, Germany: Springer. (SCI)
  3. Chan, Y.-Y., Fleissner, S., Liu, J. K., and Li, J. (2006). Single Sign-On and Key Establishment for Ubiquitous Smart Environments. Ubiquitous Application and Security Service, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3983, 406-415, Berlin, Germany: Springer. (SCI)
  4. Chan, Y.-Y. and Li, J. (2006). BGN Authentication and Its Extension to Convey Message Commitments. Applied Cryptography and Information Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3982, 365-374, Berlin, Germany: Springer.(SCI)
  5. Li, J. and Chan, Y.-Y. and Wang, Y. (2006). A Generic Construction of Secure Signatures without Random Oracles. Applied Cryptography and Information Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3982, 309-317, Berlin, Germany: Springer. (SCI)
  6. Chan, Y.-Y., and Leung, C. H. (2004). On Privacy and Anonymity in Knowledge Externalization, In Proceedings of the Workshop on Secure Knowledge Management (SKM 2004). (pp.171-175), New York, US.
  7. Chan, Y.-Y., Fung, K., Liu, J. K., and Wong, D. (2004). Anonymous Authenticated Key Exchange for Mobile Communications. In Proceedings of the 2nd Internal Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2004) Technical Track. (pp.143-152), Yellow Mountain, China.
  8. Chan, Y.-Y., Leung, C. H., and Liu, J. (2003). Evaluation on Security and Privacy of Web-Based Learning Systems. In Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2003), (pp. 308-309), Athens, Greece.
  9. Chan, Y.-Y. and Liu, J. (2002). Achieving Non-Transferable and Revokable Anonymity in Mobile IP. In Proceedings of International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications, (pp.367-370), Xian, China.
  10. Chan, Y.-Y., Wong, C., and Chan C. (2000). Anonymous Electronic Voting with Non-Transferable Passes. In Proc. of the IFIP TC11 15th Annual Working Conference on Information Security (SEC 2000), (pp.331-340), Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  11. Chan, Y.-Y. (1999). On privacy issues of internet access via proxy servers. CQRE'99, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1740, 183-191, Berlin, Germany: Springer. (SCI)

(* = supervised students)