Prof. Raymond Kai-yu Tong is a Biomedical Engineer. He received his PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK in 1999. Raymond currently is the Professor and Chairman in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Prof. Tong is among the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists in their main disciplines for career-long citation impact in 2020. His research interests include Rehabilitation Robotics (e.g. Hand of Hope), Brain-Computer Control Interface (BCI), Neural Engineering, Functional Electrical Stimulation(FES) and Cognitive Assessment Software. Projects have been funded by Innovation and Technology Fund and UGC CERG/GRF as principal investigator. His research, innovation and service have been honoured with the “Global Ageing Influencers 2021” award at the 9th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards Ceremony held by the Ageing Asia in Singapore, Awardee of the 2013 Ten Outstanding Young Persons (Hong Kong)香港十大傑出青年; the Grand Prix Award(the highest honor) of the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2012; Winner Award(e-Health) (the highest honor) in the Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012; and HKIE innovation awards for young members(2008), gold awards in international invention exhibitions (2004, 2007, 2010, 2015, 2016).
Brain Computer Interface (BCI) measures EEG for training the activation pattern on cortex