His research interests included digital signal processing, image and video signal processing, pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence.
After completing his PhD degree in 2002, Dr Chau joined a local IC design company in the Hong Kong Science Park as a system design engineer. He pursued the development of the system models for various LCD driver IC and multimedia IC for mobile devices and carried out marketing research on the LCD driver and multimedia industries.
Besides industrial experience, he also possesses teaching experience in tertiary education, having taught subjects related to computer science and signal processing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Open University of Hong Kong and the Institute of Vocational Training.
Dr Chau joined HKCC in 2004 as a college lecturer for computing and engineering subjects.