Dr YU, Tao-wang

Lecturer 講師

BSc (Melb); PgCertEd (H.K.); MSc [PolyU(H.K.)]; PgD (Lingnan); MStat (H.K.);  EdD (Durh.)
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Teaching and Scholarly Interests
  • Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Operations Research
  • Simulation
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Business Forecasting
  • Project management
  • Self-Directed Learning in Mathematics and Statistics
  • The Pedagogical Potential of Virtual Environment


Dr Yu received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Melbourne, Australia.  He later obtained his Master of Science and Master of Statistics degrees at PolyU and HKU respectively, and pursued his Doctor of Education degree at Durham University, UK.

Before joining PolyU SPEED as a Lecturer of Applied Sciences in 2014, Dr Yu has been involved in mathematics, statistics and computer education at both secondary and tertiary levels for many years. His research interests include self-directed learning, assessment for learning and e-Learning in mathematics. He is also a sports lover who enjoys playing basketball, football and volleyball.