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Thomas Chiu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and Associate Director of the Centre for University and School Partnership and  Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, he was a Lecturer and School-university Partnership Director in the Faculty of Education at The University of Hong Kong. He has extensive teaching and leadership experience in schools.


His research interests include Digital Education, STEM Education, and Teacher Education. To support research agenda, he has collaborated with local, regional and international scholars to win grants exceeding USD$ 32 million (USD$6.2 million PI / CO-PI; 25.5 million CO-I) external grants and USD$ 0.09 million internal grants. These include AI for The Future.


Thomas is named Top 2% most cited scientist 2022 and 2023 in education by Stanford University.  He ranks 8th in the world list in 2022, and 10th in the world list in both 2017 to >2022 and 2019 to > 2022 (March 8, 2023), using SciVAL Field-weighed citation index. He is also the recipient of Research Excellence Award 2022-23 from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Reviewer Excellence Award from the Journal Educational Technology Research and Development, and Teaching Awards from the University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Education Bureau. He currently is associate editor of four international journals - International Journal of STEM Education (IJSTEM / Q1), Interactive Learning Environments (NILE / Q1), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET / Q1) and The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (TAPER / Q2), and a member of editorial board of three journals in STEM education and educational technology; a reviewer for more than 20 international journals, and competitive grants.


Thomas is an international scholar of Centre for Self-determination Theory (SDT). Moreover, he has served on a few advisory panels for IT in education policy and curriculum development, and the Steering Committee on Strategic Development of Information Technology in Education. He is a joint-faculty programme coordinator of BSc Learning Design and Technology, and his teaching expertise is Digital learning, STEM teaching with specific emphasis on mathematics and technology, and research methods.


Thomas also provides consulting services to design and organize school-based staff development activities. Outside of work, he is an avid chess, tennis, and football enthusiast 

To collaborate with Thomas in any of these professional or personal areas, please contact him at tchiu@cuhk.edu.hk. See https://sites.google.com/view/tchiu for more detail.