Raymond TONG
The Chinese University of Hong Kong



Prof. Raymond Kai-yu Tong is a Biomedical Engineer and he is currently a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK. 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. Prof. Tong is recognized for his accomplishment in innovation and applied scientific research in neuro-rehabilitation for stroke patients and the elderly. Over the years, he has made great strides in developing a wide range of rehabilitation devices. His innovative work on rehabilitation robot system “Hand of Hope” was the first Hong Kong invention to have received the grand prize in the 40-year history of the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Recently, Prof. Tong using advanced 3D printing technology to develop a new generation of robotic hand for stroke rehabilitation. The personalized soft robot hand is light and comfort for more hand function training. His research, innovation and service have received Awardee of the 2013 Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons; Winner Award(e-Health) in the Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012; and HKIE innovation awards for young members(2008), gold awards in international invention exhibitions (04’, 07’,10’,15’ &16’). Webpage: http://www.bme.cuhk.edu.hk/kytong