Dr. Kevin K. H. Pun
Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Dr. Kevin K. H. Pun, BSc(HK); DipCS(Cambridge); MS, PhD(Illinois, Urbana-Champaign); LLB, LLM(Intellectual Property)(London); PCLL (HK); Barrister-at-Law.
With a unique background in computer science and law, Dr Pun is an expert on legal issues arising from information technology and electronic commerce. He is the pioneer of the course “Legal Aspects of Computing” in the Computer Science Department, the first of its kind in Asia when it was launched in 1993. He is a seven-time recipient of the Department’s Teaching Excellence Award. In 2002, he became the first teacher in the Engineering Faculty to receive the honour of University Teaching Fellow for his teaching excellence and contributions to university education. From 2002 to 2014, he was a founding co-director of our Centre jointly established by the Department and the Law Faculty. He had also taught in the Law Department during 2000-2011, lecturing in intellectual property law and information technology law.
Dr Pun retired from his full time position at the Computer Science Department in July 2016. He is currently an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as a private legal consultant providing advice to law firms, corporate bodies and individual clients.