Dr. Lie Kin Pou, a Chartered Psychologist with The British Psychological Society (Chartered Member No. 409828), is an Assistant Professor in Psychology in the School of Arts & Social Sciences at The Open University of Hong Kong. Before joining The Open University of Hong Kong, he worked as an User Experience Analyst at Bussiness eSolutions of a HKEx listed Hong Kong company and as an User Interface Specialist at Product Management of an Euronext listed French company.
Dr. Lie holds a Bachelor of Cognitive Science (First Class Honours) and a PhD in Psychology from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He is a recipient of the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Prize. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer. He achieved a Certificate of Completion in The Complete Training Series to ISO 9000:2000 organized by The Hong Kong Productivity Council, a Certificate of Achievement in The International Standardized Testing Organization’s Examination on ISO 9000:2000 organized by The International Standardized Testing Organization, Switzerland, and a Certificate of Achievement in a Project Management Professional Workshop organized by a registered education provider of Project Management Institute, USA.
Dr. Lie is a co-inventor of a patent granted by the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (China Patent No. 200480039836.7), the Korean Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Korea (Korea Patent No. 1011480410000), the European Patent Office of the European Union (Europe Patent No. 1702257), and the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks of the Republic of India (India Patent No. 263228).
In his leisure time Dr. Lie enjoys swimming (in particular freestyle swimming), diving (he is a PADI Certified Open Water Diver), travelling, and reading books in Psychology, Philosophy, and Law (he holds a Certificate in Legal Studies from The University of Hong Kong).
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Teaching Areas: Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Critical Thinking, Cyberpsychology, Learning and Motivation
- Research Interests: Visual Perceptual Learning, Visual Attention, Human-Computer Interaction
- Lie, K. P. (2003a). Does orthography influence location learning of menu-driven computer interfaces? In R. Alterman & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 1374). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
- Lie, K. P. (2003b). Location learning in Chinese versus English menu selection. In G. Cockton & P. Korhonen (Eds.), CHI ’03 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1034–1035). New York: ACM Press. doi: 10.1145/765891.766134
- Myers, B. A., Lie, K. P., & Yang, B. -C. (2000). Two-handed input using a PDA and a mouse. In T. Turner et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the CHI 2000 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 41–48). New York: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/332040.332405
[SJR conferences and proceedings ranking 2000 (subject area: Computer Science) of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: D1, 23/464]
- Lie, K. -P. (2015). Hierarchical acquisition of visual specificity in spatial contextual cueing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77(1), 160–172. doi: 10.3758/s13414-014-0754-8
[Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics is included in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)]
[SJR journal ranking 2015 (subject area: Psychology) of Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics: Q1, 180/1132]
Selected Professional & Community Services
- Member, School Human Research Ethics Committee
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Modified Date: Jul 08, 2019