Chi K. Tse received the BEng degree with first class honors and the PhD degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 1988 and 1991, respectively. 

       He is a Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong, and concurrently being appointed to other administrative positions related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining City University in October 2019, he was with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he was Chair Professor of Electronic Engineering (2005-2019), Head of the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (2005-2012), member of University Council (2013-2015), and chairman of the culture promotion committee (2000-2019) which organised cultural programmes in history, art, theatre and music. He was listed in the top 2% of the World's Most Cited Scientists by a recent Stanford study released in October 2023, and was ranked 30th worldwide and 2nd in Hong Kong for his career-long impact in the subfield of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 

           His research interests include network applications, nonlinear systems, power electronics, and smart power distribution. He has been awarded a number of research and invention prizes, including the IEEE CASS Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award 2022, Best Paper Prizes from IEEE and other journals, Gold Medals [with Jury’s Commendation] in International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva (2024, 2013, 2009), IFIA Best Invention Prize and Gold Medal with Jury’s Commendation in Asia Exhibition of Innovations and Inventions 2023, Grand Prize and Gold Medal with Jury’s Commendation in Silicon Valley International Invention Festival 2019, and prizes in other international invention exhibitions. He has been appointed to honorary professorship and distinguished fellowship by several Australian, Canadian and Chinese universities, including Melbourne University, RMIT University, University of Western Australia, University of Calgary, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, etc.

          He was selected and appointed as IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2005, 2010 and 2018. In 2006 he chaired the IEEE CAS Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits and Systems. He serves and has served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (2016-2019), IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine (2013-2016), IEICE Nonlinear Theory and Applications (since 2013); as Editor of IJCTA (2014-2020) and associate editor of a few other IEEE journals. Since 2021, he has served on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Proceedings. He has also served on a number of IEEE committees including the IEEE Fellows Committee and the IEEE Awards Committee, and chaired the Steering Committee for IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering.  He is a panel member of the European Research Council. Locally, he serves or has served on the Advisory Committee for Gifted Education, the Quality Education Fund Steering Committee, panels of Hong Kong Research Grants Council and Innovation Technology Fund. While with Hong Kong Polytechnic University, he received the President’s Award for Outstanding Research twice in 1996 and 2000.

          He is an IEEE Fellow (elected 2005) and an IEAust Fellow (2009).