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Honorary Professor
Department of Computer Science
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong



Prof. T.H. Tse received the PhD from the London School of Economics. He is currently an Honorary Professor in Computer Science at The University of Hong Kong after retiring from his full professorship in 2014. He has been recognized internationally as the Pioneer in integrating formal and practical methods in software engineering. His present research interests are program testing and debugging. He has been ranked internationally as no. 2 among experts in metamorphic testing. Application areas of his research include object-oriented software, services computing, pervasive computing, concurrent systems, graphic applications, and numerical programs. He has more than 270 publications, including papers in IEEE TSE, IEEE TSC, Inf Sci, CACM, ICSE, and FSE, as well as a book with Cambridge University Press and a book with Wiley-IEEE Press.

Prof. Tse is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Reliability, and an Editorial Board Member of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability and Software: Practice and Experience. He has also served as Steering Committee Chair of QRS and QSIC, Steering Committee Member of COMPSAC 2002 to 2008, Program Chair of COMPSAC 2001, and Graphic Designer of FSE 2014. He was also on the Search Committee for the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering in 2013. He was twice a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford, and was a Visiting Distinguished Scholar of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Prof. Tse is a Life Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Senior Life Fellow of the IEEE. He had been a Council Member of the Vocational Training Council for eight years. He was selected for a Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award, an Outstanding Disabled Person of the Year Award, and a State Science and Technology Award (recommended by the Ministry of Education, China). He was decorated with an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.


Handbook of Software Fault Localization Grand champion of most influential paper award CACM: A Single Punctuation Mark Bas Been Skewing Our Entire
System of Scientic Ranking Prof. Tse served as the intermediary for donations of $140 million to HKU

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Original verse by Dr C.Y. Tse. Adapted with apologies by Prof. T.H. Tse.
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