Dr Sid Chau

B.Eng. (First-class Honours) CUHK, PhD CU

Sid Chi-Kin Chau recently joined the Research School of Computer Science at the Australian National University. He was an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science at Masdar Institute, which was created in collaboration with MIT, and is a part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology.

Previously, he was a visiting professor with MIT, a senior research fellow with A*STAR in Singapore, a Croucher Foundation research fellow with University College London with a research fellowship awarded by the Croucher Foundation Hong Kong, a visiting researcher with IBM Watson Research Center and BBN Technologies, and a post-doctoral research associate with University of Cambridge.

He is on the TPC of several top conferences in smart energy systems and smart cities, such as ACM e-Energy, ACM BuildSys. He is a TPC co-chair of ACM e-Energy 2018, and guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing Special Issue on Intersection of Computing and Communication Technologies with Energy Systems and IEEE Journal of IoT Special Issue on Internet-of-Things for Smart Energy Systems. He was a co-founder of a start-up specializing in intelligent systems and big data analytics for smart building management.

Research interests

  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Buildings
  • Smart Grid
  • Intelligent Vehicles
  • Algorithms and Optimization
  • Internet-of-things