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Tony Fan-Cheong Chan is an Chinese American mathematician born in Hong Kong. He has been the current President of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology since 1 September 2018. Before that, he was the President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2018.

Antonio Canale was an Italian comic writer and artist, also known under the pen name Tony Chan.

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