Prof Yike Guo
Provost, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Prof. Guo Yike is Provost of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He became Professor of Computing Science at the Department of Computing of Imperial College London in 2002 and Professor Emeritus since 2023.

A world-leading computer scientist, Prof. Guo has steered major AI and data science projects both in Hong Kong and internationally, particularly in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Most recently, he is working as the principal investigator of the research project “Building Platform Technologies for Symbiotic Creativity in Hong Kong”, which was awarded funding of HK$52.83 million by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC)’s Theme-based Research Scheme in 2021. It was the first time RGC had allocated a major grant to an art-tech project.

Prior to joining HKUST, Prof Guo served as Vice-President (Research and Development) of the Hong Kong Baptist University and was the founding Director of the Data Science Institute at Imperial College, which is one of the six Imperial College Global Challenge Institutes. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), the Academia Europaea (MAE), the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (FHKEng) , the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE), the British Computer Society (FBCS), and the Society for Chinese Intelligence (FCAAI).