David Paul ROSSITER
(852) 2358 8771
Software Engineering and Programming Languages
Multimedia technology; Internet technologies; Computer graphics; Computer music; Computer sound
Dr. Rossiter received his doctorate from the University of York in England. His expertise is in software technologies and his research interest include multimedia, internet technology, computer graphics, computer sound and music, as well as human-computer interaction. He joined HKUST in 1996 and is currently Associate Professor of Engineering Education in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Until now, he has received 17 teaching awards, including HKUST's top educator award, the Michael G Gale Ward.
Dr. Rossiter has always been an active user of IT in teaching. Back in 2005, he developed the Gong and NanoGong systems for language learning, which have been used by thousands of institutions across the global Higher Education sector. In 2008, as the department coordinator of the outcome based education (OBE), he initated the development of Programs and Courses Outcomes System, a web-based system for the centralized input of, and access to, OBE information. The system has not only been extensively used within HKUST, but has also been freely shared with external organization.