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Professor Chetwyn Chan

Professor CHAN, Che Hin Chetwyn

Vice President (Research and Development) 

Peter T. C. Lee Chair Professor of Psychology

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Perceptual learning
  • Cross-modal learning
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Occupational health


Research Output




Professor Chetwyn Chan Che-hin is Vice President (Research and Development) at The Education University of Hong Kong and Peter T. C. Lee Chair Professor of Psychology. 


Prior to joining the University, Professor Chan was Associate Vice President (Learning and Teaching), Chair Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, and Founding Director of the University Research Facility in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).

Professor Chan obtained a PhD in educational psychology in 1995 from the University of Alberta, Canada. He was Head of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (2005 to 2010) and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (2008 to 2011) at PolyU. Over the years, he has published more than 200 full research papers and secured about HK$50 million in research, development, and consultancy grants. In 2018, Professor Chan and his research team won the First Prize in Science and Technology from the Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine on post-stroke cognitive assessment and intervention innovation. In 2019, his research team won the Second Class State Scientific and Technology Progress Award from the State Council of the People’s Republic of China for integrating Chinese medicine into innovative post-stroke rehabilitation. He is Elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society.


Professor Chan is Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Social Work Training and Manpower Planning of the Labour and Welfare Bureau, a Member of the Quality Assurance Council of the University Grants Committee, and Vice-Chairperson of the executive committee of The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation. Previously, he was a Member of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.