Michael Chau is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Business and the Warden of Lee Chi Hung Hall at the University of Hong Kong. He received a Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science (Information Systems) from the University of Hong Kong. His research interests include information retrieval, web mining, data mining, social media, electronic commerce, and security informatics.
He is the author of more than 100 articles and has been ranked in a research productivity study as the #14 most productive researcher in the field of information science in the period 1998-2007.