Professor Li Wai-keung is currently Research Chair Professor of Data Science, and Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK).
Prior to taking up the appointment of EdUHK, Professor Li was a Chair Professor in Statistics at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) where he joined in 1983. During his tenure with HKU, Professor Li had held several leadership roles including Head of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Director of the Big Data Research Cluster and Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Professor Li is renowned for his works in time series analysis. Over the years, he has published more than 157 refereed journal articles and one single authored monograph by Chapman & Hall. His academic works are well cited by papers, textbooks and computer software. Professor Li is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.