Professor Si Chung-mou was the Head of School of Chinese at The University of Hong Kong (HKU).
Prior to this appointment, Professor Si had been appointed as Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts at HKU from 2006 to 2011, and served as Director of Chinese Language Centre at HKU since 1993. His major research interests include Chinese linguistics, teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and Chinese culture. He is author of a dozen of academic books published in Hong Kong, Japan, Mainland and Taiwan, including Language and Culture, A Comparative Study of the Phonology in Yue Dialect and Modern Standard Chinese. He has contributed a lot in the promotion of recitation and Chinese classics by conducting many research projects on Chinese culture education in Hong Kong schools.
Professor Si had been served as Chairman of the Hong Kong Association for Chinese Language in Education, and Founding President of the Hong Kong Association for China Graduates. He is now Executive Committee Member of the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching, Academic Committee Member of the China Education Association for Language Teaching, and Honorary Committee Member of the Association for Chinese Language Modernization, P.R.C.