Dr Leung King Shun is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology. He earned from The Chinese University of Hong Kong a BSc(Hons), an MSc and a PhD, all in mathematics. His doctoral dissertation won him the CUHK Young Scholars Dissertation Awards. Dr Leung studied mathematics education at The University of Hong Kong, from which he gained a Cert Ed and an MEd. Before joining the teacher education profession, he had been teaching mathematics at a government secondary school for seven years. He also held part-time teaching posts at The Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong (currently The Open University of Hong Kong) and The Baptist University. In 1995, he received the Fifth Anniversary Tutor Awards from the former. He also has rich experience in serving mathematics subject committees in the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority.
Tilings, fractals, mathematics of paper-folding, Recreational mathematics, Number theory, Problem-solving, Affective domain of mathematics education.
Dr Leung King Shun was invited by the Education Bureau to run a series of workshops titlted "Unfolding Mathematics through Paper-folding" for secondary school mathematics teachers in Dec 07. The same workshops were re-run in Jun 08. Dr Leung was invited again by the Education Bureau to give a series of seminars titled "Paper-folding Activities to Enhance the Learning of Mathematics" for secondary school mathematics teachers in Dec 08. On 3 May 08, Dr Leung gave an invited talk on "The Disklikeness of Self-affine Tiles" in the Dynamics and Fractals May Meet coorganised by Sun Yat Sen University and South China University of Technology in Guangzhou. Dr Leung was invited by the College of Mathematics and Computer Science of Hunan Normal University to visit them for academic exchange from 5 Oct 08 to 9 Oct 08. He gave two talks during the visits, one on "Disklike Self-affines " and the other "The Boundaries of Self-affine Tiles".