Hongbo Fu is an Associate Professor in the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. Before joining CityU, he had postdoctoral research trainings at the Imager Lab, University of British Columbia, Canada and the Department of Computer Graphics, Max-Planck-Institut Informatik, Germany. He received the PhD degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007 and the BS degree in information sciences from Peking University, China, in 2002.

His primary research interests fall in the fields of computer graphics and human computer interaction. He has served as an associate editor of The Visual Computer, Computers & Graphics, and Computer Graphics Forum. He has also received several awards for his work including The Best Demo Honorable Mention for Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications during SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 and The President's Award, City University of Hong Kong in 2016.