THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEEDSPEED 20th Anniversary
Dr SO, Joseph Chi-ho
蘇志豪
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Principal Lecturer 首席講師

BEng (H.K.); MSc [PolyU(H.K.)]; PhD (C.U.H.K.); CEng; MIET; MIEEE
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Teaching and Scholarly Interests
  • Peer-to-peer Networks
  • Internet and World Wide Web Technologies
  • Student Generic Competences
  • Educational Technologies, particularly the technologies in facilitating students’ whole-person development

 


Biography

Dr Joseph So graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He then obtained a Master of Science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a PhD in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
 
Dr So had been working as an Internet Protocol Specialist at Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW) for several years, concentrating on Broadband Network Development, Network Management Systems, and Data Centre Services. Before joining HKCC, Dr So was the Network Operation Centre Manager of a multinational internet infrastructure service provider. He is a Chartered Engineer (MIET and MHKIE) and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 
 
Dr So also the Head of Student Affairs in CPCE managing the Student Affairs Office to provide quality student service and activities that meet the need of the students of whole-person development as well as fulfilling the mission of CPCE of providing quality education.
 
Selected Relevant Projects and Publications
 
Funded Projects
 
- As the Project-leader, in-charged the 3-year project, (Sep 2017- Aug 2020) “Building a Sustainable Internship Attachment Scheme and Global Perspective on Career Development for Sub-degree Students” (Fund awarded: HKD3,413,826) from HKSAR Government EDB. 


- As the Project-leader, in-charged the 3-year project, (2010-2013) “Scheme for Enhancing Holistic Development among Post-secondary Students” (Fund awarded: HKD1,094,000) from HKSAR Government EDB.  The project was completed successfully after the final report in Nov 2013 and all funding received.

- As the Co-investigator, "Integrating mindset and epistemic beliefs intervention to foster students' academic resilience: A pilot study in community college", (Fund awarded: HKD 93,250) in The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Co-investigator with Dr Wincy Lee, 2015 - 2016) 

- As the Co-investigator, "Self-perception on generic competencies of NSS students enrolled in sub-degree program", (Fund awarded: HKD 30,000), College of Professional and Continuing Education, HKPU. (Co-investigator with Dr Maggie Ng, Jan 2015 - Dec 2016)

Publications

Pan Mark, Kai & C. H. So, Joseph & C. W. Chan, Victor & W. T. Luk, Green & Tung Ho, Wai. (2018). “Surviving in the Gig Economy: Change of STEM Students' Perceptions on the Generic Skills for the Workplace.”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 1085-1090. 10.1109/TALE.2018.8615414

Joseph C. H. So and Victor C. W. Chan. 2018. “Impact of using online questionnaires in collecting student feedback in development activities”. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning (IC4E '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 31-34. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3183586.3183597

W. T. Ho and J. C. H. So, "Effect of secondary school subject choices on performance of sub-degree students in Hong Kong — A STEM perspective," 2017 IEEE 6th International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), Hong Kong, 2017, pp. 339-345. doi: 10.1109/TALE.2017.8252359

Maggie Ka-Wai Ng, Joseph Chi-Ho So, Ada Pui-Ling Chan and Alvin Yau-Tak Wong (2017), "Generic Competencies of Business Tertiary Students After Secondary Curriculum Reform in Hong Kong", International Journal of Modern Education Research, Vol.4 , No. 6, Publication Date: Nov. 25, 2017, Page: 85-91

Ng, K.W., & So, J.C. (2017). Impact of secondary education reform on tertiary students’ generic competencies: A case-study of associate degree freshmen in Hong Kong. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 8(1), 106–122.

W. T. Ho, V. C. W. Chan, D. S. Y. Lam, J. C. H. So and K. W. Ng, "Development of generic competencies and its association with secondary public examination performance: A tertiary STEM freshmen's perspective," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), Bangkok, 2016, pp. 278-283.

Wai-tung Ho and Joseph C. H. So, "Issues in Measuring Generic Skills Using Self-Administered Questionnaire in a Community College in Hong Kong”, Open Access Library Journal, 3, e2796, Jul 2016.

J. C. H. So and D. S. Y. Lam, "Relationship between student development activities and core generic competencies among tertiary science and technology students," Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 2015 IEEE International Conference on, Zhuhai, 2015, pp. 207-214.

SO, J., & Wong, P.. “Bandwidth Efficient Formation Of Broadcast Network With Multiple Description Coding”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Research (IJITR), 3(4), 2213-2219.

Ho Wai Tung, Joseph C.H. So & Derek S.Y. Lam, "Development of Generic Skills of Associate Degree Students in Hong Kong”, Public Administration and Policy: An Asia-Pacific Journal, Volume 18, Number 1, pp. 16-26, 2015.

Lam, D., So, J. C. H., Ng, K.W., "Hong Kong secondary education reform and its impact on social and cultural awareness,"”, Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 2014 IEEE Int’l Conf. , 8-10 Dec. 2014

HO Wai-tung, Joseph CH SO & Derek SY LAM, "Development of Generic Skills of Associate Degree Students in Hong Kong", Conference On Self-Financing Tertiary Education: The Way Forward, Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education (FSTE), Hong Kong, Nov 2014.

Joseph So, Pin Ng and S.Y. Lam, “Evaluating the Impact of Changing Secondary Education Curricula in Hong Kong: A Comparative Study of Science and Technology Sub-degree Students in Generic Competencies Development”, Education Practice and Innovation, Volume 1, Number 1, pp.6-12, 2014.

Joseph. C. H. So, and Derek S. Y. Lam, "Using Social Networks as communication platform for promoting Student Initiated Holistic Development", International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS)), 6(1), Jan-Mar 2014.

Joseph. C. H. So and Po-choi Wong, “Resource Acquisition from Set-top-boxes for Service Provision”, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS), Vol. 5, issue 3, 2013).

So, J. C. H.; Lam, S.Y.; So, Y.L., "A case study of generic competencies among science and technology tertiary graduates in Hong Kong”,(TALE), 2013 IEEE Int’l Conf. ,26-29 Aug. 2013

So, J. C. H.; Lam, S.Y.; So, Y.L., "Impact of tertiary studies on development of students' generic competencies”, Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 2013 IEEE Int’l Conf. ,26-29 Aug. 2013

So, C. H. J. & Lam, S. Y., “Do all science freshmen possess similar generic competencies? A comparative study of entrance to tertiary education in Hong Kong.”, IAC-ETeL, Prague, October 17-18, 2013.

So, C. H. J. & Lam, S. Y., “Student-controlled social networks for promoting holistic development from the perspectives of student coaches”, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Research, 1(4), pp 346-359, June – July 2013.

Joseph. C. H. So and P. C. Wong, “Genetic Algorithm in Resource Provider Selection for Personal Live Content Delivery in User-Provided Platform," The 11th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC). 2012.  IEEE, June 2012.

Joseph. C. H. So and Po-choi Wong, “Resource Provider Selection for Personal Live Content Delivery in User-provided Platform”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT),  June 2011.

C. H. J. So, S. F. H. Lai, D. Lam, Y. L. So, “Mapping The Impact On Holistic Development: A Study Of The Relationship Between Generic Skills And Academic Discipline Among Hong Kong Associate Degree Students”, 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), Nov 2011.

Joseph. C. H. So and Po-choi Wong, “Resource Acquisition By Explicit Remuneration For P2P-Based Content Delivery”, International Journal of Next-Generation Computing (IJNGC), Vol 2, No 1, Mar 2011.